Disability group strengthens its position


VODG-care industry newsNeil Matthewman joins leading disability group to further strengthen its position


Steve Scown the chair of the Voluntary Organisation Disability Group today announced the chief executive of Community Integrated Care, Neil Matthewman, has been co-opted onto the VODG board.


Steve Scown said:


“One of VODG’s unique characteristics is our pan disability membership. This is one of our greatest strengths and the rich diversity in our membership also needs to be balanced on our board. Neil brings a broad portfolio of services – from mental health to older people’s care – and will also support VODG’s representation across the country. I am delighted Neil has agreed to join us”.


Neil Matthewman said:


“VODG puts of rights and aspirations of people who use services at the heart of what they do, which is an aim shared by Community Integrated Care too. VODG is a vital organisation – by working together, providers can share their innovation, have greater influence and inspire new standards. I am delighted to have the opportunity to further support VODG by joining its Board. I look forward to supporting their vision of a world where every person with a disability has full choice and control”.


Neil Matthewman joins the VODG board which now comprises:


  • Aisiling Duffy (chief executive, Certitude)
  • Anna Galliford (chief executive, Fitzroy)
  • Lucy Hurst-Brown, VODG vice-chair (chief executive, Brandon Trust)
  • Fiona Ritchie (managing director, Turning Point)
  • David Scott-Ralphs (chief executive, See Ability)
  • Tom Pey (chief executive, RLSB)
  • Peter Thompson VODG treasurer (chief executive, mcch)

The board is chaired by Steve Scown (chief executive, Dimensions).


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