August 9, 2022

Regional group occasion marks Blackwood’s independent residing design

Impartial residing professional Blackwood is set to formally launch its revolutionary thought to change upcoming houses and neighbourhoods in Dundee this weekend.

The Blackwood Peoplehood Project will produce a product for impartial living in three distinct Scottish neighbourhoods which includes Charleston in the metropolis, enabling individuals to are living more healthy and happier for more time.

To mark the official launch, Blackwood is web hosting a summer function on 23rd July between 11am – 5pm at Alec Craigie Inexperienced. There will be a assortment of actions, are living songs & leisure and food stuff stalls.

On leading of this, there will also be stalls conveying what Peoplehood is and how it will condition the long term of unbiased living in the place. It is also hoped that the day will motivate more locals to signal up as Peoplehood users to condition the eyesight of the £12.5 million challenge.

Fanchea Kelly, Main Govt of Blackwood Housing and Care, mentioned: “Peoplehood will produce a blueprint for much healthier, happier neighbourhoods that can be rolled out throughout Scotland and further than.

“We glimpse ahead to engaging with men and women in the neighbourhood at the summer months function to give them a prospect to discover about Peoplehood and study from them what will help make healthier happier neighbourhoods of the upcoming and hopefully from this we’ll see several signal up to assistance the venture.

“There are by now more than 200 Peoplehood users across the a few neighbourhoods [Glasgow, Buckie and Dundee] supporting us co-style and design solutions and companies to aid folks age properly and we are seeking for one more 800 to sign up for us and produce fantastic destinations with each other.

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“Some of the initiative staying rolled out in Dundee involve totally free tablets and connectivity for users to support them get electronic, when also providing e-bikes, electric powered automobiles and a host of gear and pursuits, all co-built with people today in the neighbourhood. We have been delighted by the assist that the nearby council has provided to the task recognising the added benefits it could bring to Charleston and other neighbourhoods in the town.”

One of the Peoplehood things to do at the event will be the prospect to consider your hand at a 3 hole demonstrator ‘golf course’ with the winner acquiring the ‘Charleston Open’ trophy!

The co-layout component of Peoplehood is crucial to provide final results that will truly advantage people in neighbourhoods focusing on making age-welcoming houses and destinations, supported by slicing-edge technologies, earning impartial residing achievable and sustainable as persons increase older, with harmless outdoor spaces to maintain physical exercise.

The nine companion organisations working with Blackwood on Peoplehood are:  University of Edinburgh Canon Professional medical Research Europe Carebuilder Uk CENSIS Cisco International Ltd Organization Hire-a-Auto Uk Lewis & Hickey Architects Mydex CIC and The DataLab.

Blackwood pioneers technological innovation innovation in the social housing sector. It operates a lot more than 1500 properties throughout 29 neighborhood authorities. The charity has presently designed two developments of tech-smart ‘Blackwood Homes’ in Glasgow and Dundee which use a “CleverCogs” electronic technique to make daily life a lot easier for older people and folks with disabilities.

Individuals hunting to join can find more info at isles/peoplehood or by messaging: [email protected]