Turner Home has operated as a Registered Charity (1022689) and a Private Limited Company (02821762) since 1993.


The trustees are:
Susan Newton
Peter Rawlinson
Keith Housley (Chair)
Eric Tomlinson
Brenda Waterson
Margaret Rowlands
Steve Draper


Trustee Biographies:

Susan Newton
Residing in Liverpool, Sue has been a Trustee of the Turner Home since 1985 and is Chair of the board of trustees. She spent much of her working life at PSS Liverpool setting up and developing Adult Placement (Shared Lives). Sue holds a BSc degree from St Andrews University in addition to a number of other professional qualifications from Liverpool University. Since retirement, she has been active in voluntary work; chairing Liverpool Charity and Voluntary Services (LCVS) for several years, a trustee of Liverpool Merchants Guild and Director of Liverpool Cricket Club. For her services to the National Association of Adult Placement Services (NAAPS), Sue received the MBE in 2000.

Eric Tomlinson
A retired Stockbroker by profession, Eric has used his governance and managerial experience together with financial control expertise as a management committee member and trustee at Turner Home for 30 years. He lives in Liverpool.

Keith Housley
Keith Housley is a retired Solicitor. His practice, now known as Brabners, have been the Home’s Secretaries for many years; he was the partner responsible for the Home from about 1980. On his retirement as a partner in 2010 he handed on those secretarial responsibilities to another Solicitor in the firm and accepted the Home’s invitation to become a Trustee. He has therefore been closely involved in the Home for almost forty years.

Brenda Waterson
Appointed a trustee in April 2018, Brenda retired after many years working as a qualified social worker with Liverpool City Council; a city in which she still lives. She has held various social work management positions since 1990 in the area of Children’s Services and primarily adoption and fostering services. Where she managed people, teams, services, resources, budgets, buildings and statutory inspections, amongst other roles. She holds a BA (Hons) degree, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, and a Certificate of Qualification in Social Work. Using her working experience as both a primary school teacher and in social services, Brenda’s voluntary work has included seven years as a Governor of secondary girls’ school governor for 7 years in addition to her work with Turner Home.


Further information can be found in our Statement of Purpose document.