JAMtastic coverage for local care home thanks to Edinburgh PR agency

by Ainsley Piggott

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Jenny puts the jam on top for Blackwood after her hand foraged preserves earn powerful social care PR for Blackwood

Care PR for Blackwood thanks to jam make Jenny Gardner

A LOCAL care home in Edinburgh secured fantastic coverage after the regional manager smashed her fundraising target for the venue.

Jenny Gardner, who works for Blackwood, raised a staggering £1,000 for Broom Court Care Home in Stirling by selling more than 350 jars of homemade jam in just a few months – the ingredients for which she hand-foraged.

The money will allow the care home to rebuild a fully-accessible greenhouse with plants and space for vegetables to grow, after the previous one was damaged beyond repair by gale force winds last year.

The Broom Court tenants took great pride in completing their previous greenhouse duties and are already excited at the prospect of once again being able to experience the daily enjoyment and sense of achievement that the work brings.


To find our more about this story read full details in our original media release providing powerful care PR for Blackwood 


The media release was sent out and quickly hit the headlines after appearing on eight  different online publications within just a few hours.

It appeared on careindustrynews.co.uk, careandnursing-magazine, posabilitymagazine.co.uk, sycare-support.co.uk, housing – scotlandtoday, Ot-magazine.co.uk, Scottishhousingnews.com. Between them these sites attract than 10,000 visitors per month, the majority of them care industry insiders.

That helps position Blackwood as a leader in its field, attracts key talent and showcases its services giving a huge morale boost to staff and volunteers, while giving powerful reassurance to its service users and their friends and families.

By making headlines across a variety of different news outlets reaching diverse sections, our expert Edinburgh PR team ensure the wide sharing of Blackwood’s ethos – which aims to improve the lives of people with disabilities through innovative technology.

Blackwood is renowned for its work in adapting properties to let people who are disabled, elderly or have sensory impairments live independently and this story is just one of a number of successful stories run by Holyrood PR on behalf of Blackwood. Our Edinburgh agency’s award winning style ensures that every story reaches its fullest potential.


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