Sue Garwood

Sue Garwood is an independent consultant with a background in social care and housing for older people. She specialises in housing-related services for people with dementia and extra care housing. Sue has been the Dementia Lead for the Housing LIN (Learning and Improvement Network) for about 10 years and has been responsible for building up resources on the dementia pages of the Housing LIN website ( As a passionate advocate of dementia awareness and good practice within the housing sector, and recognition of the housing sector contribution amongst health and social care professionals, Sue has given presentations and provided consultancy on housing and dementia issues; led training on the Mental Capacity Act as it relates to the housing sector; contributed to a variety of national groups and forums; and written a wide range of related material.