Oonagh Smyth: Speaking at the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo Birmingham

Skills for Care

Oonagh Smyth

Putting the growing workforce at the heart of dementia care

How the growing adult social care workforce can support people living with dementia to live the lives they want to.


Biography

Oonagh Smyth is CEO of Skills for Care. For seven years she was Executive Director of Strategy and Influence at Mencap leading a directorate of around 500 people across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Oonagh has held senior roles at the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action and the Northern Ireland Equality Commission, senior roles in Westminster Equalities Partnership and the National Council for Voluntary Organisations. She is a former Co-Chair of the Care and Support Alliance, which is a cross-sector alliance of 80 social care organisations influencing at the highest government levels.

Skills for Care

Oonagh Smyth

Putting the growing workforce at the heart of dementia care

How the growing adult social care workforce can support people living with dementia to live the lives they want to.