Bield



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

Bield housing manager gets crafty to overcome PPE shortage

As frontline workers continue to see a shortage in PPE equipment, a Bield staff member decided to take matters into her own hands – literally.

Published 7 May 2020

Dr Lesley Holdsworth named new board chair at Bield

Bield has announced the appointment of a new chair to its board of management who will lead the organisation into the future and to ensure it continues to deliver a “significant” positive impact to the wellbeing of older people.

Published 22 April 2020

Easter cheer in Bield housing developments across central belt

Bield developments experienced the act of kindness first hand throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with a spate of donations of Easter treats for tenants.

Published 14 April 2020

Bield receives vital donations from local distilleries

Bield has been overwhelmed by the kind gestures of two distilleries who have donated hand sanitiser to allow key workers to continue to safely work with vulnerable older people amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 7 April 2020

Cruden Group donates 200 masks to frontline Bield care workers

The Cruden Group has responded to a call for help to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline care workers.

Published 6 April 2020

'Pillowslip Shop' helps Bield tenants sleep easy

A Bield housing development in Port Glasgow has opened a novel ‘pillowslip’ shop to help older people keep stocked with vital supplies during Scotland’s lockdown response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 30 March 2020

Trust, Hanover and Bield unveil research into needs of Scotland’s ethnic minority older people

A major research report providing unprecedented insights into the growing needs of ethnic minority older people in Scotland was launched this week by national housing associations, Trust, Hanover (Scotland) and Bield.

Published 3 March 2020

Video: Bield resident Georgina continues to thrive at 105

A remarkable Bield resident from Melrose showed that age has no limits as she danced the night away during her 105th birthday celebrations.

Published 26 February 2020

Bield logs into TEC in Housing

Bield has pledged its commitment to the Technology Enabled Care (TEC) in Housing Charter as it looks to cement its focus on making innovation a key driver as part of its digital business transformation and its future direction.

Published 12 February 2020

Bield retirement development chosen for Co-Op Local Community Fund

A Bield retirement development in Gorebridge has been selected to take part in the Co-Op Local Community Fund Project.

Published 8 January 2020

Bield resident proves you are never too old to exercise

A blind 93-year-old Bield Housing Association resident has teamed up with her 87-year-old DJ neighbour to help get fellow pensioners in Anniesland moving.

Published 6 January 2020

Bield resident knits Christmas joy into the community

A tenant at a Bield retirement development in Inverclyde has knitted over 100 gifts for a local school band who are performing in the lead up to Christmas.

Published 24 December 2019

Community safety event dispels festive fears for Bield residents

Tenants of an Edinburgh retirement housing development received helpful guidance on how to stay safe this Christmas time thanks to the local police team.

Published 23 December 2019