Monthly Archives: May 2015

#Do Something New! Dementia Awareness Week 2015

How often have we thought that we are a little bit stuck in a rut? Doing the ‘same old, same old’, keeping our heads down and just getting on with it… The tragedy of dementia is that the normal, the everyday can become more tricky and things we take for granted become harder and, sometimes, more frightening. BUT life doesn’t end when dementia begins and for this year’s Dementia Awareness Week the Alzheimer’s Society are [...]

Further Recognition in Red Ribbon National Awards – Finalists

In the press... York family business Riccall Care flying the flag for family business and Yorkshire, as finalists in their second national awards this year. The Finalists have been revealed for this year’s prestigious Red Ribbon Awards; the highest accolade for British family firms. Further to Riccall Care’s nomination for Best Family Business in Yorkshire earlier this year, the team are delighted to have ALSO been shortlisted in not one but two categories of the [...]

Open Day for New 24-hour Care Provision for York

York Housing Association, which manages Auden House, and City of York Council have partnered with us to provide an on-site  24-hour care provision, seven days a week for the first time, as part of plans to make the best use of existing facilities for older people in the city. The 24-hr support will help the tenants in the 41 homes to remain living independently in their own apartments. Giving them access to help with their [...]

Red Lippy Day with Dementia UK

We all got into the spirit of supporting Dementia UK's fundraiser Red Lippy Day on May 1st, to acknowledge and support dementia sufferers. Some of our Riccall Care HQ team Here's what it's all about, from Dementia UK's website: A fundraiser for Dementia UK Jules's mum has vascular dementia and despite having real difficulty communicating, always requested to wear her trademark red lipstick. Jules says: "My wonderful glam puss of a Mum always wore her [...]

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