- 08:30 - 16:45
- The Barbican Centre, London
Gill Phillips is the creator of the award-winning Whose Shoes?® concept and tools: a multi-perspective approach to transforming health and social care services, putting the person in the centre in order to shape services in a truly holistic way. This includes collaboration with Think Local, Act Personal (TLAP), a sector-led coalition, spanning 30 leading health and care organisations in the UK.
A First Class Honours graduate, (Bristol University) and with 35 years experience in the sector, Gill is a perceptive thinker, skilled at highlighting barriers and inconsistencies in policy and practice and devising innovative ways to engage people and help them move forward.
Gill gives lively, challenging talks and workshops and is a champion of the full involvement of experts by experience. She recently delivered a Whose Shoes? tour of Australia in partnership with Kate Swaffer, living with younger onset dementia and Chair of the Australian Dementia Advisory Committee, as well as speaking at major health-related conferences in Malta, Paris and Puerto Rico . She is the UK / European Associate of the Dementia Alliance International.