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.
We aimed to run a full social support programme, improve support for all family unit carers and cared for. Organise truly family friendly events e.g. Summer & Christmas to sustain and build on family relationships, send a group to BRAW weekend and organise theatre trips for all beneficiaries.
The project was for children and young people with disabilities, mental, physical and learning, together with their carers. At the Highland Cycle Ability Centre, Cawdor, and, through our Outreach programme.
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.
We provided a 5-day summer camp in July 2022 for 38 young carers, 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.
Up to 70 children and young people will be given the opportunity to experience sport and physical activity with peers of similar ages and disabilities. The aim would be to encourage independence, find social groups and gain confidence to keep active.
The project was to create Outdoor Learning and Adventure opportunities for disabled young people in Moray, who often do not get the opportunity to participate in outdoor learning and adventure due to their complex access requirements, and their young carers.
We provide supervised rides for young people with disabilities, autism, challenging behaviour, mental health, and their carers and specially adapted equipment, either at our track or with them on Outreach, visiting their clubs or support groups.
We delivered 9, day-long, online Camp in the Cloud family camp sessions throughout 2022 which served 31 children living with serious illness, and 34 of their family members from Scotland. We brought fun, respite and connection to families at a time of crisis.
Charlie House’s activities programme is made up of free, fully-accessible, inclusive activities for children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in North East Scotland and their families. The activities programme is designed our activities co-ordinators in consultation with the families.