Richard Adams

Chief Executive Officer – Sears Healthcare Ltd

Richard Adams began his career as a care assistant aged 17 in the health and social care sector. He then worked in a number of care assistant roles across general, mental health and learning disability services, qualifying as a nurse in 2003

Moving into the health and social care sector in 2009, Richard has worked in a number of governance and operational roles.  He joined Bupa Care Services in 2013 as Head of Quality, moving to the Director of Care and Quality role in 2015. Richard was later appointed Chief Nurse for Bupa UK encompassing nurses working in care homes, an acute hospital, primary care and telemedicine practice settings

Richard was appointed CEO of Sears Healthcare in September 2018, a new care home provider delivering residential, nursing and dementia across the South West.