Alan Rosenbach, Chair.
Alan was until recently the Head of Strategy at the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Between 2004 and 2009 he worked for the Commission for Social Care Inspection heading work on the performance assessment of local authorities.
Paul was the Minister of Care of State for Community and Social Care. He served as a Liberal Democrat MP for 18 years, acting as the Health spokesperson from 2001. He is a Trustee of the SilverLine, a free 24-hour help line for older people.
Jan is currently the Chair of the National Dignity Council and CEO of charity Safe and Settled. She is a registered social worker with over 30 years frontline experience. Jan has 12 years experience caring for her parents.
Andrea was until recently the Director of Adult, Community and Housing Services at Dudley Borough Council. Prior to that she was the Director of Adult Services and Health at Sandwell Borough Council.
Dr Adi Cooper O.B.E.
Dr Adi Cooper is the Care and Health Improvement Advisor for London (and safeguarding adults lead) for the Local Government Association, Independent Chair of the City and Hackney Safeguarding Adults Board, and Haringey Safeguarding Adults Board. She is the co-Chair of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) Safeguarding Adults Policy Network and Visiting Professor at the University of Bedfordshire. Adi also works as an independent consultant in adult social care and adult safeguarding, and as a coach and mentor. She worked as a qualified social worker, social work manager and professional leader in adult social care for over 25 years in several London Boroughs, including 9 years as the Strategic Director of Adult Social Services, Housing and Health in the London Borough of Sutton. She has contributed to national policy development, service improvement, Care Act (2014) guidance on adult safeguarding, and the Making Safeguarding Personal program.
Maddy joined SuperCarers in February 2017. Her day job is at Allocate Software as the Director of Strategic Programmes. Allocate Software provides rostering, workforce management and patient flow solutions to meet the complex needs of the health and care sector in the UK and internationally. She has previously worked in senior policy roles across the UK health sector, including at No10 Downing Street, the Cabinet Office, and the Care Quality Commission. In 2014-15 Maddy was a Harkness Fellow in Health Policy and Practice at University of California, Berkeley, where she researched Accountable Care Organisation. She started her career as a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group and holds a Masters of Engineering from Oxford University.
The UK’s care system is at breaking point. It has forgotten about people. The people who receive care. The people who pay for care. And the people who provide care.
Our purpose is to build a new system that puts people first.
To do this, we’ve created online tools that connect families and expert carers. We’ve built technology that makes managing and paying for care easier. And we’ve created a new system that rewards hard-working, compassionate carers. Because we know the difference that personal and reliable care can make.
We want all people to be able to stay in their own homes for longer and we want all families to enjoy the moments that matter, free from the worry of who is looking after the person they care most about.
We’re here because we care. And we believe that together, we can make the quality of care better.
Brothers Adam and Daniel Pike founded SuperCarers after watching their mother struggle to cope with managing their grandma’s care. Grandma Pam wanted to stay at home but the care was expensive, inconsistent and poor quality, leaving their mother to see to Pam’s needs.
I will act with kindness, empathy and respect.
I will tailor the delivery of care to each individual.
I will ensure the highest standard of care is provided.
I will be on time, anticipating and responding to changing needs.
I will continually seek to improve my client’s quality of life.
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Sir Tom Hughes-Hallett.
Sir Tom is the former Chief Executive of Marie Curie. He is now Chairman of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and is on the board of the King’s Fund, a leading independent charity working to improve health in England.
Stephen invests in businesses that make a positive social impact. He founded Evergreen Life to give people the opportunity to own and share their own health records. Stephen previously worked in the NHS as a pharmacist before becoming Director of Pharmacy.
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