‘Lost in Transition’ Advocate
With a background in social work Shailja has worked in the voluntary sector for over 25 years delivering projects in both South and North London. She has worked on a variety of community roles engaging with different user groups including those with mental health issues, older vulnerable and isolated adults, to those with physical disabilities resulting from stroke. More recently Shailja has been providing advice to older residents in Barnet via the Later Life Planning Service. She has joined AIB from Age UK where she worked as a later life planner for the last three years.