Laura Broughton, works as an associate for Paradigm, an “expert by experience” with Choice Support, for the Care Quality Commission (CQC) since 2010. In her work, Laura contributes to inspections to learning disability service, age-related or mental health support. Laura is also a Quality Checker and Trainer for Choice Support. Some of the workshops she delivers are Speaking Up, Advocacy, Quality Checking. Laura Broughton has worked in social care for just two years, but she is already in demand as a public speaker with an interview in The Guardian! Laura has studied arts at City and Guilds of London Art School and Princess Drawing School and she has an impressive portfolio of art-work and exhibitions ranging over a decade. In 2012 Laura was a Games maker for London 2012 at the aquatic centre (she loves swimming). In her free time, Laura likes swimming and over the last 4 years she took part in the Swimathon raising money for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Her latest passion is embroidery.