Care Home Life

26th January 2021

100% of HICA Homes Receive Covid Vaccine

We are delighted to report that the new Covid vaccine has been rolled out across all of our 17 care homes. This very positive move has […]
18th January 2021

A Big congratulations to Steph Simpkin and Vicky Jeckells

A Big congratulations to Steph Simpkin and Vicky Jeckells who both recently gained their CQC Managers registrations! Well Done! Steph is manager of Hull Homecare who […]
6th January 2021

New HICA Home First to Receive Covid Vaccination

Staff and residents at the local Wolds Care Centre in Louth were ‘delighted’ to be the first people in the area to receive the new coronavirus […]
22nd December 2020

Elm Tree Court create sensory room

This year at Elm Tree Court staff have created several innovative rooms to enable them to ‘bring the outside in’ One of the rooms they have […]
17th December 2020

HICA Group Announce Expansion With Management Of New Care Home

Hull-based, not for profit care company The HICA Group have announced a new expansion, with the takeover of Management at The Wolds Care Centre on North […]
24th November 2020

Interactive touch screen tables

Many of the homes across the HICA family have recently acquired interactive touch screen tables which are proving to be very popular with residents, with the […]
18th November 2020

HICA pay review to reward frontline staff

2020 has proven to be a most difficult and trying year, especially so within the health and social care sector and at HICA we have been […]
10th November 2020

All the fun of the fair

Our care homes found inventive ways to fill the gap felt by the absence of Hull Fair this year. As the Fair has been cancelled this […]
30th October 2020

Homes have a Fun and Spooky time at Halloween

At a time of year enjoyed by many, our learning disability homes have been coming up with some wonderfully creative ways to have a Spooktacular Halloween. […]
25th May 2020

Elm Tree Court Rises to the Challenges of Covid-19

The coronavirus outbreak has been a difficult time for everyone in Hull and the East Riding, none more so than our the regions’ care homes. Elm […]
21st May 2020

How Tamarix Lodge Are Keeping Spirits High in Difficult Times

The Manager of Withernsea care home Tamarix Lodge has revealed how staff and residents have been coping with the coronavirus lockdown despite the obvious difficulties. Alison […]
15th March 2020

Pirates and Parrots Entertain Tamarix Lodge

Residents at Tamarix Lodge Care Home in Withernsea were delighted to play host to a double dose of extra special guests recently. Not only did their […]
7th March 2020

Dementia Bus Comes to Cranwell Court

A mobile virtual dementia tour bus designed to give people a feeling of what it is like to live with dementia visited Cranwell Court in Grimsby […]
21st February 2020

Elm Tree Court Launch New Dementia Café

HICA Group specialist care home Elm Tree Court have launched their brand new Dementia Café. Situated on Preston Road in East Hull it will allow members […]
15th December 2019

Ten winners for annual Christmas card competition

A colourful range of Christmas cards have been chosen as this year’s winners in the annual HICA Group Christmas Card competition. Ten cards were chosen from […]
15th October 2019

Mince Pie Competition Results

The HICA Mince Pie competition has now ended and we are delighted to announce the top four winners. The competition was open to all HICA services […]
15th October 2019

NCS Volunteers Make A Difference in Care Homes

Students from the National Citizenship Service (NCS) came to specialised care homes Red House in Bridlington and Raleigh Court in Hull this week to help make […]