Cvt News

Co-Production

Co-production in social care is gaining momentum, to some it may be the latest ‘buzzword’ or strategy to put a positive spin on the challenges of funding, eligibility and diminishing support. Phil Gibson is CVT Co-Production Project Manager. He believes that co-production shouldn't be a quick fix solution.  

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“Does my heart look big in this?”

TV actress, Arabella Weir has launched a national campaign, which is looking to recruit Shared Lives Carers with big enough hearts to open up their homes to people with support needs and who want to share and enjoy family life together. 

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National Safeguarding Adults Week

New awareness campaign highlights the importance of safeguarding adults at risk of abuse  The first National Safeguarding Adults Week promotes the importance of safeguarding the health and wellbeing of adults across the UK.  From the 19-25 November there will be a series of events across the country aimed at raising awareness of the issues faced by adults at risk and helping relevant organisations to provide the best support possible to those people.

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Camphill Village Trust & Community Catalysts

Growing Connections and Contributions at Botton Village, North Yorkshire.  Camphill Village Trust (CVT) and Community Catalysts are embarking on an exciting 2-year partnership project at CVT’s Botton Village in North Yorkshire. + Easy Read

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Befriending Week 2018

To celebrate Befriending Week 2018 (1-7 November) we wanted to feature some initiatives our Malton community has embarked on. The government has recently launched their Loneliness Strategy, it recognises that people of all ages experience loneliness. So how can we help?

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