We provided short breaks from care for carers of adults with complex support needs by enabling carers to participate in activities of choice free from their role as carer whilst their cared-for adult is participating in activities to improve their health and wellbeing and have fun with their peers.
Our project was aimed at enabling carers of those living with dementia to attend a series of regular social events throughout the year, meeting up with other carers in similar circumstances. While these events were ongoing, our staff team also hosted simultaneous events for their loved ones too.
We delivered two activities, a creative dance residency for a group of disabled adults, the creative dance residency and took place in September 2022 for a period of 6 days & 5 nights for disabled adults. The delivery of workshops aimed at supporting the parents and carer wellbeing.
SupERkids provides activities for children with multiple support needs in East Renfrewshire. This project provided supported activities to the young people who attend as there are no other clubs in the area that would accept their unsupported attendance due to their care needs.
Up to 70 children and young people will be given the opportunity to experience sport and physical activity with peers of similar ages and disabilities. The aim would be to encourage independence, find social groups and gain confidence to keep active.
Weekend Warriors brought children and young people with additional needs together at Rouken Glen Park, East Renfrew to take part in a weekend club which aimed to build skills, confidence and friendships and provided a break for parents and carers. The focus was on safe fun, friendship and learning.
The development of a blended approach to online and outdoor events and activities has been provided to ensure that people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) could access purposeful and meaningful activities that supported them through the difficult times that 2021 brought.
Our project provides clubs with fun, stimulating, enjoyable and fully inclusive activities for deaf children and young people which improves their confidence, self esteem, mental health and well-being, whilst also providing a much needed break for their carers.
We ran an evolving range of positive activities that enabled vulnerable children/young people under 18 to safely connect with their peer/social groups whilst their Parents/Carers received regular respite breaks: tackling the wider isolation/loneliness and other on-going challenges.