Carol is the Chair of the Dementia Lakes Board of Trustees where she has held that position for over 15 years. Carol works part-time as a Registered Nurse with her main interest being in the area of health services for older people.
Carol is committed to supporting Dementia New Zealand to provide national level assistance to its Affiliate Organisations that enables them to provide best practice services for people living with dementia and their carers. She has extensive hands-on and governance level experience and is passionate about the role Dementia New Zealand provides when it comes to meeting the demand for services that will continue to increase as the incidence of dementia grows over the next 30 years. Carol is passionate about providing quality support services that have been shown to assist people with dementia and their care partners to live well at home and to remain engaged in their own communities for as long as possible.