Cosgrove Connections brought families who have a young person with complex needs together. Families in West Central Scotland have accessed a range of themed family days and 9 short breaks, sustaining them in their caring role and building skills, friendships and confidence in young people.
Ozzy’s One-Ups encourages and supports disabled young adults to engage in a programme of activities to develop long-term habits to improve their physical and emotional well-being and to transition to other clubs and leisure activities.
The Golden Time Project provided carers with opportunities to improve their physical and mental wellbeing. Individual aromatherapy sessions were combined with group activities, yoga, mindfulness, relaxation & stress management.
Sessions were delivered in locations across East Renfrewshire .
The Carers Choice Service offered carers an opportunity to have a short break, a we provided a volunteer befriender to spend time with the cared for person. Carers were then offered a choice of accessing hospice based support, or using the time in whatever way is most helpful to them.
Our project enabled carers to have regular breaks at theatre performances where they could socialise, whilst our staff team hosted four separate music and dance events for their loved ones all of whom had a dementia diagnosis.
All events took place within venues in East Renfrewshire.
The project was to create another Dual Breaks Club for carers in another Local Authority area, this being Inverclyde as well as the existing club in Renfrewshire. This has allowed carers the opportunity and peace of mind to take a break either with, or without the person they Care For.
We delivered a series of weekend adventures for young people at outdoor centres around Scotland. By providing weekends away with some camping, and some indoors. This allowed young people got to spend time with their friends, build skills for life and gain independence.
We delivered the PAMIS ‘My Time’ Fun & Friendship Club enabled young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) and their families/carers to access leisure opportunities to help meet some of their health and well-being outcomes, whilst offering a whole family experience.
Our project provided opportunities to bring our deaf young people together through a series of activities and events.
These events were mostly held at Deaf Connections and the Adelphi Centre with other activities held in a variety of other locations. St Roch’s After School Club enjoyed a 3 night-trip to Staffordshire & Alton Towers.