During the recent passage of the Scottish Government’s Social Security legislation in the Scottish Parliament, Ruth Maguire MSP worked with Camphill Scotland, the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Scotland, Citizens Advice Scotland and Inclusion Scotland to secure significant changes to the legislation. These changes placed a statutory duty on the Scottish Ministers and on […]
Johann Lamont MSP is launching her proposed Member’s Bill, the Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions)(Scotland) Bill, in Committee Room 5 in the Scottish Parliament between 1.30pm and 2.30pm on Wednesday 9 October 2019. The Bill has been developed by Johann with support from Camphill Scotland, Camphill School Aberdeen, Ochil Tower School and from Inclusion […]
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In these very uncertain times it seems all the more important to recognise and celebrate the wonderful contribution that European citizens make to Scottish society. Camphill in Scotland has more reason than most to value this contribution. Camphill was formed in Scotland in 1939 – but not by Scots. It was created by a group […]
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.