The Way of The Dragon!

We believe that playing an active part of community life is key for a domiciliary care company like us. Being visible, taking part, having conversations and a way for people to see and find us easily when they need advice and support for those who want to live independently at home. Incorporating plenty of community and fund raising events into our yearly schedule is a great way to do just that. We regularly involve our [...]

Cupcake Day 2017

Have Your Cake and Eat It! Raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society, we kicked off our Cupcake Day fund raising with a giant, handmade cupcake. L to R: Director Helen Conroy, Register Manager Haley Norris, Training Section Manager Deb smith, Care Trainer Sue Wiles   The number one cause of death in the England and Wales, dementia doesn’t discriminate and currently there’s no cure. In 2016, Cupcake Day raised £330,000 to help fight [...]

R U Taking the P?

Yes, we're at it again! Following on from our sponsorship in 2016, we are supporting this wonderful 5K charity run again this year - join us! Alongside Hunters Estate Agents and sports player management agency i2i Sports Ltd, we're supporting a York charity race that raises thousands of pounds for cancer awareness and research. R U Taking the P? is the highly successful men only annual run that’s taking place in Rowntree Park on Sunday, June [...]

Blind Ambition – 2016 York Dragon Boat Race

On Sunday 10th July the river Ouse in York will boil with the thrashing paddles of the annual York Dragon Boat Race. Watch out for our Riccall Care sponsored boat ‘Blind Ambition’! A fantastic fund raising event, this year Riccall Care are sponsoring the York Blind and Partially Sighted Society’s (YBPSS) boat. Funds raised will go to the YBPSS together with the main organiser: the York Rotary Club’s charities: The Family Fund and the Island [...]

Are You Taking the P?

Do you know what a prostate is, where it is and what’s it’s for? Around 42,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK every year and we’re proud to improve awareness and support the annual 5K ‘Are You Taking the P’ run on the 19th June with York Against Cancer. Only men have a prostate gland. Found below the bladder it is usually the size of a walnut and surrounds the urethra. This [...]

The World’s Biggest Sweet Spot

It’s a simple idea; people taking a welcome break from routine to enjoy a cuppa and a tasty slice of cake or a bun and have a good chat. The folks at Macmillan saw that this was a great way to engage people and every year the idea has grown and grown. We are hosting our own coffee morning this year, as, caring for people with many types of life threatening illnesses in their own [...]

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