Mandy Thorn MBE

National Care Association

Mrs Thorn was appointed to Council in August 2018. Her involvement with Prestfelde began after the family’s return from Hong Kong in 1997 with both children attending Prestfelde before continuing their education at Moreton Hall and Hilton College (South Africa) and then Shrewsbury School. Having originally worked in the transport sector following graduation she has been involved in the family’s care business since 1994 and is now chairman of the locally based company. She has been involved in local and national care sector representative organisations as well as local and regional business forums. She was awarded an MBE for services to dementia in the Queen’s Birthday
Honours in 2014

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Are fractured digital journeys a thing of the past? Have the data pathways connected in ways that make people confident in the safe, timely and effective exchange of information about themselves? This session will explore how the social care and health sectors are working on bridging the digital divide in order to harness the opportunities for system wide change.