We delivered creative activities for carers and cared for people in Tayside, these included relaxation, movement, social cafes, crafts and workshops, digital cultural activities, private guided tours in museums and cultural organisations.
Respire: To breath. To recover hope, courage or strength after a time of difficulty.
Mini Denners provided regular bespoke creative sessions for children under 5 at Jaks Den and online allowing them the chance to play and socialise reducing the loneliness and isolation of a cancer journey, enabling fun once more, whilst allowing carers the time and space to be themselves and relax.
Scotland Siblings and Young Carers Camp is for children and young people aged 8-17, who are the siblings of children living with serious illness. Our unique Therapeutic Recreation camp ran virtually over summer & provides campers with long term benefits and short term respite from their caring roles
We delivered an adapted services to address the impact of Covid on carers and the adults with learning disabilities they care for. We offered more evening activities, introduced online respite activities and adapted operations to increase capacity while working with smaller groups.
During the summer holidays 38 young carers living in a family impacted by Huntington’s disease took a break from their caring responsibilities by attending an activity day. Young carers took part in a programme of activities including archery, kayaking, paddle boarding and bowling.
The funding allowed 72 young carers to access outdoor education activities at Lochore Meadows and Cluny Clays. We had to go to Cluny Clays instead of Fordell Firs due to restrictions in booking.
Fife Young Carers supports young people who provide a caring role within their family.
We facilitated peer support activities for young people with disabilities. Each week young people with disabilities will be broken up in to small groups and participate in activities that they have chosen. They will be supported throughout the activity by our peer support volunteers whilst their
The programme created accessible resources for festivals and events to support and include people with profound and multiple learning disabilities(PMLD)and their families across geographical areas. It reduced isolation & loneliness and supported the caring role and provided increased opportunities.
Our project delivered regular footballing activity for young people with disabilities from Glenrothes and the surrounding areas. Giving the opportunity for regular participation in sport which benefitted their health and wellbeing and providing increased respite for parents and carers.
We provided practical care, guidance and periods of respite for the families/carers of Dementia sufferers. This was tailored to individual needs and the best, personalised solutions for supporting them.