Assisted Living News

Everything's rosy at award winning Hull care home

Posted by admin on November 5, 2018

Residents and staff at Elm Tree Court are feeling blooming marvellous after scooping a gardening award thanks to their green fingered talents.


Players from Hull Kingston Rovers recently visited a Hica care home to help residents try out the latest virtual reality technology.


Snap happy residents from the Hica Group recently got behind the lens to take part in a photography competition, judged by local photographer Neil Holmes.



Staff go above and beyond with fundraising efforts

Posted by admin on August 29, 2018

Care workers come together and walk to great lengths as part of a campaign to provide care home residents with the highest quality of life.


Hica care home recognised as ‘outstanding’

Posted by admin on August 16, 2018


Hica invests in learning and development

Posted by admin on August 15, 2018

The Hica Group has appointed a new learning and development manager as part of its ongoing commitment to invest in its workforce.


All aboard: seaside tour with a difference

Posted by admin on August 4, 2018

The Lodge has treated some of its residents to a sightseeing tour with a difference.


Residents go ‘way back’ with virtual reality app

Posted by admin on June 13, 2018

Residents at The Lodge have been using ‘The Wayback’ app, which has been specifically designed to help people with dementia recall key events.


Buckshaw Retirement Village celebrated the 10-year milestone by inviting staff, residents and families to attend a party in The Grange.


The Hica Group has hit the right notes with care home residents after investing in a music therapy initiative.


Taking care to marathon lengths

Posted by admin on April 23, 2018



Buckshaw Residents celebrate fundraising success

Posted by admin on February 13, 2018


Volunteers support dementia friendly Market Square

Posted by admin on February 13, 2018


Miss Chorley opens festive Christmas market

Posted by admin on December 22, 2017




Blooming marvellous competition win for Hull care home

Posted by admin on October 26, 2017


Glamourous ball marks silver anniversary of Hica

Posted by admin on October 16, 2017




Staff go the extra mile for fundraising

Posted by admin on September 14, 2017


The Lodge opens pet shop for residents

Posted by admin on August 14, 2017





The Grange supports mental health awareness week

Posted by admin on May 12, 2017



Week of foodie fun kicks off across Hica

Posted by admin on March 13, 2017



Buckshaw Retirement Village gets in the festive spirit

Posted by admin on December 6, 2016

Shoppers and local families started the festive season with the annual Christmas Fete at Buckshaw Retirement Village


Festive fete brings community together

Posted by admin on November 24, 2016

Christmas shoppers and local families have been invited to a festive afternoon at Buckshaw Retirement Village, Chorley, on Saturday November 26, from 1-4pm.


Blooming marvellous recognition for care facility

Posted by admin on November 2, 2016


MacMillan Coffee Morning at The Lodge

Posted by admin on October 4, 2016


Management restructure at Hica

Posted by admin on September 7, 2016



Influential care home celebrates gold anniversary

Posted by admin on May 24, 2016




The Lodge & The Grange Sign up for Food Cruise

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

Both The Lodge and The Grange have signed up for The Hica Group’s 2015 Food Cruise.


When septuagenarian Norma Smith suffered a fall last year, she worried it would mean the end of her favourite hobbies.


Buckshaw’s very own House Doctor

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

Buckshaw Retirement Village’s very own House Doctor, Maria Baker, takes the hassle and stress out of moving.