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  • National Survey of Care Workers

    National Survey of Care Workers

    People working across adult social care are being encouraged to complete a new national Government survey which aims, for the first time, to capture the experiences of those working in adult social care, to support improvements over time. The survey is open to people working in any care-related role across all settings in adult social care, including personal assistants and employees in local authority adult social care departments.

  • TEC : You Said, We Did, What do you Think?

    TEC  : You Said, We Did, What do you Think?

    Sheffield City Council is holding workshops at various times and for different target groups on September 12th (MS teams) and 13th (face to face) to capture your thoughts on developing their new Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Service Delivery Model. The workshops will feature key information captured from the Focus Groups and share an early design of the new service.

  • Framework Provider Marketplace Event

    Framework Provider Marketplace Event

    Come and meet the new Adults with Disabilities Framework providers at Sheffield City Council’s Provider Market Place event on Monday 10th July from 10:00am to 1:00pm in Reception Rooms A & B at the Town Hall. The event is a drop in so why not pop along to have a chat and a coffee and see what providers on the new Framework have to offer.

  • What is End of Life Care like in South Yorkshire?

    What is End of Life Care like in South Yorkshire?

    This Healthwatch Sheffield project is working with partners including hospitals, hospices, and community services to inform their plans to make improvements in Sheffield and the rest of South Yorkshire. They want to make sure that your experiences are also heard and welcome your feedback, appreciating the very difficult nature of this topic.

  • It's Our Community Conference

    It's Our Community Conference

    Part of the Festival of Debate, this conference at Victoria Hall Methodist Church on Thursday 18 May 2023 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, focuses on the future of care and support being in our neighbourhoods. Citizen Network and the Neighbourhood Democracy Movement invite you to join them to meet the people who are taking action in their local neighbourhoods, and those working behind the scenes to create the systems we need for the future.

  • Cost of Living Versus Cost of Care

    Cost of Living Versus Cost of Care

    Thousands of people with disabilities and long-term illnesses are now in debt after being unable to pay for social care amid rising food and rent prices, according to new research by the BBC. Disability Sheffield’s Advocacy service is seeing more and more people they work with turning down the care they require because they cannot afford the contributions.

  • Have your Say on Health and Care Priorities

    Have your Say on Health and Care Priorities

    The Integrated Care System (ICS) are running a survey to find out what your health & wellbeing priorities are. What people say will help to inform their new Integrated Care Strategy for South Yorkshire.Please note the closing date is 11 December 2022. Healthwatch Sheffield are running online meetings on 8 and 9 December to discuss these questions and help more people to feed into the strategy

  • What's an Integrated Care System?

    What's an Integrated Care System?

    An Integrated Care System is a partnership of organisations that come together to plan and deliver joined-up health and care services. ICSs have formally started working this month, replacing the current system of local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). The local version is called South Yorkshire ICS. Healthwatch Sheffield has reflected on how this change will affect their work.

  • A Conversation about What Matters To You

    A Conversation about What Matters To You

    Sheffield Health and Care Partnership is encouraging as many people as possible across the city to have a “what matters to you” conversation with someone on Thursday 9th June as part of an International Person Centred Campaign.The campaign organisers claim that having better, more meaningful conversations with others about what matters to them, helps people feel more confident, more motivated and more likely to achieve their ambitions.

  • Mencap Call to Transform Care

    Mencap Call to Transform Care

    National charity Mencap are asking for your support to call on the government to keep its promise after the Winterbourne scandal to support people with a learning disabilty and/or autism to move out of inpatient units and back into the community.

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