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  • Use of Force Leaflet

    Use of Force Leaflet

    Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new leaflet for service users on their wards and the people who support them. The leaflet is designed to start an open and honest conversation about any potential use of force during their stay and explains how everyone is kept safe on their wards.

  • DPAC In Call To Prevent Rail Service Cuts

    DPAC In Call To Prevent Rail Service Cuts

    Campaigning group Disabled People Against Cuts has backed the recent strikes by members of the RMT union, saying that planned cuts in funding and staff will result in our safety horrendously compromised and will lead to more serious incidents on the rail network.

  • Call For Action Over Unsafe Housing

    Call For Action Over Unsafe Housing

    An organisation which calls for rules to protect disabled people who are living in potentially unsafe housing conditions is urging them to write to their MPs to help ensure better evacuation plans. Claddag advocates for disabled people caught up in the building safety scandal, which came to light after the tragic events at Grenfell Tower.

  • Planning a Safe Christmas

    Planning a Safe Christmas

    Sheffield City Council has issued advice on staying safe this Christmas. This takes the form of a video in which Greg Fell, Director of Public Health in the city, goes through ten helpful principals for you to carefully consider whilst planning your Christmas arrangements.The government’s revised message is that a smaller Christmas is a safer Christmas, and a shorter Christmas is a safer Christmas.

  • Feel 'Covid Confident' on Your Trips Out with Euan

    Feel 'Covid Confident' on Your Trips Out with Euan

    Now that the coronavirus lockdown is easing and the public is getting out and about more there is a lack of information about how ‘safe’ certain venues are for disabled people. So Euan’s Guide, a site that offers access reviews written by disabled people, has introduced a feature where reviewers can comment on hygiene and whether social distancing rules are being stuck to.

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