Katy Abson

Katy Abson

Carers Assessment and Support Coordinator

Katy undertakes Carers Assessments and develops support plans for individual Carers in response to the needs identified through assessment.

 
Maureen Belcher

Maureen Belcher

Mental Health Carer Support Worker

Maureen provides a dedicated Carers Assessment and Support Service for people with a family member, partner or friend who needs support due to their mental health

 

Ruth Culbreth

OLDER PEOPLE’S SERVICES ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR


Ruth coordinates Involve's services for older people, engaging and working with clients in the Maidstone borough. Ruth leads on the organisation of our different activities such as day trips, lunch clubs, shopping and also assists with community transport.

 

Barbara Dagger

Fundraiser

Barbara works as a part-time Fundraiser for Involve Kent, principally involved in raising funds for the V-Team project. 

 

Natalie Emerick

Carers Hospital Discharge Coordinator

Natalie works with staff at Maidstone Hospital to identify and raise awareness of Carers. She also coordinates support for Carers on discharge from Hospital.

 

Louise Fleet

Postural Stability Instructor

Louise takes responsibility for the Maidstone classes for Involve’s Falls Prevention Sevice. She deals with all relevant referrals and instigates and leads new classes in the area.

 

Lynne Fleming

Carers Assessment and Support Coordinator

Lynne undertakes Carers Assessments and develops support plans for individual Carers in response to the needs identified through assessment.

 

Jennifer Gauld

Carers Assessment & Support Team Coordinator

Jen provides our first contact service to Carers, completing wellbeing assessments to triage referrals. Jen also completes Carers Assessments and develops support plans with Carers

 

Donna Greenan

Carers Business Support Officer

Donna provides a range of administrative services to support the Carers’ team and Manager.

 
Tracey Hanlay

Tracey Hanlay

Community Transport Coordinator

Tracey’s role involves taking requests and organising community transport for clients in the Maidstone & Malling area, dealing with internal and external partners to organise regular drivers for club.

 

Katie Ide

Carers Assessment & Support Coordinator

Katie undertakes Carers Assessments and in response to the needs identified through assessment develops support plans for individual Carers. Katie also works with young Carers approaching adulthood and with young adult Carers.

 
Jodie Kemp

Jodie Kemp

Business and Administration Manager

Jodie is responsible for the strategic oversight and smooth running of all administrative, IT, HR and business support procedures at Involve. She is also responsible for the business management and operations of the Independent Living Service.

 
Danny Hewis

Danny Hewis

­ Involve’s Deputy CEO

Responsible for the successful delivery of various projects and strategic developments at Involve, and deputise for and support the CEO as required.

 
Lizzie Lowrey

Lizzie Lowrey

Marketing & Engagement Officer

Lizzie is the Volunteer Centre Manager for Maidstone and Malling and is responsible for the overall running of the Centre, linking organisations and volunteers with one another and giving information advice and guidance to organisations that involve volunteers.

 

Patrick Lyseight

Postural Stability Instructor

Patrick runs Involve's Falls Prevention classes across Kent helping to reduce the risk of falls in older people.

 
Maisie McDonagh

Maisie McDonagh

Project Coordinator & Carer Contact Coordinator

Maisie provides our first contact service to Carers, completing Wellbeing assessments to triage referrals. Maisie also provides a telephone Keeping in touch service for Carers

 

Marilyn Mitchell

Carers Assessment Support Coordinator - Mental Health

Marilyn provides a dedicated Carers Assessment and Support Service for people with a family member, partner or friend who needs support due to their mental health

 
Rhian Tring

Gaynor Negus

Carers Administrator

Gaynor provides a wide range of administrative tasks to enable Involve Carers to deliver an efficient and effective Carers Assessment and Support Service

 
Debbie O’Nions

Debbie O’Nions

Carers Assessment & Support Coordinator

Debbie undertakes Carers Assessments and in response to the needs identified through assessment develops support plans for individual Carers. Debbie also links with staff at GP Surgeries to improve support for Carers in this setting.

 
Charlotte Osborn­Forde

Charlotte Osborn-­Forde

Involve's CEO

Charlotte provides leadership for Involve and assists the Board of Trustees in developing the strategic direction, taking responsibility for the management, administration and financial health of the organisation, ensuring services are delivered effectively.

 

Juliette Page

Retail Manager

Juliette Page is the Retail Manager for the Involve Hub based in The Mall, Maidstone. The Hub is the home of Involve's Older People's and Community Transport services. 

 

 

David Parker- Willetts

Older People’s Services Coordinator

David coordinates Involve's services for older people, engaging and working with clients in the Maidstone borough. David also works in the community, undertaking new client assessments and building relationship with local organisations and health services.

 
Nira Perera

Nira Perera

Involve Finance Administrator

Nira deals with all of the day-to-day bookkeeping and related financial transactions for Involve and associated projects, including the production of Monthly Management Reports and Analysis for the Finance subgroup.

 

 

Shelley Rhodes

Older People’s Services Manager

Shelley is responsible for leading and coordinating services to reduce isolation, improve independence and increase happiness and wellbeing for older people living in the Maidstone Borough.

 
Jane Thomas

Jane Thomas

Involve Carers' Manager

Jane is responsible directly or indirectly (through delegation and management), for the successful delivery of a range of exemplary, innovative and responsive services to support people living in the locality who look after unpaid a family member or friend.

 

 

John Torres

Help You Home Handyman

John is the Handyman for the Help You Home Hospital Discharge service - a service adapting homes to enable people to be discharged from hospital by installing key safes, and grab rails etc. John has an extensive background in property maintenance and repairs, and he is also a qualified plumber.

 
Rhian Tring

Rhian Tring

Carers Administrator

Rhian provides a wide range of administrative tasks to enable Involve Carers to deliver an efficient and effective Carers Assessment and Support Service

 

Amy Vanns

 

Older people’s services volunteer coordinator

 

Amy coordinates Involve's services for older people, engaging and working with clients in the Maidstone borough. Amy also leads on volunteer recruitment and management as well as the Involve befriending service.

 

Gerald Wratten

Handyman

Gerald works as a Handyman, leading the V-Team project and working with volunteers  to deliver decorating and gardening services for vulnerable adults in the Maidstone borough.