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  • Sheffield Mencap's Carer Outreach and Workshops

    Sheffield Mencap's Carer Outreach and Workshops

    Sheffield Mencap and Gateway has released details of new Carers Outreach Sessions and workshops designed to support unpaid carers for adults with a mild to moderate learning disability and/or autism.These include emergency planning, Health Passports and Sharing Caring Drop-in sessions.

  • Carer Survey : Healthwatch Sheffield

    Carer Survey : Healthwatch Sheffield

    Healthwatch Sheffield are working with the Carers Centre, Young Carers and the Parent Carer Forum to find out about the experiences of carers in Sheffield when they go to the GP. Do you find it hard to get an appointment? Does the doctor show understanding of your caring role and how it impacts on you? Do they link you to the right services to help you? Healthwatch want to hear about all your experiences.

  • Carers' Experiences Of GP Practices

    Carers' Experiences Of  GP Practices

    Healthwatch Sheffield have teamed up with Sheffield Carers Centre to find out more about carers’ experiences of GP practices. The first part of the work will be a focus group discussion with carers at Sheffield Carers Centre on Friday 6 December.

  • Carers UK launch their 'Manifesto for Carers'

    Carers UK launch their 'Manifesto for Carers'

    The Carers UK Manifesto for Carers outlines the top priorities unpaid carers would want to see delivered by the next government.

  • New Sheffield Mencap Outreach Group for Carers in Birley

    New Sheffield Mencap Outreach Group for Carers in Birley

    Sheffield Mencap and Gateway has set up a new carers’ outreach group for the Birley area of Sheffield. It is part of their Carers Outreach Project and will be meeting every first Tuesday of the month.

  • Carers UK State of Caring Survey

    The 2019 State of Caring survey is now open and Carers UK are keen to make sure this year’s report reflects the diversity of carers across the UK and their caring experiences. There’s still a few weeks to go until it closes on 24th May 2019 but at this stage response numbers from LGBT and Black and Minority Ethnic carers are lower than they would like.

  • Sheffield Carers Centre Winter 2019 Newsletter

    Sheffield Carers Centre is a local independent charity offering emotional support, information and help in getting services for all carers in Sheffield. Catch up with all the news in their latest newsletter.

  • Living Wages For Carers Petition

    A Sheffield organisation which supports relatives of adults with learning disabilities or autism has launched a petition calling for all employed carers to be paid the living wage.
    Families Lobbying And Advising Sheffield hopes to be able to gain the 10,000 signatures required for the petition to be responded to by the Government then the 100,000 for it to be discussed in Parliament.

  • Young Carers' Petition Calls For Free Bus Pass

    Young carers in Sheffield have set up a petition calling for free bus passes for young carers so they can undertake their caring responsibilities more easily, carry on with their education, training or employment, and have the chance to have a social life.The petition will be presented to the full council meeting on Wednesday February 6th.

  • Campaigning Workshop for Carers

    Sheffield Carers Centre is holding a free workshop on Thursday February 7th, from 10.30am to 2.30pm to make carers more aware of their legal rights and enable them to plan campaigns. The workshop will cover what people are entitled to under the Care Act 2014, how to plan a campaign and influence local decision makers and how to use traditional and social medias to bring about the change you want to see.

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