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 […]
We commissioned an independent research company (Why Research) to discover more about what parents and carers, local authorities and third sector organisations think about Camphill. We asked the researchers to focus on those with most influence over whether people are able to come to Camphill or not: the local authority and parents and carers. Impressive […]
Camphill shared living supports people to live meaningful lives. In Scotland this is ably achieved by our members, the 11 Camphill communities based in Scotland. Did you know that: Together, our members support over 600 people with learning disabilities and other support needs, ranging from children to older people The total income of the 11 Camphill communities in […]
Councillor Wheeler, the Convenor of the Aberdeen City Council’s Education Committee, formally opened Camphill School Aberdeen’s annual open day on Saturday, 22nd September, ably supported by the Culter Pipe Band. The annual open day featured tours of the schoolhouse, and of the therapy centre, and exhibitions of the art of the children and young people […]
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 […]
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.
The potential impact of Brexit upon Camphill in Scotland, and upon the lives of co-workers from other EU countries in Scottish Camphill communities, was raised at the Scottish Parliament’s Cross Party Group (CPG) on Brexit by Camphill Scotland and Members. The purpose of the CPG on Brexit is to: Act as a watchdog over the […]
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I have enjoyed being an EU citizen all my life, moving from Germany to England and then to the Netherlands and France and finally arriving in Scotland in 2006. My partner is from the Netherlands and my child is British. It’s been quite a shock to wake up one morning and find that the ease […]
The Minister for Mental Health, Maureen Watt MSP, visited Simeon Care for the Elderly on Monday to celebrate Volunteers’ Week and the significant contribution volunteers make to the care and support of the residents at Simeon Care for the Elderly. The visit provided the Minister with an opportunity to meet the residents and their families, […]