Viewpoint Housing Association is working closely with Edinburgh-based social enterprise Tap Into IT to help its tenants to get online and to hone their IT skills so that they can take an active part in the increasingly challenging digital world as well as ensuring they are not being overcharged.&nb
A booklet produced by the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership that offers advice to residents on how to successfully manage their tenancies has been distributed to all Viewpoint tenants. ‘The Nights are Fair Drawin In’ includes advice on heating your home, preventing trips and f
The Scottish Housing Regulator has updated its engagement plans for Viewpoint and Falkirk Council.
Five of the housing associations and co-operatives that are part of the ARCHIE alliance have worked in partnership to source funding from the Scottish Government’s Community Recovery Fund.
Jean Simpson, a Viewpoint tenant at Inverleith Gardens, has retired after ten and a half years’ service as a board member. Jean, who previously worked as a co-ordinator with Viewpoint, moved to Inverleith Gardens in 2006 and was the first tenant to become a board member.
Eve Kirk, a Viewpoint tenant, celebrated her 100th birthday with her family on zoom last week. With all the original birthday plans cancelled, Eve said she was “so happy with her celebrations and enjoyed the day”.
More than 50 tenants at a Viewpoint Housing Association property rallied together to raise an amazing £1,379 pounds for the Marie Curie Hospice in Edinburgh.
Masterchef winner, renowned food writer and novelist, Sue Lawrence, has officially opened the new £160,000 state-of-the-art kitchen facility at an Edinburgh care home run by Viewpoint. The ultra modern kitchen at St Raphael’s is fitted with new appliances; drainage and wor
Eight housing associations and co-operatives in Edinburgh have established a new alliance to share skills, experience and resources which will allow them to deliver an enhanced service to their customers and the wider community. The Alliance of Registered Co-operatives and Housing Associations, Inde
Viewpoint Housing Association has partnered with a local charity and training provider to give its tenants the digital skills they need to enrich their lives through technology. Edinburgh’s Lord Provost will today celebrate the achievements of the 400 members of the city’s older generati
Dorry McLaughlin marking the 70th anniversary of Viewpoint Viewpoint Housing Association CEO Dorry McLaughlin is to step down after eight years in the role.
The Virtual Dementia Tour Bus returned to Viewpoint this October. Back in 2016, Viewpoint was the first employer in Scotland to have the national touring bus visit for staff training, as well as offering members of the public at Cameron Toll shopping centre the opportunity to learn more about dement
Esther Wilson CIH Scotland chair Esther Wilson reflects on the important links between housing, health and social care and encourages housing organisations to re-examine their services to ensure that people with dementia are able to live independently at home.
Viewpoint resident John Baillie tries his hand at the Tovertafel 'magic table' Housing and care provider Viewpoint has today launched its “ground-breaking” new dementia strategy which harnesses the power of technology and innovation to revolutionise the way it cares for residents with dementia.
Dorry McLaughlin marking the 70th anniversary of Viewpoint Dorry McLaughlin talks to SHN about the history of Viewpoint, her priorities as its chief executive and the varied career opportunities for women in housing.