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Callums' Caravan - PAMIS Breaks

Callum’s Caravan provided short breaks in a fully accessible caravan at Haggerstone Castle, a holiday village near Berwick upon Tweed, for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities and their families/carers.

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Angus Carers organised a programme of events/activities specifically for male carers, designed to give them an opportunity to take a break for themselves, away from their caring role.

The activities included weekly drop in sessions and trips to venues and events throughout Angus and further afield.

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Personal Development Opportunities through Sport

We provided fun football activity sessions for children and young people with disabilities within the Scottish East Region Community Football Clubs.

These fun football activities aimed to develop friendships, communication, teamwork and health improvements from physical activity. Their carers also benefit from significant respite hours.

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Me and Thee Time

We provided opportunities for families caring for a child with additional needs living in Tayside to enjoy activities together with other families or for parents together.

Activities included picnics, farm visits, zoo, dance classes, Christmas shopping trips, pantomimes, meals, party night and Santa.

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We provide a holiday scheme for 19 young people with Additional Support Needs aged 15-18 living in Angus. The schemes ran for 8 weeks of the year for 5 hours per day, the parents and carers have the opportunity to spend time with other family members and friends or have some ‘me time’

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We provided grants directly to carers who live in Angus.

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We provided grants directly to carers who support those affected by mental illness living in Scotland.

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Scottish Disability Sport Junior Summer Camp

We provided a fully-supported, managed, all-inclusive residential multi-sports and activity camp for 35 youngsters at the newly refurbished accessible Inverclyde Centre in Largs.

The camp was four days long and provides a positive, inclusive and active environment for youngsters aged 10-18 with a physical or sensory impairment.

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We provided a summer activity programme for 18 children and young people with cerebral palsy and related conditions.

The physically active and challenging programme, led by therapists, provided a variety of fun activities to promote functional postural and mobility skills through participation in sports and arts, thereby enabling the children and young people’s parents/carers to get a break and/or spend time with their siblings.

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East Inclusion Football Group

We enhanced and created footballing and social opportunities for young people and adults with multiple additional support needs from Tayside & Fife.

We engaged with over 280 individuals by creating and developing self-sustainable disability football teams to provided respite for their carers in the Scottish FA East Region.

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