A 98-year-old D-Day survivor has published his first autobiographical book on his experiences during World War Two. William Glen, who lives at Bield’s Carntyne Gardens in Glasgow, decided to pen Single File ahead of his fourth novel.
Bield is encouraging members of the West Calder community to spread their wings by helping older people in their area. The housing and care provider is looking for friendly individuals to join the team at Stewart Court as social activities volunteers.
Brian Logan is to leave his position as chief executive of Bield to take up a new position at Capability Scotland. Having joined Bield 14 years ago as a director of financial services, Brian has served the last nine years has served as chief executive.
Customers of Bield can look forward to living in homes and benefiting from care which meets their individual needs, reduces social isolation and improves their lives, its chief executive has pledged. Brian Logan said Bield has set its sights on being positioned as a leading-edge provider of affordab
Older people at Bield retirement housing developments got into Christmas spirit as they celebrated the festive season with a series of events. Tenants at Crosshill Gardens in Port Glasgow development tucked into a staggering 52 Christmas dinners as part of their annual Christmas party.
Specialised care provision in the Falkirk Council area has been enhanced after a deal was brokered between two care providers. Bield closed its Woodlands care home in Bo’ness in March this year but has since been working tirelessly to find a buyer to take over the site.
Bo’ness tenants were treated to a real festive cracker this year as they celebrated at their annual Christmas party. Tenants at Bield’s Dean Court Retirement Housing development took part in a day of festivities, donning party hats and indulging in a lavish three-course meal
Tenants from a Stenhousemuir retirement housing development have been keeping fit and active thanks to pupils from a local high school. Pupils from nearby Larbert High School have been visiting Bield’s Robertson Court to hold sessions with tenants in an intergenerational initiative aimed at br
A 69-year-old Midlothian woman who has knitted every day for the last 30 years has created a variety of Christmas teddies ahead of the festive season. Irene Bishop, who lives at Bield’s Whitehill Lodge in Dalkeith, has completed over 15 intricately designed knits, including penguins, logs, snowmen
Tenants from an Edinburgh retirement housing development have been taken back in time with a play showcasing 1950s Leith. Joined by pupils from Abbeyhill Primary School, tenants from Bield’s Gordon Court were treated to a first glimpse of the production of ‘Moonshine on Leith’ – inspired by
A 75-year-old West Lothian man is showing no signs of slowing down in retirement after leaping from great heights in aid of charity. John Thompson, an ex-military piper and formerly of the 1st Royal Highland Fusiliers, took on the ‘Ultimate Abseil’ off the Forth Rail Bridge, raising more than £
Restondene retirement home in Livingston Retirement housing developments around Scotland have been benefitting from more than £5 million investments made by Bield Housing & Care over the last 12 months.
Older members of the Dunfermline community have been brushing up on their nursery rhymes by joining in with weekly Bookbug sessions. Tenants at Bield’s Gillie Court have been taking part in the popular rhyming and singing group, which is aimed at developing children’s speech and language skills