Dr Stephen Judd was Chief Executive of HammondCare, an Australian Christian charity that exists to improve quality of life for people in need, from 1995-2020. When Stephen was appointed as Chief Executive in 1995, HammondCare served fewer than 250 clients and had annual revenue of A$8 million.
When he stepped down as Chief Executive in August 2020, there were 4,500 staff and over 25,000 patients, clients and residents, and its revenues in FY20 were just under $350m. During the 25 years that Stephen was Chief Executive HammondCare, the focus was on dementia and palliative care and to begin to integrate its sub-acute health and hospital services with its aged care services.
Stephen has authored and co-authored a number of books: Sydney Anglicans (1987), Design for Dementia (1998), Design for Aging (2012), Driven by Purpose: Charities that make the difference (2012), as well as numerous articles and conference presentations. He is now a Senior Visiting Fellow at the School of Population Health, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales.
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