has over 20 years experience in mental health care, including senior management in the NHS, voluntary sector and business support of care homes.
Sara has managed a specialist NHS community mental health team for older people, delivering quality health and social care to those suffering with a dementia &/or mental disorder. Sara has several years experience working in A&E psychiatric liaison and crisis work.
Sara is a member of the Institute for Healthcare Management and is registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. She is also a Senior Associate of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Sara is a creative, resourceful individual with a genuine interest in integrated health & social care and clearer pathways, to produce a better service user experience on their journey to recovery. She values grassroots community engagement as key to delivering effective customer co-production in the changing health & social care space.
Sara founded Adventus Care Solutions Ltd in 2013 and since then has delivered several successful programmes of change management and quality improvement in primary care & CAMH services and acute hospital avoidance schemes. She enjoys working in governance and service improvement in challenging statutory services & has led on pre-CQC quality inspections.
Sara has a particular interest in organisational development & workforce dynamics and is currently in the final year of a Masters degree in Consulting to and Leading in Organisations using Psychodynamic and Systemic Approaches at the Tavistock & Portman, London.