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.
Avondale Lodge – investing in redevelopment to meet local need
Avondale Lodge, one of Potens' residential services, located in Redcar, has recently created a brand new ground floor bedroom designed to better meet the needs of local people with complex needs including physical disabilities.
Transition to full independence at Walmersley Road
Read the incredible journey of RS who has moved from residential provision into her own flat in the community - a huge success!
RS moved to Walmersley Road in the summer of 2013, initially on an emergency basis. Unf
As part of Addiction Awareness Week (2023) Potens UK are celebrating staff and people we support (PWS) who have bravely faced or are facing addiction during their lives.
Below details the journey for a wonderful man who res
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