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
Alex Neil MSP with manager Ann Conlan at the sensory garden at Oakburn Park The Scottish Government has pledged a £20 million investment into helping communities tackle poverty and inequalities and take forward regeneration in their areas on their own terms.
Freida (left) with residents A committed Bield care home worker is hosting two Christmas dinners, one for family and one for care home residents to ensure no one misses out on celebrating the special day.
High school students have come together to ensure that the older people in their community have a Christmas to remember. Twelve S6 pupils and three members of staff from Inverclyde Academy have spent the last 5 weeks putting together 119 hampers to hand out to the tenants at five Bield developments
An event to highlight the importance of volunteers to care and housing provider Bield has been hosted at a retirement housing development. Bield’s volunteer team attended Southfield Court in Dunbar to show off the efforts and achievements of their dedicated volunteers by premiering their exciting
Tenants at a Bield retirement housing development in Motherwell have embarked on a mission to stay active by taking part in a global initiative for the over 50s. With the support of a group of volunteers from the local church, Daziel Parish, fifteen tenants from Glenview Court have become involved i
Bield has won a ringing endorsement for its “brave and far-sighted” revamp of the way it delivers specialist housing for Scotland’s older people. An external review by independent consultants said its creation of a new retirement housing model to meet both the evolving needs of older people an
Bield has launched an appeal to find a friendly and enthusiastic volunteer for its Southfield Court Retirement Housing Development in Dunbar to assist a tenant’s wish to get more involved with the local musical community. Befriender volunteers are crucial in every Bield development, offering socia
100 year old, Chrissy Miller from Glasgow took her first ever hot air balloon ride Chrisy with her helper, Jacqui Mallarkey, from Beild housing Service Users at Bield’s care services across Scotland are being encouraged to follow their dreams thanks to a heart-warming Wishing Tree initiativ
Bield is highlighting the important role that volunteers can play in assisting older people to enjoy happy and fulfilled lives. Campsie Gardens in Cumbernauld is looking to recruit befrienders to get to know and socialise with tenants helping to broaden their horizons while, in Airdrie, volunteers a
Bield is highlighting the important role that volunteers can play in assisting older people to enjoy happy and fulfilled lives. The housing and care provider’s Emily Court development in Gorebridge is seeking friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to assist with the running of its weekly coffee morn
An innovative service that allows people with any form of memory impairment to have an enjoyable dining experience with their friends and family is to be expanded. Oakburn Park Day Care in Milngavie, run by care and housing provider Bield, has seen such a huge demand for Wee Betty’s Bistro, a rest
A Very Sheltered Housing development in Buckhaven is looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to help enhance and enrich the lives of its tenants. Bield’s Braehead Gardens would like volunteers to participate in a range of social activities including coffee afternoons and bingo sessions.