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  • Southern Health NHS Trust Guilty Verdict

    Southern Health NHS Trust Guilty Verdict

    After a 4 year justice campaign Southern Health Trust has finally pleaded guilty in court for its failings in the case of 18-year-old Connor, a patient under their care, who drowned in a bath while having an epileptic seizure at the now-closed Slade House in Oxford in 2013.

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  • Money Matters Project Research - Single Parent Women and Poverty

    Money Matters Project  Research - Single Parent Women and Poverty

    Are you a disabled woman and a single parent? If so the Money Matters project would love to hear from you. They want to interview as many disabled women as possible, in confidence, about what it’s like to be a single parent with a disability and highlight possible solutions and coping mechanisms which might assist other women.

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  • Your Second Favourite Disability Blog!

    Your Second Favourite Disability Blog!

    As part of our continuing campaign to bring you information on blogs that are nearly as interesting as ours, we bring you Curb Free With Cory Lee, which apart from rhyming nicely, shows that travel is still possible for wheelchair users.

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  • Paces Administration Worker Vacancy

    Paces Administration Worker Vacancy

    Paces has a vacancy for an Administration Worker working Monday, Thursday and Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm at £8.45 per hour.The closing date is Friday 13th October at 5pm.

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  • Planning your Future - Next Meeting

    Planning your Future - Next Meeting

    Do you have an interest in or experience of personal budgets and personal health budgets?Following on from our session at the beginning of September we would like to invite you to a 2nd session on Tuesday 24th October from 1.30 to 4pm.

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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 Meeting

    Disability Hub Meeting

    The next meeting of the Disability Hub is this coming Wednesday 27 September 2017. The meeting runs this time in the morning from 10.30 am until 1 pm, Ground Floor Conference Rooms, The Circle, Rockingham Lane. It will be an important meeting for the Disability Hub and hopefully you can come and join in with the discussions.

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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 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. The campaign is hopefully helping to get others to rethink how disabled people are portrayed – or sometimes just being plain ignored.

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