We ran a two week Summer Club, including transport and intensive staffing, for children with complex support needs.
One tailored week for older and one for younger pupils. An activity and play based club for children unable to access community run schemes due to their high level care needs.
To support the continuation of an annual multi-sport, pan disability residential sports camp held at Largs National Sports Centre in July 2014.
Demand for the camps is growing and we cannot expand places or provide additional equipment. The camps are three days long, very positive and intensive for participants and a great chance for carer respite.
We provided weekend and overnight health and wellbeing retreats for carers from East Dunbartonshire and Glasgow with the focus on yoga, relaxation and taking time out.
We also provided respite to kids with special needs and their families as well as daily respite for carers via yoga. We provided day retreats for families including carers, kids and adults with special needs and siblings.
We provided one to one support to children and young people with physical and learning difficulties to allow them to take part in activities of their choice in the community.
This allowed their parent/carers to have some time to themselves on a regular basis to persue their own interests
Supporting people with disabilities & mental health issues to discover their artistic expression & achieve their potential. ‘Create’ supports children & young people aged 5-28 who find it difficult to access mainstream arts provision due to disability.
Our Friends & Family Fun Programme provides meaningful, accessible arts activities for children & young people with a disability & their families
RNIB Activate delivered a programme of activities for children and young people living with sight loss and their families across Scotland.
We ran a weekend Family Camp for children with serious and life limiting illnesses, their parents or carers and siblings.
The camp catered for families from across Scotland and provided the whole family with a much needed respite from the pressures of daily life.
We held a very successful summer club in Glasgow over 10 days in July 2014 which benefitted carers of members of Ashcraig Former Pupils’ Club, an organisation which provides a safe social environment for young adults with physical/visual disabilities. Members took part in a variety of activities such as sport, drama and art projects.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s syndrome who lives with them.
We provided grants directly to carers who look after someone with Motor Neurone Disease (MND), and to people with MND who have a carer who will also benefit. The project covers the whole of Scotland.