Social care staff honoured

Workers in the social care field were acknowledged this week
with mentions in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

CBEs were awarded to Ziggi Alexander, chairperson of training
body CCETSW, and to Lucianne Sawyer, president of the UK Home Care
Association, for their service to health and social care.

Other recipients of the CBE were deputy chief inspector at the
social services inspectorate David Gilroy, probation officer John
Harding, and director of the Council for Disabled Children Philippa

OBEs went to Henrietta Maciver, chief executive of Turning Point
Scotland; Malcolm Clark, lately director of the Queen Elizabeth’s
Foundation for Disabled People; and Eric Taylor, chairman of Rehab

Roger Morgan from Young People in Care; Michael Brennan, lately
head of the Department of Health’s adoption section; Rodney Clark,
lately chief executive of sensory impairment charity Sense; John
Coleman, director of the Trust for the Study of Adolescence; and
Naina Patel, founder and director of the Policy Research Institute
on Ageing and Ethnicity, were also all awarded OBEs for their

MBEs were awarded to Margaret Dight, director of the Catholic
Children’s Society in Nottingham, and Elizabeth Gibb, Adoption UK
in Scotland co-ordinator.

Foster carers Valerie Brown and Nan McCook, childminder Dorothy
Grey, and home carers Gena Eng and Joyce Lambert were other MBE

Lynne Hutchinson, co-ordinator of Barnardo’s; David Thompson,
disabilities services adviser at Warrington Community Healthcare
Trust; Samuel Davies, assistant director of mental health and
learning disabilities at St David’s hospital Carmarthenshire; Mary
Whytham of Lancashire Probation Service; and Janet Woods at Thorn
Cross Young Offenders Institute also received the MBE award.

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