Tag: Buckshaw Retirement Village

Chorley Second World War Royal Marine veteran attends a remembrance trip to Normandy

Chorley Second World War Royal Marine veteran attends a remembrance trip to Normandy

A local Chorley Second World War Royal Marine veteran has attended a remembrance trip to Normandy thanks to special funding. John Dowling, who celebrated turning 97 during the trip, went on the seven-day break with his daughter Maggie and grandson Ian. The break was organised through the Royal British Legion and paid for with LIBOR […]

14th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Hica care group creates new role to oversee North West operations

Hica care group creates new role to oversee North West operations

A northern care group which operates a luxury retirement village and care services across the North West has welcomed a new regional director. Lisa Barnes, from Lancashire, has worked in the health and social care industry for over twenty years. She joins the Hull-based Hica Group team at a time of significant investment for the […]

29th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Chorley specialist dementia care home has re-launched its pet therapy facility

Chorley specialist dementia care home has re-launched its pet therapy facility

A specialist dementia care home has re-launched its permanent pet therapy facility to contribute to the care of its residents. The Lodge, which is based within the award-winning Buckshaw Retirement Village, Chorley, recently launched The Pet Shop, which is home to several pet rabbits, fish and guinea pigs. The Pet Shop was introduced to provide […]

21st August 2017 | By | Reply More
Assisted living community begins its entry to blooming marvellous competition

Assisted living community begins its entry to blooming marvellous competition

Luxury assisted living facility, The Grange, near Chorley, has begun its entry into a ‘gardens in bloom’ competition, which spans across the north of England. The Grange, which is based within the award-winning Buckshaw Retirement Village, is looking to replicate its success of last year. The talented gardeners won a special recognition award for their […]

7th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Initial research suggests virtual reality can be an aid for those experiencing symptoms of dementia

Initial research suggests virtual reality can be an aid for those experiencing symptoms of dementia

Residents at a luxury Chorley retirement village have taken part in a virtual reality trial which is set to revolutionise care for older people and those with dementia. Start up virtual reality company PrimeVR visited The Grange, an assisted living community inside Buckshaw Retirement Village, providing residents with virtual reality experiences including The Northern Lights, […]

3rd July 2017 | By | Reply More
Chorley retirement village supports mental health awareness week

Chorley retirement village supports mental health awareness week

Staff at a luxury retirement village in Chorley organised a ‘Walk for Change’ in support of Mental Health Awareness Week. Residents, the team and friends of the award winning Buckshaw Retirement Village part of The Hica Group, came together for a stroll around the village to raise awareness of mental health. The walk, which was organised […]

16th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Luxury retirement village celebrates Nutrition and Hydration week with foodie fun

Luxury retirement village celebrates Nutrition and Hydration week with foodie fun

A luxury Chorley retirement village has taken part in a national initiative surrounding good nutrition and hydration.   Residents and staff from The Grange, an assisted living environment in the award winning Buckshaw Retirement Village, took part in Nutrition and Hydration Week (March 13-19), which is supported by official health organisations such as NHS England. The […]

20th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Chorley retirement village residents are set to go on a creative journey through the decades

Chorley retirement village residents are set to go on a creative journey through the decades

Residents at a luxury Chorley retirement village are set to go on a creative journey through the decades as part of a programme to support health and wellbeing. A four month musical tour recently launched at The Grange, an assisted living environment in the award winning Buckshaw Retirement Village. Activities began with a 1940s vintage […]

8th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Investment at Chorley retirement village

Investment at Chorley retirement village

The management team at Buckshaw Retirement Village is investing in further refurbishments to maintain its award-winning standards. More than £350,000 has been invested in the modern site at Buckshaw, near Chorley, Lancashire during the last 12 months. Money has been spent on the extensive gardens and landscaping along with rooms and leisure and wellness facilities […]

29th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Head of hospitality appointed at retirement village

Head of hospitality appointed at retirement village

Buckshaw Retirement Village has appointed a new head of hospitality to manage all the site’s catering services. Gary Williams, a professionally qualified and highly experienced catering manager, joins the Lancashire organisation at a time of further investment in staff and facilities. Gary, 52, who has managed kitchens within the health and hotel sectors for more […]

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