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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. The esteemed Blackwood Design Awards (BDAs), which celebrate the best new concepts that enhance independent living, will be

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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. The justice secretary visited Blackwood’s Belses Gardens care home in Cardonald to see for himself the revolut

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Edinburgh-based care specialist Blackwood has been praised by Scotland’s major regulatory body for helping people with disabilities live life to the fullest. Following an inspection from the Care Inspectorate, Blackwood has received commendation for the significant steps it has taken to improv

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Blackwood has been praised by the Scottish Government for its commitment to digital participation and empowerment. The response to CleverCogs – a digitally enhanced care and support system developed by Blackwood – has been overwhelmingly positive, in a report commissioned by the Scottish

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Housing organisations across Scotland are being asked to show their support for a new Technology Enabled Care in Housing Charter. Launched at the CIH Scotland Housing Festival 2019, the charter aims to help housing providers to understand, from a practical point of view, how to engage with Technolog

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Two neighbours and innovators are among the first in the running for an award that recognises inventions that transform the lives of people living with disabilities. Laura Maclean and Tom Forsyth have entered their creation, the Ramble Tag, into the Blackwood Design Awards (BDAs) as it helps to over

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(from left) Blackwood resident Mary Guild, Blackwood chief executive Fanchea Kelly and Edinburgh councillor Ricky Henderson 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.

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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). Since 2016, TEC Ready has been working with housing organisations and individuals to support the valuable contri

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The search to find the brightest and best innovations to help people with disabilities has been launched by housing and care provider Blackwood. The Blackwood Design Awards are an annual celebration of cutting edge designs and adaptations which help people with disabilities live life independently.

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Investors in People assessor Mary Leishman presents the award to Helen MacDonald, head of HR at Blackwood Blackwood Housing and Care has been awarded a gold award for its service by Investors in People.

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'Lost Voice Guy' Lee Ridley - Image credit: Steve Ullathorne Edinburgh-based housing and care provider Blackwood is putting a fun and engaging twist on its annual general meeting with an escape room.

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