Social Care Reform: Improving Care and Support for Older People
- 08:30 - 16:30
- The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
With over 40 years’ experience of working within the care profession as a practitioner and manager, Pat is extremely passionate about the delivery of high quality person centred care, especially within the world of dementia, which for many years has been overlooked.
Her present role is Executive Director of Communities & Wellbeing at Bury Council, with managerial responsibilities across a health and social care economy including the Public Health commissioning role. Her role also includes Parks, Leisure, Countryside, Highways, Transport and Waste Management.
She also has responsibility for corporate policy and performance and strategic housing.
She is the Deputy Chair of the Health & Well-Being Board in Bury and a member of the Clinical Commissioning Governing Body.
Within her ADASS capacity, Pat is the Chair of the Greater Manchester ADASS Group, Secretary to the North West Region ADASS Group and ADASS National Lead for Dementia. Within her national dementia role, she is the Joint Chair for the National Dementia Intelligence Network, she is a proactive member of the PHE Dementia Programme Board and the PM’s Progress Review Group.