Susan Ruddock

Posted on
26 July 2017

Hello, my name is…

Susan Ruddock
I have joined the forum because…

I am interested in social care, what it offers and how it can move forward in the ever changing need for social care 

A little bit about me…

I am a retired Financial Administrator, 3 children, 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren! I have a disabled partner who needs care. I have an allotment, keep chickens and am a member of the Trefoil Guild.


Why have you decided to join the forum?

To look to the future for clients and staff. To consider current needs and to provide excellent care looking to future. I may even need to use these services in the future!

What’s your greatest extravagance?

Lunches with friends and family! Plus shoes and handbags in that order!

What makes you angry?  

My partner!!!! Lack of consideration for others.

Who/ what makes you laugh?

My partner, my grand and great grandchildren.

What is your favourite film?  

Dirty Dancing

What is your most embarrassing moment?

Singing TAPS at a guiding gang show when I can’t sing for toffee!

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

Lunching, working my allotment, spending time with family.

What is your favourite food and drink?

Jacket potato and a bottle of lager.

Who would you want to be on a desert island with, and why?

On a desert island – no-one just some tools and seeds but I wouldn’t want to go as I love my family so much and I would miss them.