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The latest news and updates from Buckshaw Retirement Village

Resident delighted by Christmas donation

Resident delighted by Christmas donation

A recent visit from the PAR Group delighted Buckshaw residents! Staff from the PAR group came and joined in with…

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The Lodge Appoints New Manager

The Lodge Appoints New Manager

Hayley Rowson de Vares is the new manager at The Lodge, which is located within Buckshaw Retirement Village. The Lodge…

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Buckshaw Village pensioners to get rickshaw rides to shops and park in new community scheme

Buckshaw Village pensioners to get rickshaw rides to shops and park in new community scheme

Chorley MP and Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, helped launch a new community rickshaw initiative aimed…

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HICA Care Homes Celebrate the 1940s

HICA Care Homes Celebrate the 1940s

The nostalgia of the 1940s has taken over the HICA Group as staff and residents dress up, eat traditional food…

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Buckshaw Retirement Village Partners with Community Church to Launch Rickshaw Fundraiser

Buckshaw Retirement Village Partners with Community Church to Launch Rickshaw Fundraiser

We are excited to announce the launch of our two brand-new rickshaws on Friday 21st April, made possible by a…

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The HICA Quiz League 2023!

The HICA Quiz League 2023!

The Results are in for from the Final of The HICA Quiz League 2023! Congratulations to Elm Tree Court –…

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New recipe to support people with dementia

New recipe to support people with dementia

The HICA Group has cooked up a new way to help support people living with dementia. The latest project is…

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Buckshaw Retirement Village is delighted to announce the opening of the Grange Suite

Buckshaw Retirement Village is delighted to announce the opening of the Grange Suite

Buckshaw Retirement Village is delighted to announce the opening of the Grange Suite, offering unparalleled levels of residential care and…

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Buckshaw Retirement Village held Activities for Nutrition and Hydration Week.

Buckshaw Retirement Village held Activities for Nutrition and Hydration Week.

Residents of the Retirement Village in Chorley, Lancashire, were treated to a week of activities to celebrate Nutrition and Hydration…

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Dignity Action Day

Dignity Action Day

Residents at The Grange had a lovely time on Dignity action day with many fun activities, they also discussed what…

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Residents at Buckshaw record Climate Change podcasts

Residents at Buckshaw record Climate Change podcasts

Residents at Buckshaw Retirement Village were recently visited by Caroline from Udevelop, a local company dedicated to providing bespoke training…

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Team Leader Development Programme

Team Leader Development Programme

We are investing in the futures of our employees with a new Team Leader Development Programme. The training program will…

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HICA Group renews Partnership with Credit Union

HICA Group renews Partnership with Credit Union

The HICA Group has renewed its partnership with HEY Credit Union to offer its staff peace of mind when it…

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International hires spearhead growth for HICA group

International hires spearhead growth for HICA group

The HICA Group, who manage Buckshaw Retirement Village, has hired several new employees as part of an international recruitment drive…

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Triumphant Return of the HICA SHINE Ball

Triumphant Return of the HICA SHINE Ball

Staff from Buckshaw Retirement Village were delighted to attend the HICA Group’s SHINE Afternoon Ball for the first time in…

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Cycling challenge raises money for residents

Cycling challenge raises money for residents

Residents and employees from The Grange recently joined HICA in a large cycling fundraising event to raise money for the…

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HICA To Launch New Nursing Portfolio

HICA To Launch New Nursing Portfolio

In the first week of April HICA is proud to be launching its brand new Nursing Portfolio. The portfolio is…

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Mountbatten community Celebrate St Valentines Day

Mountbatten community Celebrate St Valentines Day

The Mounbatten Community, one of four specialist dementia communities in The Lodge, got together with staff to celebrate St Valentine’s…

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The Grange Supports Dignity Action Day 2022 in Style

The Grange Supports Dignity Action Day 2022 in Style

The Grange were proud to support Dignity Action Day on February 1st. Dignity Action Day  is an annual opportunity for…

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Craft classes – String Art

Craft classes – String Art

At The Grange, Art and Craft classes are run for residents. As well as doing the most popular crafts they…

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Wimbledon – strawberries and cream

Wimbledon – strawberries and cream

At The Grange residents have been enjoying gathering to watch the Tennis. Last week the ladies enjoyed strawberries and cream…

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Buffet and Gin tasting evening

Buffet and Gin tasting evening

Having had an amazing week at The Court, they held their first ever Gin Tasting Evening on the Friday. Residents…

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Buckshaw Retirement Village Supports National Day of Refection

Buckshaw Retirement Village Supports National Day of Refection

All communities at Buckshaw Retirement Village will join hundreds of other organisations on 23rd March to support The Marie Curie…

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Dignity Action Day at The Grange

Dignity Action Day at The Grange

On the first of February, The Grange at Buckshaw held their Dignity Action day. Although Covid stopped them celebrating the…

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Local Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday

Local Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday

Gifts and cards flooded into a local care home recently to celebrate the 100th birthday of one of their residents…

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Local fish and chips shop donates free food to Buckshaw Retirement Village

Local fish and chips shop donates free food to Buckshaw Retirement Village

Residents and staff at Buckshaw Retirement Village were delighted when a local fish and chip shop supplied them with enough…

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Care to Care? Join the Buckshaw Family

Care to Care? Join the Buckshaw Family

Care to Care? We are currently working in exceptional circumstances, but at Buckshaw Retirement Village we are a family. We…

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Apartment of The Month – March 2020

Apartment of The Month – March 2020

We are excited to introduce to you the Apartment of the Month for March 2020.

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Festive fete brings community together

Festive fete brings community together

Christmas shoppers and local families enjoyed a festive afternoon at Buckshaw Retirement Village, Chorley, on Saturday November 30th. The annual…

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The Grange and The Lodge enter In Bloom competition

The Grange and The Lodge enter In Bloom competition

Buckshaw Retirement Village communities The Lodge and The Grange recently took part in the HICA Group’s gardens in bloom competition…

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Buckshaw Rickshaw Event a Huge success

Buckshaw Rickshaw Event a Huge success

The recent Rickshaw event held at Buckshaw Retirement Village was a massive hit with residents, staff and the wider community.…

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EVENT – The Grange hosts a Cupcake Sale in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society

EVENT – The Grange hosts a Cupcake Sale in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society

The Grange is hosting a Cupcake Sale on Wednesday 26th June between 11am and 4pm in support of the Alzheimer’s…

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Rickshaw Fundraising Event Comes to Buckshaw Retirement Village

Rickshaw Fundraising Event Comes to Buckshaw Retirement Village

Everybody is invited to the Buckshaw Village Rickshaw Event where we will be launching our rickshaw fundraising campaign. June 14th…

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Wilberforce Community to Launch Sensory Retreat

Wilberforce Community to Launch Sensory Retreat

The Wilberforce community, one of four communities to found in The Lodge, the specialist dementia home at Buckshaw Retirement Village…

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CEO Penni Brown Retires

CEO Penni Brown Retires

On Friday 29th March staff of The Hica Group came together to wish Chief Executive Officer of the Hica Group,…

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‘Magic Table’ Technology Investment To Improve The Lives of Those Living With Dementia

‘Magic Table’ Technology Investment To Improve The Lives of Those Living With Dementia

The Lodge, one of Hica’s care homes for people living with dementia, located in the award-winning Buckshaw Retirement Village, has…

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