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Potens is a national provider of health & social care support services  for children and adults with disabilities and complex needs. For a full scope and list of the locations we cover, please enter your location or postcode in the section below, then choose the distance from your chosen location that suits your needs and click search.

POTENS provides a range of specialist support for adults with complex and challenging needs – learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism including Asperger Syndrome, behaviour that challenges, independent living skills and Korsakoffs Syndrome (alcohol related brain injury) through registered supported & independent living, domiciliary care, residential care, respite and day opportunity services throughout England, North Wales and Northern Ireland.

Respite / Short Breaks

Being a full-time carer is a very demanding role. Respite care breaks are an opportunity for carers to take a holiday or simply spend some time looking after their own needs, safe in the knowledge that their loved one is receiving the very best care. Respite care is designed to replace the care that you, as a carer, would normally be

Supported Living

Supported Living: This is for people who wish to live in their own home with flexible support from paid staff.  The support will be person centred to meet your individual needs and wishes.

  • You choose where you live
  • You choose who you live with (if anyone).
  • You choose who supports you and how you are supported. This

Domiciliary / Home Care

Potens offers Domiciliary Care services to adults with a learning disability, mental health needs. This service is offered to people in their own homes or in conjunction with suitable accommodation - please refer to our Supported Living page. The staff team are experienced in meeting a wide range of needs including behaviour that challenges and complex needs, with support

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The people that we support

POTENS is proud to provide a wide range of specialist support for adults with complex and challenging needs including:

Mental Health Needs

People with a learning disability find it harder than others to communicate. There are many different types of learning disability. They can be mild, moderate or severe. Some people with a mild learning disability do not need a lot of support in their lives. But other people may need support with all sorts of things, like getting dressed, going shopping, or filling out forms.

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Learning Disabilities

People with a learning disability find it harder than others to communicate. There are many different types of learning disability. They can be mild, moderate or severe. Some people with a mild learning disability do not need a lot of support in their lives. But other people may need support with all sorts of things, like getting dressed, going shopping, or filling out forms.

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Behaviour Specialist

People with a learning disability find it harder than others to communicate. There are many different types of learning disability. They can be mild, moderate or severe. Some people with a mild learning disability do not need a lot of support in their lives. But other people may need support with all sorts of things, like getting dressed, going shopping, or filling out forms.

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Early Onset Dementia

People with a learning disability find it harder than others to communicate. There are many different types of learning disability. They can be mild, moderate or severe. Some people with a mild learning disability do not need a lot of support in their lives. But other people may need support with all sorts of things, like getting dressed, going shopping, or filling out forms.

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Asperger’s Syndrome

People with a learning disability find it harder than others to communicate. There are many different types of learning disability. They can be mild, moderate or severe. Some people with a mild learning disability do not need a lot of support in their lives. But other people may need support with all sorts of things, like getting dressed, going shopping, or filling out forms.

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Autistic Spectrum Disorder

People with a learning disability find it harder than others to communicate. There are many different types of learning disability. They can be mild, moderate or severe. Some people with a mild learning disability do not need a lot of support in their lives. But other people may need support with all sorts of things, like getting dressed, going shopping, or filling out forms.

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Korsakoffs Syndrome

People with a learning disability find it harder than others to communicate. There are many different types of learning disability. They can be mild, moderate or severe. Some people with a mild learning disability do not need a lot of support in their lives. But other people may need support with all sorts of things, like getting dressed, going shopping, or filling out forms.

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Young People in Transition

People with a learning disability find it harder than others to communicate. There are many different types of learning disability. They can be mild, moderate or severe. Some people with a mild learning disability do not need a lot of support in their lives. But other people may need support with all sorts of things, like getting dressed, going shopping, or filling out forms.

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News & Updates

Potens regularly post news and events updates about what’s been happening and what is coming up regarding Potens. Please keep checking back for more information in the very near future.

Our Great British Care Award Winner

Congratulations to Dawn Back,  winner of the North West Regional Finals of the Great British Care Awards for Best Home Care Co-ordinator in recognition of the fantastic work she delivers managing our community team in Wirral.  

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Halloween fun and good luck Matthew!

Thank you to our two services in Preston for sharing some brilliant photographs and feedback from their recent Halloween Party held at our Watling Street Road Service.   Staff and Service hosted a party, buffet, and spooky bingo to sa

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Social Care Commitment Week

This week we are supporting and promoting Social Care Commitment Week - the sector’s promise to provide people who need care and support with high quality services.   In advance of the week we have been working with Skills For Care t

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