We provided volunteer befriending Short Breaks for 75 adults with learning disabilities and 120 family carers in the Scottish Borders.
Members and volunteers enjoyed group and 1:1 friendships, and carers had time for themselves, knowing those they care for were enjoying themselves safely.
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.
Our project delivered leisure activities for children and young people aged 12-18 affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus and their parents/carers and siblings.
Support Workers will coordinate to overcome the accessibility and inclusion barriers to participation, and provide holistic family support.
We provided 1:1 and group befriending for 62 children and young people with learning disabilities in the Scottish Borders, with respite for 108 carers. Members and volunteers enjoyed friendships & opportunities together and Carers had short breaks knowing their children were enjoying themselves.
Options Adventures gives young people with complex needs and disabilities the opportunity to participate in activities they otherwise would not be able to access and experience. It allows them to interact with their peer group whilst giving parents/carers respite from their caring roles.
The provision of short breaks for adopted and kinship children and young people and breaks for caring for parents and carers through inclusive family events and activities, including a residential weekend break.
Borders Additional Needs Delivered a Five week Summer camp with sports and creative arts workshops in 2022 for Additional Support Needs Family Summer Camp and a Residential camp for Additional Support Needs Youths aged 16-24 years of age at Rock UK Whithaugh Park. Children aged 16-20 years were funded by Better Breaks.
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 Short Breaks for 75 adults with learning disabilities and 120 family carers in the Scottish Borders through volunteer befriending.
Members and volunteers enjoyed friendships, and carers had time for themselves, knowing those they care for were enjoying themselves safely.