Engagement plan from 17 June 2022 to 2 October 2022

Landlord name

Blackwood Homes and Care

Publication date

17 June 2022

Regulatory status

Compliant (under review)

We have identified or received information that means we are reviewing the regulatory status of the RSL. We will update the regulatory status as soon as this review is complete.

Why we are engaging with Blackwood Homes and Care (Blackwood)

We are engaging with Blackwood about planned organisational changes.

Blackwood has been developing detailed proposals for the transfer of engagements of Abbeyfield Scotland Ltd (Abbeyfield Scotland).  In June 2022, in an independent ballot 79.2% of Abbeyfield Scotland’s tenants voted on the proposals, with 98.9% voting in favour of the transfer proposals.  Blackwood will continue to work with Abbeyfield Scotland as it prepares for the transfer of engagements.

What Blackwood must do

Blackwood must liaise with us as it works with Abbeyfield Scotland on the proposed transfer of engagements.

What we will do

We will:

  • engage as necessary about the proposed transfer of engagements from Abbeyfield Scotland; and
  • update our published engagement plan in light of any material change to our planned engagement with Blackwood.

Regulatory returns

Blackwood must provide us with the following annual regulatory returns and alert us to notifiable events as appropriate:

  • Annual Assurance Statement;
  • audited financial statements and external auditor’s management letter;
  • loan portfolio return;
  • five year financial projections; and
  • Annual Return on the Charter.

It should also notify us of any material changes to its Annual Assurance Statement, and any tenant and resident safety matter which has been reported to or is being investigated by the Health and Safety Executive or reports from regulatory or statutory authorities or insurance providers, relating to safety concerns.

Our lead officer for Blackwood Homes and Care is:

Kirsty Anderson

Regulation Manager

Buchanan House
58 Port Dundas Road
G4 0HF

0141 242 5547