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Retro tea room goes down a treat with East Ayrshire residents

Retro tea room goes down a treat with East Ayrshire residents

An East Ayrshire very sheltered housing development has given tenants the opportunity to step back in time by brewing up a refreshing retro treat for their tenants.   Menzies Court, managed by leading housing and care provider Bield, have created a unique tea room for their tenants with a dash of adoration for the past.  […]

April 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bield tenants get into the Christmas spirit

Bield tenants get into the Christmas spirit

Tenants at a Linlithgow very sheltered housing development welcomed family and friends as they created the ultimate early Christmas present – raising a whopping £800. Their Christmas fair and ‘bauble swap’ events raised the total for their social funds to ensure the festive season at the development is as enjoyable as possible. Rena Kirton-Vaughan, Manager […]

December 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Sheltered housing tenants and staff shower residents with flowers and gifts celebrating 50 years

Sheltered housing tenants and staff shower residents with flowers and gifts celebrating 50 years

A happily married couple have celebrated their golden anniversary after 50 loving years together after first meeting at their job driving Forklifts.   Mary and Jack Wilson, who live at Bield’s Brae Court very sheltered housing development in Linlithgow, went out for a romantic meal for two on the big night, after receiving gifts and […]

August 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suffolk care agency is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

Suffolk care agency is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Seckford Almshouses to be Outstanding overall following an inspection carried out in March. Seckford Almshouses is registered as a domiciliary care agency providing personal care to people who live in Seckford Almshouses in Woodbridge, Suffolk. The service provides sheltered accommodation and support to […]

July 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
New parliamentary group’s report calls for major shift in Government policy on housing and care for older people

New parliamentary group’s report calls for major shift in Government policy on housing and care for older people

A new All Party Parliamentary Group report on housing and care for older people calls for a significant change in the focus of Government policy away from concentrating simply on support for first time buyers.   In the ‘Housing our Ageing Population: Positive Ideas’ (HAPPI 3) report, launched today (Wednesday, June 8) Lord Best says: […]

June 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Queen’s Park residents buzzing thanks to GHA partnership

Queen’s Park residents buzzing thanks to GHA partnership

Tenants at a Queen’s Park sheltered housing complex are enjoying the buzz created by a brand new wildlife project. Thanks to funding from GHA’s Better Lives fund, two beehives – containing around 40,000 bees – have been built at Crosshill Avenue sheltered complex. An unused piece of land at the complex has also been upgraded. […]

June 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bield hosts party fit for a Queen

Bield hosts party fit for a Queen

Tenants at a sheltered housing development in West Lothian enjoyed a royal tea party to celebrate Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday – with their own development ‘Queen’ as the crowning glory.  Margaret Laurie, who herself is due to celebrate her 95th birthday in July of this year, was nominated by her fellow tenants as ‘Queen’ for the day […]

May 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Living a long life with a poem a day could keep the doctor away

Living a long life with a poem a day could keep the doctor away

A Bield tenant at a Very Sheltered Housing development in Glasgow has revealed the secret to a long life as he reaches his 101st birthday. George Mulveny, who was born and bred in Glasgow, believes staying mentally alert by writing creative poems is what’s helped him reach this milestone. The former plumber merchant has become […]

February 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Exhibition with a difference brings older people together

Exhibition with a difference brings older people together

Over 70 customers from nearly 20 sheltered accommodation schemes, extra care schemes and who receive care in their own home celebrated creating their own art exhibition in Bath last week (12th, 13th and 14th October), including a private viewing with Deputy Mayor, Councillor Shaun McGall.   ‘Creative Times’ was the culmination of a six-month collaboration […]

October 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Retirement living Project is Finalist in International Design Awards – Healthcare Category

Retirement living Project is Finalist in International Design Awards – Healthcare Category

The Society of British and International Designers International Design Awards, is the equivalent of the Oscars in the World of Interior Design. People enter from all over the World compete for this prestigious title. This year for the first time there is a Healthcare Design Category within the awards. Diana Celella, is thrilled that her […]

September 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Shackletons work with Colchester Borough Homes as part of £3m revamp

Shackletons work with Colchester Borough Homes as part of £3m revamp

Shackletons were chosen to work with Colchester Borough Homes as part of a £3 million revamp of sheltered housing for the elderly throughout the borough.   Worsnop House was built in 1967 and has been completely reburbished and modernised. The property  offers a range of self-contained, modern, energy efficient one and two bed flats. Shackletons […]

July 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Council finds cost-effective solution to reduce false alarms in sheltered housing with Aico

Council finds cost-effective solution to reduce false alarms in sheltered housing with Aico

Sheffield City Council, in conjunction with installers Pointerfire and Smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm manufacturer Aico, has created a cost-effective solution to reduce false alarms in one of its sheltered housing schemes using Aico’s RadioLINK technology, which wirelessly interconnects alarms by Radio Frequency (RF) signals, rather than cabling.    Ernest Fox House in Sheffield […]

March 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Making sheltered housing safer

Making sheltered housing safer

Aico, UK’s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detection, has developed an innovative product to solve a safety issue facing people in sheltered housing and other vulnerable people that use Telecare/Warden Call Systems. Telecare/Warden Call Systems are commonplace in dwellings for vulnerable people and are an important tool to let […]

October 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Hanover Housing awarded for recognising how animals play a part maintaining health and well being

Hanover Housing awarded for recognising how animals play a part maintaining health and well being

For the fourth consecutive year, Hanover Housing Association has retained its RSPCA Community Animal Welfare Footprint. The success is thanks to the age exclusive housing provider’s continued commitment to animal welfare and responsible pet ownership. The RSPCA’S Animal Welfare Footprint is part of a scheme designed to celebrate, promote and reward the work of housing providers […]

October 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Grass Is Always Greener In Greenock

The Grass Is Always Greener In Greenock

Tenants at a Bield sheltered housing development in Greenock are set to see that the grass is always greener with the launch of a new garden. The large landscaping project began a year ago when the ‘perimeter block flats’ around Carwood Court were demolished as they had become unpopular and difficult to let. As well […]

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