Founder - Wellbeing Teams, Wellbeing Teams
Helen’s purpose is to demonstrate new ways of working, where the wellbeing of people and colleagues’ matter, and communities’ benefit. Helen is the founder of Wellbeing Teams (wellbeingteams.org), innovative, small, self-managed neighbourhood teams inspired by Buurtzorg. Wellbeing Teams were the first self-managing social care provider to be inspected by CQC and were rated Outstanding. Helen is co-founder of charity Community Circles, creating solutions to loneliness together. Wellbeing Teams are one of Nesta’s 50 New Radicals, and are award winning for innovation in health and care and value-based recruitment. Helen was the Department of Health’s expert advisor on person-centred approaches for 10 years and is the author of over twenty books and is a TedX speaker. She is Visiting Professor for Digital Solutions at Chester University.