Professor Emeritus in Dementia Studies, with international experience in policy and practice advice in care of older people. Clinical and board level experience in care homes and care homes and nursing homes. Adviser on design of care homes. Former nurses trade union leader with understanding of employment issues and quality of nursing care.
Author of Welsh Government Report on care of people with dementia in Acute Hospital settings. NHS experience from clinical to board level and senior civil service experience in health policy. Writer and broadcaster on dementia and care of older people.
Graduated LLB with merit in 2020. Adviser to the Dementia Services Development Trust and board member of a listed company that owns around 70 care homes.