Rubie is charity’s new chairman


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

Kerry Rubie has taken on the role of chairman of trustees for charity Friends of the Elderly. The role follows his retirement as vice-chairman of advertising agency Leo Burnett Worldwide. Active with Friends of the Elderly on various committees since 1996, Mr Rubie became a trustee in 2002. He joined Leo Burnett in 1964 and served a variety of roles in the company’s operations in Canada, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the U.S. during his 40 year tenure with the agency. Friends of the Elderly operates 17 care homes, some with dementia units. The charity also supports older people to stay living in their own homes with a range of community services including welfare grants for those in financial need, day care, home support, home visiting and telephone befriending.





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

End of life care – care homes can do it well

By guest blogger Professor Keri Thomas,

Clinical director, National GSF Centre for End of Life Care

News that care homes could, based on current trends, overtake...

The DTOCs dashboard dilemma

By guest blogger JEF SMITH

The Department of Health refers to delayed transfers of care – the issue of people not being able to move...

From where I stand . . .

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

A group of residents’ families have criticised the Care Quality Commission’s refusal to review the ‘good’ rating it awarded to...