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  • Join Online Consultation : 8 Ideas to Improve The Benefits System

    Join Online Consultation : 8 Ideas to Improve The Benefits System

    Everyone knows current welfare benefits are failing, but what would be a better approach? The Commission on Social Security ,set up by welfare system users to suggest ways in which it can be improved, has issued an invitation to an online event to discuss their proposals on Wednesday August 12 from 7 to 8.30pm. All the Commissioners are Experts by Experience. This means they each have lived experience of the benefits system and come from a range of claimant/user-led groups and Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations.

  • Wheels for Wellbeing Survey of Disabled Cyclists

    Wheels for Wellbeing Survey of Disabled Cyclists

    Wheels for Wellbeing is running its annual survey of disabled cyclists to find out about the latest needs and experiences of disabled people who cycle. The data they collect will be used to inform their ongoing policy and campaigning work, and will help to strengthen the voice of disabled cyclists in the UK.

  • Share your Experience of Cycling and Walking in South Yorkshire

    Share your Experience of Cycling and Walking in South Yorkshire

    Sheffield City Region has launched their Active Travel Map, an online tool for people from across South Yorkshire to share their experiences of walking and cycling in their area. They would particularly like to hear from disabled people, wheelchair users and people who have mobility aids.

  • Give your Views on South Yorkshire's Bus Services

    Give your Views on South Yorkshire's Bus Services

    People from across South Yorkshire, whether they use a bus or not, are being asked for their views on bus services which will be used to inform an independent review announced by Mayor of Sheffield City Region Dan Jarvis earlier this year. Respondents have until 27th September to complete the survey.

  • Social Work England Rules and Standards

    Social Work England Rules and Standards

    Following a review and sign off by the Secretary of State, Social Work England has just published the final versions of their rules and standards, which will form the basis of regulation when they take over from the Health and Care Professions Council on 02 December.

  • A Breath Of Fresh Air For The City

    Air pollution contributes to 500 deaths a year in Sheffield, causing strokes, lung cancer and cardiovascular disease.Sheffield City Council is consulting on plans to reduce air pollution and would like your help to shape what these plans are through their Clean Air Zone Consultation, which aims to improve air quality in the city by 2021.

  • Give Your Views On The Future Of Supertram

    Disabled Supertram users are being asked to contribute to a consultation on the future of the transport system in Sheffield. The consultation will help them to recommend an option for funding from the Department for Transport.

  • 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.

  • Blue Badge to be extended to people with 'hidden disabilities'

    In the biggest overhaul to the scheme in 40 years the government has announced that people with hidden disabilities, including autism and mental health conditions will be eligible to apply for a Blue Badge next year.

  • Consultation on Extending the legal 'Right to Have' a Personal Health Budget

    The government has launched a consultation seeking views on extending the legal rights relating to personal budgets and integrated budgets to more people. The consultation closes on 8th June 2018 .

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