Provides and promotes sport activities for all in Gloucestershire. Active Gloucestershire also produces a disability Sports Directory for Gloucestershire which lists sporting activities that actively welcome disabled children. For further details contact 01242 715201.
Cool2Care are an innovative, youthful, agency-style social enterprise which supplies skilled and cool carers or buddies to disabled children or adults with learning disabilities. All their carers are screened, CRB checked and trained before placement. They liaise closely with families to fully understand their needs beofre introducing them to a choice of suitable care-workers. The family interviews the care worker before employing him/her. Cool2Care support families before, during and after the recruitment process. Families can choose to recruit a carer through direct paymnets/ personal budgets, with their own income/benefits or by combining the two. The care-workers can be very flexible about what they do – they can work in your home or take young people out and about.
Cool2Care also offers volunteers to families with disabled children or adults needing support. For more information please phone or email – Tel: 0845 – 123 – 5484 or phone the Family Liaison Manager 07889 405944 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. www.cool2care.co.uk
- your child has a diagnosed disability or condition
- your child does not have an assessment completed by a social worker or lead professional
- your child’s only need is to access activities/childcare
- Your child is aged between 4-18 years old
Click here for a referral form (which can be completed by Parent Carers or anyone working with disabled children), or for further information contact Kim on 01452 328056 or email email@example.com
The Key Co-ordinator can also help you to find out about holidays. This includes services that can give travel advice and offer specific information about accessible holidays. Contact The Key for more information.
If you have visited anywhere that has particularly good access and services for disabled children please contact The Key and we will add their details to this page.