Our People

Meet The Team

Mahesh Patel

Chief Executive

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

Finance Director

John Alflatt is the group’s Finance Director and has worked in the care home sector since 1996. John qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte in 1993.

Colin Farebrother

Operations Director

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

Estates Manager

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

Ruth Field

Estates Director

Ruth Field is the group's Estates Director and has designed and developed care homes across the UK for a number of years. Ruth has a Degree in Architectural Technology.

Paul Nicholls

Regional Manager

Paul Nicholls is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and holds a Specialist Practitioner degree in community psychiatric nursing. He has vast experience and knowledge of working with clients who have Dementia and Mental Health needs.

Amanda Waldron

Area Manager

Amanda Waldron has over 27 years’ experience as a qualified Registered General Nurse, 22 years of which have been in the care home sector.

Valmy Flores

Area Manager

Valmy Flores is a Registered General Nurse and has over 10 years’ experience in Dementia Care within the private sector.

Rhona Briggs

Area Manager

Rhona began working in the care industry back in 1981. She began her career as a carer and progressed rapidly through to Home Manager. Rhona commenced the role of Compliance Manager following many years of managing successful care homes. Rhona holds a Level 5 qualification in management and leadership.

Hazel Jackson

Area Manager

Hazel has worked in the care home sector for 20 years. She has been working as a Home Manager since 2010 and Compliance Manager since 2017.

Sharon McGowan

Area Manager

Sharon has been a Registered General Nurse since 2000. With over 19 years’ of experience in the Care of the older people within the private sector, she has worked as a Registered Home Manager for 6 years for various organisations and as Area Manager since 2018. Sharon has been instrumental in training and establishing best practice within the Care Home environment with a proven track record as a turnaround Care Home Manager.

Paul Rowson

Area Manager

Paul has worked in the care sector since 1997 and was a Registered Manager for 14 years, working in both Learning Disabilities and the older people care sector. Paul then progressed into his current role as Area Manager in November 2018. He has worked for both charitable organisations and in the private sector and has a wealth of experience in the care industry. He holds a degree in teaching and a Level 4 Registered Managers certification. He has won awards for Health & Social Care, including an Assessors Award.

Jaime Albon

Area Manager

Jaime has worked in Adult Social Care Services since 1999 and as a Registered Care Home Manager since 2014. She has worked for Local Authority homes as well as in the private sector. She is qualified to Level 5 QCF Diploma in Health & Social Care and also holds the Registered Managers Award.