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The Centre for Independent Living

We are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent living we mean that disabled people have the same freedom and rights to exercise choice and control over their own lives as any other person.

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Digital Technology Consultant Brief

Digital Technology Consultant Brief

We are seeking expressions of interest from people with an understanding of digital technology and data-sharing to deliver a project on behalf of the Individual Employer and PA development group. Please submit your response by 9am on Thursday 28th Sept 2017.

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Free Training for Personal Assistants

Free Training for Personal Assistants

Disability Sheffield are running a number of FREE courses over the next 6 months for existing and aspiring Personal Assistants in partnership with Skills for Care and Sheffield City Council. Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

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Disability Hub Priority Issues and Satisfaction Survey 2017

Disability Hub Priority Issues and Satisfaction Survey 2017

Disability Hub members are invited to take part in the Disability Hub Priority Issues Satisfaction Survey 2017, our annual questionnaire to get your feedback about the Hub. If you’re not already a member find out more about how to get involved.

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Tuesday 26th September

Sheffield Cycling 4 All 10am - 3pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All return to Hillsborough Park. Do come and join us. Sessions will run every Tuesday and Thursday...

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Wednesday 27th September

Disability Hub - 10am to 12.30pm

The next Disability Hub meeting will take place at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW.
The Hub is open to anyone interested in...

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Tuesday 26th September

Young Healthwatch Meeting - 5 - 7pm

Venue:The Circle, Sue James Suite, 33 Rockingham Lane, S1 4FW

Young Healthwatch is a group of 14-25 year old volunteers that work with Healthwatch Sheffield....

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Thursday 28th September

Sheffield CCG Annual Public Meeting - 2 - 4pm

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group is holding its annual public meeting this month. This will offer the opportunity of finding out what...

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Free Development Workshop for Community Groups

Free Development Workshop for Community Groups

Want to grow your organisation? Come along to A FREE session with the VAS development team and SYFAB for small groups in Sheffield on Tuesday 3rd October 2017.

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Change Needed in Media Portrayal of Disabled People

Change Needed in Media Portrayal of Disabled People

Calls are being made for change as disabled people say they don’t feel they are well represented in either broadcast or printed media. Essentialaids.com have created a colourful, thought-provoking campaign that helps represent disabled people and their mobility products in a fresh, exciting way. Hopefully helping to get other to rethink on how disabled people are portrayed – or sometimes just being plain ignored.

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Test Bed Programme Announces New App

Test Bed Programme Announces New App

The SOS UK app is being offered as a free download to the public and will contain details of medications, allergies and other information useful in an emergency.

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