Meet the Intermediate Care Team

Meet the Intermediate Care Team


Alastair Dewar - Head of Service Development UK, Intermediate Care, Four Seasons Health Care

Alastair Dewar qualified from Edinburgh Napier University, where he trained as an RNMH. Since 2017 he has worked for FSHC leading the design, development and programme management of their Intermediate Care Framework as well as leading the successful commissioning and mobilisation of their first standalone Intermediate Care Centre in England. Alastair’s passion for ‘be the change’ started as a teen by joining his school charities committee, before working in a local nursing home and then as a nurse. Leading to a career which has seen him working across the independent sector, NHS and Local Authorities in senior positions leading on large scale transformation and change.

With significant experience and qualifications in Commissioning, Programme Management (MSP, PRINCE2) and Business Change (Six Sigma, Cert LEAN Leader). Previous roles include regional coordinator for the Integration of Health and Social Care, and North STP project lead for ‘Out of Hospital’ care. A former student of the NHS Leadership Academy he has also studied Healthcare Leadership (PgCert) and Transformational Leadership in Health and Social Care (MSc).

Alana Irvine - Intermediate Care Services Director, Four Seasons Health Care

Alana Irvine has worked for Four Seasons Health Care since 1990 when she qualified as a Nurse. Alana progressed from a Regional Nurse to Sister and then became Home Manager at Comber Care Home in 2007.

She then became Regional Manager in 2012 and Intermediate Care Services Director in 2017. Alana has worked in intermediate care since 2010 and during this time, she worked with the team to implement electronic nursing records. When she became Regional Manager, she worked with SE Trust to further develop intermediate care services across her region. Alana now has a full team working with her to roll out the Intermediate Care Framework and has also set up a new service at Green Lane Intermediate Care Centre.

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