Independent Living Consultants

The Independent Living Consultants Team

Neil MacLachlan
Director

Neil MacLachlan knows about the complexities of looking after family members, particularly when there is a Sea Channel between the two parties! This motivated Neil and his wife Joanna to set up a fully managed care service that can act as surrogate family members for people who live in Jersey and need that little extra support.
Having recently retired from working at the hospital and running the IEU service, Neil enjoys sailing and cycling. In between running the Love Heart Charity and receiving an MBE, Neil supports ILC by

Joanna MacLachlan
Care Manager

Joanna’s hands on practical and reassuring approach to care means that she is an expert in dealing with all sorts of tricky situations. She is an amazing problem solver and is absolutely the person you want at your side during a tough time. When not working Joanna can be found walking the lanes of St Martin with her lockdown puppy (which in itself is almost a full time job!).

Verity Boak
Occupational Therapist | Case Manager | Care Expert

Verity has used her training as an occupational therapist to develop the Channel Island’s only case management service. She also oversees the day-to-day management of ILC, and likes nothing better that reading regulations and implementing procedures.
When she is not working, Verity can be found on the beach or planning her next adventure with her family in the campervan.

Louise Hotton
Occupational Therapist/Care Manager

Louise is the newest member to our management team. Previously working as OT for the Government of Jersey, she is now splitting her time between working along side Joanna to develop our home care service which managing our occupational therapy team.
In her spare time, Louise likes to

Clare Warstat
Office Manager

Clare  is our Office Manager. She is a real master of all tasks and keeps us in line. She sets up client scheduling and manages the accounts. She works between her home and the office as she is also mum to three children – it’s a good job she likes to stay busy !