Residence As a substitute’s Martin Jones made MBE in 2023 New Yr Honours Listing
Residence As a substitute is totally thrilled to announce that their UK and worldwide chief government, Martin Jones has been made an MBE within the 2023 New Yr Honours record for companies to older individuals.
Martin’s introduction to the care sector was by means of his father who wanted help because of frailty in previous age. By this expertise Martin got here to know the significance of house care and the optimistic influence it may have on households like his.
Shortly after, Martin joined Residence As a substitute, initially as Chief Working Officer in 2011. He went on to be Managing Director after which CEO – overseeing our 245 franchise places of work that ship care to over 16,000 shoppers.
Throughout his time working within the sector, Martin has been a eager advocate of house care and its position inside the well being and social care ecosystem. He has additionally championed the position of care staff, serving to to draw extra individuals to contemplate a profession in care.
Martin has taken on a variety of non-exec and Trustee roles which have enabled him to construct sturdy hyperlinks to the Division of Well being and Social Safety, Abilities for Care and the Worldwide Longevity Centre, to call however just a few.
He’s at present Chair of the Homecare Affiliation; Chair of The Care Staff’ Charity; member of the Age UK Board. He’s additionally Chair of Residence As a substitute Charities UK, a part of Residence As a substitute’s charitable endeavours.
Talking concerning the award, Martin stated, “I’m proud and humbled to obtain this award, significantly as it’s for companies to older individuals.
“Residence As a substitute’s mission is to broaden the world’s capability to care – we need to make the world a greater place to age in. For this to change into actuality, corporations like Residence As a substitute, the federal government and broader society want to make sure that there’s the infrastructure, useful resource and, importantly, individuals in place.
“The mixing of well being and social care is important, as is a mindset the place previous age is widely known and revered.”
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