"Avante Partnership, the Kent based regional charity that cares for and supports people with dementia, disabilities as well as children, young people and families is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Smallridge CBE, as its new Chairman.
"Peter Smallridge has a national reputation and profile built as a Director of Social Services in Warwickshire and Kent bringing experience of managing large organisations, and of strategic planning and commissioning. Peter was awarded a CBE for services to Social Services in 1995.
"Peter has over 10 years experience as Chair of a Health Authority and a Primary Care Trust, and over 6 years as Chair of a Mental Health Partnership Trust, he is a Trustee of Henry Smiths Charity and is the deputy Chair of the NHS Health & Europe Centre; a social enterprise that recently merged with Kent County Councils European Unit.
"He also sits as a non executive director on the Board of Retirement Security Ltd; provider of very sheltered (extra care) housing for sale, and attends the Board of the Care Management Group which provides residential care and supported living for people with learning disabilities.
"Peter is married with three adult children and six grandchildren.
Resources and articles
- Avante Partnership Peter Smallridge, organizational web page, accessed April 30, 2013.