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  • Disability Hub Meeting

    Disability Hub Meeting

    The next meeting of the Disability Hub is on Tuesday 25 September 2018 from 2-4pm at The Circle. The Hub is one of the ways in which disabled people can have a greater say on the services and businesses disabled people interact with locally.

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  • Being a Good Employer Training Modules

    Being a Good Employer Training Modules

    Do you employ your own Personal Assistants or Carers but want more skills and knowledge to boost your confidence as an employer? Or are you looking to hire them but don’t know where to start? Then our free courses are for you! Our training on ‘Being a Good Employer’ for individual employers is split into three modules. You can attend all three or any you feel necessary for yourself. The first module on Advertising and Recruiting takes place on Monday 24 September.

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  • Have Your Say on the Future of Adult Social Care in Sheffield

    Have Your Say  on the Future of Adult Social Care in Sheffield

    In June a number of Sheffield residents and representatives of disabled people’s organisations joined together with the Disability Hub and Disability Sheffield to discuss the difficulties they faced around social care.Because of the delay, including the release of the Government Green paper on long term funding for social care for those above retirement age, the Local Government Association (LGA) is taking a stand and seeking feedback via consultation on all adult social care.At the same time, we would be grateful if participants would please respond to our own consultation and help us identify more readily some of the issues facing disabled people and others here in Sheffield.

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  • Shop with Amazon Smile and Support Disability Sheffield

    Shop with Amazon Smile and Support Disability Sheffield

    This new service from Amazon is making us smile to think you could nominate Disability Sheffield as your chosen charity to receive 0.5% of the price of your purchase, at no cost to you. We’d be so grateful for your support !

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  • Free Training for Personal Assistants

    Free Training for Personal Assistants

    Are you currently employed as a Personal Assistant for an adult over the age of 18 and feel you could benefit from further training? Do you employ your own Personal Assistants and want to further their skills and knowledge, as well as your own? If so, Disability Sheffield are running a number of FREE courses for existing and aspiring Personal Assistants in partnership with Skills for Care and Sheffield City Council.

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  • Disability Sheffield wins Local Charity Of The Year Award

    Disability Sheffield wins Local Charity Of The Year Award

    We are proud to announce that Disability Sheffield has won the Local Charity Of The Year award for Sainsbury’s Division Street branch. We would like to say a big THANK YOU to staff and customers who voted for us and we really appreciate your support for our work.

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  • VCF Forum Continuing Healthcare Event

    VCF Forum Continuing Healthcare Event

    Healthwatch Sheffield’s Voluntary, Community & Faith Sector Health & Wellbeing Forum on 11th September provides an opportunity in partnership with Sheffield CCG and Disability Sheffield for constructive discussion between colleagues in the sector who support people affected by CHC assessments. Places are limited so please book your place early to avoid disappointment.

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  • Join Cycling 4 All at Sheffield City Ride 2018

    Join Cycling 4 All at Sheffield City Ride 2018

    Join Disability Sheffield’s disabled cycling group Cycling 4 All this Sunday 15th July as they take part in Sheffield’s annual bike ride.

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  • Alice's Blog from Strasbourg

    Alice's Blog from Strasbourg

    In this guest blog Alice, one of Disability Sheffield’s Advocacy Workers, shares her experience of a recent training course that she attended in Strasbourg France, entitled ‘Active citizenship and political participation of young disabled people as a pathway towards Independent Living’.

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  • Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for Charity of the Year at Sainsbury's

    Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for Charity of  the Year at Sainsbury's

    We are proud to announce that Disability Sheffield has been shortlisted for the Local Charity of the Year award at the Sainsbury’s on Division Street in the city centre.We hope we have your vote next time you call in to shop there. Thank you.

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