Lynne Phair. JP
Independent Consultant Nurse
MA BSc Hons (Nursing) RMN RGN DPNS

Lynne is an Independent Consultant Nurse and Expert Witness for Older People. She has worked in the NHS, at the Department of Health and in the Independent Sector. She is the professional advisor to Milford Care in Derbyshire, Visiting Lecturer University of Worcester, Quality & Service Director for Abbeyfield South Downs, Consultant to the Crisis Prevention Institute and member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Dementia Care and Journal of Adult Protection. She is also the author of the sitandsee® Tool, has written widely, speaks nationally and has been an advisor to BBC Radio 4 File on 4, BBC Panorama, ITV Exposure, and Channel 4 Dispatches.

Sally Dando
Registered Occupational Therapist
Sally is an experienced state registered Occupational Therapist with a wide range of clinical and managerial knowledge and experience. Sally is an excellent communicator and observer of people. During her career she has held posts within health and social care and worked in the specialities of mental health, social care, and acute and community health. Her most recent appointment as clinical therapy lead in a large acute NHS hospital utilised her skills in strategic planning and management. She also provides clinical, professional and managerial leadership of a team of therapists.


Lynne Phair and Sally Dando on a study trip to Burlington Ontario Canada