Innovative platform designed to improve staff health and wellbeing at Bield

Bield has launched a forward-thinking platform to help staff with challenges enhanced by the COVID-19 pandemic and a separate platform dedicated to showcasing acts of kindness.

Published 14 October 2020

OBE for Bield board chair Dr Lesley Holdsworth

Bield’s board of management chair Dr Lesley Holdsworth, who is a key figure in advancing the digital capability of health professionals in Scotland, has been recognised in the Queen’s 2020 Birthday Honours list.

Published 12 October 2020

Students provide ‘invaluable’ care support during lockdown, says Bield

Three university students have been commended for their support after working at housing provider Bield during the pandemic.

Published 6 October 2020

Bield pledge support to Scottish Housing Day 2020

Bield Housing and Care is pledging its support to this year’s Scottish Housing Day celebration which highlights the difference social housing makes in communities across the country.

Published 15 September 2020

Bield goes virtual for its first online AGM

More than 30 staff, board members and customers are expected to join a Zoom video call later this month as Bield hosts its first online Annual General Meeting.

Published 14 September 2020

Memoirs lift lockdown spirits for Prestonpans residents

Staff at a housing development in Edinburgh have gifted 27 customers with a memoir to remember their lockdown in a positive light and celebrate the easing of restrictions.

Published 7 September 2020

Bield to offer bespoke care service in West Lothian

Bield is now offering personalised at home care plans tailored around an individual’s needs in West Lothian.

Published 21 August 2020

Bield goes digital to host first international WhatsApp viewing

A couple have moved to a new home in Edinburgh after carrying out an innovative property viewing over WhatsApp from South Africa, thanks to staff at housing provider Bield. 

Published 4 August 2020

Bield celebrates day care centre staff

Bield staff at a day care facility in East Dunbartonshire are being commended by their employers after going above and beyond to support customers throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 22 July 2020

Bield tenants take up new hobbies during lockdown

Tenants at a Bield housing development in Edinburgh have been kept busy with a new hobby during lockdown, creating a ‘Garden of Hope’ to bring fellow tenants together while remaining socially distant.

Published 20 July 2020

Bield appoints Diana MacLean and Iain Baxter to management team

Bield has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Diana MacLean as director of customer experience and Iain Baxter as digital project lead.

Published 1 July 2020

Young bagpiper entertains customers at Bield's Linlithgow development

Euan Crawford, a young bagpiper from Linlithgow Academy, has delighted customers at Bield's West Port development in Linlithgow by playing a special ‘outdoors’ lockdown concert.

Published 19 June 2020

Bield community group continues to spread kindness during coronavirus pandemic

Pensioners in isolation during the coronavirus lockdown have been able to tuck into a weekly nutritional meal generously donated by a local Bield community group.

Published 17 June 2020

A simple fish supper lift spirits at Bield retirement development

A South Ayrshire retirement housing development were treated to a fish and chip delivery to lift their spirits amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 14 May 2020

Bield appoints Paula Rice as director of finance and resources

Bield has appointed Paula Rice as its new director of finance and resources.

Published 7 May 2020