Founder & Director
Since 1987, Sue has worked in various areas of health and social care across the spectrum of age groups from birth to the elderly.
In the eight years prior to founding Acorns Sue was firstly Head of Care for an independent company providing residential care for young people. During her tenure and leadership the company achieved consistent “outstanding” Ofsted inspections at all their homes. She took her outstanding service user led outcomes approach to care to her next post where, in three years, she successfully guided a start-up company providing adult care in growing from four service users to thirty service users across five homes on various types of care packages.
Sue has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the legislation regulating the care industry gained from her breadth of experience at all levels in the sector. She is passionate about the importance of building excellent teams of care workers so that service users are positively supported to achieve “outstanding” outcomes from their individual care plans. Sue’s practical experience is backed up with a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services – Children and Young People’s Residential Management.
“I have always had the ethos that I would care for anyone in a way that I would want my family cared for. This ethos has driven me to expect the highest standard of care from any team that I have led, ensuring that the team works as a ‘we’.”