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SHAYP Summer Camp 2017

We provided a 5-day summer camp for 35 young people, aged 8 – 25 years old, living in a family affected by Huntington’s Disease.

The camp included a range of daytime and evening activities as well as one-to-one and group sessions with Scottish Huntington’s Association Specialist Youth Advisors, on the issues surrounding Huntington’s disease and being a young carer.

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We provided grants directly to carers who are caring for person(s) living with dementia living in Scotland.

Being a national organisation we offer the same opportunity all applicants no matter their geographical location, giving them a break from their caring role.

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Over The Wall Scotland Family Camp 2017

We ran a weekend camp for families affected by serious illness in children at Tulliallan Police College, Fife from 12th to 14th May 2017.

The camp was attended by 15 families, comprising 61 individual campers. Families took part in fun, challenging activities whilst at camp, but also enjoyed time out to relax, away from the pressures of everyday life.

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Our project increases inclusion for children with multiple disabilities especially complex physical disabilities and raises awareness in mainstream adventure provision about the needs to be inclusive.

Options Adventures is a national short breaks service enabling disabled children across Scotland to access mainstream adventures and experiences while their parents and carers enjoy a short break.

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Reach4Reality phase 4

We provided short outdoor activity breaks (days, overnights, weekends or 5 day camps) for 9 young people with a social interaction difficulty not receiving funding from the Children’s Disability Service or Self Directed Support.

Reach4Reality provide short outdoor activity sessions for 18 young people with a social interaction difficulty.

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SOAR Out of School Groups

We provided Out of School Groups for children and young people with multiple support needs living within the rural Ross-shire area.

The groups were held in local leisure centres and community venues and provided activities and social contact, our group enabled young people to increase their social skills, while offering regular breaks for parents and carers.

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SNAP Breaks

SNAP provided fun leisure activities of 6 hours at weekends and weekend breaks of 48 and 28 hours to children aged 5 to 20 with multiple support needs.

This helped their parents and carers to have time to themselves and helped our young people to increase their independence and social skills.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland Creative Breaks Grant Programme 2016-17

We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s Syndrome and who lives with them.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland Creative Breaks Grant Programme 2015-16

We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s Syndrome and who lives with them.

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Time to Live for Mental Health Carers

We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult with serious mental health problems or mental illness living in Scotland.

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