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  • Further Reactions to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

    Further Reactions to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

    Following Disability Sheffield joining over one hundred organisations in signing an open letter to Ministers criticising the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, more disabled people’s organisations are reacting to the Human Rights outrage.

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  • Share your Experiences of Accessing Mental Health Services in Sheffield

    Share your Experiences of Accessing Mental Health Services in Sheffield

    Have you had recent experiences of accessing or trying to access Mental Health Services in Sheffield in the last 2 years? If so, you are invited to take part in a survey as part of a call for evidence for the Joint Scrutiny Review of Mental Health Services. This survey closes on 8th March 2019.

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  • European Network on Independent Living (ENIL)

    European Network on Independent Living (ENIL)

    There’s more to Europe than Brexit! The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is a Europe-wide network offering a forum for all disabled people, independent living organisations and their non-disabled allies on the issues of independent living.

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  • Sheffield Carers Centre Winter 2019 Newsletter

    Sheffield Carers Centre Winter 2019 Newsletter

    Sheffield Carers Centre is a local independent charity offering emotional support, information and help in getting services for all carers in Sheffield. Catch up with all the news in their latest newsletter.

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  • Rotherham Jobs Fair

    Rotherham Jobs Fair

    Looking for work? Well there are over 20 employers searching for new staff who will be happy to hear from you. They will be gathering together at Rotherham Jobs Fair, taking place at the Aesseal New York Stadium, Don Street, S60 1AH on Friday 15th March 2019 , from 10am to 1pm.

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  • Sunflower Lanyards at Sainsbury's Show Hidden Disability

    Sunflower  Lanyards at Sainsbury's Show Hidden Disability

    Sainsbury’s supermarkets are rolling out a scheme designed to enhance the shopping experience for people with hidden disabilities such as autism, dementia, visual or hearing impairment. Shoppers will be able to pick up a sunflower lanyard at participating Sainsbury’s stores, which will act as a discreet sign to alert staff to customers who may need additional help whilst shopping

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  • Move More Celebrates Inclusive Sport

    Move More Celebrates Inclusive Sport

    Having any type of impairment can make it even more difficult to be physically active. That’s why Move More has organised a special event celebrating inclusive sport on Thursday March 28th at the English Institute of Sport, on Coleridge Road, Sheffield, S9 5DA . People of all ages are welcome and admission is free for anyone with a disability.

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  • Inclusion North News

    Inclusion North News

    Inclusion North, an organisation set up to help people with learning disabilities and autism and their families feel more included in society, have released another edition of their news bulletin. It’s full of exciting news for people with learning disabilities or autism.

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  • DPAC Report On Universal Basic Income

    DPAC Report On Universal Basic Income

    Campaigning group Disabled People Against Cuts has issued a report containing their concerns about the possibility of a universal basic income. Their report called ‘Solution or Illusion’ expresses reservations about the idea , which has supporters from across the political spectrum.

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  • Living Wages For Carers Petition

    Living Wages For Carers Petition

    A Sheffield organisation which supports relatives of adults with learning disabilities or autism has launched a petition calling for all employed carers to be paid the living wage.
    Families Lobbying And Advising Sheffield hopes to be able to gain the 10,000 signatures required for the petition to be responded to by the Government then the 100,000 for it to be discussed in Parliament.

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