Jeffrey is new chair at Anchor Trust

Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Dianne Jeffrey is to be the new chair of Anchor Trust, England’s biggest not-for-profit provider of housing, care and support for older people. Ms Jeffrey, who is pro-chancellor of the University of Derby and stands down as chairman of the NHS Confederation at the end of this month, was elected to succeed David Peryer at Anchor when his five-year term ends in September. She will assume leadership of the board during a period of development at Anchor. On her appointment, Ms Jeffrey said Anchor Trust was committed to substantial expansion of its residential care provision, integrated care and housing developments and leasehold housing. “We are in a position to make this investment over the next five years because we have streamlined our businesses to generate the funds for new services,” Ms Jeffrey said. “I am looking forward to providing clear direction and guidance to Anchor’s many excellent staff who are crucial to the high quality of care, support and housing we provide.” In September last year, Anchor made

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