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  • Members wanted for Sheffield International Venues Disability Inclusion Steering Group

    Members wanted for Sheffield International Venues Disability Inclusion Steering Group

    Disability Sheffield and Sheffield City Trust are looking for disabled people to be part of a steering group to provide clear and concise guidance on how Sheffield International Venues can be more inclusive for disabled people in its policies, processes and programmes.

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  • Digital Security Guide and Animation

    Digital Security Guide and Animation

    We have produced these new resources to help employers of personal assistants ( individual employers ) to understand their legal obligation to store information about their staff safely and securely, regardless of whether the information is digital or paper based. As a result of developing these resources through our work with the Individual Employer and PA group, we are proud to announce that Skills for Care have named Disability Sheffield as a 2018 Innovator, one of ten social care projects nationally which are bringing to life new ideas for different audiences.

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  • Deaf Awareness Week : 14 - 20 May

    Deaf Awareness Week : 14 - 20 May

    To help you to better support Deaf and hearing impaired people, we have produced some helpful posters to encourage you to raise awareness and play an active role in supporting and including the deaf community in whatever you do during and after Deaf Awareness Week.

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  • We need your Permission to Continue to Send you our News Bulletins.

    We need your Permission to Continue to Send you our News Bulletins.

    If you’re on our mailing list we hope you enjoy receiving and reading our weekly news bulletins about local and national disability news and events and thank you for taking an interest in our work. Please be aware that on May 25th, changes to data protection will come into effect, which means that we are required to ask you to resubscribe if you wish to continue to receive our news bulletins. It’ll only take 2 minutes….

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  • Digital Security Workshop for Individual Employers

    Digital Security Workshop for Individual Employers

    Do you employ personal assistants or are you a personal assistant? Think you don’t have to worry about Digital Security? Think Again…… We would like to invite you to a workshop on Digital Security on Thursday 10th May 10am-12.30pm at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW .

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  • 'Not Equal' Deaf Access Workshop

    'Not Equal' Deaf Access Workshop

    Healthwatch Sheffield is hosting a workshop with Citizen’s Advice Deaf Advice Team and Disability Sheffield, where commissioners and providers of Health and Social Care can share their responses to the recommendations of our ‘Not Equal’ Report. The workshop will take place on Friday 23 March from 10am to 12noon at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane Sheffield S1 4FW.

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  • Prepare for 'Arctic' Weather

    Prepare for 'Arctic' Weather

    We thought we’d try to help you prepare for the predicted Arctic weather conditions and snow forecast for Sheffield over the next few days by sending you this helpful advice and tips from Sheffield City Council and the Streets Ahead Team. Make sure you keep warm, well and safe.

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  • Thank You - Our Gig Raised over £1000

    Thank You - Our Gig Raised over £1000

    Thank you to everyone who took time to come to our charity fundraiser on Saturday night at Crookes Social Club. It was an awesome evening that someone has described as ‘only in Sheffield could that have happened’ night.

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  • Disability Sheffield Brings You Our 2018 Pick 'N' Mix Fundraising Gig

    Disability Sheffield Brings You Our 2018 Pick 'N' Mix Fundraising Gig

    Our spectacular BIG live Music Fundraising event is back by popular demand. Even better than last year – how could that be possible? – we’re bringing live music back to Crookes Social Club for our annual New Year celebration. So bring your friends and join us on Saturday 20th January from 7.30 – 11.30 at Crookes Social Club, Mulehouse Rd, S10 1TD.

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  • Not Equal: The experiences of Deaf people accessing Health and Social Care in Sheffield

    Not Equal: The experiences of Deaf people accessing Health and Social Care in Sheffield

    Healthwatch Sheffield, in partnership with Citizens Advice Sheffield and Disability Sheffield has carried out an investigation into the experiences of Deaf people accessing health and social care services in the city.Deaf people’s needs are often disregarded when it comes to provision of health and social care in Sheffield, their new report – entitled Not Equal – has revealed.

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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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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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