A gold standard award-winning care home group in Southport is being praised for its support of residents.

Dovehaven Care Homes, which have been part of both the community around Southport and Birkdale for over 30 years, remains a family business and have been praised repeatedly by the care watchdog CQC for their treatment and support of residents and their families.


The care group have several homes throughout Southport and still proudly live their family values which are driven by  ‘Our family, looking after your family’. Here at Dovehaven we are determined to provide the highest standards of residential, nursing and dementia care. Over the years Dovehaven has employed many, many local people and has always supported other local Southport and Birkdale businesses.

Most Dovehaven homes have remained COVID free throughout the pandemic, in no small part thanks to the dedication of the teams who work within the homes as well as families. However, all homes have continued to welcome new residents into the homes, by adhering to the very effective procedures in place to keep everyone safe and well. If you need care, don’t wait, Dovehaven is here to help.

Dovehaven Care Homes continue to be the most highly respected local provider of residential, nursing and dementia care in Southport and Birkdale.

A spokesperson for the group said “Our appeal is that we deliver residential, nursing and dementia care in the style of home which suits our customers!

“We offer a home and high-quality care to residents in some of the most beautiful villas, on the most desirable streets. Alternatively, we offer contemporary, purpose-built homes, should that be a preference. Large or small, our homes are your homes.

“Dovehaven care homes care for local people, that’s why we’re here.

“Westcliffe Manor is the beautifully restored detached, prestigious Victorian residence in Birkdale.  It offers discreet personal and nursing care, with a standard of hospitality and service to which others only aspire! A visitor’s ‘pod’ already in place for safe family visiting, by appointment.

“The Brunswick, built to impress in its day, sits prominently on historic Lord Street Southport. Wonderfully restored, close to all amenities, there is no other residential care home in Southport with such distinction. A specially constructed visitor pod is being situated in the garden.

“The Willows Nursing Home, also in Birkdale, a small nursing home which offers truly personal care and attention. Again, in a beautifully restored Victorian Villa, small is beautiful and feels very much like ‘home away from home’.

“Dovecote Manor is a care home which boasts the very best of care. Offering resident’s the distinct feeling that the live in a home, just like a hotel, the style of the home, despite its huge rear garden, makes clear its origins. Family visits are available in the visitor pod on the ground floor.

“Manchester House, opposite Hesketh Park, is a home proudly offering specialist care for Southport residents of all age groups, who require additional help and support.

“Argyle Park is a nursing home which serves both Southport Town Centre and Churchtown village local residents, it is purpose-built with the new addition of a visitor’s ‘pod.

“Birch Abbey offers both residential and nursing dementia care. It’s a purpose-built home which is perfect for the residents who make it their home and need a high standard of dementia care.

“Dovehaven House is a home which cares for those who live with the impact of dementia on their lives. This also is purpose-built and a very popular local home.

“Dovehaven Residential Care Home is a well-established and has built up over many years, a reputation for care which supports independence, privacy and dignity. It is a home close to lots of people’s hearts in Dovehaven and beyond, it is well know in the local area.

“Dovehaven Nursing Home close to the promenade and justifiably proud if its high standards, this home exemplifies the care and attention Dovehaven residents experience within all care homes.”