Whilst it is not a legal requirement for us to make and publicise a statement relating to Modern Slavery, as a company we oppose modern slavery and human trafficking in all its forms and therefore make this statement as a matter of good practice and our belief in upholding the highest ethical standards. The statement is made pursuant to section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Watling Street Road in Preston, Lancashire, held a ‘I’m a Celebrity’ style event at their service in December with lots of animals and critters coming to the service – they even had a bushtrucker trial!
Angela Coleman is the Registered Manager of Potens’ Conifer Lodge in Torquay. Pictured here with team member Barry (Elf) and resident Robbie (Santa), Angela was nominated twice by her colleagues for being an amazing manager and her fantastic work and dedication helping to cover another service in her area.
Christine Finnegan (pictured here with Colin) is Potens employee of the month! As a Senior Support Worker at Parkside Lodge in Gateshead, joining the team in April 2019, Christine was nominated by a colleague who had some fantastic comments and observations to share:
We are delighted to announce the winner of Potens Christmas competition for the ‘best decorated service’ is Apple Tree for their Winter Wonderland design! All services were tasked with creating the best Christmas services over the festive period…
Some brilliant feedback from CQC inspectors and our stakeholders following the Care Quality Commissions (CQC) latest inspection of Potens’ Supported Lives provision. The inspection, which took place in September, acknowledged the high quality support being delivered at the domiciliary and supported living services in Bradford – highlighting that the support provided is ‘Well-led, Caring, Responsive, Safe and Effective’.
Learners and staff from Reach in Blackburn worked in partnership with Motivate to create Christmas items to sell at their Christmas fair earlier this week raising a fantastic £354.64
Our team at Watling Street Road in Preston are hosting a Christmas Fayre on the 14th December 2019 12-4pm at their service raising money for local charity ‘Lancashire Mind.’
It’s Safeguarding Adults Week 2019 – a National campaign running from 18-24 November with a collective focus on safeguarding adults with the aim to be ‘Better Together’.
Promoting our Value EQUALITY last week 8 pupils from Potens’ Specialist School, Arbour House, in Dorset met with 8 Dorset Councillors at County Hall to talk through issues that matter to the children as part of ‘YouthVoice’ Summit 2019. Part of their KS3 & KS4 work on ‘Democracy’, the children had some amazing ideas, demonstrating the values and talking through issues that are important to them as young people living in Dorset.