An innovative home which aims to set the model of how Edinburgh helps to transform the day-to-day lives of people with disabilities has been unveiled for the first time.
Published 6 December 2018
A national Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Ready programme is being funded by the Scottish Government’s TEC Programme and hosted by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).
Published 13 November 2018
The search to find the brightest and best innovations to help people with disabilities has been launched by housing and care provider Blackwood.
Published 6 November 2018
Blackwood Housing and Care has been awarded a gold award for its service by Investors in People.
Published 1 November 2018
An innovative project that uses transformative new technology is being hailed as a landmark moment in the care of disabled people who want to continue to live independent lives.
Published 31 October 2018
Investment in technology has far wider benefits for care providers than purely financial sustainability, providing the industry keeps pace, writes Debbie Collins.
Published 17 October 2018
Britain’s Got Talent winner Lee Ridley has paid tribute to the ‘important’ work carried out by housing and care specialists Blackwood.
Published 3 October 2018
Britain’s Got Talent winner Lee Ridley has performed a special show to help promote the work one of Scotland’s leading providers of care and specialist housing for people with disabilities.
Published 20 September 2018
Edinburgh-based housing and care provider Blackwood is putting a fun and engaging twist on its annual general meeting with an escape room.
Published 18 September 2018
A South Korean company has been awarded two prestigious accolades by Blackwood for its creation of a virtual reality glove that is transforming recovery times of stroke victims.
Published 28 June 2018
Housing and care provider Blackwood has awarded its annual accolades to the brightest and best new inventions in its mission to ensure that those with disabilities can live life to the full.
Published 7 June 2018
A virtual reality glove that is transforming both recovery times and expectations of those who have suffered stroke or serious injury has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
Published 30 May 2018
A revolutionary swimming aid which helps disabled children learn to swim is in the running for a prestigious innovation award.
Published 28 May 2018
Innovative new glasses which could revolutionise the way in which visually impaired athletes train and compete are one of the many exciting entries for an innovative design competition.
Published 23 May 2018
A recent report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Scotland (EHRC) which calls on the Scottish Government to produce a strategy to ensure there’s an adequate supply of housing for people with disabilities is a positive call to action for accessible modern housing, with support, which meets the needs of disabled people across the country, writes Fanchea Kelly.
Published 21 May 2018