Sharon Allen OBE

Skills for Care

Sharon has worked in the public and voluntary sector, social care and supported housing sectors for more than 30 years. A qualified social worker and housing professional, Sharon became Chief Executive Officer of Skills for Care in 2010, having previously been CEO of a large social care and supported housing.

Sharon is a member of the Think Local, Act Personal (TLAP) Programme Board, Chairs the Operations Committee of the CHS Group (Housing Association) in Cambridge and is a board member of Age UK and Aston Organisational Development.

Sharon was awarded an OBE in June 2015 for services to social care, homeless people and housing.

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Tackling the social care nursing shortfall

As Skills for Care’s National Minimum Data Set for Social Care shows turnover rates in adult social care nursing continuing to climb this seminar will explore how the sector can find and retain more nurses to support people living with dementia in our communities.