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  • A Conversation about What Matters To You

    A Conversation about What Matters To You

    Sheffield Health and Care Partnership is encouraging as many people as possible across the city to have a “what matters to you” conversation with someone on Thursday 9th June as part of an International Person Centred Campaign.The campaign organisers claim that having better, more meaningful conversations with others about what matters to them, helps people feel more confident, more motivated and more likely to achieve their ambitions.

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  • Nominate a Movement for Good

    Nominate a Movement for Good

    The insurance company, Ecclesiastical, is giving £1million to support charity projects that are helping to make a real difference in their communities, in awards of £1,000. There are three separate draws throughout this year. That’s three chances for your favourite charity to win a £1,000 donation.
    £1,000 could make a real difference to the work we do at Disability Sheffield so please consider nominating us by the closing date of 30 May. Thank you so much for your support!

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  • Carers Week Cares for your Wellbeing

    Carers Week Cares for your Wellbeing

    Carers Week ( 6 – 12 June ) is an annual event that raises awareness and celebrates the massive contribution that unpaid carers make to our communities by providing a wide range of help and support to relatives and friends.Sheffield Carers Centre has partnered with Sheffield City Trust to celebrate Carers Week and offer a series of free leisure taster sessions.

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  • Test Drive Free AccessAbility Exhibition

    Test Drive Free AccessAbility Exhibition

    The William Merritt Centre would like to invite you to their FREE AccessAbility exhibition on Wednesday 15th June from 10:30am to 3pm at the Centenary Pavilion, Elland Road, Leeds.Get advice on assistive technology and equipment including for computers, tablets and mobile pones, try products plus information on all aspects of driving including test driving a range of vehicles.

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  • Write To Your MP About The Cost Of Living Crisis

    Write To Your MP About The Cost Of Living Crisis

    The Action Network has set up a campaign urging disabled people to write to your MPs about the cost of living crisis. It calls for the government to help disabled people survive the current price increases and introduce new policies. The campaign is sponsored by Inclusion London and aims to go nationwide.

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  • Leisure Time Sessions Are Back Again!

    Leisure Time Sessions Are Back Again!

    A fun and friendly group which organises leisure events for disabled people has restarted bigger and better following the loosening up of Covid-19 regulations. The ‘Leisure Time’ sessions take place on Friday mornings from 10.30-12.30 at Concord Sports Centre and costs £3 for participants with their carers admitted free.

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  • Key Issues Accessing Health and Care

    Key Issues Accessing Health and Care

    Each month Healthwatch Sheffield collates the key issues they’ve heard from members of the public, voluntary sector colleagues and stories shared on Care Opinion about health and social care services in the city. See what April’s key issues are.

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  • Declaration of Support for Disabled People in Ukraine

    Declaration of Support for Disabled People in Ukraine

    Disability Sheffield is a co signatory to a letter of support from Disabled Peoples’ Organisations which will be submitted to the National Assembly of People with Disabilities of Ukraine, the UK Minister for Disabled People, the press and media. We hope that disabled people in Ukraine will hear our support for them in this terrible conflict.

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  • That Works for Me

    That Works for Me

    This project is geared at supporting people who have been out of the labour market for an extended period of time due to caring responsibilities. Advisors support individuals on a one-to-one basis offering advice and guidance to enable you to make well informed and realistic decisions ahout your future and help to find flexible jobs, supportive employers and courses to empower you.

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  • Putting Learning Disabled People In The Picture

    Putting  Learning Disabled People In The Picture

    Inclusion North, which has its headquarters in Leeds, has teamed up with Photographer Rachael Munro-Fawcett. They are inviting people with a profound and multiple learning disability and their families or paid carers to be part of their photography project and exhibition entitled ‘Involving Everyone’. If you’re interesetd please get in touch by 30th May.

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