Ministers have been urged to take urgent action to tackle a “dire” shortage of accessible homes in Scotland. People who live with disabilities, and the organisations and charities which support them, have come together to demand immediate, multi-agency action towards creating new disabled-friend
Aspiring designers, engineers and inventors have just one week remaining to enter a ‘Dragons Den’ inspired event which has become a magnet for global talent. The annual Blackwood Design Awards attract both gifted amateurs and seasoned professionals to showcase innovations to change the lives of
Construction works at a new housing development in Dundee is progressing at pace as the first homes near completion at Lochlee Wynd, according to the site’s developers CCG (Scotland) Ltd. CCG commenced preparatory works on its first private development in the city’s west end in August.
An Edinburgh housing development has unveiled its brand new, modern and stylish lift, which will boost the independence of residents as well as the accessibility of the building. Blackwood’s Laura Fergusson Court, a sheltered housing development for those living with disabilities, held a special r
Housing and care provider Blackwood scored a hi-tech hat trick by creating a show-stopping annual event to show how it is helping to transform lives. Blackwood has earned a reputation for its highly creative and engaging yearly showcases, which feature life-changing technology and innovative display
A housing support service by Blackwood has been heavily praised by the Care Inspectorate after it received a five star review for its services. The inspection report for Blackwood’s West Support Services revealed five star grades in the “staffing”, “care and support” and “maintaining the
Last year's winning entry - the S'up Spoon, which benefits people with cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s and other conditions which cause shaking Aspiring designers, engineers and inventors are set to battle it out in a ‘Dragons Den’ inspired event which has become a magnet for global talent.
Designer Corien Staels with Blackwood's Belses Gardens tenant Peter McWilliams Residents at a Glasgow care home have been among some of the first to try out and provide invaluable feedback on a unique and innovative invention for wheelchair users.
A housing support service has been heavily praised by the Care Inspectorate after it received a five star review for its services. Blackwood’s East Support Services recently underwent a short-notice inspection which saw it awarded five stars for its commitment to person centred care, strong team w