Viewpoint



Viewpoint tenants raise £1,379 for Marie Curie Hospice

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.

Published 17 July 2019

Masterchef winner opens Viewpoint’s state-of-the-art kitchen

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.

Published 17 June 2019

New independent housing alliance launches in Edinburgh

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.

Published 25 March 2019

Viewpoint helps older people boost quality of life through online access

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.

Published 22 March 2019

Dorry McLaughlin steps down as Viewpoint CEO

Viewpoint Housing Association CEO Dorry McLaughlin is to step down after eight years in the role.

Published 24 October 2018

In Pictures: Viewpoint staff experience dementia firsthand

The Virtual Dementia Tour Bus returned to Viewpoint this October.

Published 24 October 2018

Blog: Collaborative working key to helping people live well with dementia

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.

Published 16 August 2018

Viewpoint embraces power of technology for innovative new dementia strategy

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.

Published 4 June 2018

Dorry McLaughlin, chief executive at 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.

Published 8 March 2018

Esther Wilson, director of people and place at Viewpoint and chair of the Board at CIH Scotland

From her background in local government both north and south of the border, Esther Wilson has a wealth of experience on which to draw in her current roles at both Viewpoint and CIH Scotland.

Published 8 March 2018

New Board leadership unveiled at CIH Scotland

CIH Scotland has begun 2018 with the appointment of a new chair and vice chair to its Board.

Published 1 February 2018

Viewpoint brings visionary care into focus on 70th birthday

A trip to the Grand Canyon or the depths of the ocean bed are just some of the places older people are being encouraged to visit thanks to Viewpoint’s use of virtual reality.

Published 10 November 2017

Regulator outlines level of engagement with Viewpoint

The Scottish Housing Regulator is to continue its engagement with Viewpoint Housing Association to addresses outstanding weaknesses identified in its performance reporting and governance.

Published 23 August 2017

Viewpoint awarded top diversity honour

The National Centre for Diversity has awarded its highest Leaders in Diversity honour to Viewpoint.

Published 2 May 2017

Viewpoint shows off latest resident – Isaac the rescue dog

A joint partnership between Viewpoint and an animal charity has seen rescue dog Isaac recently ‘matched’ with one of Viewpoint’s sheltered housing tenants.

Published 19 April 2017