Long Service Care Celebrations

We pay tribute to all our carers who have been with us for over 10 years, providing support to people living independently at home. Working with and supporting elderly and vulnerable adults in their own homes, we ensure that our home care clients are supported every single day of the year and that wouldn’t be possible without our amazing care team, 19 of whom have been working with us for over 10 years. Some have [...]

Health Education England Seal of Quality Assurance

We are delighted to have our training program confirmed by the NHS Health Education England Yorkshire and Humber as meeting the quality assurance standards for clinical skills and simulated training. Riccall Care is currently the only home care company in the country to achieve this recognition. Kay Ford, Regional Clinical Skills and Simulation Advisor for Health Education England in Yorkshire and the Humber, said: “I’m delighted that Riccall Care training team have provided evidence to demonstrate that they [...]

Winners The Press Business Awards 2016

We were delighted and overwhelmed to win Best Family Business Award at The Press Business Awards 2016 and also to be named The Press Business of the Year. What a night for our small family business and for social care! Here's what The Press had to say... IT WAS a night for unbridled joy and tears of emotion - and for celebrating the very best of business. Hundreds of people gathered at York Racecourse for [...]

Generations of Care

We are an independent, family run home care agency based in Escrick, York. Established in 1984, today, Riccall Care (RC) is run by Gill and Tony Conroy, their daughter Helen and son in laws Mike Richards and Adam Thompson and employs over 230 local people. L to R: Helen Conroy, Adam Thompson, Peter Lawson, Gill Conroy, Mike Richardson, Tony Conroy, Sarah Richardson In 1984 accountant Peter and social worker Sheila Lawson sold the [...]

Skills for Care Finalists

Our superb care training team were Skills for Care finalists in the Best Provider for Learning and Development 2016 category. One of only three finalists in our category, selected from over 2000+ entrants overall.  It's a huge achievement and, although we didn't win, we are so proud of our care trainers and professional carers out in the community. We all enjoyed a fabulous night to celebrate with other care professionals. Here are some pictures from [...]

Mentoring first class carers

  With the aim to drive up and unify the quality of care offered across the UK the new Care Certificate was introduced in late 2014, replacing the previous Induction to Adult Health & Social Care Work. In response we have designed and implemented a high quality Care Certificate programme with built in mentoring to produce first class carers. Our Care Certificate course has been tried, tested and well received by our own carers as [...]

Skills for Care Accolade Finalists

We are delighted to be finalists in the prestigious Skills for Care Accolade Awards. Now in its 13th year, the Accolades finalists shortlist is an eclectic mix of employers, training providers, local authorities and individual employers who have all demonstrated an innovative approach to developing learning and development opportunities for the 1.5 million adult social care workforce in England. Skills for Care CEO Sharon Allen said: “Adult social care needs to be much more confident [...]

Riccall Care – National Award Winners 2015!

On Friday 10 July 2015, over 300 family business guests descended upon Shakespeare’s Globe in London for the sixth annual Red Ribbon Awards – celebrating the achievements of Britain’s finest family-run businesses. After months of searching, interviewing and filming, 11 family firms were crowned the winners of the UK’s most prestigious family business accolade. With over 3 million family firms in the UK as well as hundreds of entries for the Awards, the winners had to [...]

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 [...]

Social Media – Riccall Care are #FBF Winners!

#FBF Winners Announced By Family Business Champions, Family Business United Family Business United founder and champion of the family business sector, Paul Andrews, is delighted to announce the first winners of the new social media campaign to support family businesses, something that he is passionate about. Having founded Family Business United in 2011, it has become the leading online magazine and resource centre for family firms across the UK and is now in a position [...]

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