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About Us

Give&TakeCare (G&TC) is a Community Interest Company, based at Brunel University London. The G&TC project is funded by Innovate UK, the government’s Innovation Agency for our initial term.

Our aims are:

  • To promote person-centred care for older adults (60+) in local communities
  • Alleviate issues of loneliness and isolation
  • Improve the prospects of care for future generations
  • Reduce the ongoing care crisis by expanding the project across the UK

Give&Take Care is a company incorporated in August 2015 Company number 8845839.

G&TC-CIC has won a competition for the Long Term Care Revolution with Innovate UK and is in receipt of a grant from Innovate UK for 25 months starting from February 2016.

Our Collaborators

The charities and organisations that have worked with

Give & Take Care and share our vision of alleviating loneliness in older age.

Prof Heinz Wolff


Heinz conceived the idea of reciprocal care that underpins Give&Take Care.

Mr Doug Field


Joint Chief Executive, East of England Co-op, which he joined in 2008.


Regional Manager

Kam is our Regional Manager and has experience in both the public and voluntary sector.

Ms Sue Clements


Sue Clements is a physiotherapist for the Disabled Living Foundation.


PA to Directors

Anna is our fantastic PA to Directors and running a tight ship with the admin.


Software architect

Edward is the software architect with a broad understanding of many programming languages.

Dr Gabriella Spinelli


Design Innovation at Brunel University, specialising in design for ageing.

Mr Roger Sansom


Roger had a career in reinsurance, pricing, marketing, and management.


Project Assistant

Christopher manages our website and is completing a degree in computer science.