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Town Break Staff Members




Gail Barton

Gail is responsible for the leadership, management, development & co-ordination of the Town Break programme, which is currently offered throughout the Stirling area.  She is responsible for sourcing ongoing funding for the charity and building relationships with stakeholders.  She has a BSc (Hons) in Health and Social Care and has over 12 years experience in the voluntary sector.

TEL: 01786 476798
EMAIL: gail@townbreakstirling.org



Kirsty Banks

Kirsty manages the Day Club and Coffee Club service.  She supports both the client and the carer and signposts them to other services which may be available. She is responsible for all volunteer training. She has a BA in International Marketing, several post-graduate qualifications in dementia, 13 years experience of working with people with dementia and their families, and is a qualified Moving & Handling and First Aid trainer.  

TEL: 01786 476797
EMAIL: kirsty@townbreakstirling.org



Liz Stewart

Liz is our Befriending Co-ordinator who works with both the clients and our dedicated befrienders ensuring that matches made are successful.  She provides some training to our befrienders and is responsible for recruiting new volunteers to the programme.  She has a real passion for supporting and enabling people.

TEL: 01786 476797
EMAIL: liz@townbreakstirling.org



Christine Watt

Christine is our new Dementia Services Assistant. She assists our Dementia Services & Training Officer by providing a variety of activities that promote wellbeing and social interaction at the Day Club and Coffee Club.

TEL: 01786 476797
EMAIL: christine@townbreakstirling.org