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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.

Foxdale’s Baking Champion 2017

  Individuals and staff at Potens’ Foxdale Supported Living service hosted their very own Great British Bake Off competition earlier this month at their home in Wirral - competing against each other to be crowned Foxdale Baking Champion 201

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Increasing skills and promoting creativity

  Individuals living at Oakleigh, Potens’ residential service in Dawlish, have been busy designing and creating some new features for their garden – increasing their skills and having fun along the way!   Oakleigh is one of

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Launch of new Supported Living Service

Potens are delighted to announce the opening of a new supported living bungalow in Derrygonnelly, Northern Ireland, which has been specifically designed for three individuals transitioning from residential care and into their own home.  

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