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  • Recruitment to Health and Care Research Committee

    Recruitment to Health and Care Research Committee

    The National Institute for Health and Care Research is looking for members of the public who can bring their own experiences to improve the research they fund, to join one of their committees. The committees help decide which research to prioritise . The deadline for submitting an application is midnight on Sunday 28 April, 2024.

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  • What About Me?

    What About Me?

    We are working in partnership with Sunderland People First and the University of Sheffield to carry out this research project . We are trying to find people with a learning disability and carers who look after people with a learning disability, who do not have a social care budget or any formal support. We can give you vouchers worth £45, to interview you online about what your lives look like.

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  • Contacting Service Providers Proves 'Daunting'

    Contacting Service Providers Proves 'Daunting'

    New research by Disability Rights UK reveals that almost three quarters of disabled people delay contacting essential service providers because they feel daunted by the process. This means they are missing out on much-needed support and important information. Could ‘Support Hub’ be the solution?

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  • Could you be a Health and Care Research Lay Leader?

    Could you be a Health and Care Research Lay Leader?

    The Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Research Centre is looking for patients, service users, carers and members of the public with lived experience of health and social care services to join their Lay Leaders. The closing date for applications is Friday 1st September at 5pm.

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  • Research on Social Care Charging

    Research on Social Care Charging

    Recent reports have made clear just how many disabled people are struggling to pay rising council care charges with increasing numbers getting into debt. Now, a post-graduate student and former journalist would like to hear from anyone affected by the impact of social care charges on your life.

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  • Be Part Of Health Research

    Be Part Of Health Research

    The National Institute for Health and Care Research have launched the ‘Shape the Future’, campaign calling on people to be part of research which helps to discover new and better ways to treat diseases, improve the NHS and the quality of care across the country. Anyone can take part in research whether you have a health condition or not, at a local hospital, GP practice or even at home.

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  • Pressure Ulcer Prevention at Home

    Pressure Ulcer Prevention at Home

    Skills for Care is working with the University of Leeds on a study trying to find out what resources Personal Assistants need to help them prevent pressure ulcers at home. The project is looking for personal assistants who support people with long term neurological conditions in the community , who are willing to take part in a face-to-face focus group meeting in Leeds on the 4th of July.

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  • Autism Post Diagnosis Research Report

    Autism Post Diagnosis Research Report

    Researchers at Sheffield University have been finding out what support the autistic community wants after getting an autism diagnosis.Their report recommends that emotional and psychological support, person-centred support, practical support, support to understand autism, support with relationships and accessible support delivery are key priorities.

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  • Autism Post Diagnostic Research Findings

    Autism Post Diagnostic Research Findings

    Earlier this year three online workshops for autistic adults were held at the University of Sheffield to hear their views on what post-diagnostic support should look like for autistic adults. Researchers Dr Megan Freeth, Dr Daniel Poole and Suzy Crowson are sharing their findings from their research study on improving support for autistic adults at an online workshop on Thursday 30th June from 1-2pm.

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  • Autism Post Diagnosis Research

    Autism Post Diagnosis Research

    What should post-diagnostic support look like for autistic adults? Three online workshops are being held for autistic adults at the University of Sheffield to hear your views on this. If you received your diagnosis as an adult from a UK service within the last ten years they would be grateful for your input. A £75 voucher per workshop is available as a thank you if all three workshops are attended.

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