Basecamp 2 builds on our popular model, offering children and young people an innovative new pathway to success. The project prepares children and young people for transitions to take part in new activities and gain valuable life skills.
We provided six cookery courses for Young Carers and their families. The courses took place over five weeks and consisted of four cookery sessions and a final session at a pottery painting workshop.
We provided transport to and from all the sessions to ensure the courses were accessible to all. The courses gave Young Carers the opportunity to have a break from their caring role and spend quality time with their parents and siblings. A cook book based on the recipes cooked by the Young Carers will be provided to each family.
We provided exciting, challenging themed weekends for disabled people aged 21-30 years, who have a range of complex needs.
Fabb-i do weekends are active and fun, while enabling carers and families to get what they have called a “real break”.
We provided grants directly to carers who live in East Lothian.
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.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who have serious mental health problems and mental illness.
We provided a monthly social activity service for parents, partners and family carers of adults on the autism spectrum.
Our Pasda Social Group provided carers with the opportunity to meet other carers on trips out, enjoy meals together, and take part in a variety of leisure activities.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s Syndrome who lives with them.
We ran a weekend Family Camp for families of children with serious and life limiting illnesses and disabilities.
13 families attended our camp, comprising 45 individual campers, made up of the ill child(ren), siblings and parents and / or carers. The campers came from across Scotland to attend camp which took place at Tulliallan castle in Fife from 15th to 17th May 2015.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for a child or adult with profound and multiple learning disabilities, and live in Scotland.