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Reach4Reality phase 4

We provided short outdoor activity breaks (days, overnights, weekends or 5 day camps) for 9 young people with a social interaction difficulty not receiving funding from the Children’s Disability Service or Self Directed Support.

Reach4Reality provide short outdoor activity sessions for 18 young people with a social interaction difficulty.

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SOAR Out of School Groups

We provided Out of School Groups for children and young people with multiple support needs living within the rural Ross-shire area.

The groups were held in local leisure centres and community venues and provided activities and social contact, our group enabled young people to increase their social skills, while offering regular breaks for parents and carers.

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SNAP Breaks

SNAP provided fun leisure activities of 6 hours at weekends and weekend breaks of 48 and 28 hours to children aged 5 to 20 with multiple support needs.

This helped their parents and carers to have time to themselves and helped our young people to increase their independence and social skills.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland Creative Breaks Grant Programme 2016-17

We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s Syndrome and who lives with them.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland Creative Breaks Grant Programme 2015-16

We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s Syndrome and who lives with them.

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Time to Live for Mental Health Carers

We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult with serious mental health problems or mental illness living in Scotland.

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SNAP Breaks

We provided 5 x 48 hour breaks and 20 Out & About Saturday Breaks for 28 young people who have a learning disability and additional support needs such as a physical, sensory or behavioural impairment.

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Short Breaks for people with Dementia & their Carers

We provided grants directly to carers who care for people living with dementia to plan and pay for a short break of their choice.

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Autism Initiatives Activity Break Project

We provided short breaks for groups of autistic adults who do not access short break services as part of their regular support.

The breaks provided respite for families and opportunities to learn skills in a new setting, thereby improving a range of quality of life outcomes and reducing parent/carer anxiety.

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We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult with serious mental health problems or mental illness, living in Scotland.

Project covers these Local Authorities:
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