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John Powell

John Powell MBE, Associate of the Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) .

A social worker by profession, John worked in local authority children and adult social care for 36 years before retiring from his Corporate Director role in August 2016.
John’s lived experience as a carer and a social care professional was honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018, when he was awarded an MBE for his services to vulnerable people.

National ADASS Policy Lead for End of Life Care means that his Champion role is an active one and compliments his passion for ensuring that Dignity in Care underpins a quality service delivery and positive outcomes for all. John has been representing ADASS on the NHSE/I Programme Board for EOLC since its inception. John has also been chairing the ADASS EOLC leads network meeting since 2014.