Dunniwood Lodge

229/231 Bawtry Road, Bessacarr, Doncaster DN4 7AL

Dunniwood Lodge, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Dunniwood Lodge, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Dunniwood Lodge, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Situated in South Yorkshire, Dunniwood care home offers a friendly and comfortable environment for older people in need of full-time care, from a peaceful and scenic location.

Residents can enjoy a recently refurbished interior, or else spend their time in the home's gardens and summer house, whilst having access to a team of expert and attentive carers dedicated to personalised care plans.

Dunniwood's management take pride in seeking out nutritious diet plans for their 44 residents and allow them access to a range of other services, such as a mobile library, religious services and massage therapies.

Trial days are available.

Group: AstonBrook Care Homes

Person in charge: Joanne Booker (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 44 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability

Admission Information: Ages 60+.

Single Rooms: 44

Rooms with ensuite WC: 43

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on Dunniwood Lodge: click here

* Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

Bed Vacancies

2 Bed Vacancies

posted 20 Dec 2016

Residential privately funded/DMBC funded single rooms with en suite toilet facilities, including a large room with en suite toilet facilities


8.3 Dunniwood Lodge has a Review Score of 8.3 (8.310)

The Review Score of 8.3 (maximum of 10) for Dunniwood Lodge is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.8 out of 5 from 2 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Dunniwood Lodge in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3 out of 5 from 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

  • a) 5 Points are available for the Average Rating of all Reviews over all time. For each review the Care Home / service is rated Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, Poor or Very Poor on a number of areas eg Staff, Management etc. The Care Home receives points for each rating as follows: Excellent = 5. Good = 4. Satisfactory = 3. Poor = 2. Very Poor = 1. These points are added up and then divided by the total number of completed ratings to generate the average rating.

    The Average Rating of 4.833 for Dunniwood Lodge is calculated as follows: ( (21 Excellents x 5) + (2 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 24 Ratings = 4.833

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 months. A Positive Review is defined as any Review with 'Extremely Likely' or 'Likely' in answer to the question 'How likely are you to recommend this Care Home to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?'

    The 5 points available are broken down as follows:

    1. 4 points are available for the first 5 Positive Reviews, 3 points for the first Positive Review and then 0.25 Points for each of the next 4 Positive Reviews.

    2. 1 point is available for reaching a target number of Positive Reviews based on 20% of the number of registered beds. If the target is partially reached then that proportion of 1 point is given. eg a Care Home with 50 registered beds has a target of 10 Positive Reviews, if it has 10 or more Positive Reviews it will receive 1 point, if it has 7 reviews will receive 0.7 points.

    The 3.477 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Dunniwood Lodge is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 = 3.25

    2. Target of 8.8 positive Reviews (44 registered beds ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 8.8 Target = 0.227

  • When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.

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Reviewer Connection to Dunniwood Lodge

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
  • Son of Resident/Service User

Very happy with service from start to finish. The Manager is very knowledgeable and helpful in liaising with other agencies. Only used for respite care at the moment but would be happy for Mum to stay on a permanent basis as very clean and staff helpful, she was happy there.

How likely would you be to recommend Dunniwood Lodge? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Mum was very nervous on her first visit to the home, she was 91 years old and had never stayed anywhere on her own and she was made to feel wanted and special which eased her fears. I found the manager to be approachable and when I asked for my mum to have a downstairs room instead of the one allocated upstairs she was happy to oblige.

Mum's room was nicely furnished, clean and well decorated with a pleasant outlook (she said she'd like the same room if possible on her next visit). The room also had a separate toilet, washbasin and a small table. Mum said the room was adequate for her needs but said that on her previous visit she had a reclining chair and within a few minutes she had a recliner.

All the carers, handyman and office staff were all friendly, sociable and efficient. Mum loved her bath as she only has showers at home, also having her hair done on site which was very reasonable priced. I would not hesitate to recommend Dunniwood Lodge.

How likely would you be to recommend Dunniwood Lodge? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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