Tag: HICA Group

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 […]

13th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Cottingham care home takes part in Hull City of Culture 2017 funded initiative to support its residents

Cottingham care home takes part in Hull City of Culture 2017 funded initiative to support its residents

A Cottingham care home is taking part in a Hull City of Culture 2017 funded initiative to support its residents. Overton House, a specialist dementia care home operated by not-for-profit organisation Hica Group, has welcomed the StoryBox project, which includes free ground-breaking sessions designed for people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.      The creative activities, […]

21st November 2017 | By | Reply More
Former local Land Girl awarded with special Women’s Land Army Badge

Former local Land Girl awarded with special Women’s Land Army Badge

A Hull resident has been awarded a special Women’s Land Army Badge to mark her efforts during Second World War. Nora Greenfield, who is a resident at Hica Group care home Raleigh Court, was nominated for the award by staff at the specialist dementia care home.   Nora, who is 97, worked on a threshing […]

7th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Hedon care home celebrates birthday of long serving staff member

Hedon care home celebrates birthday of long serving staff member

Staff and residents from a Hedon care home came together to celebrate the birthday of one of their longest serving staff members. Pat Thompson, who has worked for Albemarle Care Home as a carer and a chef for 22 years, was thrown a special surprise 70th birthday party by her colleagues and the residents of […]

27th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Care group hosts 25th anniversary ball for hundreds of residents

Care group hosts 25th anniversary ball for hundreds of residents

A Hull and East Riding based care organisation has marked its 25th year by throwing a glamourous ball for hundreds of its residents.   The Hica Group, a not-for-profit organisation which runs 19 homes and two retirement villages across the area, held its annual Shine Ball at the Station Hotel, Hull. The event included a […]

16th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Driffield care home thanks local community for blooming marvellous support

Driffield care home thanks local community for blooming marvellous support

Green fingered residents and care home staff have thanked the local community for donations to a gardens in bloom competition entry. The Woodlands, a specialist dementia care home in Driffield, created a space with residents in mind. The ‘everlasting garden’ theme allows residents to enjoy the space without requiring too much maintenance. Local building suppliers […]

2nd October 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
Hull based care staff go the extra mile for fundraising

Hull based care staff go the extra mile for fundraising

Dozens of care workers went the extra mile to take part in a campaign to provide people in residential care with the best quality of life. Teams of staff from across Hull based Hica Group, a not for profit organisation which run 19 homes across Hull and East Riding, came together to complete a 10-mile […]

21st September 2017 | By | Reply More
Hica Group ‘business as usual’ after selling four of its care homes

Hica Group ‘business as usual’ after selling four of its care homes

Care operator Hica Group is selling off four of its homes as part of a strategic business plan to build for a stronger, stable future. The Hull-based group will use the financial proceeds to eliminate bank borrowings and provide cash reserves for future investment in enhanced quality care and its regional network of homes. Meanwhile, […]

18th 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
Person-centred care celebrated in Grimsby care home video

Person-centred care celebrated in Grimsby care home video

A Grimsby care home is one of only two residential services in the UK featured in new videos about person-centred care.   The Anchorage, on Rutland Street, is featured in a new set of films the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) on personalised support in residential settings. Filming has already started at The Anchorage, […]

16th 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
Hull and East Riding based care group continues investment in its activities and wellbeing programme

Hull and East Riding based care group continues investment in its activities and wellbeing programme

A Hull and East Riding based care group is continuing to invest in its activities and wellbeing programme with the creation of a new specialist lead role in this area. Hica Group, which operates 19 care homes across the area, as well as two retirement villages, has promoted quality and compliance advisor, Brian Johnson, to […]

7th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Care group invests in new technology for staff and residents

Care group invests in new technology for staff and residents

A Hull and East Riding based care group has invested in new technology to support resident activity programmes.  The Hica Group, a not for profit organisation, has invested in tablet computers for each of its activity staff across 14 of its care homes, further supporting best practice across its operations. The donation was made by […]

30th June 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
Care home wellbeing open day support welcomes older people in the community

Care home wellbeing open day support welcomes older people in the community

A Hull care home hosted an open wellbeing day to support the care and inclusion of older people in the community. Visitors to Wilton Lodge care home, which is operated by the Hica Group, had the opportunity to take part in specialist gentle exercise classes for older people and those with dementia. The care home […]

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