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.
We provided a Holiday Club for families of children and young people with disabilities / additional support needs. We offered a programme of fun recreational activities across the Shetland Islands for six weeks of the holidays for children aged from 3 to 18 years.
Our project is part of our Carer Support Service, delivering a Short Break Service in Shetland to both children and young people with disabilities and their carers. This was done through a range of targeted activities and groups which all aim to give time out which promotes the caring relationship.
We provided Holiday Clubs for children with additional support needs in the Easter, Summer and October holidays of 2020. Children were aged from 3 to 18 years old and had a variety of abilities. Our holiday provision also included outreach support and delivery of activities to family homes.
Our Better Breaks project is part of our Carer Support Service where we aim to deliver a shortbreak service in Shetland to both children and young people with disabilities and their carers. This is done through a range of targeted activities and groups.
Ability Shetland delivered a Holiday Club for children and young people with disabilities and additional support needs in the Shetland Islands.
The Holiday Club offered a fun packed programme of recreational, educational and social activities for six weeks of the year, during the school holidays.
In April 2019 we held a residential camp, to support disadvantaged children who are living with a chronic illness: either Crohn’s disease or Ulcerative Colitis, which is inhibiting their quality of life. Some parents and siblings also participated. The camp was located at Tulliallan Castle in Fife.
The Highland Cycle Ability Centre provided a safe, secure, peaceful and traffic-free environment for disabled children and young people and their peers to enjoy cycling sessions.
There was also the addition of the new adventure track, this has encouraged everyone to explore their own independence and exposure to new things.
Disability Shetland planned, managed, organised and ran a Holiday Club for children and young people in Shetland who have disabilities and additional support needs.
The Holiday Club offered a programme of recreational, educational and social activities for six weeks a year, during school holidays.