Short Break Stories

List all reports

Home / Glasgow City
VI Football

The Rangers Charity Foundation provided unique free football sessions for Visually Impaired young people. We created a positive social environment for both the young people and carers to have fun and/or take a break from their caring role.

Project covers these Local Authorities:
| | | |
Autism Friendly Football

Autism Friendly Football allowed young people on the autistic spectrum to come together once a week to make friends, build confidence and have fun.

The sessions took place at Pro Soccer Newton Mearns every Wednesday for young people between 6-16 years old.

Project covers these Local Authorities:
| | | | | | |
Play-Sense Play Group & School Holiday Project

We delivered Play-Sense for parents/carers to get a break from their caring role whilst their disabled children develop communication and motor skills. During lockdown activities were delivered remotely via a number of creative solutions ensuring ongoing support, development and connectedness.

Project covers these Local Authorities:

We delivered online storytelling and arts sessions for autistic young people and their families in Greater Pollok, Glasgow. This was accompanied by mindfulness activities for parents and carers and regular delivery of arts packages.

Project covers these Local Authorities:
Spectrum Summer Music

We delivered weekly group and individual remote music sessions, 3 days per week over a period of 5 weeks for autistic children and young people. A number of short videos were created and a podcast.

Project covers these Local Authorities:
| | | | | | |
Cafe Holiday Club

We delivered Cafe Holiday Club providing fun, short break recreational activities for disabled children / young people, promoting social integration & healthy lives through play, sport, dance & drama in an environment of respect and the promotion of positive behaviours throughout the annual school holidays

Project covers these Local Authorities:
| |

We provided respite support to help vulnerable families impacted by significant childhood disabilities/multiple additional support needs better cope with both the existing challenges faced as well as those made worse or created by the pandemic, improving their overall wellbeing, resilience, and quality of life

Project covers these Local Authorities:

We delivered an adapted programme of digital activities, outdoor education/play, themed workshops, and more for Cared-for children/Young People with disabilities, which helped improve the wellbeing, resilience, and quality of life of children with disabilities and their Carers.

Project covers these Local Authorities:
|

The Caravan Project Disability Respite Holiday Programme provided young people people (under 20) with disabilities and their carers from the most deprived 15% datazones in Glasgow with access to week-long respite holiday at Craig Tara in Ayr .

Project covers these Local Authorities:

We delivered TOFFEE Club 5 hour Play Activity Sessions at St Mungo’s Academy, Gallowgate, during school holiday periods and Home Activity Play Sessions for children with multiple support needs which also provides respite for their parents/carers.

Project covers these Local Authorities:

"These breaks are the best thing that can happen to caring families. The time away is just perfect to relax and escape just for a while"

Service User

Short Break Stories is a site by Shared Care Scotland, a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland SC161033.

Designed and developed by Do Good. This site uses a few cookies more on this.   Admin login