Poplars at a Glance

Poplars provides a high- quality short break service for people with learning disabilities and additional complex needs. Situated in Southport just a short journey to the town center and all local amenities.

The building is a single story bungalow, has 6 bedrooms and adaptations to support people with physical difficulties.

We aim to provide our guests with the opportunity to get out, pursue their interests and develop confidence choice and independence whilst also ensuring safe and responsive support.

A friendly and experienced team provide the service. We are open all year round and are a 24- hour service. It is a CQC registered service and is rated as “good”, please click here to see the most recent inspection report.



What We Offer

Whilst staying at Poplars, there are a range of indoor and outdoor leisure pursuits for guests to choose from. Guests are encouraged to make lifestyle choices about outings and entertainment which can include trips to pubs and restaurants, parks and gardens, shops and garden centres, cinemas, theatres, bowling, bingo, and places of interest.

Poplars have excellent facilities which include:

Ensuite bedrooms

Communal dining and lounge areas

Beautiful garden area, currently undergoing a makeover.

Specialist furnishings and facilities to maximise independence

Spa bath with lighting and blue tooth

We provide:

Dedicated staff team available 24 hours per day

Freshly prepared nutritional meals

Varied activities programme and events built around the passions and interests of people we support

Partnerships with local community groups


Please click the arrows to see the testimonials and reviews given by the people who attend our service.

Thank you to Ed and all the staff! Our daughter is so excited to come back to poplars and we are grateful for a much-needed break

Mr & Mrs B – Poplars

Poplars are thoughtful and doing a sterling job

J.P – Poplars

Thank you all staff at poplars for supporting our son on a short term placement

M.L – Poplars

Thank you for all for the support given to my daughter, she always returns home saying she has a great time and “loves it” at pops. This has enabled me to relax, as my daughter doesn’t message me all the time

Service Parent – Poplars

Should you wish to find out more about Poplars, please contact, Victoria McTaggart (Registered Manager) on 01704 535118 or email: poplars@ndirections.org