We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who have serious mental health problems and mental illness.
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.
We provided grants directly to carers who live in Dundee
We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s Syndrome who lives with them.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for a child or adult with profound and multiple learning disabilities, and live in Scotland.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for a child who has Down’s Syndrome and who live with them.
The Barnardos Dundee Family Support Team is a community based support service for children and young people in the age range 0-18yrs who have significant learning disabilities and live in Dundee.
We have promoted and run residential short breaks since 1986 . In 2014/15 with the support of Better Breaks we ran two short break residential weekends .
We deliver football themed sessions to young people with additional support needs. These vary from coaching sessions/matches/tournaments to football related social activities.
Varying in time and frequency these offer parents and carers different respite options. Building on the success of the Strollers Superstars, we are working across the Scottish FA East Region to create new opportunities.
Our Dundee Activity Club runs five times a week for children with multiple support needs, the age range is from 1 to 19 years.
We offer various indoor and outdoor activities such as baking, sensory and messy play, arts and crafts and generally having fun.
The children have fun and develop friendships. This enables their parents and carers to enjoying a break from their caring role.