Sarah has a longstanding career within the health and social care sector and has worked at Runwood Homes for over 20 years, having overseen the HR and Learning Development function at Runwood Homes from 2003 – 2015 and currently fulfills the role of Business Development Director.
Sarah has always had a passion for supporting people that are living with dementia, believing that the key to good quality dementia care is to see the person first and dementia second, and has naturally progressed as a leader within the industry. Sarah has gained a Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) qualification, has advanced business operational skills and has obtained first-hand social care understanding and experience in previous roles such as day care centre manager and residential care home manager.
As Business Development Director, Sarah primarily focuses on supporting Runwood Homes’ business operations. Sarah’s hands on approach often sees her enjoying supporting managers and teams within the homes. With her continued interest in dementia care, Sarah also manages and supports the Wellbeing and Dementia Services Team.