UK-based Geoffrey Fairfield is the Founder of Care Manager's Hub. He tells the Industry Leaders about his journey.
How did you end up sitting where you are today?
I joined a care home as Chairman. I soon realised that Managers working in care needed some additional help, so the Care Managers Hub was born.
What kind of work does your role involve?
Providing help and support to managers working in care homes or home-care to help them:
Manage their stress
Improve their business skills
Find new clients
Manage their staff
What gets you excited about your industry?
It's about helping others to succeed in a well-deserving industry.
What's the best advice anyone ever gave you?
You get what you want by helping enough other people to get what they want.
What, or who inspires you?
How do you keep up to speed with what's happening in your industry?
I get emails from the CQC, Care England, and several other associations, but the best source are probably the Facebook groups for care managers.
What was the most challenging project or situation you've overcome?
Staying 'alive' during the pandemic!
You finish work today and step outside the office to find a lottery ticket that ends up winning $10 million. What would you do?
Create a charity to help others, invest and start planning some great holidays.
How do you switch off after a day at work?
I read, play music and enjoy movies.
If you had one wish for the future of your industry, what would it be?
The government would start treating the Care sector seriously and give it the finance and attention it deserves.
What book or podcast should everyone know about?
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie.
How should people connect with you?
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