We welcome the Scottish Government’s determination to ensure that good quality care and support is available in every area of Scotland for people with learning disabilities. As reported by BBC Scotland earlier this month, the Government have commissioned research to address the scandal of people with learning disabilities being forced to move away from home […]
We were thrilled to see Camphill Newton Dee Village featured on the Facebook page of the World Economic Forum. They even made a video to go with it which you can see here. The video focuses on the power of inclusion through meaningful work. Power of inclusion A person’s work is a big part of who […]
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Our Director, Neil Henery and our Policy and Engagement Manager, Robert McGeachy, attended the cross party group on learning disability on Tuesday 11th September at the Scottish Parliament. We were absolutely delighted that all five of our recommendations were taken up by the group. You can read our presentation below. We are very grateful for […]
Camphill Scotland has worked with Camphill Newton Dee to submit a response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on its proposals to increase the employment of disabled people in the public sector. A key part of the Scottish Government’s disability strategy, A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People, focuses on reducing barriers to employment for disabled people. […]
We are delighted to share with you our Annual review of 2017-18. We hope you will find the review of what was a very busy year informative and engaging. Please get in touch if you would like to receive a hard copy by post.
Camphill Scotland, in consultation with our members, identified 5 key improvements that could be made to the Scottish Government’s proposed ‘Supporting disabled children, young people and their Families’ resource. The Scottish Government stated that This consultation will be one step towards developing a central, inclusive source of information that seeks to ease the pressure on […]
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As part of Camphill School Aberdeen’s 70th year celebrations of St John’s school, the School was glad to welcome Bruce Adamson, Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland, and his team, who visited Camphill School Aberdeen last week. The Commissioner and his team were met by Alex Busch, Executive Director of Camphill School Aberdeen, […]
Camphill Scotland and members enjoyed a positive meeting recently with representatives from Arc Scotland (which provides the secretariat for the Scottish Transitions Forum) and from the Family Fund to discuss issues around transitions. We will be identifying further opportunities to engage with Arc, the Scottish Transitions Forum, the Family Fund and other organisations on issues around transitions. Further information Please […]