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  • Report your experiences during Covid-19

    Report your experiences during Covid-19

    Have you got something to say about access to care and support or to your treatment during COVID-19? In Control and Disability Rights UK have joined forces to set up a register to record people’s experiences of getting health, social care and treatment during lockdown.

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  • Join In the Social Distancing Festival from Afar

    Join In the Social Distancing Festival from Afar

    This online arts community celebrates and showcases the work of artists around the world who have been affected by the need for social distancing due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).There are many online live streams taking place as part of the Social Distancing Festival. This includes live music, live theatre, comedy and poetry.

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  • More Tips & Techniques for Managing Anxiety

    More Tips & Techniques for Managing Anxiety

    Khulisa, a national charity that works with young adults and children with challenging behaviour in schools, prisons and the community have produced a useful toolkit detailing “Tips & Techniques for Managing Anxiety in a Pandemic.The tips takes your through breathing techniques, meditation and mindfulness exercises and setting new regimes and activities to help you keep calm.

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  • Which Guide: Vulnerable Households and Food Deliveries

    Which Guide: Vulnerable Households and Food Deliveries

    Consumer advice organisation Which? have produced a new guide detailing the latest advice on having groceries delivered if you or someone you know is vulnerable or shielding from coronavirus.

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  • Staying Inn For A Virtual Good Time

    Staying Inn For A Virtual Good Time

    A group of disabled people are regularly getting together to have some pub-style fun in a virtual way. The Staying Inn has been set up to keep people in self-isolation connected during Covid-19.On Sunday May 3 the pub will have a special guest in the form of Australian author and disability rights campaigner Carly Findlay .

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  • Coping With Covid-19 Online Course

    Coping With Covid-19 Online Course

    Sheffield IAPT’s (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) online course , looking at different emotional responses to the coronavirus outbreak, offers simple skills and techniques to help you cope with the outbreak. Each of the 4 sessions is around half an hour long with time after to ask questions and focuses on a different theme each week. The next course is scheduled to start on Thursday 7th May between 6-7pm.

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  • Sheffield Flourish Update Support for your Mental Health

    Sheffield Flourish Update Support for your Mental Health

    Mental health charity Sheffield Flourish has launched three separate online resources to help people who may be affected by the coronavirus crisis saying “It is no surprise that service provision has changed right across the city, and indeed the country, as well as the creation of new services and support systems”.

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  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Update

    Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Update

    The City’s provider of adult hospital and community health services, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have provided an update on how they are managing the COVID-19 outbreak to provide reassurance and clarity to people in Sheffield.

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  • Sheffield Libraries Need your Help to Create a Covid 19 Archive

    Sheffield Libraries Need your Help to Create a Covid 19 Archive

    The documents that are always of most interest to historians and researchers are the voices of ordinary people. That’s why Sheffield Libraries are encouraging you to record your experiences of these times during the Coronavirus pandemic, as they happen. “Everyone’s experience is relevant – we’d like you to record how you are being affected – family life, work, school, shopping, neighbourhood support networks, exercise etc. Everyone can take part.”

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  • Smokers in Sheffield Encouraged to 'Quit for Covid'

    Smokers in Sheffield Encouraged to 'Quit for Covid'

    Smoking harms the immune system, reducing the body’s natural protection against infections, like Coronavirus.Smokers are therefore at greater risk of getting acute respiratory infections, having an infection last longer and that infection being more serious than it would be for someone who does not smoke. Smokefree Sheffield is encouraging smokers in Sheffield to “Quit for Covid’.

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Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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