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Ian Turner

Ian Turner

Co-Chair, National Care Association, formerly Executive Chairman of the Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA).

Ian Turner read Pure and Applied Mathematics at Newcastle University before joining International Computers Ltd (now part of Fujitsu) in the early 1970's. He worked as a programmer, then within operating system support, marketing, project management, and sales management for nearly twenty years.
In 1984 he bought a property and converted it into a Nursing Home. He has now developed this into six Homes with 270 beds, all within East Anglia, offering Nursing and Residential Care to older people, and those living with dementia. Two of the Homes are currently rated as outstanding, including the very first home ever to be so rated, and the other four are rated as good.
Ian chaired the Registered Nursing Home Association for nearly twenty years and in 2023 the RNHA merged with the National Care Association. During 2014/5 Ian was seconded into the DH/LGA team implementing the Care Act, to produce the provider facing documentation, and in 2016/17 worked with the DH care markets team. Recently Ian has managed the Better Security Better Care and Digital Care Hub programmes providing support to the Adult Social Care sector to implement digital solutions and manage their cyber security.

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