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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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  • Yorkshire Ambulance Service are looking for people to join their Critical Friends Network

    Yorkshire Ambulance Service are looking for people to join their Critical Friends Network

    If you’ve had some contact with the ambulance service within the last three years and would like to help develop and improve their services, the Yorkshire Ambulance Service would like to hear from you.

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  • DWP Easy Read Report about ESA and PIP Assessments

    DWP Easy Read Report about ESA and PIP Assessments

    The Department for Work and Pensions has published an Easy Read version of the government’s reply to the House of Commons Committee of MPs who have been looking into how Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) are assessed. Documents written in an Easy Read format are written in a way that makes them more accessible to people with learning disabilities.

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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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  • Celebrating Disability Sport in Sheffield

    Celebrating Disability Sport in Sheffield

    This new video showcases the fantastic range of disability sports opportunities available to people of all ages and abilities across Sheffield. Find out how to get involved in Disability Sports Network meetings.

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  • 'Our Country's Good' - Disability Friendly Theatre comes to Sheffield

    'Our Country's Good' - Disability Friendly Theatre comes to Sheffield

    This innovative touring production in Sheffield from 12th May – 19th May, has been produced with Ramps on the Moon, an organisation working towards the inclusion and integration of Deaf and disabled individuals in the UK theatre. It features creative use of audio description, signing and captions.

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  • State of Sheffield 2018 Report

    State of Sheffield 2018 Report

    If you ever wanted to know what state Sheffield is in – and we don’t meant South Yorkshire! – this latest report, commissioned by the Sheffield City Partnership, looks at how Sheffield is changing over time and how we compare with other major cities in the UK. This year, it covers 5 key areas, which relate to the Board’s work on building a sustainable and inclusive economy.

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  • St Luke's Will Month April 2018

    St Luke's Will Month April 2018

    Have you made a Will? St Luke’s hospice has their annual ‘Will Month’ this April, giving you the chance to get a great deal on making a Will or amending your current Will while supporting St Luke’s.

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  • Healthwatch Sheffield asks for Your Help in Deciding their Priorities

    Healthwatch Sheffield asks for Your Help in Deciding their Priorities

    Our local consumer watchdog for health and social care services, are asking for your help to set their priorities. Healthwatch Sheffield have created an online survey for you to have your say on what they should focus their efforts on over the next two years. The survey closes April 27th.

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  • Reach Community Learning Courses

    Reach Community Learning Courses

    Local organisation, Reach South Sheffield, working with people living in the communities of Gleadless Valley, Lowedges, Batemoor and Jordanthorpe, to overcome barriers and inequalities, has announced their latest range of community learning courses.

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