A real and lasting difference for everyone we support


91 Hennel Lane

T: 01772 324515

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The Oaks

Located in Preston, Lancashire, The Oaks is a specialist residential service for up to six adults with autism and learning disabilities. We provide a safe and supportive environment where individuals can progress to lead a more independent and fulfilling life.

The people that live here are supported using a person-centred approach, providing a package of care and support that meets the individuals goals and aspirations. We understand that each person has different needs, interests and hobbies, which is why personal input is so important. Our aim is to deliver a high quality service that enables people to maximise their independence.

Our services

  • Six bedded home with two of the bedrooms having en-suite facilities
  • Spacious communal areas including a lounge, dining room and kitchen/diner
  • One flat consisting of a bedroom with an en-suite and lounge area
  • Person-centred approach through both community and home-based activities
  • A highly skilled and dedicated staff team
  • ‘Your Voice’ meetings where individuals are encouraged to share their views

Our specialist staff team

The Oaks is run by an experienced manager, who is supported by a team of trained support workers. We believe in a multidisciplinary approach to care and support, which is why we work closely with other professionals including social workers, psychiatrists, podiatrists and opticians. Our staff team has significant expertise in supporting people with autism and learning disabilities.

Living at The Oaks

We provide a bespoke plan of activities for each person which includes organising day trips to places of interest, as well as holidays that are further afield. We support individuals to have a fulfilled and active life, encouraging dreams, goals and aspirations. We promote a broad and wide range of activities on-site and in the community.

Our property is a modern detached dormer bungalow designed to provide a homely environment for adults with autism and learning disabilities.

Located in Walton-le-Dale, The Oaks is a detached dormer bungalow situated at the end of a secluded lane. The accommodation consists of six individual bedrooms, two en-suite facilities and two main bathrooms.

The service has spacious communal areas including a large lounge/dining room at the rear of the house and a large kitchen/diner, as well as a separate lounge. There are also staff facilities, an office and separate laundry room.

All bedrooms are on the ground floor apart from the dormer which is part of a small flat area consisting of one bedroom with an en-suite and lounge area.

The Oaks is a modern building and is specifically designed to provide a homely feel for those who live here with a wrap-around garden and ample parking facilities.

The Oaks may be suitable for those who meet the following admissions criteria:

  • Adults with autism
  • Adults with a learning disability
  • Adults requiring positive behaviour support