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
The chief executive of Blackwood has paid tribute to staff who went ‘the extra mile’ to ensure that vital services continued during the ‘Beast from the East’.
Published 21 March 2018
A pensioner who enjoyed her first ever foreign trip has been able to share her holiday photos with the boss of the charity who developed the innovative new care support system that allowed her to travel to Vietnam.
Published 12 March 2018
A who’s who of top industry experts has been revealed as the panel of judges for a competition which aims to find the best new innovations to help people with disabilities.
Published 7 March 2018
The designer of a pioneering spoon which allows people with disabilities to eat without spilling has paid tribute to housing care and housing provider Blackwood for the honour which propelled his invention into worldwide success.
Published 21 February 2018
2018 is shaping up to be a record year of housing development for River Clyde Homes as the foundations of a new £2.6 million 20-home investment in South West Greenock begin to rise from the ground.
Published 14 February 2018
Housing and care specialist Blackwood has launched its annual search to find the brightest and best new innovations to help those with disabilities.
Published 30 January 2018
An Ayrshire woman has gone on her first holiday at the age of 65 to Vietnam after she was able to research her destination through an innovative, digitally enhanced care system.
Published 17 January 2018
A green fingered Blackwood tenant is celebrating after winning the housing and care provider’s ‘Best Garden’ award.
Published 15 December 2017
Customers at a Greenock care home have become the latest group to showcase the healthy benefits of pet therapy.
Published 11 December 2017
An Ayrshire man has shared how his life changed after being kitted out with an innovative, digitally enhanced care system.
Published 5 December 2017
A group of green fingered tenants have been rewarded for their skills by winning a Blackwood’s ‘Best Community Garden’ award.
Published 28 November 2017