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  • NICE Rise In Standards Of Support

    NICE Rise In Standards Of Support

    The National Institute of Health and Social Care Excellence have published this month two quality standards related to the support of people with learning disabilities or a learning disability and autism. The standard on the care and support of people with learning disabilities growing older is a new Quality Standard.The standard on supporting children, young people and adults where there is behaviour that challenges has been updated from the original 2015 version.

  • Health and Care Survey for Over 65s

    Health and Care Survey for Over 65s

    Healthwatch Sheffield has launched a survey to find out about the experiences of people aged 65 and over who use health and/or care services. The survey involves filling in demographic information (optional) and simply ticking ‘agree’ or ‘disagree’ to 10 statements. The survey is open until Monday 9th September.

  • Age Is No Barrier to Helping The Community

    Do you know an older person who makes an amazing contribution to their community in Sheffield? Or a younger person, group or business that makes Sheffield a great place for older people to live in? If so, why don’t you nominate them for the first ever annual Age Friendly Sheffield Awards. Nominations close on July 15th.

  • PfI Report : What does it mean to be disabled and growing older?

    In late 2017, the disabled community representatives of Sheffield-based Partners for Inclusion (PfI)commissioned a small-scale piece of research in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University. The project has produced its report which explores the voices and experiences of disabled people in the local Sheffield area who are growing older.

  • Invitation to Care Quality Commission Focus Group

    Are you 65+ or do you care for someone 65+ who has had recent experiences of how well health and social care services work together? Healthwatch Sheffield would like to invite you to attend a focus group on Tuesday 13th February 2018 from 1:30-3pm at the Mooorfoot building to help the CQC carry out a review of how well health and social care services work together.

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