Welcome Avonleigh Gardens to the Dovehaven Family of Care Homes

Avonleigh Gardens care home located in the heart of Oldham in Greater Manchester
Avonleigh Gardens care home located in the heart of Oldham in Greater Manchester
Dovehaven Care Home Group is pleased to welcome Avonleigh Gardens care home into the Dovehaven family of care homes.

This week, Dovehaven have completed on their purchase of Avonleigh Gardens Care Home. This move marks a significant expansion for Dovehaven, reinforcing our commitment to providing exceptional person-centred care to residents across the north west. The home, which is located in Oldham, Greater Manchester was previously operated by MHA (Methodist Housing Association). Continue reading “Welcome Avonleigh Gardens to the Dovehaven Family of Care Homes”

Dovehaven hires Jenny Davies as its first CEO

Dovehaven CEO Announcement

Dovehaven, a leading care home provider in the Northwest, recently made a significant announcement regarding the appointment of Jenny Davies as their first-ever Chief Executive Officer. With an impressive background in Regulated Utilities, Telecoms, and Retail, Jenny brings a wealth of experience to her new role. Prior to joining Dovehaven, she held the position of CEO at THG Ingenuity and M247, demonstrating her expertise in leading large people-centric organizations.

The decision to appoint Jenny as CEO reflects Dovehaven’s rapid growth in recent years, with 22 homes already established across Merseyside and Lancashire. Under Jenny’s leadership, the company is poised for further expansion and development. Mark Gilbert, Owner and Chairman of Dovehaven, expressed his enthusiasm for Jenny’s appointment, highlighting her broad experience and genuine people-centred leadership as crucial factors in the decision-making process.

Jenny herself expressed her excitement about joining Dovehaven, emphasizing the importance of the health and social care sector in providing high-quality adult social care. Recognizing the significance of this sector, particularly in recent times, Jenny acknowledged the strong purpose of Dovehaven and expressed her commitment to working closely with the owners and the capable team to drive the business forward. Her vision is to establish Dovehaven as the leading care home provider in the Northwest.

For those interested in learning more about Jenny and her professional journey, she can be found on LinkedIn at Jenny Davies’ LinkedIn profile. Her LinkedIn profile offers insights into her background, accomplishments, and aspirations within the health and social care industry.

Dovehaven’s appointment of Jenny Davies as their CEO marks an exciting chapter for the organization. With her extensive experience, strong leadership skills, and passion for providing exceptional care, Jenny is poised to lead Dovehaven into a future of continued growth, innovation, and excellence in the field of adult social care.



Dovehaven are now proud supporters of The Care Workers Charity

Dovehaven Officially Supports The Care Workers Charity

We are thrilled to announce that Dovehaven is now an official supporter of The Care Workers Charity.

Financial Support through the Crisis Grant Program

The past 18 months have been incredibly challenging for everyone in social care due to the impact of Covid-19. The Care Workers Charity offers a Crisis Grant program to assist individuals who have faced financial hardships during this time. If you have experienced a sudden loss of income, illness or injury, relationship breakdown, or bereavement, you may be eligible for financial support. The grant can be used for essential items, house repairs, bills, or even basic necessities like food. To learn more about the eligibility criteria and apply for the Crisis Grant, please visit the charity’s website.

Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing

Maintaining good mental health is crucial, especially in these highly stressful times. The Care Workers Charity recognizes this and has recently launched a Mental Health and Wellbeing Support Programme. Through this program, employees can access up to 10 hours of therapy with a professional from an accredited mental health provider. The best part is that this service is completely free of charge. To ensure privacy, employees have the option of self-referral. If you feel that talking to someone could benefit you, we encourage you to explore the application process and take advantage of this valuable support.

No Repayment Required

It’s important to note that any grants received from The Care Workers Charity do not need to be repaid. The charity is dedicated to supporting all individuals in social care, and there should be no hesitation in seeking assistance when needed.

Stay Updated with The Care Workers Charity

To stay informed about the latest updates, news, and initiatives from The Care Workers Charity, follow them on social media platforms such as Twitter (@careworkersfund), Facebook, and Instagram (the care workers’ charity).

We are proud to be supporting The Care Workers Charity and are committed to promoting the well-being of our employees in social care. Together, we can overcome the challenges and provide the support that is needed during these difficult times.

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Dovehaven rated in UK ‘Top 20’

Dovehaven, a care home group in the UK, has recently achieved significant recognition for their outstanding care and services. They were named one of the ‘Top 20 Rated Large Care Home Groups in the UK’ by Carehome.co.uk, a platform often referred to as the care sector’s equivalent of TripAdvisor. This achievement has brought great joy and celebration to the entire Dovehaven ‘family’ of care homes.

The Managing Director of Dovehaven, Sam Jacob, expressed immense gratitude to the residents, their families, and friends who took the time to share their reviews and feedback. He acknowledged that this recognition is not only a milestone for Dovehaven but also a testament to the hard work and dedication exhibited by the entire Dovehaven team. Sam Jacob emphasized that receiving positive reviews and recognition from the residents and their families is of utmost importance to Dovehaven, as it reflects the genuine satisfaction and trust placed in their care.

Furthermore, Garden Lodge Care Home, a part of Dovehaven, achieved an additional accolade by being recognized as one of the ‘Top 20 Rated Care Homes in the North West.’ This achievement reflects the exceptional efforts of Catherine Ponzini, the care home’s team, and the unwavering support they received from their residents and families. Dovehaven takes great pride in this accomplishment, considering it a highly sought-after recognition within the care home industry.

Dovehaven’s message emphasizes that the opinions and experiences shared by the residents and their families hold more significance than the self-proclaimed excellence of the care home group. They extend heartfelt thanks to the families who have provided kind and supportive comments, as well as constructive feedback, which has contributed to the growth and improvement of Dovehaven’s services. The recognition and appreciation from the residents and their families mean a great deal to Dovehaven, as it reflects their commitment to providing exceptional care and creating a nurturing environment for their residents.