Delivered their Ozzy’s One-Ups Club, which encourages and supports disabled adults to engage in activities to develop long-term habits to improve their physical and emotional wellbeing and to assist their transition to other Clubs, leisure and recreational activities.
Include Me 2 Club (IM2C) delivered 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
Our Older Carers Befriending Service provides support via volunteer befrienders and paid-for replacement care to carers aged 65+ in Glasgow. Carers are supported to engage in meaningful social and community opportunities and have the chance to reconnect with past interests alongside their care role.
Siblings & Young Carers Camp 2020 was a virtual camp experience for 48 young carers which took place Tuesday 14th – Thursday 16th July 2020. This project brought the magic, connectivity and respite of camp to young carers in Scotland in the safety of their homes during lockdown.
We provided breaks at various locations for our 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 some well-needed respite.
The Rangers Charity Foundation provided the opportunity for young people with a Visual Impairment to take part in free football sessions in a fun and friendly environment whilst allowing their carers to enjoy a break from their normal routine.
Glasgow Children’s Holiday Scheme is a registered charity (SCIO) that each year provides holidays for more than 500 disadvantaged and disabled children and their families primarily through holidays at our 5 holiday caravans at Wemyss Bay Holiday Park.
We provided sensory storytelling and creative arts activities for young people with autism at our centre in Pollok, Glasgow. In addition, we provided a space for parents and carers to relax and build relationships with each other.
Our project provided 86 opportunities (including joint activities) bringing our deaf young people together. Events were held at Deaf Connections, the Adelphi Centre, St Roch’s and latterly, our new Youth Group home, the Wolfson Centre with other activities being held in a variety of other venues.
Include Me 2 Club delivered increased activities for Cared-for children with disabilities and additional support needs, 3 x weekly clubs, 18 x Pop Up Street Play Events, and 15 x Outings.
Our programme helped improve the wellbeing, resilience, and quality of life of both children with disabilities/additional support needs and their Carers