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.
Blackwood director Angela Currie An innovative project that uses transformative new technology is being hailed as a landmark moment in the care of disabled people who want to continue to live independent lives.
Debbie Collins Investment in technology has far wider benefits for care providers than purely financial sustainability, providing the industry keeps pace, writes Debbie Collins.
Lee Ridley performing at the Blackwood AGM Britain’s Got Talent winner Lee Ridley has paid tribute to the ‘important’ work carried out by housing and care specialists Blackwood.
Lee Ridley performing at the Blackwood AGM Britain’s Got Talent winner Lee Ridley has performed a special show to help promote the work one of Scotland’s leading providers of care and specialist housing for people with disabilities.
'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.
A South Korean company has been awarded two prestigious accolades by Blackwood for its creation of a virtual reality glove that is transforming recovery times of stroke victims. The care provider recognised the company, NEOFECT, as the winner in the ‘Best Aids and Equipment’ and ‘Best Accessib
The Blackwood Design Awards judges Housing and care provider Blackwood has awarded its annual accolades to the brightest and best new inventions in its mission to ensure that those with disabilities can live life to the full.
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. The RAPAEL Smart Glove is revolutionising patient rehabilitation thanks to its interactive gaming element, which encoura
A revolutionary swimming aid which helps disabled children learn to swim is in the running for a prestigious innovation award. The forward-thinking design, named the AquaPlane, is a swimming and buoyancy aid that has been specifically designed to adapt for a range of users with different needs.
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. The as yet unnamed concept is the brainchild of Andrew Taylor, a 24-year-old graduate from the University of Bath
Fanchea Kelly 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
Fanchea Kelly 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’.
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. Margaret Sancken, 65, felt confident enough to book her first ever holiday to Vietnam
Ryan MacDonald 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.