Bield Housing & Care

Bield Housing & Care

Charity information

Bield Housing & Care

Bield Housing & Care provide services to care for more than 20,000 older people, many of whom live with dementia, throughout Scotland every year.

Founded 1971

  • Mission statement

    A Scotland where people of all ages are respected, can make their own choices, and are able to live independent and fulfilling lives.

    To improve the quality of life of older people by offering a diverse range of housing, care and other services.

    We have a passion for supporting and caring
    for each other.

    We are open, fair and just and act with integrity.

    Equality & Diversity
    We advance equality and celebrate diversity.

    We treat individuals with respect.

    We involve our people in what we do because their opinions matter.

    We want to be the best at what we do and we want our people to realise their potential.

  • Aims

    Bield Housing & Care aims to:

    • Providing, constructing, improving or managing, or encouraging or facilitating the provision, construction or improvement, of houses for persons in necessitous circumstances
    • providing for persons who are aged or infirm or disabled & in need of housing & any associated amenities specially designed or adapted to meet their disabilities & requirements
    • providing for older people in need of services of any description in arranging or carrying out works of maintenance, repair or improvement to their houses
    • providing facilities and services, including care services and community alarm services, for persons who are aged or infirm or disabled and in need thereof
  • Overview

    Established: March 1971

    Board members: 14

    Full time staff: 342

    Part time staff: 920

    Volunteers: 350

    Phone number: 0131 273 4005

    Address: 79 Hopetoun Street Edinburgh EH7 4QF

    View charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website