Clive Whitehead – Treasurer / Acting Chair
Clive is a fully qualified accountant and has been running his own practice for a couple of years, which has continued to expand. His interests are all sports, he is a keen cyclist as well as enjoying playing 5 a side football. He has a close relationship with his children as well as his partner. His other interest is his parrot a yellow crested Amazon, who is very entertaining as well as demanding.
Carol says she has been working in the care industry all her working life and at present she is a Deputy Manager at a nursing home for complex mental health needs. Carol is passionate about caring for people and has gained a lot of knowledge and skills in interacting and caring for others, assisting people to resolve issues and generally supporting others to improve their quality of life. Carol feels that her skills would prove to be very useful in being a trustee. Carol has two children and four grandchildren. She enjoys walking, cycle riding and spending time with her family. Carol is standing down this AGM but wishes to stand again.
Toni has worked within Adult Social Care since 2008 in various roles including support worker, activities co-ordinator and in her current role as Day Service Deputy Manager. Toni said she is committed to ensuring the highest standard of personalised care is provided and will work with service users, relatives, staff, other healthcare professionals and agencies to make this possible. Throughout her career she has acquired various practical, managerial and administration skills whilst gaining various diplomas in Health and social care and a management diploma in Health and social care. Toni says she has a professional, realistic but empathetic approach and is committed to helping get Carers the support they deserve. Toni has been a Trustee since 2015 and wishes to continue to utilise her skills to raise awareness of the incredible opportunity and support that the AOC provides. Toni’s aim in life is simply to help people and make her daughter proud.
Roger is a Civil Engineer specialising in Health and Safety after retiring from Central Government. He was a Trustee Board member of The Chartered Management Institute and now spends his time helping other people through volunteering with various charity organisations. His passion is Welsh Rugby and he enjoys gardening.
John has just fully retired, having had careers in retail travel management, IT training, practice management (legal) and my own IT Consultancy. He is a professional member of the BSC (The Charted Institute for IT). He has been volunteering for the Association of Carers for a little while on the Computer Help at Home service. He has found to be enjoyable and will continue to do so. He has 2 children and 5 Grandchildren. He enjoy foreign travel, keeping marine fish, photography and walking his dog Teddy.