We provided a 5-day summer camp in July 23 for 48 young people, aged 8 – 25 years old, living in a family impacted by Huntington’s Disease. The camp provided a programme of customised activities, one-to-one and group sessions on the issues surrounding Huntington’s Disease and being a young carer.
Team United will offer sport & physical activity camps during school holiday and weekly periods for children and young people with disabilities in 4 locations during– Summer, Autumn and Spring. We will run these activities in the local community where young people live. – Fife, Angus, Midlothian
People with profound and multiple learning disabilities, their families and communities were fully involved in celebrating Scotland’s Year of Stories. Across Scotland in many different ways everyone celebrated Scotland’s stories. They made memories and everyone had fun.
We provide a varied programme of activities and trips during the school holidays for 20 young people aged 15-18 with learning difficulties. The scheme runs for 5 hours per day and also includes a longer day trip at the end of the summer and two day trips at the weekend during term time.
Bright Spark works collaboratively with up to 12 young people with complex additional special needs who struggle with mainstream activities. We provide space and time, using multi-artform techniques working together developing trust, friendships, increased confidence and improved mental health.
The Families Programme provides regular activities & events designed to offer short break and respite opportunities to families living in Angus, who are supporting a child/children with additional or complex needs. These events are specifically planned for the whole family to attend.
Mini Denners is a “nursery” experience for our children under 5 with cancer, their siblings and carers from Jak’s Den, Livingston and Aberdeen. Activities include music, story time, messy play, crafts and snack allows our children to experience the joy and wonder of early years and we also provide pampers for their carers.
We provided a 5-day summer camp in July 2022 for 38 young carers, aged 8 – 25 years old, living in a family impacted by Huntington’s Disease.
The camp provided a programme of customised activities, one-to-one and group sessions on the issues surrounding Huntington’s Disease and being a young carer.
We continued to deliver Haven Breaks @ Home project supporting carers and cared for individuals affected by life limiting illness to accesses short breaks that are meaningful to them from within their own homes through the provision of Wellbeing Toolkit resources and online wellbeing support services.