Poplars at a Glance

Poplars provide a high-quality short break service. We support adults with Learning Disabilities and additional complex needs.

Our site is a six-bedded bungalow providing both pre-planned and emergency respite in Southport. The service is situated just a short journey to the town centre and all local amenities.

Our experienced team offers a safe, friendly person-centered stay, promoting choice in everyday living.

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

People who stay with us are encouraged to make lifestyle choices about outings and entertainment which can include trips to pubs and restaurants, cinemas, theatres, bowling, garden centres and other local areas 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

· Nearby train station with links in to Liverpool

We provide:

· Dedicated staff team available 24 hours per day

· Freshly prepared nutritional meals

· Choice in everyday living


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

Here for three week at populars its a great pleasure to stay I’ve enjoyed every minute I’d like to thank u all an staff an night staff for making me so welcome an there really caring an very lovely An very understanding an surportive thanks so much I’d definitely stay agin I’ve made some new friends with staff an amazing people like a part of the family thanks so much

Kevin – Poplars Service

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