History

Somerset Redstone Trust was formed on the 11th September 2000 following the amalgamation of Somerset Care Trust (1992) and Redstone Trust (1996) to care for the elderly and disabled and is governed by a Board of Trustees. In 2019 it was re-named the Amica Care Trust.

The Trust owns and operates five nursing and social care homes. The homes are situated in Bromsgrove in Worcestershire (2), Crewkerne in Somerset, Dorchester in Dorset and Exmouth in Devon. The Trust is also the freeholder of 183 Independent Living Apartments and cottages in Exmouth, Bromsgrove and Dorchester, co-located with three of the Trusts homes, and an older persons Independent Living complex in Taunton Somerset.

The Head Office of the company is located in the village of Trull, 3 miles from the centre of Taunton. The Trust is a registered charitable company and the company employs 350 staff.

The Chair of the Trustees is Mr John Whittaker. There are seven other Trustees and they meet routinely throughout the year at monthly intervals as well as regular visits to the Trust homes.

Meet the Trustees

Charitable Status

Our primary charitable objective is to promote the relief of those disadvantaged by physical, mental and other handicap who are in need living in the UK.

We achieve this though caring for older people both in in our care homes and independent living providing nursing, dementia, residential care or just companionship as well as day care and respite care.

Registered Charity Number: 1084054

Trust Mission

Together we strive to provide exceptional care and support to people and their families, maintaining independence, creating special moments and fulfilling lives.

Trust Values

Everybody connected with the Amica Care Trust adheres to the following values; principles of care that underpin our work and set us apart.

  • Positive Attitude
  • Kindness and Respect
  • Open and Honest
  • Working Together
  • Passion and Joy

Principles of Care

  • Treating everyone as an individual
  • Valuing you
  • Caring and making a difference together
  • Creating Communities
  • Respecting each other, treating everyone with dignity, kindness and compassion
  • You are at the heart of everything we do
  • Home sweet home, together we make things better
  • Being proud of who you are