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We provided grants directly to carers who care for someone living with dementia. The break or activity must help to decrease carer stress, increase carer wellbeing and help them sustain their caring role.

It is aimed that this is done without adverse effect on the person that they care for and mostly an alternative to traditional respite.

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A 5-day summer camp for 45 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 a 2 week Summer Club, including transport and intensive staffing, for 17 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.

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Social & Emotional Support to Deaf Children and their Families

West Scotland Deaf Children’s Society provides social and emotional support to deaf children and their families.

Better breaks funding enabled us to offer many opportunities for our young people to meet and mix with an age appropriate peer group at our Saturday Sign Activity Club, a youth group and in partnership with St Roch’s Secondary School an after school club.

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We provided grants directly to carers who care for a child who has Down’s Syndrome and who live with them.

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We provided grants directly to carers who care for a child or adult with learning disabilities.

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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.

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RNIB Activate

RNIB Activate delivered a programme of activities for children and young people living with sight loss and their families across Scotland.

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Short Breaks for Carers of Children with Disabilities

We provided breaks to enable carers of children with disabilities to enjoy holidays as a family. Breaks are for carers who haven’t had a break in the last 12 months and care for a child or young person aged under 21.

Breaks take the form of short family holidays where we meet the cost of accommodation, transport and support if required.

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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.

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