- To provide a dance experience that will enhance and enrich the lives of people with disabilities and their carers.
- To create performance opportunities for people with learning disabilities – and continue to provide for their lifelong learning.
- To promote an appreciation and understanding of movement and dance and work with integrated groups.
- To improve and increase the provision of specialist dance teachers for people with disabilities within Glasgow, Scotland and Europe.
- To bring dance to a wider spectrum of people, through classes, workshops and performances.
- To demonstrate how dance can improve the quality of people’s lives, as regards health, self-awareness, self- confidence and creative expression.
- To develop a wider audience for dance and disability, and to build continuing awareness of the possibilities for people with learning disabilities to become involved in, and have access to, the arts, through performance and workshops.
- To work in collaboration with any individual or organisation operating in the same field and sharing the same values and aims.
- To promote integration rather than segregation.
- To avoid discrimination on any grounds; to offer its facilities and services to as wide a range of people in need as possible; and to ensure that their views are fully represented.
Aspiration and Potential
- To place the primary focus on the well-being, development and aspirations of all people with whom it works.
- To promote their social confidence and self-awareness, and to encourage and help them to achieve their potential.
Individuality and Integrity
- To pay full regard to their individuality, integrity, humanity and right to privacy, and to their wishes at any time.
- As far as possible, to encourage them to make or participate in decisions which affect them.
- As far as their capacities and wishes allow, to encourage them to become fully involved in all the activities in which they are engaged, within proper limits of safety and good practice.
Honesty and Balance
- In all its dealings, to be honest and truthful; to allow full access to information; and to ensure that its processes are transparent.
- Following the principles of the United Nations Convention, to encourage people to exercise their rights and to achieve a proper balance between their rights and responsibilities.