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  • The Young Carer, Parent and Adult Carer Strategy Update August 2017

    The Young Carer, Parent and Adult Carer Strategy Update August 2017

    Sheffield City Council has produced a “You Said, We Did Update” to the strategy to show how they have acted upon carers’ feedback to help realise the vision that Sheffield becomes a ‘city where carers are valued and have the right support to continue to care for as long as they want to’.

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  • Planning Your Future

    Planning Your Future

    Do you have an interest in or experience of personal budgets and personal health budgets? We would like to invite you to a session about Integrated Personal Commissioning on Thursday 7th Sept from 1pm-4pm. We are planning to meet on a regular basis providing an opportunity to influence how Integrated Personal Commissioning is delivered locally.

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  • Mental Health Support in the Community Survey

    Mental Health Support in the Community Survey

    Whether you have used Mental health Support in the community for many years, just a week or have never used it at all Healthwatch Sheffield would like to capture your views to help with research into community mental health provision across Sheffield.

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  • Early Learning Entitlements and Parents with a Disability

    Early Learning Entitlements and Parents with a Disability

    The Prevention and Early Intervention Team at Sheffield City Council is urging all parents to apply for the new“30 Hours” offer for 3&4 year olds as soon as possible, because applications completed after the end of August won’t get the extra hours until January.

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  • DWP reports 'empathy' approach works better than sanctions 'stick'

    DWP reports 'empathy' approach works better than sanctions 'stick'

    DWP reports evaluating the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) additional support trials which took place in 2015,conclude that more support for disabled people into work achieves better results in moving ESA claimants towards the labour market.

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  • NHS Be Clear on Cancer Respiratory Symptoms

    NHS Be Clear on Cancer Respiratory Symptoms

    Following its success last year, the NHS Be Clear on Cancer respiratory symptoms campaign has returned to ask people to visit their GPs with any symptoms of possible lung or hear disease or even cancer as early intervention is vital.

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  • Consultation to Develop the Team Up! Safeguarding Scheme

    Consultation to Develop the Team Up! Safeguarding Scheme

    Give your views on the issues unaccompanied/vulnerable people (children or adults) face when they go to watch sporting events and what you think might be done differently to encourage attendance and make sports grounds safer places, where everyone counts.

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  • Scope’s Online Community

    Scope’s Online Community

    Scope’s online community is a place where disabled people, parents, carers and professionals can come to share their experiences and discuss all topics relating to disability.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to employment

    Are you looking for work or know someone who is? This scheme offers exercise, skills for work, free training and workplace visits.

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  • Healthwatch Voluntary Community Faith (VCF) Health & Social Care Forum

    Healthwatch Voluntary Community Faith (VCF) Health & Social Care Forum

    News about what to expect at the next VCF Forum meeting discussing the ‘Accountable Care Partnership’ and taking place on September 14th.

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