How a large home & care organisation has increased social and digital inclusion
Blackwood has been delivering high quality care for people with a range of disabilities for over 40 years and has over 1500 homes. Blackwood is using CareBuilder to optimally coordinate & communicate between all the stakeholders in planned & ad hoc care.
Since the initial implementation in 2015, CareBuilder has supported Blackwood in expanding the scope of the deployed features, as well as rolling out the solution further within the Blackwood population. Blackwood has enabled a range of services for its customers:
An independent report commissioned by Carnegie UK Trust was launched on the 30th of October 2018 by Kate Forbes, minister for public finance and digital economy at the Scottish Parliament, with cross party support. The report focuses on the implementation for an initial group of Blackwood customers in 2015, with a survey being done before the implementation and again three months after the implementation.
Profile of study respondents:
-70% had a physical disability;
-45% had cognitive impairment.