Meet the team

The Senior Team

Chief Executive Officer – Lindsay Perryman

The Senior Team report directly to Lindsay. Lindsay reports directly to the Chair of Trustees.

About Lindsay

  • Lindsay was Executive Director at the Meath before being appointed CEO in August 2017.
  • Lindsay qualified as a nurse for people with learning disabilities in the 90’s and has worked successfully in this field for 28 years.
  • Having worked in many care sectors; not for profit, private, the NHS and Social Services Lindsay has the insight, strength of knowledge and skills to be able to further lead the Meath Epilepsy Charity to flourish and thrive while keeping the needs of the people we support at the forefront of all progress.
  • Leader of the senior team.
  • Interests: reading, running, cooking and spending time with my family.
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Meet the team:

 

Lindsay Perryman Lindsay Perryman
Tracy-Toth Tracy – Registered Manager and overall responsibility for all aspects of Residential services

Tracy Toth

  • Tracy has worked in the social care sector for 15 years working her way up from Support Worker to Head of Residential Services. She has worked with various levels of learning disability, complex medical needs, and the Elderly throughout her career. She is able to adapt to all working needs from high complex medical needs through to supporting residents in supported living. Due to working for many years in Cairo Egypt at a nursery school, she made the decision to work within the care industry upon her return to the UK.
  • Prior to joining the Meath, she supported Managers in opening up new builds from purpose built complex accommodation to supported living flats. She has been involved in carrying out in depth assessments for prospective residents..
  • Tracy has been a qualified trainer to ensure all induction class room training was delivered to a high standard including manual handling, and nonviolent crisis intervention (which later transferred to NAPPI).
  • Tracy has gained a vast amount of knowledge, skill and qualifications to empower, lead and mentor staff within their role. She has hosted successful CQC inspections ensuring full compliance across all areas, in her previous role.
  • A member of the Meath Senior Leadership Team.
  • Tracy has a variety of interests which include theatre and ballet, sewing, knitting and crochet, walking, swimming, baking and travelling.

Tracy Toth
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Jo-Axton Jo – Overall responsibility for HR, and Operations (Day Services, IT, Estates, Changing Perceptions)

Joanne Axton

  • Jo has worked in HR for over 10 years and has delivered consultations, TUPE transfers and company acquisitions as well as experience in employee relation issues and tribunals.
  • She enjoys developing, mentoring and mapping teams to be the best they can be as well as developing unique tailored support documents for employees with stress and mental health issues.
  • Jo has worked in the social care sector for over 20 years working her way up from Support Worker to Managing Director of a Care Consultation Company.
  • Jo has a background of working with Children and adults with Learning Difficulties, Mental Health, Autism, and complex needs including epilepsy and challenging behaviour.
  • Throughout Jo’s years of working in the industry she has successfully changed services from closure to become compliant in CQC in all areas and has made them more financially viable.
  • Jo is part of the Senior Management Team.
  • Jo’s interests are first and foremost her family, however she really enjoys a good book, a good movie and loves live music.

Joanne Axton
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Michelle Plumb Michelle – Head of Risk Assurance

Michelle Plumb

  • Michelle has worked in social care for over 20 years and has  been at The Meath for 22 years.
  • Having started as  a support worker,  Michelle has been instrumental in developing the excellent Training Programme at The Meath.
  • Michelle is a QCF assessor and IQA  (Internal Quality Assurer) She is competent in  assessing House Managers and other staff and is now responsible for Quality Audit, Training and Compliance which is her area of expertise.
  • A member of the Meath Senior Leadership Team.
  • Interests: supporting my husband with classic motorbike racing!

Michelle Plumb
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Andrew-Bagley Andrew – Overall responsibility for Finance

Andrew Bagley FFA FIPA ATT

  • Andrew worked as a senior manager for a local firm of accountants for 23 years before joining The Meath as Head of Finance on the Senior Leadership Team.
  • During that time Andrew assisted with specialist forensic assignments as well as complex financial modelling for corporate finance.
  • Andrew has a wealth of experience working closely with clients to develop their accounts function, dealing with all aspects from initial review to implementation, report writing, training and support.
  • Andrew has worked with a wide and varied cross section of clients and sectors including, care homes, travel, motor, insurance, leisure and manufacturing industries.
  • Andrews interests include Walking, Travelling, Crosswords and Real Ale

Andrewv Bagley
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E: andrew.bagley@meath.org.uk

Mark Dumas – Chair of Trustees Mark Dumas

Mark worked in commodities for 24 years. He was a main board director of ED & F Man, which became Man PLC.
Mark subsequently became involved in property and is now Vice President of the supervisory board of DOM Development SA, a publicly quoted house developer on the Warsaw, Poland, Stock Exchange.

