Our Team

Our Directors

Pushyant Patel
CEO, Co-Founder
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Push is a qualified Chartered Accountant who has been in various businesses from film production and property development to care over the past 40 years. In care, Push and Anji found their enjoyment in making a real difference to the lives of their residents and grew the company steadily into Westgate Healthcare today.

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Anji Patel
Director, Co-Founder
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Anji started her career as a nurse and midwife working in the NHS for 18 years. In 1993, she began operating as a care provider initially in residential care and then in nursing homes under Westgate Healthcare group. She is extremely passionate about our residents and team members and maintains many close bonds within the group.

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Sita Patel
Managing Director
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Sita began her career in investment banking following completion of her Economics degree at the University of Cambridge. Since childhood Sita has enjoyed visiting our care homes and was delighted to join the family business in 2013. Sita is a people person who enjoys problem solving and she particularly values getting to know our fabulous staff and residents.

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Tara Teubner
Director
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Tara started her career in investment banking and then joined the family business, Westgate Healthcare, in 2007. Tara is passionate about making a difference to the lives of the residents that come to live in our homes and has a particular interest in the design of care homes, particularly dementia care environments.

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Sanjiv Patel
Director
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Sanjiv has a long-standing passion and dedication for health care. He qualified as a doctor from The University of Nottingham in 2001. He has been a Consultant Anaesthetist at the University College London Hospital since 2012. He has a particular interest in finance and innovation and has been helping grow the Westgate Healthcare brand. Most recently he has facilitated diversification of the group portfolio into the hotel sector under the subsidiary Mayfield Hospitality Ltd.

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Our Managers

Deborah Christian
Head of Operations
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Deborah has been working with older people for over 30 years. She is passionate about ensuring that people are valued, that people are loved and cared for, and that we all strive to be the very best that we can be – everyday.

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Marie Hart
Head of HR
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Marie began her career in HR working for corporate companies, before moving in to the healthcare sector over 10 years ago. Marie has a passion for working with people, bringing teams together, to provide the best possible care for our residents.

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Maria Fagen
Group Training Manager
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Maria is an experienced training manager and is passionate about providing excellent training in order to create a well-informed workforce who provide personal centred care at all times.

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Fanel Pirjoleanu
Group Facilities Manager
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Fanel joined the team nearly eight years ago as a maintenance worker. He is now the group-wide Facilities Manager for Westgate Healthcare. Fanel leads on refurbishment projects across the group as well as managing the group maintenance team and ensuring that all of our homes are running as they should be.

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Ganesh Shetty
Group Finance Controller
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Ganesh is a Chartered accountant by profession with over 10 years of experience in Healthcare. Ganesh is passionate to provide the best financial management that would help deliver best possible care for our residents.

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Our Home Managers

Nancy Currie
Home Manager, Westgate House
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Nancy has been the manager of Westgate House since 2014. Having worked in the Health and Social Care field for 30 years in a variety of roles and environments, Nancy has had the platform to develop Westgate House in to a home that has a CQC ‘Good’ rating along with a fantastic staff team who support each other in making Westgate House an enjoyable place to live and work.

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Hope Timbe
Home Manager, Byron House
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Hope qualified as an RGN in 1998 and has worked in various environments including acute medicine, paediatrics and intensive care. She has worked in health and social care for 15 years in various roles before progressing in to management. Hope thrives on the versatility of managing Byron House and takes great pleasure in helping residents recover from illness and seeing them really start to enjoy life again.

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Fortune Mutero
Home Manager, Burford House
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Fortune is an active team player and a very visible presence at Burford House, ensuring that staff and residents are happy in their day to day lives. She is passionate about ensuring that residents are treated with respect and dignity at all times and promotes individuality and person centred care. Fortune is committed to residents care, as well as staff development and empowerment.

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Mary Auyeh
Home Manager, Kingfisher
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Mary has worked in health and social care for 20 years and finds much joy in caring for others. Her residents at Kingfisher are at the heart of everything that Mary does. At Kingfisher, Mary has created an environment that celebrates equality, kindness, and compassion. She is committed to and actively encourages best practice, leading by example.

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Juliana Mensah
Home Manager, St Pauls
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Juliana has worked with Westgate Healthcare since 2009, starting as a Unit Manager. Her work ethic, dedication and compassion led to a natural progression in to care home management. Juliana has a passion for care and can often be seen out on the floor at St Pauls, always taking the time to get to know her residents personally.

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Deby O’Hare
Home Manager, Hampden Hall
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Deby is a Registered Nurse with over 25 years’ experience of caring for the elderly. Deby has a hands on approach and has created a homely yet efficient environment at Hampden Hall. There is a wonderful community spirit in the home and Deby can often be seen out on the floor engaging with residents, joining in with singing and dancing and actively participating in the regular activities and events at Hampden Hall.

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Sharon Thompson
Home Manager, Riverdale
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Sharon has worked in the health and social care field for over 20 years, and has worked her way up from care assistant to care home manager – a role she has successfully held for the past 12 years. She is passionate about person centred care and has a particular interest in caring for those with dementia. Sharon is an active, hands on manager and is very excited to welcome residents to our newest luxury care home, Riverdale.

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Daniela Danciulescu
Home Manager, Ashview
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Daniela has over 25 years of nursing and management experience and has been the manager at Ashview since 2016. Daniela is dedicated to improving the everyday lives of her residents and believes that dignity and choice are of the utmost importance. She works hard to provide comfort and support to all at Ashview which contributes greatly to the warm, friendly feel of the home.

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