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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next Step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the Next Step to Employment

    The exercise and employability project, Walking for Purpose, has announced its Autumn/Winter walks programme . Walking for Purpose offers jobseekers the opportunity to gain valuable skills and training that employers want, whilst being active with a gentle walk.

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  • ROFA Disabled People’s Manifesto 2019

    ROFA Disabled People’s Manifesto 2019

    Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance (ROFA) is an alliance of Disabled People and their organisations’s (DPOs) in England who have joined together to defend disabled people’s rights and campaign for an inclusive society. ROFA is consulting members on their Disabled People’s Manifesto and Disabled People’s Demands for the First 100 days of the new Government. The deadline for responses is Thursday, 31st October 2019 if you would like to comment.

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  • Study into Impact of UK Welfare Reforms on Self Employed and Business Ownersss

    Study into Impact of UK Welfare Reforms on Self Employed and Business Ownersss

    Are you disabled and self employed or own a business? This pilot study, funded by Manchester Metropolitan University, aims to investigate the impact of welfare reforms on disabled self-employed people and business owners’ health and wellbeing, working practices and business performance.

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  • Take Part In Major UK Access Survey

    Take Part In Major UK Access Survey

    The access guide set up by powerchair user Euan McDonald MBE is once more doing what is described as the UK’s longest-running access survey – and there is a chance of prizes for all those taking part.Every year the survey aims to find out if access across the nation is improving or otherwise. This year’s survey covers all sorts of venues and attractions and asks people to nominate the best places to go.

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  • Every Mind Matters : Mental Health Support

    Every Mind Matters : Mental Health Support

    This new NHS website aims to help you have better mental health. You can also take the Every Mind Matters Quiz to get your free plan, designed to help you feel more in control, deal with stress and anxiety, boost your mood and improve your sleep.

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  • Legal Support Project: Help with Transport Discrimination Claims

    Legal Support Project: Help with Transport Discrimination Claims

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission legal support project provides funding and legal assistance to help people who have experienced discrimination to pursue their claims and access justice. They now want to challenge transport operators when they have failed to act on their legal responsibilities.

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  • Crystal Peaks 'Sensory Sundays'

    Crystal Peaks 'Sensory Sundays'

    On the last Sunday of every month from 10am to 2pm Crystal Peaks offer a range of measures to make the shopping experience more inviting to people who prefer a quieter environment.Stores will turn off their music, or turn it down to a low level. Hand driers will be switched off as well as children’s rides. Vending machines will also not make a sound. Sensory Sundays may be of particular interest to people with autism.

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  • Evening and Weekend GP Practice Appointments

    Evening and Weekend GP Practice Appointments

    Did you know that Primary Care Sheffield now provide a range of NHS urgent and routine healthcare services on weekday evenings and at weekends through six ‘satellite hubs’ across Sheffield? The services available include urgent appointments with a GP, practice nurse appointments and appointments with a physiotherapist for assessment.

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  • Supported Internships For Young Disabled People

    Supported Internships For Young Disabled People

    Young disabled people between the ages of 16 and 24 who would like to gain work experience and improve their employability and independence are being given the chance to apply for supported internships through Health Education England’s “Project Choice”.

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  • Report Shows Level Of Deprivation in Sheffield

    Report Shows Level Of Deprivation in Sheffield

    Sheffield is the 57th most deprived local authority in England says a new report – which counts rates of health and disability among its factors. The Indices Of Deprivation 2019 is the follow-up to similar reports from 2015 and 2010. Other factors considered are income, employment, education and training, barriers to housing and services, crime and the living environment.

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