Dr Angela Littleford
Angela is the Chief Executive Officer of Community Support Inc and has over 30 years’ experience working in Health, Aged Care, Disability and Human Services organisation across SA and NSW, developing and implementing strategy, re-orientating services to deliver client choice and improving financial returns in health and aged care organisations.
Prior to working at Community Support, Angela was the General Manager, Metropolitan Division at Helping Hand where she was responsible for leading the provision of services to 3000 clients in the community and 600 residents in Residential Aged Care. Community services included clients who were supported through bespoke mental health programs, supported accommodation and promoting the health, wellbeing and independence of older people with disabilities.
In 2012 Angela was a recipient of the Telstra Business Women’s Awards SA, in the category of Innovation and in 2019-20 will be a judge of this highly regarded awards program. She was the Deputy CEO Country SA Medicare Local and Chief Operating Officer/ Acting CEO RDNS SA, where she led a workforce of over 800 staff in community-based care and helped to implement the merger with the SilverChain Group.
Whilst in NSW, Angela was the Executive Director of Centacare Western Sydney where she was responsible for a broad range of community services including small family-like group homes for people living in the community with disabilities as well as a range of services that promoted the independence, support and therapy services for children, young people and adults with disabilities.
Angela is on the Board of Cottage Homes and is on the SA (Professional Development) State Committee for Speech Pathology Australia. She was previously a Board Director of the North Eastern Community Hospital and scosa and her qualifications include: B. Applied Science – Speech Pathology, M. Special Education, Grad. Dip Management, PhD, Graduate and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
B. App Science – Speech Pathology, M. Special Education, Grad. Dip Management, PhD, GAICD