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  • Proposed Changes to the Short Break Grant and SNIPS Clubs

    Proposed Changes to the Short Break Grant and SNIPS Clubs

    Sheffield City Council has made alterations to their Short Breaks for Children with Disabilities scheme and their Special Needs Inclusion Playcare Services (SNIPS). Following consultations there will be additional eligibility criteria to qualify for a short break and SNIPS will see the introduction of a parent/carer contribution and an income based assessment for some users.

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  • Changes To Respite Care For Children Consultation

    Changes To Respite Care For Children Consultation

    The Sheffield NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are planning to make changes to children’s NHS short breaks services (respite care) for children with complex health needs. Their online survey is open until 28 March if you wish to give your views.

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  • Prove It, Fix It Campaign

    Prove It, Fix It Campaign

    A Sheffield charity, Sparkle, has launched a campaign and petition to try and ensure autistic children get the right form of education, claiming that Sheffield City Council has been putting finances before needs.

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  • Could You Spot the Signs of Sepsis in Your Child?

    Could You Spot the Signs of Sepsis in Your Child?

    A nationwide sepsis awareness campaign has been launched to help parents and carers of young children recognise the symptoms of sepsis.

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