It’s not what we do, but how we do it. All of our Trustees and team members love being part of the Norton Housing & Support community.
Range of Skills
With a varied background, our Trustees bring a wealth of experience in Mental Health care, wellbeing, operations and support.
We’re all working towards one goal and that is to provide excellent support and living accommodation for people with mental health needs and/or learning disabilities.
Meet our Trustees
Manager/CEO of Norton Housing & Support since 2002, Sue Cowling has extensive management experience in the NHS, having worked for over 15 years in a variety of senior management posts within mental health services in Leicestershire. These included both operational management as well as planning and developmental roles.
Immediately prior to joining, Sue worked as Service Manager for Mental Health Services within the Leicestershire Partnership Trust.
Sue is IHSM qualified.
Our Board of Trustees bring a wealth of experience from their respective backgrounds, and use it to hold the organisation to account and ensure that we are operating effectively and achieving our vision to enable people across the Region to live as independently as possible and realise their potential. We are currently looking for new Trustees – see here
Dr. Stephen Fallow
Dr Fallow is a retired Consultant Psychiatrist who formerly worked within the Leicestershire Partnership Trust Treatment and Recovery Service treating those with chronic mental health difficulties, mainly psychotic conditions.
Sarah is a qualified Occupational Therapist who has worked in the field of general and forensic mental health for over 35 years.
During her career she has managed Therapy Services and worked as a Project Manager on major capital development schemes. Sarah retired from the NHS in March 2016.
Jan Moore is a qualified Social Worker, worked extensively in the field of mental health for over 20 years. Jan has been a Trustee and Director of Norton House for the last eight/twelve years.
Wal qualified as a Social Worker in 1978 and has since then, worked across a broad range of providers and services.
During the last eight years of his career he was seconded to the NHS and worked in Leicestershire Primary Care Trusts as a mental health commissioning manager. He retired in 2011.
Pete Frost is the Managing Director & Founder of one of the fastest growing digital marketing agencies in Leicestershire. He brings his experience in commercial business to the board.
Dr. Heather Dipple
Dr Dipple is a former Consultant Psychiatrist with Leicestershire Partnership Trust.
She has an interest in education of both Doctors and other professionals working in the mental health field and is also an active member of Health Action Leicester for Ethiopia (HALE).
Norton Housing & Support values its staff and is proud of its excellent retention record, our staff are what make our service. We believe that our staff team is our greatest asset and the way they are treated is passed on in the way they treat the Service Users. Each staff member is valued for their input, they are highly skilled, supported, trained and experienced in supporting people with mental health needs and/or learning disabilities.
During our Investors in People accreditation it was noted that everyone (without exception) confirmed it was a great place to work and were proud to be part of the company. From our Chief Executive to the front line staff team, everyone is committed to providing excellence in mental health support and ensuring that all of our Service Users are not just coping, but living!