Ian Turner read Pure and Applied Mathematics at Newcastle University before joining International Computers Ltd ( now part of Fujitsu) in the early 1970’s. He worked as a programmer, then within operating system support, marketing, project management, and sales management. In 1984 he bought a property and converted it into a Nursing Home. He has now developed this into six Homes with 270 beds, all within East Anglia, offering Nursing and Residential Care to older people, and those living with dementia. Ian has chaired the Registered Nursing Home Association for the past ten years. During 2014/5 Ian was seconded into the DH/LGA team implementing the Care Act.