We delivered Scotland Young Carers and Health Challenge Camp for children aged 8-17 is a therapeutic recreation camp provides campers long term benefit and respite from their caring roles. Outcomes include increased self confidence & self belief, new coping strategies a network of peer support
We delivered a creative dance residency for a group of disabled adults that took place in July 2023 for a period of 6 days & 5 nights for up to 30 disabled adults. The funding also supported four wellbeing events for carers in collaboration with the Wee Retreat.
Our project provided a variety of creative solutions for carers as they tried to recover from the burden imposed by the restrictions during the pandemic. Our breaks aimed at improving their wellbeing and were age appropriate activities for each group. The project allowed social interaction and peer support.
We provided a 5-day summer camp in July 23 for 48 young people, aged 8 – 25 years old, living in a family impacted by Huntington’s Disease. The camp provided a programme of customised activities, one-to-one and group sessions on the issues surrounding Huntington’s Disease and being a young carer.
Include Me 2 Club ran a multi-faceted activity programme to empower cared-for adults with disabilities/multiple additional support needs to lead more confident, inclusive, and active lives whilst also providing regular respite breaks for their Carers & tackling the isolation and exclusion these groups face.
We provided breaks at various locations throughout the United Kingdom for young adults affected by disabilities so that they could pursue their interests and have fun together with a group of their friends and peers supported by our staff giving their carers respite.
The Haven Breaks @ Home project supports and empowers carers and cared for individuals (affected by life limiting illness) to access breaks from within their own homes/Haven centres through Wellbeing activities (mindfulness/relaxation) and through creative/therapeutic resources provided.
We delivered flexible respite care at home to support Carers of individuals living with dementia in the East End of Glasgow. Cared for individuals received home befriending/activities and carers some “ME” time.
‘Happy Breaks’ is a programme of one-to-one and group support activities designed for older people (aged 65 to 89) and their carers from diverse communities who are socially isolated and/or housebound. It aims to support them to improve their wellbeing and make a positive difference in their lives.