People with learning disabilities are more likely to experience physical health problems than their non-disabled peers.
Learning Disability Statistics Scotland 2013.
Video: Kevin Martin on Potens - specialist support for adults with challenging needs
Kevin Martin, of Service Provider Potens, talks about the organisation, how they help people and the challenges they face. 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.