We organise and provided recreational facilities & activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the families and children who have complex additional support needs within SAMs.
They took part in activities which were fun, stimulating and rewarding, encouraging and helped build relationships with others through the clubs and the annual holiday.
We provided grants directly to carers who live in East Renfrewshire.
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 tailored support to enable carers and adults with learning disabilities to enjoy a weekend respite break of their choice.
This provided the whole family with a break from the pressures of daily life and it supported them to reconnect with family, friends and partners.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s Syndrome who lives with them.
We had a 2 night activity break at Calvert Trust. Our young people enjoyed activities not normally available to them due to their disabilities.
Parent/carers who accompany them also had a chance to socialise knowing the young people are in a safe, secure environment and having fun.
West Scotland Deaf Children’s Society provides social and emotional support to deaf children and their families.
Better breaks funding enabled us to offer many opportunities for our young people to meet and mix with an age appropriate peer group at our Saturday Sign Activity Club, a youth group and in partnership with St Roch’s Secondary School an after school club.
The Cafe Holiday Club provided fun, short break recreational activities for disabled children and young people, promoting social integration and healthy lives through play, sport, dance and drama in an environment of respect and the promotion of positive behaviours.
This gave parents and care providers the opportunity and the time, to enjoy a short break from their caring roles.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for a child or adult with profound and multiple learning disabilities, and live in Scotland.