Camphill Scotland has worked with Camphill Blair Drummond to submit a response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on its proposals to reform the current Protection of Vulnerable Group scheme. The Scottish Government’s consultation focused on proposals for the reform to the disclosure regime in Scotland. The aim is for respondents to focus on what changes […]
Policy and legislation
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.
St John’s School held a Festival recently to celebrate their 70th Anniversary at Camphill School Aberdeen. The Festival of Learning included exhibitions of the children’s and young people’s work, and also featured the opening of the Noah’s Ark replica model by local MSP, Maureen Watt. This model has been built in the playground by the […]
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 […]
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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Camphill Scotland was delighted to play a major role in helping to shape and influence the Scottish Government’s Social Security legislation, which has now been passed by the Scottish Parliament. Camphill Scotland and our partners, including Inclusion Scotland, Citizens Advice Scotland and other organisations, worked closely with the Scottish Government, and with MSPs of all […]
Shona Robison MSP, the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, visited Tiphereth to celebrate Volunteers’ Week last week. The visit provided the Cabinet Secretary with an opportunity to meet Tiphereth’s staff, volunteers and members of the community, and to hear about the significant contribution made by volunteers to the work of Tiphereth. Shona […]
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, […]