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  • New Survey Into Impact of Austerity

    New Survey Into Impact of Austerity

    A new survey about the impact of austerity on disabled people hopes to publish its results before the General Election takes place on December 12th and will be used as the basis for a look into the future of disability rights in Britain and a call for improvements. The Public Interest Research Centre and Disabled People Against Cuts are hoping for a quick response to the survey.

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  • Continence Service Survey

    Continence Service Survey

    Have you used continence services in Sheffield? Do you care for someone who uses continence services? Throughout November, a group of Councillors from Sheffield City Council are listening to people’s experience of using continence services in Sheffield and they want to hear from you.

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  • Visiting Hours at Sheffield Hospitals

    Visiting Hours at Sheffield Hospitals

    Sheffield Teaching Hospitals ( STH ) is evaluating their visiting hours and running a survey to collect the views of inpatients and visitors. STH moved from set visiting hours to flexible visiting between 8am to 8pm last year, and want to find out how this has affected patients and their visitors.

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  • Survey Into Annual Health Checks

    Survey Into Annual Health Checks

    People with a learning disability ( and/or autism ) are entitled to free Annual Health Checks from a doctor but not many people are aware of this provision including doctors and health and social care providers supporting people with a learning disability. Skills for Care are carrying out a survey to try to identify the reasons why people aren’t getting their annual health check and what can be done to improve uptake.

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  • Take Part In Major UK Access Survey

    Take Part In Major UK Access Survey

    The access guide set up by powerchair user Euan McDonald MBE is once more doing what is described as the UK’s longest-running access survey – and there is a chance of prizes for all those taking part.Every year the survey aims to find out if access across the nation is improving or otherwise. This year’s survey covers all sorts of venues and attractions and asks people to nominate the best places to go.

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  • Hillsborough Park - All Wheeled Bike Park Survey

    Hillsborough Park - All Wheeled Bike Park Survey

    Sheffield City Council is working with Access Sport and Sheffield Hallam University on a new open access, off-road, community all wheeled bike park based in Hillsborough Park. You can give your views on the proposal and help Sheffield City Council to make the right decision by completing their survey which closes on 26th October

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  • Health and Care Survey for Over 65s

    Health and Care Survey for Over 65s

    Healthwatch Sheffield has launched a survey to find out about the experiences of people aged 65 and over who use health and/or care services. The survey involves filling in demographic information (optional) and simply ticking ‘agree’ or ‘disagree’ to 10 statements. The survey is open until Monday 9th September.

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  • Experiences of Care in Sheffield Survey

    Voluntary Action Sheffield are trying to understand where the experience of going to hospital and coming back home could be improved for older people aged 55+ in Sheffield to develop recommendations for more involvement of voluntary organisations in the planning, discharge and support at home for patients and carers across Sheffield. Please can you complete their survey by 19 June.

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  • 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.

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  • Review of National Autism Strategy wants Your Opinion

    This year the Department of health and Social Care, working with the Department for Education, will review the ‘Think Autism’ strategy and extend it to cover children as well as adults. They are asking for the views of people with autism, their families and carers to find out where improvements can be made. The consultation closes on 16 May.

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