Players from a powerchair football team have praised one of Scotland’s leading charities for helping to showcase the sport to new audiences. The South Ayrshire Tigers thrilled a large audience by demonstrating their talents at Blackwood’s sporting-themed AGM, which aimed to encourage its custome
A public exhibition is to be held as part of the Technology Enabled Care Conference in Perth tomorrow. Exhibitors at the Conference will include the Perth & Kinross Council Telecare (Community Alarms) Service, Speech & Language Therapy, Alzheimer Scotland, Moving and Handling and the Scottis
Fanchea Kelly 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.
Blackwood has sacked a man from a Dundee care home after he was found to be lying about being struck off the nursing register. The Evening Telegraph reports that Derek Gordon was given a one-year conditions of practice order in June 2016 for a series of faults while working as a nurse at Lochleven C
Fanchea Kelly The Care Inspectorate has awarded five star reviews for two of Blackwood’s services in Aberdeen.
Fanchea Kelly Blackwood has received glowing praise from the Care Inspectorate after gaining five and six star reviews for its West Coast services.
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. Funded by The Big Lottery, the Money Matters Project was crea
Max Brown Housing and care organisation Blackwood has appointed a new chair who has praised its integrated approach to transforming the lives of people with disabilities.
Kevin Stewart 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.
Fanchea Kelly, chief executive of Blackwood, with colleague Shawn More, Blackwood's digital skills trainer Housing and care experts who put technology at the forefront of helping people with disabilities live independently have been recognised with a major award.
Housing and care provider Blackwood has invested in a brand new eco-friendly car to energise its care at home service in Stirling. In a move that will appeal to the increasingly environmentally-conscious, Blackwood’s Broom Court development, which provides at home support for people with physical
Fanchea Kelly A Stirling housing and care provider has been heavily praised by the Care Inspectorate after it received a five star review for its services.
Fanchea Kelly 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.
Alex Papanikolaou 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.
The construction of six pioneering homes set to transform the lives of those with disabilities is well underway in Dundee. Designed and created by housing and care providers Blackwood, the hugely innovative houses will set a new standard of accessibility by combining technology, modern construction