Ideal Carehomes

Samantha Kavanagh, Home Manager

Samantha has worked in care for over 20 years, starting in Ireland where she worked in nursing homes and within the community caring for people with complex needs.  Since moving to England, Samantha followed her passion for working in residential and dementia settings.  She has worked with Ideal Carehomes for three years and thoroughly enjoys her role as Home Manager at Coppice Lodge.  She has a very positive, caring and empathic personality and strives for excellence in everything she does.  Samantha leads her staff team to provide exceptional care for the residents at Coppice Lodge, and ensure that she takes time to get to know residents and their relatives which is the driving force in creating that family feel which Coppice Lodge is famous for. 

 Samantha has a University diploma in Health and Social Care and Level 5 in Health Care Support.  She is currently undertaking her NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management.