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A report by the influential think-tank the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has singled out the historic community of Camphill Newton Dee for praise saying it provides “many lessons for Care in a communal setting” for those with learning disabilities.

The CSJ’s report entitled ‘The Need for Community’ is a wide-ranging review of care and accommodation for those with a learning disability. Its emphasis on communities, such as Camphill, where people feel safe and yet connected to the wider world will be welcomed by many in the care sector who have long argued that such communities should be seen as a front-line model of care.

Camphill communities across the UK and Ireland today aim to offer a safe, effective and caring environment where individuals receiving support are recognized as full contributing members of their community avoiding possible social isolation and loneliness that can easily be experienced by people living alone with visiting...

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