Residence As an alternative’s Martin Jones made MBE in 2023 New 12 months Honours Checklist
Residence As an alternative is completely thrilled to announce that their UK and worldwide chief govt, Martin Jones has been made an MBE within the 2023 New 12 months Honours checklist for providers to older individuals.
Martin’s introduction to the care sector was by means of his father who wanted help as a consequence of frailty in outdated age. By this expertise Martin got here to grasp the significance of dwelling care and the constructive influence it may have on households like his.
Shortly after, Martin joined Residence As an alternative, initially as Chief Working Officer in 2011. He went on to be Managing Director after which CEO – overseeing our 245 franchise workplaces that ship care to over 16,000 purchasers.
Throughout his time working within the sector, Martin has been a eager advocate of dwelling care and its position throughout the well being and social care ecosystem. He has additionally championed the position of care employees, serving to to draw extra individuals to think about a profession in care.
Martin has taken on various 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 a number of.
He’s presently Chair of the Homecare Affiliation; Chair of The Care Staff’ Charity; member of the Age UK Board. He’s additionally Chair of Residence As an alternative Charities UK, a part of Residence As an alternative’s charitable endeavours.
Talking in regards to the award, Martin stated, “I’m proud and humbled to obtain this award, significantly as it’s for providers to older individuals.
“Residence As an alternative’s mission is to develop the world’s capability to care – we need to make the world a greater place to age in. For this to turn out to be actuality, firms like Residence As an alternative, 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“The mixing of well being and social care is crucial, as is a mindset the place outdated age is widely known and revered.”
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