Tackling Long Term Conditions: Working in Partnership to Effect Real Change
- 08:30 - 16:15
- America Square Conference Centre, London
Angela qualified in nursing and worked in the NHS before completing a degree in gerontology in 1996. After joining ExtraCare and managing services at a number of the Charity’s housing schemes, Angela attended the 1997 World Conference on Gerontology in Helsinki and visited five villages in America. The experience enabled Angela to commission ExtraCare’s first award-winning village, Berryhill, which she managed after it opened in May 1998. As Director of ExtraCare’s Commissioning Team, Angela has set up care, activity and housing services in all of the Charity’s subsequent 13 villages. As well as leading the Charity’s commissioning strategy for the development of five villages in Birmingham, Angela seek new business opportunities associated with health, well-being, dementia and nursing.