Tim Bloomfield Tim Bloomfield

Tim is a chartered Surveyor who spent his career dealing with commercial property, both as an adviser and latterly as a developer. He also acted as a Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors panel Arbitrator. Married with two children, he is a Trustee of a local charity and until recently was a Parish Councillor.

Anna-Coss Anna Coss

Anna was Head of Strategic Commissioning and Performance Development for Adult Services at West Sussex County Council and chaired their Safeguarding Board until she retired in March 2009.

Malcolm-Ring Malcolm Ring

Malcolm was a solicitor, having been a partner with Taylor Wessing LLP in London for more than thirty years.

Graham Healy Graham Healy

Graham is a Chartered Accountant, who retired in 2015 as a partner of Smith & Williamson in Guildford, after more than 30 years. He has over 20 years experience as a Trustee of various Surrey-based charities, and is also involved with several local charities in Wonersh, where he has lived since 1992.

Penny-Wade Penny Wade

Penny graduated in natural science and spent 30 years working in the energy and information sectors. She advises with Waverley Citizens Advice. A keen walker, Penny has lived in Godalming with her husband for 28 years and has 3 children.

Helen Pernele Helen Pernele

Helen Pernelet is a qualified solicitor, and Doctor of Governance. Her professional career in the private sector has spanned the legal profession, investment banking and strategic consulting within global banks and professional services firms, advising clients in the UK and continental Europe.

Karen Thurston Karen Thurston

After a 25 year career in banking & consultancy, Karen has spent 15+ years both employed and working to support two local hospices, a disability advisory service and a community enterprise. She is married and lives in Hascombe with two mad labradors who help keep her fit.

Chris Alder Chris Alder

I have lived in Godalming for the past 40 years, going to junior school in Busbridge, then the Grammar School in Guildford and Bristol University before returning to settle in the area, where I live with my wife Sonia and two daughters, Amelia and Darcy.

Nick Fenton Nick Fenton

I am a Chartered Surveyor and my practice is based in the West End of London close to Marylebone. My work has taken me to all parts of the UK and several countries in the Middle East. Although I do not now travel so much a large proportion of my clients remain overseas based.

Rt. Hon Jeremy Hunt MP

Rt. Hon Jeremy Hunt MP

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey, Michael More-Molyneux

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey, Michael More-Molyneux

Baroness Parminter

Baroness Parminter

John Jeffrey MBE

John Jeffrey MBE

Dr Colin Stokes MBE

Dr Colin Stokes MBE

Richard Lockwood

Richard Lockwood

Lesley Lockwood

Lesley Lockwood

Skills Centre
Jo-Axton Joanne Axton


Head of Operations and HR
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Janine Trow Janine Trow


Manager
Skills Centre
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Helen Albany Helen Albany


Deputy Manager
Skills Centre
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Heath Care & Wellbeing Teams

Our Nurse Practitioner looks after the complex epilepsy review and other health care needs of all residents at The Meath. Services include:

  • Weekly clinic
  • Epilepsy care planning and rescue protocols
  • Health care and welfare advice
  • Liaison with local Neurology and other specialist hospital services
  • Report writing for clinical reviews
  • Ongoing epilepsy reviews with each resident
  • Clinical teaching and training for staff
  • Supporting colleagues to implement care plans
  • Care and emergency seizure management
  • Minor injury treatment
  • Hospital admission liaison
  • Education links with other epilepsy care centres
  • Student placement co-ordination
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For further information:
Chris Paynter, Nurse Practitioner Chris P., Nurse Practitioner
Megan C. Megan C.

Healthcare Coordinator,
meg.cope@meath.org.uk

Jack Jack - Gym and Fitness Co-Ordinator

Since beginning my career at The Meath as a young apprentice over 9 years ago, I have gone on to complete a level 3 personal training course. I support clients with a varied programme of one to one and grouped fitness sessions. I also work with the people we support to create a personalised gym programme to main their fitness levels and enable them to challenge themselves. I work closely with the physio team to provide the best possible service for our client’s health and wellbeing.

My passion, vision and focus are caring for the health and wellbeing of the people we support. I pride myself on my person-centred approach, which enables the people we support to keep motivated and able to achieve their fitness goals.

Jackie B. Jackie B., Complimentary Therapist

Our immersive, relaxing dedicated sensory room is a wonderful resource for the people we support. This beautifully kitted out room is complete with star lit ceiling, changeable LED lighting, specialist therapy chair, hoist, sofa, projection, and sound system.

