Rachel Henry, Representative from Age UK Lewisham and Southwark
Rachel is the Safe and Independent Living Services Manager at Age UK Lewisham and Southwark which aims to enable older people to lead fulfilled lives. She oversees the SAIL, Care Navigation, Handyperson and Information and Advice services. She has experience visiting older people at home to link them into support services and working in GP surgeries to support patients with social oriented need. Through this experience she has seen the importance of listening to the feedback of people receiving health and social care services and the importance of Healthwatch in promoting the public voice. She joined the Advisory Group last year.