The Cafe Holiday Club provides short breaks for carers and fun activities for disabled children and young people, promoting social integration and healthy lives through a wide range of activities including free play, sport, dance and drama
The Caravan Projects Disability Respite Holiday Programme provides 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.
Day trips to attractions across Scotland for families whose children have communication, sensory and other complex needs. Enabling them to relax and have fun in a safe, accessible environment where they will be supported by staff and peers to enjoy the activities on offer, and build friendships.
Glasgow Youth Work is a place for young people to have fun, make friends and meet others with epilepsy. Carers receive emotional and practical support, weekly respite and regular breathing space from their caring role.
There are also two-weekend residentials each year that everyone looks forward to.
Better Breaks funding supported a weekend trip to Inverness for our disabled youth dance company members, a three day daily dance residency during the October break and four one full day events performing and attending various festivals.
The project offered creative & stimulating activities to children with disabilities/complex needs and carers. The programme of events helped children to develop communication, motor-skills & imagination through sensory play.Carers had a break from their role and made new friends with their peers
The project was a weekend residential trip at Ardentinny Outdoor Education Centre in Argyll for families affected by childhood epilepsies.
Children and young people with epilepsy and their family carers had opportunities to try challenging activities, mainly outdoors, in a supportive setting.
Through this project we delivered twelve outings for families of children and young people with additional support needs. Whole families took part, including siblings and parents/carers. The outings were to a variety of fun destinations creating fun times and building friendships.
People with profound and multiple learning disabilities, their families and communities were fully involved in celebrating Scotland’s Year of Stories. Across Scotland in many different ways everyone celebrated Scotland’s stories. They made memories and everyone had fun.