In this episode Donna Chadwick talks about women prisoners and the challenges they face on being discharged from prison. She describes the impact on society and why property is so important. Donna shares practical advice for property investors who want to get involved in this important area of supported housing

Donna has worked in supported housing for nearly 15 years. Specialising in Young Onset Dementia, her career has enabled her to work with people living with a Learning Disability, Mental Health Challenge and who have been in prison. Starting as a volunteer, supporting vulnerable young people, Donna has worked her way up to manage Care Homes, Led National Development for a charity and now works as a Business Development Manager and female lead, to set up supported housing for women who have been in prison. Alongside her career , Donna owns a Development and Property Investment company.

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Lisa Brown became a property developer after her nursing career. She then discovered the need for supported living property and has been exploring the challenges and solutions, to create more homes for those with support needs, ever since.

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