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. Peter McWilliams, a tenant at Blackwood’s Belses Gardens care home in Glasgow, attended the official launch of the Paragolfer at Me
Kirsty Wells 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.
(from left) Site manager Bill Anderson, David Zwirlein and John Alexander. Photo Credit: Evening Telegraph 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.
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. Innovative housing and care provider Blackwood is renowned for the unexpected-yet-memorable experiences it has delivered at a number o
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. Tenants and staff at the housing development in Craigmount Brae kicked off the landmark
The S'up Spoon in use 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.
A pioneering new smart care system has been trialled successfully at a Blackwood care home in Stirling. Clever Cogs technology, which can be installed in various compatible touch screen devices, influences everything from the ability to open curtains and switch on TVs, to ordering shopping and ensur
(l-r) John Landan (Chair of Team Blackwood East) and Evan Venters (Vice Chair) Team Blackwood has been praised for having the Best Practice In Developing Tenant Scrutiny at the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) Scotland Awards.