More housing associations awarded funding to provide car ownership alternatives

Seven organisations across Scotland have been successful in the second round of the funding to procure the services of electric vehicle car clubs.

Published 28 November 2019

Link Group and Blackwood to explore potential partnership opportunities

Informal discussions around a potential future partnership between Link Group and Blackwood Homes and Care have begun this week.

Published 6 November 2019

Blackwood design winner launches a spoon for children

The designer of an innovative spoon, which won the top prize at the Blackwood Design Awards and which enables people with shaky hands to eat without spilling, has launched a children’s version following the success of its adult product.

Published 4 October 2019

Michelle McManus joins Blackwood for AGM fun

Blackwood Homes and Care hosted its AGM in Cardonald last week.

Published 3 October 2019

Work taking shape at River Clyde Homes waterfront development in Greenock

A £17.5 million development by River Clyde Homes to deliver 137 affordable rented homes at the historic James Watt Dock in Greenock is beginning to rise from the ground.

Published 30 August 2019

Blackwood homes could save NHS millions every year

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

Blackwood showcases homes of the future at CIH annual conference

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

Transformative inventions announced winners at Blackwood Design Awards

Three inventions designed to transform the daily lives of people living with disabilities have won prestigious awards.

Published 27 May 2019

Innovative entries celebrated at Blackwood Design Awards

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 ‘blown away’ by innovative care system

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

Care watchdog recognition for Blackwood

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

Scottish Government commends Blackwood's technology enabled care system

Blackwood has been praised by the Scottish Government for its commitment to digital participation and empowerment.

Published 26 March 2019

New housing charter aims to enable introduction of technology enabled care

Housing organisations across Scotland are being asked to show their support for a new Technology Enabled Care in Housing Charter.

Published 13 March 2019

Walking guide for visually impaired enters Blackwood Design Awards

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

Blackwood House opens doors to future of independent living

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