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  • It's on the Record - a Fundraising Event for Sheffield DPAC

    It's on the Record - a  Fundraising Event for Sheffield DPAC

    Please note that this event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus. Sheffield Labour students are organising a fundraising event later this month to raise money for the Sheffield branch of Disabled People Against Cuts. It will take place at Dina, a grassroots arts and culture venue on Cambridge Street in the city centre, on Friday March 20, from 8-11pm. The event is free but a donation of £5 would be welcome. DPAC Sheffield has recently been behind the On The Record campaign to purchase equipment so that disabled people can tape their Personal Independence Payment interviews.

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  • Research on Addiction to Video/Internet Games

    Research on Addiction to Video/Internet Games

    The School of Psychology in the National University of Ireland, Galway are looking for adults with a diagnosis of Autism, aged 18+ to take part in their research survey. The project is examining addiction to gaming which they call’Gaming Disorder’in adults with and without Autism.The closing date for the survey is 23 March at midnight.

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  • Personal Health Budgets Video

    Personal Health Budgets Video

    The NHS has released a new video to help people who are receiving or feel they may be entitled to personal health budgets. A personal health budget allows people to manage their healthcare and support such as treatments, equipment and personal care, in a way that suits them.

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  • Join In With The Just Good Friends Club

    Join In With The Just Good Friends Club

    People with learning disabilities on the outskirts of Sheffield are invited to join and take part in a range of fun activities at Just Good Friends,a registered charity supporting adults with learning disabilities in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. They are looking for new members in the Dronfield area if you’d like to try something new.

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  • SheFest 2020

    SheFest 2020

    SheFest is a not-for-profit organisation made up of local volunteers championing women’s rights and gender equality through a range of inclusive events, activities, workshops, film screenings and more across South Yorkshire. With a feminist fringe festival made up of 10 days ( 5th to 15th March ) of inclusive events in celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8th), SheFest welcomes everyone to join in, try something new and have fun.

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  • Bags of Taste Cooking Demonstrations

    Bags of Taste Cooking Demonstrations

    Bags of Taste takes participants from eating unhealthy food to enjoying better diets and healthier finances teaching takeaway-style recipes with a fraction of the salt, sugar and fat. All are nutritious and filling and can be cooked for under £1 a portion. Join Bags of Taste on Wednesdays from 11am to 1.30pm from 4 – 25 March at Zest for Sport ( opposite Zest Centre ) 18 Upperthorpe, S6 3NA. Includes a free lunch .

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  • Patient And Citizen Leaders Programme

    Patient And Citizen Leaders Programme

    The NHS Leadership Academy Yorkshire & Humber in collaboration with Altogether Better is running a 3-day programme for patient and citizen leaders. The purpose of this new programme is to provide a development opportunity for patients and citizens who want to make a difference and who are working with people and services across the NHS and wider health and care system. For example this might be within NHS Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, universities, Strategic Partnership Groups or with organisations like Healthwatch. Participants will become part of a new patient/citizen leader network in the Yorkshire and the Humber region.

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  • Research on Housing Services for People with a Learning Disability

    Research on Housing Services for People with a Learning Disability

    The National Development Team for Inclusion is working on research around housing services (supported living and residential care) for people with learning disabilities. Family carers have told NDTi about the varied ways they support a relative with a learning disability in different housing settings leading them to believe that the role, input and contribution of family carers is an important and neglected area. To explore this further they have created a questionnaire based on what family carers have told them.

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  • Gleadless Valley & Heeley Unpaid Carers Support Group

    Gleadless Valley & Heeley Unpaid Carers Support Group

    Facilitated by Reach South Sheffield this support group meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at Newfield Green Library 577 Gleadless Rd and gives unpaid carers a welcoming and supportive environment to drop in for support, chat, refreshments and regular special events.

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  • Fun, Inclusive Graffiti Art

    Fun, Inclusive Graffiti Art

    Would you like to be part of creating a new piece of graffiti art for Tinsley Canal? The Carers Project in partnership with Sheffield River and Canal Trust are offering free graffiti art sessions in March and April for unpaid carers and their cared for adult with a mild/moderate learning disability and or autism.

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