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The Caravan Project Disability Respite Holiday Programme provided young people people (under 20) with disabilities and their carers from the most deprived 15% datazones in Glasgow with access to week-long respite holiday at Craig Tara in Ayr .

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East Region Para Football and Respite Development Project

Our project delivered regular footballing activity for young people with disabilities from Glenrothes and the surrounding areas. Giving the opportunity for regular participation in sport which benefitted their health and wellbeing and providing increased respite for parents and carers.

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We delivered our service is for Children and Young People who have additional needs to access activities in their communities and to meet with their peers to have fun. The aim of the service is to help the children gain independence, enhance their social skills and give the parents and siblings some respite.

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Flexible Family Respite

We delivered flexible respite at a time which enabled all family members to enjoy their break, we spent 3-4 hours with the child/ren with disabilities (weekly) both in the family home and local community – encouraging them to access and participate in fun activities, try new things, visit new places of interest.

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We delivered RASCALS (FUNSHINE) a school holiday programme that supports children with a Learning Disability and/or other complex support needs. It enables children to participate in a variety of exciting activities, interact with others, whilst having fun and achieving outcomes.

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We delivered PALS (FUNSHINE) school holiday programme that supports children with a Learning Disability and/or other complex support needs. PALS (FUNSHINE) enables children to participate in a variety of exciting activities, interact with others, whilst having fun and achieving outcomes.

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SHIP Holiday Club Respite

We delivered SHIP Holiday club supporting young people (5-18yrs) with additional support needs, sensory & physical disabilities & their families. The clubs promote social inclusion and life skills for the children while giving families get a well-needed break.

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We delivered Time for Me, a young carers school holiday respite activity programme in Oban, Lorn and Isles area. Having time together  provided young carers with respite, peer support, school transition support, increased health and wellbeing and confidence in caring roles.

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Time Out Project

We delivered ‘Time-Out’ planned  music-based, social, exercise and activities for adults with disabilities, in twice a month sessions at community venues in West Dunbartonshire, giving Carers the opportunity and peace of mind to take a break – either with, or without the person they care for.

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Charlie House Activities Programme

The Charlie House Activities Programme delivers a range of inclusive, fully accessible activities for children with complex disabilities and life-limiting conditions, and their families, in North East Scotland.

We delivered activities for parent/carers as well as extra activities in school holidays.

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