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    Hull-based Hica Group continues to invest in its senior team

    Hull-based Hica Group continues to invest in its senior team

    Growing Hull-based Hica Group has continued to invest in its senior team with the appointment of a new manager for its Raleigh Court care home.   The move will see Melanie Ward join to manage the day-to-day running of the 54-bedroomed Cambridge Street-based home, oversee the health and wellbeing of residents and provide support for […]

    19th November 2018 | By | Reply More
    Residents and staff at Hull care home are feeling blooming marvellous!

    Residents and staff at Hull care home are feeling blooming marvellous!

    Residents and staff at a Hull care home are feeling blooming marvellous after scooping a gardening award thanks to their green fingered talents.   Elm Tree Court won the award after impressing the judges with its beautiful garden, adding an extra splash of colour as part of an annual competition organised by the Hica Group. […]

    9th November 2018 | By | Reply More
    Hessle based home welcomes new manager

    Hessle based home welcomes new manager

    An East Yorkshire based care home which specialises in dementia care has appointed a new manager, who has over 25 years of care experience.   Hessle based The Hollies, part of the Hica Group, recently welcomed Anne Bond from Hull as their manager.   Ann has an extensive background in the care industry, including 17 […]

    24th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Hull care home hosts miniature funfair

    Hull care home hosts miniature funfair

    Hull care home residents enjoyed all the fun of the fair with their own show,  rivalling the city’s annual event.   Cottingham’s Overton House, a Hica Group home, hosted the event last week for residents unable to attend the annual Hull event, due to health and accessibility restrictions.   Staff from the specialist dementia home, […]

    19th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Spruced up gardens look blooming lovely in care home competition

    Spruced up gardens look blooming lovely in care home competition

    Residents and care home staff across Hull, East Riding and Lincolnshire have been hard at work adding a splash of colour to their gardens for an annual competition. Each year over the summer months, Hica Group care homes go head to head to showcase the gardening skills of staff and residents. Fourteen care homes participated […]

    17th September 2018 | By | Reply More
    Grimsby care home staff celebrate after achieving coveted outstanding rating

    Grimsby care home staff celebrate after achieving coveted outstanding rating

    Staff at a Grimsby care home are celebrating after achieving the coveted rating of outstanding – by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The Anchorage, in Rutland Street, is the only home in the Grimsby area to currently hold this high ranking. Staff, residents and their families are delighted with the achievement and a celebratory party […]

    11th September 2018 | By | Reply More
    Hica Group invests in learning and development

    Hica Group invests in learning and development

    A Hull-based care organisation has appointed a new learning and development manager as part of its ongoing commitment to invest in its workforce. Not for profit organisation Hica Group, which has over 1600 staff, has appointed Sarah Jane Moody as learning and development manager. In her new role, Sarah, who will be based at Hica’s […]

    16th August 2018 | By | Reply More
    Award-winning Chorley retirement village marks milestone anniversary

    Award-winning Chorley retirement village marks milestone anniversary

    An award-winning retirement village in Chorley recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.   Buckshaw Retirement Village, part of Hull-based Hica Group, celebrated the 10-year milestone by inviting staff, residents and families past and present to attend a party in The Grange, assisted living facility.   While sharing their stories and memories of the village, everyone enjoyed […]

    27th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Short stories help to ignite fond memories for Hull care home residents

    Short stories help to ignite fond memories for Hull care home residents

    Raleigh Court, a care home owned by Hull-based Hica Group, teamed up with Hull Libraries to mark Dementia Action Week and National Memory Day.   Dementia Action Week (May 21 – May 27) is a campaign ran by the Alzheimer’s Society, encouraging people to take actions – big or small to improve the lives of […]

    20th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Promotion for Hull caring deputy care home manager

    Promotion for Hull caring deputy care home manager

    A Hull-based care organisation has promoted one of its staff members, after working for the organisation for seven years.   Adam Ross has been appointed as manager for Isaac Robinson Court, which provides care for people with learning disabilities, has appointed Adam Ross as manager.   Adam joined the not for profit Hica Group in […]

    14th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Orchestra in tune with Withernsea care home residents

    Orchestra in tune with Withernsea care home residents

    A partnership between one of the UK’s leading orchestras and a Withernsea care home has revealed some budding musicians and composers.   Tamarix Lodge residents have worked alongside members of the Manchester Camerata Orchestra, to produce their own music, which members of the orchestra recently performed at the Meridian Centre, a community hub in Withernsea. […]

    3rd April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Specialist Bridlington care home celebrates 40th anniversary

    Specialist Bridlington care home celebrates 40th anniversary

    A Bridlington care home, which provides specialist support for adults with learning disabilities, recently marked its 40th year of operation. Kirkgate House, part of the not for profit organisation Hica Group, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the home held an open afternoon on March 8, where residents and staff, and anyone […]

    19th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Withernsea care home teams up with local nursery to encourage new friendships

    Withernsea care home teams up with local nursery to encourage new friendships

    A Withernsea care home has teamed up with a local nursery to encourage engagement and friendship.   Tamarix Lodge will welcome children from School House Nursery and provide regular activities for the residents and students to take part in together. The care home is operated by not for profit organisation Hica Group, which runs a […]

    6th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    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
    Hull care home resident celebrates landmark birthday

    Hull care home resident celebrates landmark birthday

    Staff and residents at a Hull care home recently came together to help celebrate a landmark birthday of one of their residents.   With the help of her family members, fellow residents and care home staff at Raleigh Court, Audrey Homes marked her 100th birthday.   As well as throwing Audrey a party, everyone came […]

    1st March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Hull City of Culture project inspires care home residents in photography competition

    Hull City of Culture project inspires care home residents in photography competition

    A group of care home residents from Hull have been announced as winners of a widespread photography competition inspired by the 2017 Hull City of Culture project. Betty Wiley, 87, from Overton House, Chris Capello, 65,  from Elm Tree Court and, Gavin Quinn, 50, from Horrox Court and Edith Jensen, 93,  from Raleigh Court were […]

    9th January 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, […]

    2nd January 2018 | By | Reply More
    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 […]

    20th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Best friends of 90 years hope to win Christmas cake competition

    Best friends of 90 years hope to win Christmas cake competition

    Best friends from a Hull care home are hoping to win a widespread Christmas cake competition with a special family recipe. Edith Jensen and Ruth Dent, who are both 90 years old, live at Raleigh Court Hull, a specialist care home for older people. The ladies, who have been friends since they were born, came […]

    19th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    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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