About Us

Amicura Care Group’s Services

Within each home, the support team is led by a qualified and experienced manager. We support our staff through effective management, training opportunities and career progression.

When a service user is admitted to one of our homes, we work with the service user and their relatives, friends or representatives to draw up a person centered care plan. We work as a team to ensure that the plan is based on the needs of the individual and that it is regularly reviewed by all parties.

Our Aims

Amicura Care Group has a clear and simple aim: to provide person-centred care in partnership with older people.

We believe that people who choose to live with us should be at the centre of everything we do and that they should make decisions about their own care. At the heart of our approach is the desire to give people maximum choice and enable them to lead full and independent lives.

Our Team

Mahesh Patel

Mahesh Patel is the group’s Chief Executive. Mahesh has over 30 years’ experience in the care sector at senior executive level, including positions in finance and other healthcare related industries including dental, prosthetics, orthotics and children’s nurseries

John Alflatt

John Alflatt is the group’s Finance Director and has been with Minster Care and Amicura for over 20 years. He has extensive experience, having worked in the care home sector since 1996. John qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte in year 1993.

Colin Farebrother

Colin Farebrother is a Registered Nurse and the Operations Director. He has worked in the care sector both in elderly care and learning disabilities services for over 20 years. Colin is supported by an experienced team of Regional Managers and support staff

Alka Patel

Alka Patel is Estates Manager and has worked in the care sector for over 25 years. She is also involved in the financial operations of the business. Alka has qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in year 1986.

Ruth Field

Ruth Field is the group's Estates Director, overseeing all new Minster & Amicura’s home refurbishments, extensions and new builds. She has designed and developed care homes across the UK for a number of years. Ruth has a Degree in Architectural Technology.

Marie VanNiekerk

Marie hails from South Africa and is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in both the acute and the care sector. Marie became a Registered Home Manager in year 2006 and since 2012 has fulfilled various roles at Senior Management level.

We have the best Team in the country

Our Services