Starting out in 1846 as the Birmingham Royal Institute of the Blind (BRIB) New Outlook has undergone several transformations to become what it is today ‐ a professional, reliable and committed provider.
Birmingham Royal Institution for the Blind (BRIB) established in Harborne to provide a range of services for the blind residents of Birmingham.
BRIB Housing Society formed to meet demand for residential care for people with multiple disabilities who attended day care services provided by BRIB.
Oakwood Residential Care Home built housing 18 residents in 14 rooms.
Oak Close, a 3 bedroom freehold property acquired to provide more independent living for three Oakwood residents.
An extension of 7 single bedrooms, 6 bed-sitting rooms, communal lounge and kitchen added at Oakwood Residential Services.
A property on Woodville Road purchased for use as a group home for 4 residents.
Queen Mother Gardens built – 24 one bed flats of very sheltered accommodation with a 2 bedroom warden flat.
Albert Weedall Centre built with Housing Corporation Grant and a £400K contribution from BRIB. 24 one bed flats of very sheltered accommodation
Selly Oak Road Residential Home opened. This was rented from the Bournville Village Trust and opened with 5 residents transferring from Oakwood.
BRIB Housing Society became a separate entity independent of BRIB and changed its name to New Outlook Housing Association Limited (NOHA).
Oak Close no longer a care home so 3 residents became tenants with support.
Selly Oak Road Care Home transferred to Birmingham Focus.
Mill House purchased – senior management and support services moved from BRIB to the new offices.
New Oaks opened as a 6 bedroom residential care home with the residents moving from the Oakwood site.
Tulip Gardens opened as an 8 bedroom residential home with the residents moving from the Oakwood Residential Service.
Sale of leasehold interest in the Oakwood site to BRIB. Queen Alexandra College to move into half of the building with second half transferring in 2003.
Wardens Flat at Queen Mother Gardens converted to 2 bedroom flat for tenants.
Silver Birch opened as a 6 bedroom residential home with the residents being the last to move from the Oakwood Residential Services.
NOHA rebranded to the yellow (eye) logo.
NOHA registered as domiciliary care provider with The Care Quality Commission and began delivering care to people living in own sheltered services.
NOHA rebranded to New Outlook.
Planning permission granted for seventh bedroom to Silver Birch. Completed 2013.
New Outlook begins working in partnership with Nehemiah Housing Association delivering care into two Sheltered housing schemes.
New Outlook took over management of Chatham Place, an extra care facility comprising 64 apartments owned by Midland Heart HA.
New Outlook enters into a lease agreement for Edenwood a new care home to replace Woodville Road and New Oaks.
New Outlook buys a further property on Silver Birch Road and begins work to convert it into a supported living scheme of four self-contained apartments.
Residents from Woodville and New Oaks move into their new home – Edenwood in Edgbaston.
Boldmere Drive – a small care home in Sutton Coldfield transfers to New Outlook from Midland Heart HA.
Beech House – a six bed care home in Erdington transfers to New Outlook from Focus Birmingham
Silver Birch 2 – development completed and flats ready for new tenants.
Northfield – A new supported living service transfers to New Outlook from Nehemiah Housing and work begins to develop the property ready for three new tenants.