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Potsford Farm, Potsford Care Services Ltd

Learning Disabilities Framework Provider

Framework provider of day, evening and weekend activities for people with learning disabilities and autism

General Details

Potsford Care Services encompasses Potsford Farm, and Potsford Community Support.

Potsford Farm is a working farm and horse livery yard, set up to operate as a care farm. It offers numerous benefits to a variety of individuals who will come to work on the farm as co-farmers, each receiving a tailor-made support package relevant to their needs.

What is a care farm? A care farm encompasses the care of animals, land and people. Co-farmers will have the opportunity to take part in all aspects of farming including caring for animals, growing fruit and vegetables, and taking part in conservation work.

People attending the farm can benefit from: Improved mental health and well-being measured by improved mood and increased self-esteem, Improved pyhysical health, Increased independence, Growth in responsibility for self and others, Increased work/educational opportunities, Forging links to improve the social aspects of life and/or community engagement.

Potsford Farm is open to anyone who may benefit from attending. This includes those with mental health problems and/or learning difficulties.

Potsford Care Services also offer support in the community - Potsford Community Support (see website for further details).

Who to contact

Nathan Nobbs
Managing Director
01728 748322
07584 220462

Where to go

Potsford Farm
Wickham Market Rd
IP13 0NB
Area served
Saxmundham, Ipswich, Aldeburgh, Leiston, East Ipswich, Framlingham, Wickham Market, Woodbridge, Felixstowe, Kesgrave

Other details

Referral required?
Referral and availability notes

Referral forms are available on the website

Age Groups

Accreditation details
Accredited with Suffolk County Council and a member of Care Farming UK


Potsford Care Services support adults with mental health problems and/or learning difficulties

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