Priory Blurton Road

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About this location

Blurton Road is located in Blurton, in Stoke-on-Trent. We offer residential support for three males and females who are autistic or have a learning disability, including people with Down’s syndrome. The home is in a quiet residential area.

Our team are dedicated to supporting the people we care for to develop the skills to become independent and integrate back into the local community.

Services at a glance

There are a total of three bedrooms at the site. Of these:
1 is on the ground floor

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High Cross House 93 Blurton Road Blurton Stoke-on-Trent ST3 2BS

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About our service

Our facilities and environment

Our home, Blurton Road, is a pretty, semi-detached house. Residents share a bathroom and downstairs toilet.

In summary, we offer:

  • A large lounge with plenty of seating
  • Kitchen and dining room
  • Communal bathroom

We also have our own garden, complete with:

  • Secure fencing
  • Lawn
  • Patio
  • Communal seating

Our bedrooms

All of our bedrooms are comfortable, welcoming and can be personalised to individual tastes. There are three bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor. Each of the rooms are a good size and have a wash basin.

Our approach to support

Everybody who lives at Blurton Road has their own person-centred care plan, which is co-produced with input from the individual, their family members and professionals involved in their care. We aim to help everyone in our care to make their own choices about the support they receive. This may include support in a number of areas, such as going out in the community, personal care, cooking and cleaning, managing finances and maintaining family relationships.

We also have support from a local multidisciplinary team to support residents with additional needs. In addition, we use tools such as the Outcomes Star™ to support our residents to achieve their goals.

The lengths of the placements that we offer at Blurton Road can be respite, short, medium or long-term residential, depending on the needs of each person.


Everyone who lives at Blurton Road has their own personalised activities planner and are encouraged to take part in activities which are meaningful and fulfilling to them. Our dedicated team organise a variety of activities at the home, as well as out in the community.

We focus on supporting our residents to grow their independence. For some people, this may mean developing their daily living skills within the home. For others, this could be accessing work or educational opportunities in the local community.

Exclusion profile

  • Those who pose a risk to others in communal living areas


Through our network of healthcare, residential and supported living facilities, we provide unique care pathways which help the people we support to progress towards greater independence. Every individual we support is provided with a bespoke pathway plan, tailored according to their individual needs. We aim to ensure that each person is supported to live a fulfilling and active life in the community.

Here at Blurton Road we work closely with Priory Supported Living West Midlands to support people to progress to their own tenancies, when they are ready.

Our team

Our highly experienced team consists of:

  • Service manager
  • Deputy manager
  • Support workers

Our team receive specialist staff training, designed to meet the needs of each individual we support. This includes:

  • Autism specialist training
  • First aid training
  • Learning disability training
  • Mental capacity training

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At Priory, we want to ensure we provide the very best service to each individual we support. Contact us for more information, or to make a referral.

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About the local area


Blurton Road is a short distance from the town centre. Nearby amenities include:

  • Supermarket
  • Shops
  • Café
  • Restaurant
  • Pub
  • Community centre
  • Park
  • Pharmacy
  • Staffordshire Music Hub
  • Gym

Transport links

Blurton Road also has excellent transport links, including:

  • Good bus routes locally
  • A train station in walking distance, in Longton
  • A bus station with wider transport links to the local area
  • The A50 is nearby with good links to motorways

A message from our site leader

We provides a homely environment for people in need of low-level residential care. We have an experienced staff team who are committed to providing the very best levels of care for our residents. There is a wide range of activities to keep them engaged and active. The ethos at Blurton Road is promoting independence and supporting our residents to live their life in a way of their choosing.

Blurton Road’s site leader

Family and friends FAQs

How does home leave work?

Residents at Blurton Road enjoy family visits whenever they like, some visit just for the day and other residents have extended stays with family.

Can friends and families visit?

Yes, there are no restrictions on friends and family visiting. We do ask that families call in advance before visiting.

Will I be involved and kept up to date with the progress of my loved one’s care and support?

Yes, families are kept informed of their loved one’s care and our team will call family members to give regular reports on progress. Our team will also inform family members of significant events, for example, new medications. Family members can also call the home for an update at any time.

Will my loved one be able to have a phone or call me?

Yes, there are no restrictions on this, and phone calls are not monitored by staff. We can support people to stay in touch with relatives, if needed.

What are the bedrooms like?

Bedrooms are all furnished, and personalised to suit the needs and wishes of the residents. Our team are happy to help people decorate their spaces to their tastes.

Are external doors kept locked?

No, the external doors at Blurton Road are not kept locked.

What do residents eat and how do meal times work?

Residents make and prepare all meals and can eat at a time of their own choosing. We will however support residents if necessary. We can accommodate special dietary requirements, and provide alternative meals and snacks.

How does laundry work?

Residents complete their own laundry independently. Our staff are on hand to offer support if and when it is required.

Who does the housekeeping and domiciliary tasks?

Housekeeping and domiciliary tasks are done independently by the residents. Our staff are on hand to offer support if necessary.

Is there anything they can’t bring or have?

We would ask that residents do not bring valuables such as family heirlooms to our home, as we cannot guarantee their safety. We may place restrictions on some items where the risks cannot be appropriately managed, such as non-approved drugs and medications, solvent-based products, and lighters.

How do activities work?

We have a busy activity schedule with activities occurring at least five days a week. We work with people to figure out what they like to do and what their aspirations are, so we can tailor activities to their preferences. This includes visits to the community, as well as pursuits within the home.

How will residents be supported with their behavioural needs?

We have an experienced staff team who are skilled at promoting positive behaviours, they are always happy to talk through issues and offer reassurance. We focus on understanding our residents’ needs, and putting in place strategies to meet these.

Do residents and families have an input into the care plans?

Yes, we welcome input from all people involved in our resident’s care to make contributions to their care plan. Care plans will be discussed with family members when they are created and when they are reviewed.

What are the car parking facilities?

There is adequate visitor car parking at the front of the house.

What is the smoking policy?

We have a designated area outside by the garage for residents to smoke or to vape. Smoking is not permitted inside the building.

What are your fees and how are they funded?

Our fees can vary and are based on an assessment of each individual's needs. Many people are eligible for financial help towards the cost of support, and this funding can be accessed by contacting your local authority. Once funding has been agreed, we will work with your local care team to put together a bespoke package of care. Please note, referrals for NHS or Local Authority funded services must come from a referring organisation.

How to make a referral

Our service provides high quality support to people with varying levels of need. Referrals can be made through the individual’s social care team or, if relevant, their local health authority. If you are a professional looking to make a referral, please call us or fill in our enquiry form.

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