Family Weekend & The "Big" Kidney Kid Weekend

For the past six years Kidney Kids Scotland have held a "Family Weekend". This is a chance for parents to find out more about their child's illness and is the ideal opportunity for "family time". Consultants, Doctors, Nurses and many other professional people give up their time to come along to the weekend and this has proved to be highly successful both from the medical and from the family point of view. 

2016 saw the first of our "Big" Kidney Kid Weekend. We have found that teenage children waiting on a transplant or who have had a successful transplant face numerous life challenges, one being as simple as overindulging in alcohol on a night out could be enough to have their kidney transplant reject and force them back onto a life of dialysis and waiting on another transplant. We held a team building overnight stay with numerous

activities, pizza making and a mocktail masterclass. The group included young adults who have found out the hard way the consequences of their actions and were prepared to help others going through this journey. This was a fantstic weekend with the young adults getting so much from the experience.

If you are interested in either of these weekends please contact further information.