Flexible Family Respite
A story by Firsthand Lothian
We provided a flexible respite service tailored to meet the individual needs of each child and their family. Weekly 1:1 sessions, delivered both in the family home and out in the local community, were arranged and provided at a time which benefited the whole family.
Young Persons Activity Group
A story by Epilepsy Scotland
We provided fun weekly activities for 11-21 year old children and young people with Epilepsy and additional support needs and 2 residential weekend breaks. Allowing carers additional support so that they could have a break.
Better Breaks Edinburgh
A story by VOCAL
We offered 1-1 respite for children and young people aged under 21 years with disabilities and their families
Families were allocated hours with a specialist carer to use at times that suited them allowing the child or young person to engage in activities they enjoy and the families to pursue their own activities.
Carers benefitting from the fund
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