National Advisory Forum member
Isaac is an established community campaigner and co-production advisor within the sector of health and social care, where they have worked for 25 years supporting disadvantaged people to live their best lives.
Isaac has a lived experience of social work and is passionate about social work as a profession. Their lived experience of the effects of life-changing health conditions has shaped their knowledge and approach.
Previously, Isaac has held a wide variety of roles which have included being a professional leader and facilitator of integrated policy for people living with impairments (disabilities), research and practice within the multiple contexts of nursing, mental health, HIV/AIDS, stigma, co-production, mental health research, choice and control and the Care Act.
Co-production is at the heart of all of Isaac’s work which is based on a rights-based approach for all citizens to determine their outcome and be the authors of their own narratives. Isaac’s values are compassion, equity, fairness and breaking down stigma through living by example.