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Steve Briault (2015) "Commitment, Compromise and Communicide - Inner and outer challenges for the Camphill movement in the UK", published in 'The Present Age' and 'New View', December 2015  Link  

Shared Lives Plus (2015), "A Shared Life is a Healthy Life. How the Shared Lives model of care can improve health outcomes and support the NHS. Foreword by Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England"  Link  

Maria Lyons (2015), "Re-Thinking Community Care: The Camphill Model."  Link  

Simon Duffy (2015), "Power and Love"  Link to paper,  Link to video

Steve Briault (2015), "Camphill Communities: living, learning and working in partnership with the “disabled”  Link to paper,  Link to video  

Marcus van Dam (2015) "A healthy way of life"  Link to paper,  Link to video,  Letter to the British Medical Journal  

Stuart Cumella (2015) "Shared-Life Communities for People with a Learning Disability: A Review of the Evidence"  Link to paper,  Link to video,  PowerPoint presentation

Alliance for Camphill, L'Arche, and others (2015), "Choice for Intentional Community and Shared Living", 20 page handout with presentations given at Westminster on 15 September 2015  Link to paper  Link to website    

Alliance for Camphill (2015) "Principles and aims"   Link    

John O'Brien (2015), "Surviving Cogworld"  Link  

Simon Caulkin (2015) "Botton: the fight goes on"  Link  

Robin Jackson (2015) "Who cares?"  Link  

Robin Jackson (2015) "The threat of micro-institutionalisation"  Link  

Simon Duffy, Sheila Hollins et al (2014) "Open Letter on Regulation"  Link

Ivan Tyrell and John Seddon (2014) "How bureaucrats destroy public services, and what can be done about it"  Read

Bob Rhodes and Richard Davis (2014) "The unintentional destruction of intentional communities. A discussion paper in association with LivesthroughFriends and Vanguard."  Link  and  PDF  

Simon Caulkin (2014) "Social care: who needs enemies?"  Link  

Alan Potter, Botton Village Camphill Community (2012) "Intentional Community as a continuing response to the Holocaust – The life of Peter Bergel and the Camphill Communities."  Link  

The Independent (2012) "Killing kindness with red tape"  Link 

In Control and Groundswell Partnership (2012) "Review of Camphill Village Trust"  Link

Camphill Co-workers, Three Perspectives (2010)  PDF  (this is a large file and may be slow to load) 

Nils Christie (1989/2001) "Camphill Village Communities in Norway"  PDF  This document is from the book called 'Beyond Loneliness & Institutions' about Camphill Norway. It was written by Nils Christie, who was and remains a Professor of Criminology at Oslo University, and a real voice of conscience in the country. It is sent with the author's express permission for our use.

"CVT Memorandum & Articles of Association"  This is the founding charter of 1954 and still legally binding document underpinning the spirit and functioning of the Charity, The Camphill Village Trust Ltd (CVT). It states explicitly that CVT should support the forming of communities with Co-workers who are not bound by contracts. We have highlighted the sections supporting this.  PDF