Helen Swift

Hello my name is Helen and I am an Expert by Experience at Inclusion North.


My Experience


I am a mum of a young man with complex needs who used services throughout his life.

Knowledge of person centred and support planning.

Worked with families, providers and local authorities setting up supported living services and bespoke support.

Counselling experience.


My Skills and Knowledge


Listening to people very carefully and giving them my full attention.

Psychology, counselling, person centred planning, support planning and supervision.

Working with families, young people, professionals in health, education, social care and the voluntary sector.


What is important to me


Spending time with my partner, family and friends.

My son having the best quality of life and best support that is possible.

Keeping fit and healthy, good food, swimming and walking.


What people say about me





Can be a pain in the ……..


I Enjoy


Being with my family, partner and friends, sharing a meal or a giggle.

Travelling to my family including New Zealand.

Hill walking and being by the sea in all seasons.

Learning to knit baby clothes.