Tenants and staff from a Bield retirement housing development in Dundee have taken a trip down memory lane thanks to a local film about childhood teddies. Five tenants and two members of staff from Strathmartine Court have shared treasured memories about their favourite cuddly toys as part of a seri
A Glasgow pensioner has revealed her biggest secrets to a long and happy life, after reaching the ripe old age of 102. Bield tenant Jean Revie, who celebrated her birthday earlier this month, believes that a can-do attitude teamed with laughter and friendship are the main ingredients to hitting the
Older people in Stirling have been boosting their health in the great outdoors thanks to a partnership between Bield and Scotland’s walking charity. The housing provider and Paths for All have seen tenants at Strathallan Court benefit physically and mentally from joining a walking group, which tak
Rita Carroll, Alice Cathie and Irene Bishop A close knit group of tenants at a Midlothian retirement development have teamed up with Police Scotland to create cuddly toys to help youngsters bear with traumatic events.
Bield Housing & Care has officially launched its newest Edinburgh development, providing affordable accommodation for more than 100 people. The housing provider cut the ribbon on its Fleming Place development this week at a ceremony attended by staff, tenants and members of the community.
A retirement housing development’s garden has been brought to life thanks to the hard work of the West Calder community. Bield’s Stewart Court has seen volunteers, tenants and family members transform the development’s garden into an attractive and tranquil green space for all to enjoy.
A further consultation event is being held on the revised proposals for more than 50 new affordable homes in Kirkintilloch. Locals are being welcomed to find out more about the plans and offer their opinions at the event.
A Fife woman has become a crucial part of the local community thanks to over a decade of voluntary work supporting the elderly. Dunfermline local Betty Morrison, 75, has been volunteering at Bield’s Grants Bank sheltered housing development for 14 years, helping older members of the community lead
A 95-year-old South Lanarkshire pensioner has painted over 350 dazzling masterpieces, despite being registered blind. Margaret McNeil, who has lived at Bield’s Fife Court in Bothwell for 26 years, is known for her rugged landscapes and animal portraits, with many of her finished pieces hanging in
A deal has been agreed which saw residents and staff at three Bield care homes transfer to a new provider earlier this month. Since announcing last year that it would be closing 12 of its care homes, staff at Bield have been working tirelessly to find other providers to take them over.
Those over the age of 50 are more tech-savvy than ever before, according to new findings from Scottish housing and care provider Bield. Figures from Bield’s recent Customer Satisfaction Survey have highlighted just how well connected those over the age of 50 have become in terms of logging onto th
Ingirid Deuling It’s not every day that you can claim to be the longest serving volunteer. Ingirid Deuling, currently a volunteer at Allan Park House in Stirling and a Bield board member, looks back on 35 golden years of volunteering and the experiences that have helped enrich her own life.