Staff team

Leadership team
Val Hewison
Chief Executive
Helena Bladon
Development Manager
Siân Cartwright
Health Development Manager
Steve Taylor
Service Delivery Manager

Office team
Valerie Banks
Office Administrator
Geoff Gibbs
ICT and Facilities Co-ordinator
Kim Goulden
PA / Communications Officer
Brenda James
Administration Assistant
Amy Johnson
Administration Assistant
Beth Massey
Interim Finance Manager

Office based carer support
Stephen Hezlegrave
April Lee
Rachel Moore

Carers health support
Jo Foster
Kayleigh Waters

Support for carers of people with dementia
Lucy Collins
Lai Kwan
Lisa McAvan
Janice Newsome
Dawn Perkins
Fiona Porteous
Alison Smith

Bereaved carer support
Sue Sutton

Support for people affected by another person’s drug/alcohol use
Owen Findley
Kai Markanday
Lesley White

Hospital support
Lorraine Lumb
Clare McNeill

Support for carers of people with mental health issues or a learning disability
Elaine Wilkes
Hayley Burke
Trish Fisher
Nikki Grace

Young adult carer support
Grace Purnell

Parent carer support
Steph Ward

Outreach support
Carrie Grey
Tom Harris
Zaira Khanum

Working carer support
Madlen Sayar

Carer awareness training
Jo Jenner

Carers groups
Angela Thompson

Carers befriending
Nikki Pattinson

Carers connections
Aidan Finney



We’re pleased to be supported by over 50 volunteers. Find out more about our volunteering programme here: