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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    Sue Learner

    How to promote your care home to the media

  • Oonagh Smyth: Speaking at the Home Care Expo

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    Skills for Care

    Putting the growing workforce at the heart of dementia care

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    Fernando Hagel Franco

    Independent living, health self-management, safety & wellbeing! But how?

  • Neil Lilley: Speaking at the Home Care Expo

    Neil Lilley
    LifeguardHealth, powered by evan

    A new home care system that works directly with Emergency Medical Services

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    Nadra Ahmed OBE
    National Care Association

    It only matters, when it matters…