Potens recognised in innovative training ‘Star Awards’

On Friday 18th August Potens’ staff teams and people supported received a series of ‘Star Awards’ from training provider Person First Solutions in recognition of their commitment, professionalism, passion and high standards of person centred care and support delivered over the past 12 months.

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Timothy’s all set for 2017!

Timothy Young, who lives at Potens’ High Barn Residential service in Rochdale, has always been very active – enjoying long walks around nearby parks, lakes and gardens and continuously on the go! In early 2015 Timothy underwent surgery on his right hip, bringing a sudden halt to his active lifestyle, but with his sheer determination and fantastic support from his staff team he is now up and active and getting ready for the New Year!


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Mark gets festive ready!

Christmas is an exciting and fun time, but for people with autism it can be confusing and even distressing with all the new activity going on. Mark Williams, who has autism, has found Christmas in the past difficult, but with some extra planning this year from his team, and putting him in control of the festivities, he is looking forward to Christmas at Potens’ High Barn in Rochdale.


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