Dr Jane Townson

United Kingdom Homecare Association

Jane is the CEO of the United Kingdom Homecare Association. She is an experienced CEO, Chairman and leader of a range of businesses in regulated industries from social and health care to housing, and from food production to medical screening, that meet some of the most fundamental human needs. She has extensive experience in the not-for-profit and for-profit social care, health and housing sectors, including homecare, housing with care, supported living, care homes, training, and the NHS. Formerly CEO Somerset Care Group; Chairman YourLife (JV with McCarthy & Stone); and Vice Chairman UKHCA. Jane’s first career was in international leadership roles in research and development in ICI, AstraZeneca and Syngenta, where she was Global Head of Bioscience Research. She then established her own business providing consultancy and training on the link between nutrition and other lifestyle factors and health, working with private individuals and local authorities in the field of public health.

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Trends in Homecare

Synopsis of key themes, drivers for change and innovation in the homecare market.


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    Stuart Lees
    Motitech UK Ltd

    Turning older people and people with dementia into dedicated athletes

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    Thomas Van der Auwermeulen

    From Paper Pusher to Resident’s Hero

  • Kate Sheehan: Speaking at the Home Care Expo

    Kate Sheehan
    The OT Service

    Using I-Stumble to support post-fall risk assessment

  • Dr Ron Daniels: Speaking at the Home Care Expo

    Dr Ron Daniels
    UK Sepsis Trust

    The changing face of sepsis

  • Steve Wilson: Speaking at the Home Care Expo

    Steve Wilson
    i-Novus Commercial Utilities

    Applying the same standards of care to your business overheads and commercial utilities.