Sharon Adler

Portfolio Manager for Older People
Southern District Health Board

Sharon Adler has an MHA from Duke University and has been in her current role over seven years.  Sharon has served as the South Island Lead Portfolio Manager on the Health of Older People (HOP) Steering Group over the past three years, and is also on the South Island’s Health of Older People Service Level Alliance.  Seeing and discussing how person-centred care works in the Netherlands showed Sharon a number of areas we need to focus on to enable our systems to support older people, especially those with dementia, to live full lives in the community.  
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