Blackwood has said its 'homes of the future', which were showcased at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) conference this year, could save the NHS millions per year.
Published 23 August 2019
Specialist housing and care provider Blackwood adopted an ingenious method of transporting its ‘home of the future’ to Europe’s largest housing festival – by building it across three shipping containers.
Published 27 June 2019
Three inventions designed to transform the daily lives of people living with disabilities have won prestigious awards.
Published 27 May 2019
An international competition that seeks to find brilliant inventions that transform the everyday lives of people living with disabilities will take place in Scotland this week.
Published 14 May 2019
Humza Yousaf MSP has described how he was ‘blown away’ by a pioneering care system after testing it out first-hand during a visit to a service in his Glasgow constituency.
Published 17 April 2019
Edinburgh-based care specialist Blackwood has been praised by Scotland’s major regulatory body for helping people with disabilities live life to the fullest.
Published 9 April 2019
Blackwood has been praised by the Scottish Government for its commitment to digital participation and empowerment.
Published 26 March 2019
Housing organisations across Scotland are being asked to show their support for a new Technology Enabled Care in Housing Charter.
Published 13 March 2019
Two neighbours and innovators are among the first in the running for an award that recognises inventions that transform the lives of people living with disabilities.
Published 21 February 2019
An innovative home which aims to set the model of how Edinburgh helps to transform the day-to-day lives of people with disabilities has been unveiled for the first time.
Published 6 December 2018
A national Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Ready programme is being funded by the Scottish Government’s TEC Programme and hosted by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).
Published 13 November 2018
The search to find the brightest and best innovations to help people with disabilities has been launched by housing and care provider Blackwood.
Published 6 November 2018
Blackwood Housing and Care has been awarded a gold award for its service by Investors in People.
Published 1 November 2018
An innovative project that uses transformative new technology is being hailed as a landmark moment in the care of disabled people who want to continue to live independent lives.
Published 31 October 2018
Investment in technology has far wider benefits for care providers than purely financial sustainability, providing the industry keeps pace, writes Debbie Collins.
Published 17 October 2018