EveryoneIn connected carers and cared for young people through initially short breaks and activity days and subsequently through online activities which focused on creative arts and wellbeing and outdoor activities.
The activities helped carers and cared for young people keep connected, well and supported.
The Carers Choice Service allowed carers of people with palliative care needs an opportunity to have a short break from caring and allowed carers to access a choice of hospice therapeutic services as well as accessing social, leisure and recreational activities which enhance their caring role.
Delivered their Ozzy’s One-Ups Club, which encourages and supports disabled adults to engage in activities to develop long-term habits to improve their physical and emotional wellbeing and to assist their transition to other Clubs, leisure and recreational activities.
Include Me 2 Club (IM2C) delivered a multi-faceted activity programme to empower cared-for adults with disabilities/multiple additional support needs to lead more confident, inclusive, and active lives whilst also providing regular respite breaks for their Carers – tackling the isolation and exclusion these groups face
Our project provided 86 opportunities (including joint activities) bringing our deaf young people together. Events were held at Deaf Connections, the Adelphi Centre, St Roch’s and latterly, our new Youth Group home, the Wolfson Centre with other activities being held in a variety of other venues.
Include Me 2 Club delivered increased activities for Cared-for children with disabilities and additional support needs, 3 x weekly clubs, 18 x Pop Up Street Play Events, and 15 x Outings.
Our programme helped improve the wellbeing, resilience, and quality of life of both children with disabilities/additional support needs and their Carers
The Me 2 project brought children and young people with additional needs together to take part in a range of themed activity days and short breaks which have built skills,confidence and friendships and provided a break for parents and carers.
The children and young people taking part made friends and gained skills and confidence trying new activities.
We provided monthly family support groups, fortnightly playschemes, and monthly preschool groups for babies, children and young people in the West of Scotland affected by the lifelong disabilities of Spina bifida/Hydrocephalus, as well as their carers and siblings.
We delivered a monthly visual art workshop programme dedicated to working with children and young people with Down’s Syndrome aged 5-20 and their families and carers.