Potens is a national provider of health & social care support services for children and adults with disabilities and complex needs. Please see our Locations page for a full scope and list of the locations we cover.
POTENS provides a range of specialist support for adults with complex needs including learning disability, autism, mental health needs, Acquired Brain Injuries, Korsakoffs and Behaviours that may be described as challenging. Support is delivered through supported & independent living, domiciliary care, residential care, respite and day opportunity services throughout England, North Wales and Northern Ireland.
POTENS is proud to provide a wide range of specialist support for adults with complex and challenging needs including:
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
We support many individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at Potens. Our support is designed around each person ensuring it is personalised to each individual’s specific sensory, communication and skills development needs and their autism affects them.
We support individuals with a range of learning disabilities, including mild, moderate, and profound & multiple disabilities. This can also include people with a physical disability or complex health needs, including behaviours described as challenging.
Potens provided a range of service for people with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) to support them with rehabilitation no matter what their needs. Support ranges dependent on individual need and we work closely with health professionals to transform lives.
Our aim is for every person to gain/regain the skills and confidence they need to get back in the driving seat. Recovery focused practice uses these skills and personal strengths as the platform on which recovery can be built.
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.
Liane’s career development story
Liane is one of Potens' wellbeing leads and a senior support worker at a specialist mental health residential service in Preston. Here she tells us all about her career development and the opportunities available to her at Potens.
Natalie is one of Potens' North Wales Managers, who began her career in care after seeing an advert for support workers in a paper 21 years ago!
"I got into care after seeing an advert for a support worker
Jane is the Registered Manager of two of Potens' services in the North West of England, Walmerlsey Road & Arbury House. Here she talks about her development journey in care.
"I started working at Potens in August 2008,
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