Who we are

Tricuro is a provider of high quality care and support to older people; people with physical and learning disabilities; people with mental health needs; dementia; carers and clients’ families. This extends to respite care for families and carers.

Tricuro operates services across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, ranging from Residential Homes, Day Services, Supported Living sites and Rehabilitative Home Care (also known as Reablement).

Tricuro is a Local Authority Trading Company, first formed in 2015. Our mission is to provide high quality, innovative person centred care and support. We aim to maximise people’s independence and treat each person as an individual in their own right and, respect their wishes and preferences as to what services they require and how they would like it delivered.

Meet our Executive Team

Graham Wilkin

Managing Director

Graham trained as a nurse before moving into social work. He spent many years in Surrey including five years on the board as a director with a specialist mental health and learning disability NHS Trust representing both Surrey and Hampshire local authorities. Graham was involved in setting up one of the first social work led local authority trading companies which led to a position advising the cabinet office on the benefits of LATCs. He was the ADASS representative in the development of the social work professional capabilities framework in England and the ASYE national standards for probationary social workers. He has enjoyed posts as a DASS and corporate director in recent years as well as a specialist consultant in social care, integration and system change.

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Les Small

Finance Director

Les Small FCCA is a qualified accountant with over 30 years’ experience in Finance, within different industries. He specialises in reporting, efficiencies, cost savings and enhancing/implementing financial systems. He enjoys walking his two Labradors on the beach with his wife and daughter, and playing cricket.

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Kimberley Devlin

Executive Director of Operations

Kimberley has been a qualified nurse for 17 years. She has extensive nursing and leadership experience within the NHS, LA, and private sectors. Kimberley has substantial experience in multi-site operational management and strategic planning. Her passion is ensuring robust governance is evident for people’s quality of care and support alongside safeguarding.

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Tricuro Board

Charlie Sheldrick

Independent Chair

Charlie has almost 40 years’ experience working in Social Care. 30 years in Local Government Social Services, in roles as diverse as youth justice, voluntary sector grants coordination, policy writing, commissioning services and managing provider services.
The last decade (when not sailing or woodturning) have been spent working with ‘not for profit’ organizations such as the independent chair of a local wellbeing collaborative, the Relate charity, and served as board member of a local hospice and a community trust, celebrating a number of achievements with all. He continues to serve as a Trustee of the People First Forum, an organization which supports self-advocacy for adults with a learning difficulty.
As the independent Chair of Tricuro since January 2022 Charlie feels passionate about the company’s potential. Through strategic guidance he intends to help the non-executive and executive members of the Board of Directors achieve the organization’s ambition of becoming a provider of choice, showcasing quality and innovation in the delivery of care and support to vulnerable adults and their carers.

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Jacqueline Cotgrove

Non Executive Director

Jacqueline joined Tricuro as Non-Executive Director in October 2023. Jacqueline is a Workforce Professional and Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She holds a Master’s Degree in Organisational Development and is an ILM Qualified Coach. She worked with the National Health Service for over 30 years and having undertaken a wide variety of senior leadership roles, her final post was that of Director of Workforce for Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
On leaving the NHS, Jacqueline established her own business working as an Executive Coach, Leadership Development Facilitator and Consultant and now works across a number of sectors supporting Boards, Teams and Individuals to resolve complex challenges.
Jacqueline is a member of a local Academy Trust.

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Vanessa Read

Non Executive Director

Vanessa joined Tricuro as Non-Executive Director in October 2023. Vanessa is a registered adult nurse, having completed her training in 1991 she has extensive executive and nursing leadership experience in acute hospitals, and NHS commissioning. Vanessa’s most recent role was as executive Director of Nursing and Quality in NHS Dorset, and prior to this worked as Deputy Director of Nursing for NHS Dorset and Deputy Director of Nursing at Dorset County Hospital. Vanessa has a wide range of clinical experience working in numerous specialties and more latterly has worked in commissioning organisations, working closely with Local Authorities. Her portfolio in her most recent role included Continuing HealthCare, Patient Safety, Safeguarding, Infection Control, Quality Improvement and Risk and Governance. Vanessa’s particular enduring interests are quality improvement, governance, patient safety and safeguarding.
Vanessa has completed academic qualification to Masters level and is a qualified level 7 coach.
Vanessa maintains her nursing registration by working in a bank nurse capacity for a local NHS trust. In her spare time she enjoys walking her dogs, meeting up with friends, reading and gardening.

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Anil Patil

Non Executive Director

Anil was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in March 2022. Anil is a former barrister specialising in children, family and matrimonial finance law, with an expertise representing unaccompanied minors fleeing persecution. Thereafter as an entrepreneur he was Starbucks Coffee’s first franchisee globally. The company he founded, was CEO of, and remains principal shareholder in, operates 88 stores employing over 1,300 team members.
He now volunteers mentoring looked after children; is a carer of children with life limiting conditions and an ambassador at Naomi House Hospice; part of Oakhaven Hospice‘s community befriending service; and an independent member of a fostering panel. Anil lives in the New Forest with his wife and two young sons, is privileged to be able to support his sons’ many varied pursuits, and is a life long Manchester Utd fan.
Anil is committed to tackling health inequalities and helping ensure that we look after each of our staff and service users, in a way that we would want to be looked after ourselves or for our families.

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Our partnerships

We are proud to work in partnership with a range of organisations in order to develop and enhance our services, support students in the course of their studies, improve the safety of vulnerable people, and to support our local communities.



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Getting into character and rehearsing those lines! Drama practice in full swing at Parkstone Connect, one of our Day Opportunities.
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Getting into character and rehearsing those lines! Drama practice in full swing at Parkstone Connect, one of our Day Opportunities.
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2 days ago
Congratulations for successfully completing Level 1 in Food Safety! Proud moment.
Thanks to our COAST Team for supporting. 
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Congratulations for successfully completing Level 1 in Food Safety! Proud moment.
Thanks to our COAST Team for supporting.
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Well done Stephen

From clay to masterpiece! Clients enjoying their pottery session at Parkstone Connect, one of our Day Opportunities.
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From clay to masterpiece! Clients enjoying their pottery session at Parkstone Connect, one of our Day Opportunities.
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6 days ago

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Some great work comes out of Pottery. Great support given by Charlotte and her helpers ❤️

I always love seeing what Charlotte Miller Handmade Ceramics does in her sessions. She has a wealth of experience and such a joyful creativity.

Absolutely creative 👏👏

Ah so lovely 😍

Let the rhythm guide your soul. 🎶 Clients enjoying their music sessions at Parkstone Connect, one of our Day Opportunities.
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Let the rhythm guide your soul. 🎶 Clients enjoying their music sessions at Parkstone Connect, one of our Day Opportunities.
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1 week ago

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Fantastic session. Everyone has a lovely time.👍

Laura knows her audience which makes it extra special x

The clients love this session..the staff love working with u 😊

One of my favourite sessions of the week!

This is beautiful 🥰❤️🌹

Love it!

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Were hiring! Do you have experience in maintenance and want to be part of a dynamic team? Our Maintenance Assistant position might be just what youre looking for. Click the Link below to Apply. 

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We’re hiring! Do you have experience in maintenance and want to be part of a dynamic team? Our Maintenance Assistant position might be just what you’re looking for. Click the Link below to Apply.

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1 week ago
Happy Easter everyone! May your day be as sweet as chocolate eggs and as bright as spring blossoms.
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Happy Easter everyone! May your day be as sweet as chocolate eggs and as bright as spring blossoms.
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