Thera is a group of 29 companies which includes regional care and support companies and specialist companies providing other services and Thera Trust which is the parent company that leads the group and three dormant companies.
Each company has its own board of directors, which has responsibility for the overall running of the company. The board of each regional company includes a paid executive service quality director on its board or senior management team, who has a learning disability. The Service Quality Director is responsible for quality assurance and the design of new services, as well as representing the views of people with a learning disability on the board and ensuring their influence on the organisation's decisions.
There are currently nine paid directors with a learning disability empoyed across the Group. Other companies within the Group are also structured to ensure significant involvement of people with a learning disability as members, shareholders, directors and staff. Thera has seven voluntary directors with a learning difficulty.