Independent Living News

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.


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


Taking care to marathon lengths

Posted by admin on April 23, 2018



Buckshaw Residents celebrate fundraising success

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.


MacMillan Coffee Morning at The Lodge

Posted by admin on October 4, 2016


Management restructure at Hica

Posted by admin on September 7, 2016





Christmas Fayre

Posted by admin on November 19, 2015

The start of the festive season is here!


The Court win In Bloom Award

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

Residents of The Court were surprised recently when Director of Operations presented them with a Judge’s Special Mention Award for their horticultural entry in the Hica in Bloom competition.


Hica Announce In Bloom 2015 competition

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

Following on from last year’s hugely successful Hica in Bloom competition, the 2015 competition has just been announced by the Hica Group’s Shine Committee.


Buckshaw Retiremnent Village Xmas Fayre is here!

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

One sure sign of Christmas approaching is the annual Buckshaw Retirement Village Christmas Fayre, which this year is being held on November 29th in The Court from 1 – 4pm.


Sold! Last Apartment Reserved at Buckshaw

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

A big ‘well done’ to our sales team who have just taken the final reservation in The Court.


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.


Moving House – It Can be a Piece of Cake at Any Age

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

It’s many people’s dream to retire to the countryside, however, 84 year old, Mrs Darnton has done the opposite and moved from her remote bungalow of 30 years and found her perfect home in Chorley.