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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.

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

Supported Living

Potens operates many Supported Living projects, with group houses, shared and single flats, enabling adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues to maintain their independence with the appropriate individual level of support and care to facilitate inclusion in the local community. Tenancies are offered on an assured basis which affords the tenants increas

Respite / Short Breaks

POTENS provides effective respite and short break services throughout Northern England, North Wales and Northern Ireland, please look for your specific region and contact us using the details provided below: Wirral & Merseyside, North West 60 Park Road South provides enabling respite support for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs, with en-suite bedr

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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:

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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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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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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Locations

Potens operate and run services and support across the north of England. For a full scope and list of the locations we cover, please scroll down on this page. Each location specialises in different support and services, so please look into the location for more information.

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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.

POTENS 2015 Calendar

POTENS have been running an art competition for our service users, for entries into the new POTENS 2015 Calendar and we've had some fantastic creations!             &nbs

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Please help us to get it right…

At Potens, we are continually looking for ways to improve, we welcome your feedback, comments,and suggestions and any ideas that you may have on how we can improve our services. If you’ve visited our services recently, we hope it proved to be a po

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Summer 2014 newsletter

Please download POTENS Summer 2014 newsletter which is packed with the latest news and service user stories from around the country! Files for download: Potens Spring 2014 newsletter.pdf

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