Blackwood



Satisfaction levels soar at Blackwood

A record tenant response has produced results that show soaring levels of customer satisfaction at housing and care provider Blackwood.

Published 9 October 2017

Ayrshire powerchair football team show their skills

Players from a powerchair football team have praised one of Scotland’s leading charities for helping to showcase the sport to new audiences.

Published 3 October 2017

Perth Technology Enabled Care Conference to host public exhibition

A public exhibition is to be held as part of the Technology Enabled Care Conference in Perth tomorrow.

Published 25 September 2017

Blackwood to host sports themed AGM

Blackwood Homes and Care is putting a sporting twist on its annual general meeting by hosting various events from powerchair football to wheelchair basketball to promote the importance of health and wellbeing.

Published 19 September 2017

Blackwood employee sacked after lying about being struck off nursing register

Blackwood has sacked a man from a Dundee care home after he was found to be lying about being struck off the nursing register.

Published 5 September 2017

Five star reviews for Blackwood’s Aberdeen care services

The Care Inspectorate has awarded five star reviews for two of Blackwood’s services in Aberdeen.

Published 24 July 2017

Six star reviews for Blackwood’s care services

Blackwood has received glowing praise from the Care Inspectorate after gaining five and six star reviews for its West Coast services.

Published 18 July 2017

Partnership advice project helps tenants save over £1.4m

A Castle Rock Edinvar money advice project, set up with partners Citizens Advice Edinburgh, and fellow housing associations Dunedin Canmore, Blackwood, Hillcrest and Port of Leith, has helped tenants save over £1.4 million worth of debt.

Published 12 July 2017

Blackwood appoints Max Brown as new chair

Housing and care organisation Blackwood has appointed a new chair who has praised its integrated approach to transforming the lives of people with disabilities.

Published 10 July 2017

Kevin Stewart to launch pioneering Dundee homes for disabled people

Pioneering homes which aim to transform the lives of disabled people – with technology including a washing machine that cleans and irons clothes – are being launched today in Dundee by Housing Minister Kevin Stewart.

Published 29 June 2017

Blackwood Homes and Care recognised with major digital award

Housing and care experts who put technology at the forefront of helping people with disabilities live independently have been recognised with a major award.

Published 3 May 2017

Blackwood drives forward energy efficiency with eco car

Housing and care provider Blackwood has invested in a brand new eco-friendly car to energise its care at home service in Stirling.

Published 25 April 2017

Blackwood housing support service triumphs with five star review

A Stirling housing and care provider has been heavily praised by the Care Inspectorate after it received a five star review for its services.

Published 5 April 2017

Coveted award nod for tech-savvy Blackwood

One of the country’s most innovative care providers is celebrating after being recognised at the highest possible level with a nomination for a prestigious award.

Published 7 March 2017

Blackwood tenants to test ground-breaking new wheelchair design

Tenants at a housing development in Edinburgh are to be among the first to try out and provide invaluable feedback on a pioneering new wheelchair.

Published 1 March 2017