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' Skill Centres are a fresh approach to developing skills and strategies for life using a strength-based, personalised learning programme. Situated across The UK, they are an educational value based service for Adults with a Learning Disability, ASD, Mental Health and/or Complex needs which aims to provide a motivating Person Centred learning experience.
At Potens we have a range of care and support breaks that provide carers to take a break, 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 giving the person you care for. It may be needed so y
Day Opportunities are available for people who need support to enable them to live as independent and fulfilling a life as possible, in their communities. They are offered to people with disabilities particularly learning disabilities and high support needs. Potens aim to provide life skills training support for people in their own communities where they can continue or
At Potens we provide a range of residential services for both adults, young people and children across the UK. This includes a range of need including autism, learning disabilities, complex health needs, behavioural needs and physical disabilities. Within our residential services we use an outcome focussed model containing a clear care pathway for people who have a r
Potens Domiciliary Care offers a range of support services to suit people’s needs. This includes outreach, community support and supported living for adults with learning disabilities, mental health needs or other complex needs. This could be support in your own home, at your family home or in the community. In whichever environment, our team are equipped and t
Potens have a range of supported living services throughout England, Ireland & North Wales. These services are either in a flat scheme or shared house where an individual has their own tenancy as a stepping stone to independent living Support is based on assessed need and can range from several hours per week to 24 hours per day. The key aim is to reduce support
POTENS is proud to provide a wide range of specialist support for adults with complex and challenging needs including:
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.
Potens 2017 chosen charity is the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) - a charty dedicated to preventing male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK. Every day on average 12 men take their own life, at an estim
Staff and people supported at Avondale in Redcar hosted a coffee morning last week as part of Mental Health Awareness Day and it was a huge success. Regional Director Kerry Wright said: “We host a coffee morning every few months b
Gill Potter and Trina Riley, two of the individuals Potens’ support in Wirral, took part in their first race for Life event at the end of June to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Race for Life is a series of fundraising events for w