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, […]
Camphill staff and co-workers provided an input on the potential impact of Brexit upon Camphill in Scotland, and upon the lives of co-workers from other EU countries at the recent meeting of the Scottish Parliament’s Cross Party Group on Brexit. The meeting was attended by Neil Henery (Director) and Robert McGeachy (Policy and Engagement Manager) […]
International volunteers ‘life share’ Simeon hosts up to nine international volunteers who live and work in the Simeon care home, usually staying for a year. The Simeon ethos of community and care is richly supported by our volunteers who live on site, and alongside those receiving care. In Camphill this is often called ‘life sharing’. […]
Camphill Scotland has submitted a response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on A Connected Scotland: Tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger social connections. Our top 3 points call for 1. Significant cultural change We believe that significant cultural change is necessary within our society, and within communities across Scotland, to reduce social isolation and […]
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