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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.

Doug Field


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

Dawn Sines

Business Development Manager

Dawn works as our business development support here to help new Localities and help with Business Development into the future.

Paul Shipley

Project Manager

Paul is responsible for ensuring that Give and Take Care delivers. He has a background in the justice sector and has worked for several large private sector organisations.

Sue Clements


Sue Clements is a physiotherapist for the Disabled Living Foundation.

Anna Kozusznik

PA to Directors

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

Christopher Rooney

Project Assistant

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

Dr Gabriella Spinelli


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

Roger Sansom


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

Edward Varney

Software architect

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