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Blackwood Housing and Care has announced the appointment of a new director of customer service who will drive its digital services and enable its customers to live independently. Doug Moyes has taken up the new role at a critical time for the housing and care provider as it launches its new str

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Residents at a care home have been treated to an exclusive digital concert by one of Scotland’s most exciting jazz stars, Georgia Cécile. Georgia, with her boyfriend and jazz pianist Fraser Urquhart, pre-recorded a 30-minute performance of her favourite songs specifically for customers

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Blackwood Housing and Care has been awarded £430,000 which will enable it to adapt homes and directly improve the lives of people with disabilities across Scotland, enabling them to live as independently as possible. The funding from the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council, and the

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Angus Council is to commence a new housing allocation system from the start of November that it said will put the power of choice into the hands of local home seekers. The choice-based lettings system will see the council and its housing partners – Blackwood Homes, Caledonia Housing Associatio

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Blackwood Housing and Care has revealed that its first online Annual General Meeting and Special General Meeting was such a success that it is to consider hosting virtually again in the future. The housing and care specialist organised a Zoom video conference to bring together 17 members and board m

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Blackwood Homes and Care has successfully completed the transfer of Freespace, a not-for-profit care provider in Edinburgh, in a move that will protect the future of the 130 employees and 40 customers. The transfer meant that the 40 adults, who all have varying disabilities

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Blackwood has returned on-site to complete 24 accessible homes in Glasgow, which will help to transform the lives of people with disabilities. The housing provider's Helenvale development with Cruden Homes is a ground-breaking combination of accessible, affordable and digitally-connected two-be

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Staff at a specialist housing development for disabled people in Glasgow have been praised for their efforts to care for residents with dignity in an inspection by Scotland’s care watchdog. Blackwood Housing and Care’s Belses Gardens development received high marks from the Care Inspecto

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Blackwood has maintained its high accreditation following a recent inspection from Scotland’s care regulator in Ayr. The housing and care provider's St. Leonard’s Court has received a five-star grading from the Care Inspectorate for the care given to older people, people with physic

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Blackwood Housing and Care has appointed long-term tenant David Tares to its 11-strong board. The 58-year-old Dundee local has joined the board of Blackwood Housing and Care for a second time to help cultivate the care provider’s strategic direction with his extensive decades of experience in

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Blackwood has signed up to the national Technology Enabled Care (TEC) in Housing Charter to support the use of technology-based housing solutions.

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Blackwood has purchased £25k worth of Aldi shopping vouchers as a thank you to its social care staff across the country working at the frontline of the coronavirus crisis. Each of Blackwood’s 284 care staff received a £90 Aldi voucher to help with their essential shopping, as a tok

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