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Jackie Daru

Principal Consultant

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Jackie leads on research and consultancy projects for national and local government, NHS and provider organisations, across both adults and children’s services. Jackie has extensive experience of digital and data in health and social care organisations and is skilled in delivering improvements in this area, including via training and development programmes and direct consultancy.

With expertise in data and cyber security, Jackie delivers on our national programmes to raise awareness and improve practice in adult social care organisations, developing guidance for commissioners and advice for providers.

Jackie leads on Institute of Public Care's adult care needs systems for England: Projecting Older People Population Information System (POPPI) and the Projecting Adult Needs and Service Information System (PANSI), supporting over 5,000 users in the sector.

Jackie works with national and local clients to improve outcomes for children and families through strategy and business case development, service design, and evaluations such as the recent evaluation of the Adoption Support Fund. Jackie is a qualified coach and a skilled facilitator, delivering on IPC’s leadership programmes for children’s services.