A couple have moved to a new home in Edinburgh after carrying out an innovative property viewing over WhatsApp from South Africa, thanks to staff at housing provider Bield.
Published 4 August 2020
Bield staff at a day care facility in East Dunbartonshire are being commended by their employers after going above and beyond to support customers throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 22 July 2020
Tenants at a Bield housing development in Edinburgh have been kept busy with a new hobby during lockdown, creating a ‘Garden of Hope’ to bring fellow tenants together while remaining socially distant.
Published 20 July 2020
Bield has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Diana MacLean as director of customer experience and Iain Baxter as digital project lead.
Published 1 July 2020
Euan Crawford, a young bagpiper from Linlithgow Academy, has delighted customers at Bield's West Port development in Linlithgow by playing a special ‘outdoors’ lockdown concert.
Published 19 June 2020
Pensioners in isolation during the coronavirus lockdown have been able to tuck into a weekly nutritional meal generously donated by a local Bield community group.
Published 17 June 2020
A South Ayrshire retirement housing development were treated to a fish and chip delivery to lift their spirits amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 14 May 2020
Bield has appointed Paula Rice as its new director of finance and resources.
Published 7 May 2020
As frontline workers continue to see a shortage in PPE equipment, a Bield staff member decided to take matters into her own hands – literally.
Published 7 May 2020
Bield has announced the appointment of a new chair to its board of management who will lead the organisation into the future and to ensure it continues to deliver a “significant” positive impact to the wellbeing of older people.
Published 22 April 2020
Bield developments experienced the act of kindness first hand throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with a spate of donations of Easter treats for tenants.
Published 14 April 2020
Bield has been overwhelmed by the kind gestures of two distilleries who have donated hand sanitiser to allow key workers to continue to safely work with vulnerable older people amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 7 April 2020
The Cruden Group has responded to a call for help to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline care workers.
Published 6 April 2020
A Bield housing development in Port Glasgow has opened a novel ‘pillowslip’ shop to help older people keep stocked with vital supplies during Scotland’s lockdown response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 30 March 2020
A major research report providing unprecedented insights into the growing needs of ethnic minority older people in Scotland was launched this week by national housing associations, Trust, Hanover (Scotland) and Bield.
Published 3 March 2020