Bield backs benefits of downsizing for older people

The property industry should start focusing less on starter homes and more on the merits of downsizing for Scotland’s older people, according to Bield.

Published 17 February 2016

Bield’s Bearsden development builds on its success

A new housing development in Bearsden has been shortlisted for another top property award after being named Senior Living Development of the Year in 2015.

Published 15 February 2016

You’ve got a friend in Bield

Housing and care provider Bield is highlighting the important role that friendship can play in assisting older people to enjoy happy and fulfilled lives.

Published 9 February 2016

Harvesting happiness at Bield

Tenants and volunteers at a retirement housing development in Edinburgh have chipped in and grown their first crop of potatoes for everyone to dig in to.

Published 8 February 2016

Bield tenant raises over £33,000 for great causes

A 73 year old man from Livingston has gone the extra mile raising over £33,000 for charity with plans to continue fundraising.

Published 4 February 2016

Volunteers welcome in West Lothian

Scottish housing and care provider Bield is highlighting the important role that volunteers can play in assisting older people to enjoy happy and fulfilled lives in West Lothian.

Published 2 February 2016

100 year old celebrates milestone birthday after best move of her life

Ann Docherty, a resident at Castlebank Gardens housing with care development in Glasgow has celebrated her milestone 100th birthday surrounded by friends after making what she has described as the best move of her life.

Published 1 February 2016

Volunteers sought to help the good times grow at Bield

A Bield retirement housing development in Milngavie is looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to spend a couple of hours each month helping out with social activities.

Published 27 January 2016

Bield’s chief executive urges government to value older people

The head of one of Scotland’s largest providers of housing, care and support services is encouraging staff and customers to help create a new five-year plan that will allow it to continue its fantastic success as it turns 50 years old.

Published 6 January 2016

Wishes come true at Bield

Service users at Bield’s care services across Scotland are being encouraged to follow their dreams thanks to a heart-warming Wishing Tree initiative.

Published 5 January 2016

Empowering Communities Fund receives £20m boost

The Scottish Government has pledged a £20 million investment into helping communities tackle poverty and inequalities and take forward regeneration in their areas on their own terms.

Published 24 December 2015

It’ll be homely this Christmas at Bield

A committed Bield care home worker is hosting two Christmas dinners, one for family and one for care home residents to ensure no one misses out on celebrating the special day.

Published 24 December 2015

School pupils give Bield tenants a Christmas to remember

High school students have come together to ensure that the older people in their community have a Christmas to remember.

Published 22 December 2015

Three cheers for Bield volunteers

An event to highlight the importance of volunteers to care and housing provider Bield has been hosted at a retirement housing development.

Published 21 December 2015

‘Duke of Edinburgh for over 50s’ helps Glenview Court keep active

Tenants at a Bield retirement housing development in Motherwell have embarked on a mission to stay active by taking part in a global initiative for the over 50s.

Published 18 December 2015