Sessions with the Sensory Therapist in this lovely new facility are a key feature in our life enriching, wellbeing services.

Sensory room

In addition to our dedicated Epilepsy Liaison Nurse, Neuro-Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist, our Holistic Health Service also includes:

  • Twice weekly visits from our dedicated GP Dr Steve Simons from The Mill Medical Practice, Godalming. Dr Simons completes/updates a Health Action plan after every annual medical examination. This involves input from house staff and other health professionals. If the resident has a VNS device fitted, they can be seen at a regular VNS clinic held at The Meath attended by Cathy Queally, Epilepsy Nurse Specialist, Kings College Hospital, London.
  • Weekly Chiropodist appointments, with freelance practitioner available upon request via House Managers and Physiotherapy.
The Mill Medical Practice, Godalming
For further information:
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Chiropodist

JoJo works closely with our healthcare team and care staff to ensure that each individual reaches their full physical potential. The emphasis is on a holistic approach as well as educational. Individuals with neurological problems and epilepsy often need ongoing therapy.
Our Physiotherapy services include:

  • 1:1 assessment and treatment
  • Hydrotheraphy
  • Home exercise and stretches
  • 24-hour postural management
  • Specific exercise plans in the Meath Gym
  • Swimming
  • Yoga
  • Splinting
  • Orthotics
  • Manual Handling advice
Alexandra Newman Alexandra Newman (JoJo), Neuro-Physiotherapist

Everyone will have a full assessment and a treatment plan in place to support ongoing physical wellbeing.

The Physiotherapy department works closely with outside agencies, including

  • Wheelchair services
  • Special seating
  • Orthotics
  • Orthopaedic
  • Neurology services
  • Speech and Language service
  • Splinting support through hospital Occupational Therapy.
For further information:
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Stacey S & Louise C, Physiotherapy Assistants with Jo Jo Neuro-Physiotherapist Stacey S & Louise C, Physiotherapy Assistants with Jo Jo Neuro-Physiotherapist

As an integral part of our Health Care Team, Occupational Therapist Sybella Wilson, supported by experienced Therapy Assistants, works with interested individuals and groups across the Meath to ensure that everyone is encouraged towards reaching their own individual potential.

Sybella helps residents and those who support them to develop person-centred therapeutic aims and objectives that are realistic and achievable.

Having on-site Occupational Therapy ensures a fast response to referral plus specific clinical knowledge.

Sybella Wilson Sybella Wilson

Services include:

  • Activity of Daily Living Assessment
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Motivational goals and understanding personal volition
  • Engagement in purposeful occupation
  • The planning and management of daily routines
  • Supporting physical and psychological needs in everyday life
  • Regular groups held with therapeutic and educational purpose

For further information:
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Stephen Glaysher Stephen Glaysher
Kim W. Kim W., Occupational Therapist

Take a quick look at our dedicated Health Care and Wellbeing teams in action in this short video.

Fundraising & Marketing Department
Lucy-Miguda Lucinda Miguda - MInstF


Fundraising Manager
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E: lucy.miguda@meath.org.uk

Helen Jackson Helen Jackson


Marketing & Communication Manager
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E: helenj@meath.org.uk

Sarah Steele Sarah Steele


Fundraising Finance Co-ordinator
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E: Sarah.Steele@meath.org.uk

Erica Moulton Erica Moulton


Internal Events Manager and
Volunteer Co-Coordinator
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Administration
Catherine Agca Catherine Agca

HR Coach/ Adviser
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Ron Collins Ron Collins

Senior Maintenance Officer
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Tony-B Tony B.

Estate Maintenance Person
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Rick E Rick E.

Estate Maintenance Person
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Jo-Axton Jo Axton

Head of HR & Operations
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Lauren-L Lauren L.

Recruitment Co-Ordinator

Hannah B.

Payroll Coordinator & HR Assistant

Katherine Barton Katherine Barton

Training Co-ordinator
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Andrew-Bagley Andrew Bagley

Head of Finance
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Amy L.

Finance Assistant
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Zoe PB.

Zoe PB. – Finance Assistant
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Megan C

Bank Receptionist
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Janet P.

Receptionist
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Jackie W Jackie W.

Jackie W. – Social Enterprise Manager
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Kate T.

Kate T. – Catering Team Lead
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Max Berry Max B.

Max B. – Catering Lead
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Sandra H Sandra H

Catering Assistant

Jackie McM.
Domestic Team Leader
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