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We provided grants directly to carers who live in Fife and are caring for someone aged 20 years +

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Whitehill Court Day Care Development

We provided two Evening Care Sessions per week with weekly outings and a monthly dining service for a full 12 months in Kirkintilloch which aimed to benefit 100 individual older people living with dementia in East Dunbartonshire whilst providing invaluable respite to over 50 carers and a further 50 family members.

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Caring Connections Haven@Home is a successful initiative providing planned respite breaks and emotional support to carers and cared for in their own home across North and South Lanarkshire . The project supports people affected by a range of long term conditions and comorbidities who find it difficult to access support outwith the home due to complex caring routines, ill health or transport issues

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We provided a respite service for carers living in the Glasgow area including ethnic minority groups. The carers were allocated 37 hours of flexible respite to use at their choice. These hours were provided to carers known to the service and carers referred by local authority and other professionals who were not receiving respite via local authority.

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We provided, facilitated and supported the delivery of sibling support group work programmes to children living in a family with a sibling who has a disability..

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We provided grants directly to carers including young carers who live in the Highland region that enable them to have a break and recharge their batteries.

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We provided grants directly to carers who live in Midlothian.

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We provided short breaks for young carers and adult carers facilitating group work programmes and social activities in various locations in Angus, and beyond for carers (and in some cases the cared for as well), who have not previously accessed our preventative programmes.

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We provided grants directly to carers who live in Aberdeen city

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The Roses Project

The Roses Project provides personal development, outdoor activity courses for groups of young carers at Tavool House on the Island of Mull.

We offer a unique respite opportunity and aim to make a difference to young people’s lives by increasing their confidence and self-esteem; teaching them new skills and improving their physical well-being and mental health

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