Claire will be joining the HDANI team in July 2021 as a Full-Time Family Support Worker. Her background is in social work, having worked for a number of years supporting children and young people with a disability or life-limiting illness. Prior to this she also worked in hospital social work and with the Alzheimer’s Society. Most recently work has focused on providing one to one support for children with special educational needs in a secondary school. Claire has also been involved in various voluntary roles with organisations including Macmillan, Make a Wish and Guide Dogs. She holds a Diploma and a Masters of Social Work. Claire’s role as Family Support Worker will include providing information, advice, practical and emotional support and she is looking forward to her new post working alongside people with Huntington’s, their families and carers.