We delivered a creative dance residency for a group of disabled adults that took place in July 2023 for a period of 6 days & 5 nights for up to 30 disabled adults. The funding also supported four wellbeing events for carers in collaboration with the Wee Retreat.
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.
The Haven Breaks @ Home project supports and empowers carers and cared for individuals (affected by life limiting illness) to access breaks from within their own homes/Haven centres through Wellbeing activities (mindfulness/relaxation) and through creative/therapeutic resources provided.
We provided staff support, transport and activity costs for our Tuesday evening disabled adult group with transport to and from home. This helped tp provide social and recreational activities as chosen by the adults and some respite for older parents/carers.
CHAMPS brings children and young people with additional needs together to take part in a regular weekend club which will build skills, confidence and friendships and provide a break for parents and carers. The focus will be on themed activities, safe fun, friendship and new experineces.
The Cafe Holiday Club provides short breaks for carers and fun activities for disabled children and young people, promoting social integration and healthy lives through a wide range of activities including free play, sport, dance and drama
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.
Better Breaks funding supported a weekend trip to Inverness for our disabled youth dance company members, a three day daily dance residency during the October break and four one full day events performing and attending various festivals.
The project was a weekend residential trip at Ardentinny Outdoor Education Centre in Argyll for families affected by childhood epilepsies.
Children and young people with epilepsy and their family carers had opportunities to try challenging activities, mainly outdoors, in a supportive setting.
ANGELS supports disabled Lanarkshire teenagers to be safe, resilient & better equipped to reach their potential while giving their carers regular respite. Social exclusion is overcome through weekly group befriending. We build trusting relationships; improving confidence, well-being & social skills.