Tag: Buckshaw Retirement Village

    Chorley care home fundraising efforts raise £180 for local air ambulance

    Chorley care home fundraising efforts raise £180 for local air ambulance

    Staff and residents at an award-winning retirement village in Chorley are celebrating their fundraising efforts after raising £180 for the North West Air Ambulance Service.   Residents at The Lodge and The Grange within Buckshaw Retirement Village were recently visited by members of the North West Air Ambulance Service, and to show their support, they […]

    2nd March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Chorley specialist care home celebrates the festive season by hosting a Christmas market

    Chorley specialist care home celebrates the festive season by hosting a Christmas market

    A specialist care home in Chorley celebrated the arrival of the festive season by hosting a Christmas market, which was opened by Miss Chorley 2017. The indoor market was held in Market Square, The Lodge, a specialist dementia care home within the award-winning Buckshaw Retirement Village. Becky Lizz, the reigning Miss Chorley opened the event, […]

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    Chorley care home teams up with local church for carol service with a difference

    Chorley care home teams up with local church for carol service with a difference

    An award-winning care home in Chorley has teamed up with Midge Hall Church to take part in a carol service with a difference. Buckshaw Retirement Village, which is part of the not for profit Hica group, took part in Lancashire Sings Christmas, a carol service which brings communities together to celebrate the festive season. Thousands […]

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    Chorley concert hits the high notes with dementia residents

    Chorley concert hits the high notes with dementia residents

    Residents at an award-winning specialist care home in Chorley enjoyed a festive musical treat performed as part of a wider wellbeing programme.   The Lodge, a specialist dementia care home within Buckshaw Retirement Village, played host to the Christmas music concert, which was performed by Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC). The organisation specialises in […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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, […]

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    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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