The project offered a planned respite programme of a fully supported respite holiday breaks, social lunches, social dances.
Cinema outings, music concerts, music and reminiscence sessions and a Christmas lunch all for both Carers and the people that they care for to enjoy together.
Cairdean Cordal Cheann a’Loch provided a trip to visit mainland Scotland for our over 60’s group and people with disabilities and their carers offering a break away from their remote island surroundings.
The trip offered a wide range of activities, experiences and increased social connections.
We organised a residential weekend conference for families in the north of Scotland affected by the lifelong disabilities of Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus at Badaguish Outdoor Activity Centre.
The fully accessible multi-activity weekend included talks for parents and opportunities to share experiences.
We delivered the Friday Night Youth Club it is an additional & Complex needs specific club run by trained staff and volunteers.
It caters for young people age 12-18 years to provide social opportunities and friendships with peers, allowing parent/carers to have a short break.
We provided Better Breaks a short breaks programme that supports parent carers living in Midlothian.
The programme offers dedicated packages of support to children/young people with a disability or additional support needs in order to allow their parent(s) to get some time away from their caring role.
We delivered Play-Sense, a weekly play group for parents and their pre-school children with disabilities/additional support needs.
Parents get a break from their caring role in the company of others who share their experiences while their children grow & develop through sensory play in a safe, inclusive space.
We delivered the PAMIS ‘My Time’ Fun & Friendship Club enabled young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) and their families/carers to access leisure opportunities to help meet some of their health and well-being outcomes, whilst offering a whole family experience.
We provided short break activity opportunities for children with additional support needs and their families across Falkirk and Clackmannanshire.
The project supports families to have new and fun experiences together, building relationships and providing a break from the stress of caring.
We provided activities, trips and overnight stays for young people with disabilities.
Upward Mobility’s Short Break Service (originally named Outward Mobility) has been running for the past 4 years.
We provided monthly youth groups in the Falkirk area for young people with disabilities allowing parents/carers to have a regular break.
We also delivered two activity camps at outdoor education centres in Aviemore and Edinburgh were young people took part in a range of adventurous outdoor activities.