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  • Inclusive Summer Festival Fun

    Inclusive Summer Festival Fun

    Sheffield CU – with the initials standing for Children’s University – is part of a national initiative that encourages and celebrates participation in a wide range of inspiring learning opportunities outside school hours.Their Festival Of Fun consists of more than 75 free activities for children, young people and families, all of which are suitable for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) with adult support.

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  • Government Sets out Steps to Relax Shielding Guidance

    Government Sets out Steps to Relax Shielding Guidance

    The Government has set out a road-map for the clinically extremely vulnerable on the future of the shielding programme. Their guidance changed on 6 July and will change again on 1 August, subject to clinical evidence. Please note that the government support offer has been extended: you can still get a food box, care and/or medicine delivery until 31 July if you want them, but you need to register online by 17 July if you haven’t already done so.

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  • Do Sheffield's Pavements Work for You?

    Do Sheffield's Pavements Work for You?

    A postgraduate research project is aiming to study how disabled people experience moving around Sheffield with a specific focus on experiences of using pavements. Laura Harryman is looking for participants over the age of 18, from the Sheffield area who have a mobility impairment. If you would be interested in completing a travel diary for Laura or there’s a regular journey you make or have made in the past you could comment on please get in touch .

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  • Risk Assessment Tool For PAs Returning to Work

    Risk Assessment Tool For PAs Returning to Work

    If your PA is returning to work in the near future the Sheffield Individual Employer and PA Development Group has produced a new Risk Assessment Tool to support individual employers to minimise any risks for their PAs to return to work. The Risk Assessment Tool is a useful guide to conversations with your PA about risk and gives topics and poses questions. You can record on the document what you and your PA have agreed will happen and review it as national guidance changes.

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  • Lockdown Easing Starts on 4th July

    Lockdown Easing Starts on 4th July

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced further changes to lockdown measures in England which will begin from 4th July ‘to enable people to see more of their friends and family, help businesses get back on their feet and get people back in their jobs’. The updated guidance for people classed as clinically extremely vulnerable will be published on 6 July and 1 August as these measures come into force.

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  • Sheffield Cycling 4 All Launch Trike Loan Scheme

    Sheffield Cycling 4 All Launch Trike Loan Scheme

    Sheffield City Region have very kindly given our disability cycling project, Sheffield Cycling 4 All ( SC4A ), 4 electric assist tricycles which are available for anyone who can’t ride a two wheeled bike to loan for up to 3 months (depending on demand). We hope that this scheme will enable people to experience pedal power as a viable mode of disability transport.

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  • Healthwatch Sheffield Annual Report

    Healthwatch Sheffield Annual Report

    Healthwatch Sheffield has released its annual report for 2019-20, looking back on the work it did before the Covid-19 crisis struck and reflecting on the early impact of the pandemic for local people. The organisation is an independent consumer watchdog for health and social care services, which aims to help adults, children and young people influence and improve services.

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  • Online Workshops : Help Shape the Future of Sheffield Health and Social Care

    Online Workshops : Help Shape the Future of Sheffield Health and Social Care

    Two on-line workshops delivered via Zoom have been announced for service users and carers, during which SHSC want to explore how you would like to see them working together more closely with service users and carers/young carers. The feedback from the workshops will help guide SHSC to better co-produce the Trust’s strategies as well as improving the services and care they offer. The workshops will be running online on Thursday 9 July 10am–12 pm and Friday 10 July 2 pm–4 pm if you’d like to take part.

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  • Give Your Views on New Health Strategy

    Give Your Views on New Health Strategy

    NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has produced a draft strategy for Sheffield which looks creatively at how people living with severe mental illness, learning disabilities, and autistic spectrum
    condition can be supported to have the best possible physical health and live longer and healthier lives. As part of finalising the strategy the CCG has launched a survey asking for your views, which closes on 7 August 2020.

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  • 'Be Reyt' - Order Beautiful Tramlines 'Chari-tees' and Support Disability Sheffield

    'Be Reyt' - Order Beautiful Tramlines 'Chari-tees' and Support Disability Sheffield

    We’re excited to announce that Disability Sheffield is one of the chosen charities to benefit from the sale of Tramlines Festival’s ‘Chari-Tees’. The limited edition specially designed ‘Be Reyt’ and ‘Beautiful Sheffield’ T-shirts cost £15. Pre-orders close on 7th July so make sure you order yours before then to not miss out!

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A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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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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When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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