Older People's Group Worker
Cindy has lived in Rotherhithe for over 30 years and she loves it! She trained as an occupational therapist and worked specialising in ‘care of the elderly’ particularly older people with mental health issues. She worked for the NHS for 8 years and social services for 14 years. In 2000 she moved to working in the voluntary sector since then she has worked for Time and Talents, for the Alzheimer’s Society in Southwark for 3 years as a Dementia Support Worker before moving to work for the Mental Health Foundation in 2012. She has recently had a book published about running groups for people living with dementia. She also has personal experience of a family member living with and dying from dementia.