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Housing provider launches award to celebrate acts of kindness

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Housing and care provider, Bield, has launched a platform to recognise individuals going above and beyond in the community, naming the award - "You are one of a Kind", to celebrate its staff and...

Housing provider receives Covid-19 testing kits from Scottish Government

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Housing provider, Bield, has been given Covid-19 testing kits by The Scottish Government which provide results within 30 minutes.Bield Housing and Care has been sent Lateral Flow Testing kits to all of its...

Proactive telecare to reduce emergency calls

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Housing provider Bield is beginning an innovative pilot project to help older people live independent lives and to better engage with groups and services in their communities.This collaborative initiative is led by The Scottish...

Bield appoints Elizabeth to head up business growth

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Bield the housing provider  has announced the appointment of a new Head of Development and Business Growth. The body is hoping to create new opportunities for development.With more than nine years of experience in...

Scots urged to join in Bield’s golden anniversary celebrations

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One of Scotland’s largest housing providers is calling on artists, or would-be artists, to get creative to help celebrate its golden anniversary after 50 years in the business.Anyone in Edinburgh is encouraged to...

Innovative platform designed to improve staff health and wellbeing

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A SCOTTISH registered social landlord 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.Bield Housing and Care have...

OBE for Bield Chair in Birthday Honours

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The Chair of Bield’s Board of Management has been recognised in the Queen’s 2020 Birthday Honours.Dr Lesley Holdsworth, who trained as a physiotherapist and is now the Scottish Government’s clinical lead for digital health...

Edinburgh student provides ‘invaluable’ support for care residents

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An Edinburgh student has been commended for her support after working at one of Scotland’s leading housing providers during thepandemic.University of Edinburgh student, Ellen Kilgour, took on a care assistant role over the Summer...

Bield goes virtual for its first online AGM

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 An Edinburgh headquartered housing provider is set to host its first online Annual General meeting this week, as it continues to advance its services to improve the lives of their customers.More than 30 staff,...

New finance director is equal to the job

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Housing provider, Bield has appointed a highly experienced professional in the housing sector to join its senior management team.Paula Rice, brings more than 25 years of experience working in a variety of different sectors, and she...

Bield to be supported by Co-op Local Community Fund

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A RETIREMENT development in Gorebridge has been selected to take part in the Co-Op Local Community Fund Project.Bield’s Emily Court in Gorebridge will benefit from a 1% donation when members of the Co-Op...

Bield is ready for the next chapter

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Bield has revealed it remains focused on continuing to bring innovative changes to housing and care services to underline its commitment to improve the lives of Scotland's older people.Speaking at its 48th AGM, Chair of...

Bield – committed to excellence

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A leading housing provider is celebrating after being awarded one of the most widely recognised business excellence accolades in Europe.Bield Housing & Care has scooped the European Foundation for Quality Management’s (EFQM) Committed to...

The 1950s shine for Leith tenants

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Tenants from an Edinburgh retirement housing development have been taken back in time with a play showcasing Leith in the fifties. Joined by pupils from Abbeyhill Primary School last week tenants from Bield’s Gordon Court...

Pensioners share stories for memory book

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Over 60s at an Edinburgh retirement housing development have taken a step back into the past and shared their memories from the 1950s for a locally produced memory book.Tenants from Bield’s Gordon Court make...

Caroline’s dedication honoured by Bield

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Bield's Craighall Road Care Home in Edinburgh has a gem in Caroline Freer who works as a Night Care Assistant. The housing and care company recognised her dedication at their recent AGM.Caroline was part...

Bield is looking for volunteer befrienders

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A local organisation is looking for volunteers to help them provide user services for their elderly clients.They would like to recruit some volunteer befrienders who would be able to spend 1-1 time with some...

Charles reaches his 102nd birthday – thanks to his mother

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Charles Hunter has just celebrated his 102nd birthday - and says it is all due to his mother's genes. She celebrated her 103rd birthday,Partying at Bield's Liberton Park Court where he has lived for the...

Bield’s tenants handbook is a model to follow

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Scotland’s leading care and housing provider which has its HQ here in Edinburgh are predicting they will have a ‘publishing hit’ on their hands when they launch of their new Tenant Handbook this month.Bield...

New procedure for complaints handling at care firm

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Care Provider Launches New Complaints Procedure Scotland's leading provider of housing, care and community services for older people has introduced a new complaints procedure. Designed to be more easily understandable and more accessible to the public,...

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