Blackwood



Blackwood support services named a five star success

A housing support service has been heavily praised by the Care Inspectorate after it received a five star review for its services.

Published 13 July 2016

Scottish care charity has ambitions to raise dementia awareness

Blackwood is giving its colleagues additional training in a bid to help raise more awareness of dementia.

Published 23 June 2016

Blackwood East services a ‘five star success’

A housing support service has been heavily praised by the Care Inspectorate after it received a five star review for its services.

Published 20 May 2016

Coveted award nod for Blackwood

Blackwood Housing and Care is celebrating after being recognised at the highest possible level with a nomination for a prestigious award.

Published 18 May 2016

Wheelchair user in full swing thanks to pioneering technology

A wheelchair user has spoken of the transformative experience of using a specially designed wheelchair to enable him to play golf standing upright for the first time.

Published 27 April 2016

Blackwood welcomes Dundee planning approval

Plans by Blackwood for a housing development on a disused piece of land in Dundee have been given the green light.

Published 1 April 2016

Housing implications in spotlight as health and social care integration goes live

As legislation to implement the integration of health and social care in Scotland comes into force today, housing professionals are being encouraged to participate in a new Housing, Health and Social Care club to discuss the potential implications for the Scottish housing sector.

Published 1 April 2016

Blackwood unveils new premises in Dundee

Blackwood has unveiled its new Tayside office as part of its five year Business Plan.

Published 30 March 2016

Council unveils £4m increased investment in Dundee homes

Funds available for new build council and housing association houses in Dundee are set to go up by over £4 million in the next financial year, the city council has confirmed.

Published 24 March 2016

Blackwood housing support service a five (and six) star success

A housing support service has been heavily praised by the Care Inspectorate after it received a five star review for its services.

Published 14 March 2016

Pioneering technology wows at annual housing conference

Exciting technology including a Sims-style video game, a 3D printer and a drone proved a huge hit when they helped bring to life a major Scottish housing conference.

Published 9 March 2016

JAMtastic result for Stirling care home

A regional manager at Blackwood has smashed her target of raising £600 to replace a Stirling care home’s beloved greenhouse after it was destroyed last year.

Published 18 February 2016

Three cheers for 35 years at Blackwood’s Laura Fergusson Court

They say life begins at 30, but housing and care provider Blackwood chose to commemorate its Laura Fergusson Court development’s 35th anniversary in style, with the unveiling of a sleek, newly revamped lounge.

Published 9 February 2016

Spoon that doesn’t spill wins Blackwood design award

A spoon that reduces spillage, designed to aid those with shaky hands as a result of cerebral palsy, essential tremor and Parkinson’s, has scooped the top prize at a Dragons Den style design competition.

Published 21 January 2016

Compassionate care worker honoured with MBE

A housing support worker who has dedicated nearly 40 years to helping and supporting the community of Dundee has been awarded an MBE from the Queen.

Published 5 January 2016