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We organise special breaks for our families. The children and young people we support within these families have cancer or leukaemia, a long term or incurable disease.

CCLASP support over 500 families in Scotland and the provision of special breaks is dependant on funding.

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RNIB Activate Project provided a combination of 2 Family Fun Days, 2 Residential Activity Breaks ‘Stepping Out’ for 11-13 years and ‘Promoting Independence’ for 14-18 years

We provided family weekend breaks to develop confidence and personal independence for blind/partially sighted children and young people while supporting parent/carers and providing a respite break for the whole family.

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Project Teen Ranch

We provided four outdoor activity weekends for children under the age of 18 in Perth & Kinross diagnosed with autism and a separate weekend break for their young carer siblings to allow different options of respite for the whole family.

Each weekend supported 15 children with autism and 15 young carer siblings also had the opportunity to attend their weekend.

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MND Scotland Time to Live Grants

We provided grants directly to carers who look after someone with Motor Neurone Disease.

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Our project enabled 5 Scottish adults who have OI (Osteogenesis Imperfecta), to attend our Family Weekend Conference with their family carers and children if any.

The event was held in Manchester the weekend of 11th Sep 2015.

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We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who have serious mental health problems and mental illness.

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Taymara R&R

We provide boat trips on the Tay for Carers and the people they Care For, including the opportunity to learn boating skills, enjoy an unconventional respite break.

In the case of Carers, or share with their charges inspirational experiences such as viewing dolphins at close quarters.

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Over the last year we have been running a programme of short breaks (residential and day events) for carers, and people being cared for, from the Gypsy/Traveller community living in Perth & Kinross, Lothian and Argyll.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland Creative Breaks Fund

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

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We support Young Carers aged between 5 and 16 years old. We have created an Outreach group in Blairgowrie which allows the Young Carers in this rural area to easily to attend a respite group that provides support with their caring role.

We have also been developing a Nurture Programme focused on personal outcomes.

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