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.
Superhero Stories at RIG Arts is a creative project designed for Autistic youth to meet in a safe, nurturing environment to express themselves, meet new people & have fun. It provides valuable structure & respite for carers & participants, nurtures peer relationships, increases skills, confidence & wellbeing.
We provided inclusive, understanding and fun activities for deaf children & young people throughout the West of Scotland and provided carers with many opportunities to take a meaningful break from their caring role. This project directly improved the mental health and wellbeing of everyone involved.
Mini Denners is a “nursery” experience for our children under 5 with cancer, their siblings and carers from Jak’s Den, Livingston and Aberdeen. Activities include music, story time, messy play, crafts and snack allows our children to experience the joy and wonder of early years and we also provide pampers for their carers.
The Short Break Stays Pilot was developed in co-production with young adults with life-limiting conditions and their informal carers, and focuses on improving overall well-being through providing respite. The pilot explored the validity of whether our hospice was an appropriate environment.
Our weeklong residential camp in Aberfoyle was for young people aged 10-18 who are deaf or affected by deafness. They undertook a series of outdoor & indoor activities focussing on independence building, confidence, addressing isolation and encouraging a positive deaf identity.
We take disabled young people their families and carers sailing on our adapted 46 ft yacht on the Clyde Estuary . Our clients are encouraged to take an active part in sail trimming and helming the yacht.
Superhero Stories (SS) at RIG’s Studio is a creative project designed for Autistic young people to have fun in a safe, nurturing environment, express themselves & meet new people. It provides valuable structure and respite for carers & participants, nurtures peer relationships, increases skills, confidence & wellbeing.
The development of a blended approach to online and outdoor events and activities has been provided to ensure that people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) could access purposeful and meaningful activities that supported them through the difficult times that 2021 brought.