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Family Carers Services

We offered a programme of activities for carers of an adult with a mental health issue.  This included 2 art groups, 2 mindfulness training courses, 2 education courses and 2 alternative therapies courses of 6 weeks and the breaks all took place within our centre.

 

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Short Breaks for Carers

We provided grants directly to carers who live in Falkirk district or Clackmannanshire, to plan and pay for a short break of their choice.

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We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult with serious mental health problems or mental illness, living in Scotland.

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SHAYP Summer Camp 2016

We provided a5-day summer camp for 35 young carers, aged 8-25 years old, living in a family affected by Huntington’s disease.

The camp included a range of daytime and evening activities as well as one-to-one and group sessions with Scottish Huntington’s Association Specialist Youth Advisors, on the issues surrounding Huntington’s disease and being a young carer.

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Scottish Disability Sport Junior Summer Camp

To support the continuation of a fully managed, all-inclusive annual multi-sport, pan-disability residential sports camp held at Badaguish Activity Centre. The camps are three days long, very positive and intensive for participants and a great chance for carer respite sustained through increased activity.

Demand for the camps is growing and we cannot expand places or provide additional equipment.

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We provided a Mission Discovery and Adventure Week for 24 deaf children and young people aged 8-15 and 12 were aged 16-18. This took place at Blairvadach on 1-5 August 2016.

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Kielder Holiday Project 2016

We organised a week long activity holiday to Calvert Trust in Kielder for children and young people with disabilities and additional support needs and their parents/carers. They took part in a programme of activities.

We are a multi- sportsclub for children and young people in the East Central Scotland area and we specialise in providing sporting and social opportunities. We also organise weekend activity breaks and week long activity holidays

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We delivered adaptive bike sessions for disabled communities across Scotland promoting all-inclusive cycling to young people with disabilities and additional support needs.

Bike buddies, support staff, trained staff and volunteers took part in, Cycling Scotland’s accredited Group Cycle Ride Leader in preparation for more sustainable services.

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Short Breaks for Children and Young People with Additional Support Needs and their Families and Carers

We provided group outings for children and young people with additional support needs and their families in Falkirk District and Clackmannanshire during the school summer holidays, at Christmas time 2015 and in Spring 2016.

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Better Breaks Youth Groups and Activity Camps

We provided monthly youth groups for young people with support needs in the Falkirk area, allowing their parents/carers to have a regular break.

In addition to this we offered two residential activity camps. The young people travelled to an outdoor education centre in Aviemore and took part in a range of adventurous outdoor activities.

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