Our Team

Mahesh Patel CEO Minster Care Group

Mahesh Patel


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.

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Alka Patel Co-Founder Minster Care Group

Alka Patel


Alka Patel has worked in the care sector for over 30+ years since purchasing her first care home in 1990. She oversees’ the estates function of the business and also involved in financial operations.

Alka is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA).

John Alfaltt Finance Director Minster Care Group

John Alflatt


John Alflatt has extensive experience in the care sector, having worked in sector since 1996.

John is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA).

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Ruth Field Estates Director Minster Care Group

Ruth Field


Ruth Field oversees all Minster homes’ refurbishments, extensions and new builds. She has designed and developed care homes across the UK for over 10 years.

Ruth holds a degree in Architectural Technology.

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Colin Farebrother Operations Director Minster Care Group

Colin Farebrother


Colin is a Registered Nurse and has worked in the care sector, both in elderly care and in learning disabilities services, for over 20 years.

Colin oversees and is supported by an experienced team of Regional Managers and support staff.

Paul Nicholls


Paul is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and holds a Specialist Practitioner degree in community psychiatric nursing.

He has vast experience and knowledge in working with clients who have Dementia and Mental Health needs.

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Head Office, The Old Stables,
1 Grove Hill Road, Harrow,
Middlesex, HA1 3AA