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  • Move & Chat with Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    Move & Chat with Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    During the Covid-19 outbreak our cycling project Sheffield Cycling 4 All has suspended the cycling sessions offering disabled people the opportunity to ride a wide array of adapted trikes. The good news is we’ve launched a new online exercise session every Wednesday at 11am to help our participants and anyone else who wants to join us, keep fit and well until we’re back cycling together. Move & Chat offers a fun, gentle online exercise session led by a qualified instructor followed by an optional informal chat with other participants.We’re also offering 1 on 1 cycling sessions in Hillsborough park on a case by case basis, a trike Loan scheme and sports equipment for your home to keep you active.

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  • Launch of Test And Trace To Fight Covid-19

    Launch of Test And Trace To Fight Covid-19

    Thousands of contact tracers are making their first phone calls to track down people who will be told to self-isolate under new test and trace schemes in England and Scotland. Tracers will text, email or call people who test positive with coronavirus and ask who they have had contact with. The new NHS Test and Trace service has the capacity to trace 10,000 contacts per day. The Gov.UK website provides an overview of how the new scheme works.

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  • National Voices Launches Our Covid Voices

    National Voices Launches Our Covid Voices

    Our COVID Voices is a project collecting first-person accounts of living through the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic in the UK. You can read the accounts people have submitted and add your own voice to the collection.

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  • International Monitoring of COVID 19 Measures

    International Monitoring of COVID 19 Measures

    The European Network of Independent Living (ENIL), in partnership with five other disability organisations have launched a new initiative, the COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor, which aims to collect information about what states are doing to protect the core rights of disabled people including the rights to life, access to health and essential services. You can take part by completing their survey.

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  • Report your experiences during Covid-19

    Report your experiences during Covid-19

    Have you got something to say about access to care and support or to your treatment during COVID-19? In Control and Disability Rights UK have joined forces to set up a register to record people’s experiences of getting health, social care and treatment during lockdown.

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  • Join In the Social Distancing Festival from Afar

    Join In the Social Distancing Festival from Afar

    This online arts community celebrates and showcases the work of artists around the world who have been affected by the need for social distancing due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).There are many online live streams taking place as part of the Social Distancing Festival. This includes live music, live theatre, comedy and poetry.

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  • More Tips & Techniques for Managing Anxiety

    More Tips & Techniques for Managing Anxiety

    Khulisa, a national charity that works with young adults and children with challenging behaviour in schools, prisons and the community have produced a useful toolkit detailing “Tips & Techniques for Managing Anxiety in a Pandemic.The tips takes your through breathing techniques, meditation and mindfulness exercises and setting new regimes and activities to help you keep calm.

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  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Update

    Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Update

    The City’s provider of adult hospital and community health services, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have provided an update on how they are managing the COVID-19 outbreak to provide reassurance and clarity to people in Sheffield.

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  • Sheffield Libraries Need your Help to Create a Covid 19 Archive

    Sheffield Libraries Need your Help to Create a Covid 19 Archive

    The documents that are always of most interest to historians and researchers are the voices of ordinary people. That’s why Sheffield Libraries are encouraging you to record your experiences of these times during the Coronavirus pandemic, as they happen. “Everyone’s experience is relevant – we’d like you to record how you are being affected – family life, work, school, shopping, neighbourhood support networks, exercise etc. Everyone can take part.”

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  • Mind and Body : How to stay Fit and Healthy at Home

    Mind and Body : How to stay Fit and Healthy at Home

    Nurturing your mental wellbeing and finding ways to exercise and stay active is essential for good physical and mental health. Many organisations have produced dedicated webpages to help you during the Coronavirus outbreak including Every Mind Matters, Sheffield Mind and Move More Sheffield

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Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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