Merlewood is a large house in a residential area of Great Harwood.

It’s close to local transport links and the idyllic Ribble Valley.

Merlewood house has six individual bedrooms, a large kitchen, dining room and lounge with conservatory that leads into a spacious, private and enclosed garden.

We have two bedrooms currently available.

Staff are given comprehensive and ongoing training to understand autism and are able to provide a supportive and encouraging environment so that each individual can achieve their goals.

Our guidance, advice, information, and practical support are there to help everyone work towards an independent life. By using positive behaviour support, strategies can be designed to reduce behaviour that may inhibit individuals to lead the life they choose.

To discuss this service in more detail or find out more information please contact the NAS referral Development Team.

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Last CQC report update April 10, 2019 • Listing updated October 15, 2020

Registered Manager: Ms Helen Eyers


Number of beds: 6

Location Type: , ,


Outdoors *: Secure garden
Seating area
Meals: There is a choice of menu
Residents assist in planning meals
Meals are prepared in the home
Special diets are accommodated for
Available activities: Regular activities programme
Location type *:Rural
Near Public Transport:YES
Registration & Specialisms
Care for people who need: Moderate help
A high level of help
Can usually accept people with: Disruptive behaviour
Behaviours that challenge
Services / Care offered: 24 hour care
Adult care (over 18 years)
Learning disability