The first meeting of Bield tenants Tenants at Bield developments across Scotland are being promised a greater role in the running of the organisation thanks to the creation of new ‘people power’ forums and a national improvement group.
Tenants at a Dunbar retirement housing development have teamed up with local bright school pupils to form a weekly social activity group in an attempt to bridge the generation gap. The creative initiative sees students from Dunbar Grammar School, ranging from ages 14 to 16 years old, visit Bield’s
A Scottish woman has conquered the UK’s highest mountain in a fundraising effort to help improve the quality of life of Bield tenants living with dementia. Suzanne Rosenshine, granddaughter of Jean Murphy who lives at Bield’s Munro Court, climbed 4,406ft to reach the summit of Ben Nevis raising
Charles on his 102nd birthday A Bield tenant at a development in Edinburgh has revealed his secret to a long life as he reaches his 102nd birthday.
A Bield tenant at a Very Sheltered Housing development in Glasgow has revealed the secret to a long life as he reaches his 101st birthday. George Mulveny, who was born and bred in Glasgow, believes staying mentally alert by writing creative poems is what’s helped him reach this milestone.
St Andrews View The property industry should start focusing less on starter homes and more on the merits of downsizing for Scotland’s older people, according to Bield.
St Andrew’s View A new housing development in Bearsden has been shortlisted for another top property award after being named Senior Living Development of the Year in 2015.
Housing and care provider Bield is highlighting the important role that friendship can play in assisting older people to enjoy happy and fulfilled lives. Bield’s befriending initiative has proved hugely successful and is now being launched at its Dean Court Retirement Housing development in Bo’n
Jean Swinton Tenants and volunteers at a retirement housing development in Edinburgh have chipped in and grown their first crop of potatoes for everyone to dig in to.
John presenting cheques to Dedridge Primary School, Braid House, Cederbank School, Eliburn Adult Training Centre and Beatlie School A 73 year old man from Livingston has gone the extra mile raising over £33,000 for charity with plans to continue fundraising.
Scottish housing and care provider Bield is highlighting the important role that volunteers can play in assisting older people to enjoy happy and fulfilled lives in West Lothian. Bield's Blackfauld's Court in Fauldhouse and Ochilview Court in Armadale are looking for Social Activity Coordinators to
Ann Docherty at her party Ann Docherty, a resident at Castlebank Gardens housing with care development in Glasgow has celebrated her milestone 100th birthday surrounded by friends after making what she has described as the best move of her life.
A Bield retirement housing development in Milngavie is looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to spend a couple of hours each month helping out with social activities. The appeal comes as a result of the success of previous social activities held at Oakburn Gardens development, which allow
Brian Logan The head of one of Scotland’s largest providers of housing, care and support services is encouraging staff and customers to help create a new five-year plan that will allow it to continue its fantastic success as it turns 50 years old.
Service users at Bield’s care services across Scotland are being encouraged to follow their dreams thanks to a heart-warming Wishing Tree initiative. Service users are encouraged to write down their desired wish and hang it on the Wishing Tree. Staff at the care service will then endeavour to make