Welcome to POTENS Specialist Support Services..

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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.

A Royal Castle in summer was created using felt pens by Gillian Thomas in Fir Tree in Darlington.


News and Articles

Download POTENS Spring/Summer 2014 newsletter..

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Please download POTENS Spring/Summer 2014 newsletter which is packed with the latest news and service user stories from around the country!


POTENS 2014 Calendar..

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POTENS have been running an art competition for our service users, for entries into the new POTENS 2014 Calendar and we've had some fantastic creations!

Here's Linda with her entry which won a place in October 2014.

The winners have been chosen and the Calendar will be ready soon, the winners are:

January - Wendy Dickinson from Dale House in County Durham


Visitors-please help us to get it right..

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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 positive and worthwhile visit.


POTENS 2013 Conference..

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POTENS 2013 Conference was held in Leeds for all Managers, Area Managers and Directors. The day was filled with useful information from presentations on the company’s aims, 2012-2103 performance, latest developments with Caresys, and group and area relationship building. Plus informative workshops on the Mental Capacity Act and DOLS, the Management Competency Framework and Tender processes.


Winter 2013 Respite..

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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: