Allia C&C has issued a loan of £12 million through the Scottish Government’s charitable bonds scheme to enable Blackwood Homes and Care to deliver 160 highly accessible homes across Scotland.
Published 4 February 2020
Blackwood has generated international interest in its use of ground-breaking techniques to train staff, using shipping containers fitted with the latest technology.
Published 3 February 2020
A new collection of 24 pioneering homes which aim to transform the lives of people with disabilities – including technology which can open doors and adjust the height of kitchen worktops at the touch of a button – is being built in Glasgow.
Published 28 January 2020
Edinburgh-based housing and care provider Blackwood has received a five-star endorsement from Scotland's care watchdog following a recent inspection.
Published 6 January 2020
Care provider Blackwood is harnessing technology to enable its rural tenants with disabilities to take part in key discussion sessions to help improve their service.
Published 24 December 2019
Seven organisations across Scotland have been successful in the second round of the funding to procure the services of electric vehicle car clubs.
Published 28 November 2019
Informal discussions around a potential future partnership between Link Group and Blackwood Homes and Care have begun this week.
Published 6 November 2019
The designer of an innovative spoon, which won the top prize at the Blackwood Design Awards and which enables people with shaky hands to eat without spilling, has launched a children’s version following the success of its adult product.
Published 4 October 2019
Blackwood Homes and Care hosted its AGM in Cardonald last week.
Published 3 October 2019
A £17.5 million development by River Clyde Homes to deliver 137 affordable rented homes at the historic James Watt Dock in Greenock is beginning to rise from the ground.
Published 30 August 2019
Blackwood has said its 'homes of the future', which were showcased at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) conference this year, could save the NHS millions per year.
Published 23 August 2019
Specialist housing and care provider Blackwood adopted an ingenious method of transporting its ‘home of the future’ to Europe’s largest housing festival – by building it across three shipping containers.
Published 27 June 2019
Three inventions designed to transform the daily lives of people living with disabilities have won prestigious awards.
Published 27 May 2019
An international competition that seeks to find brilliant inventions that transform the everyday lives of people living with disabilities will take place in Scotland this week.
Published 14 May 2019
Humza Yousaf MSP has described how he was ‘blown away’ by a pioneering care system after testing it out first-hand during a visit to a service in his Glasgow constituency.
Published 17 April 2019