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  • Clinical And Social Care Engagement

    Clinical And Social Care Engagement

    Do you want a say in Sheffield’s clinical and social care strategy? Sheffield Health and Social Care is holding an event on 30 January from 10am to 1pm, with updates from key speakers, interactive sessions to learn more about the different pieces of work that are happening, and opportunities to provide your feedback and input into future plans.

  • 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.

  • A Tax on Disability

    A Tax on Disability

    A report in the Guardian about social care observes that rising English social care costs force many disabled people into debt. Svetlana Kotova, director of campaigns at Inclusion London says that making disabled people pay for the care they need is effectively a tax on disability.

  • Sheffield Adult Social Care Festival of Involvement

    Sheffield Adult Social Care Festival of Involvement

    Throughout June and July, Sheffield Adult Social Care is running a series of conversations with local people about how they can work together to shape and improve their services. You are invited to join them for the Festival Launch Event on Tuesday 6 June, on What Matters to You Day to explore what good involvement looks like and where the opportunities may lie.

  • Dignity Award Nominations

    Dignity Award Nominations

    The annual Dignity Awards celebrate outstanding examples of best practice in adult social care and support in Sheffield.
    Would you like to nominate someone for a Dignity award, someone who has gone the extra mile in the last year (April 2022 – March 2023) in supporting you or someone you know to achieve the outcomes in Sheffield’s Vision for Adult Social Care. The deadline for nominations is Wednesday 31 May 2023.

  • Heath And Social Care Updates

    Heath And Social Care Updates

    Sheffield City Council has set up a new Health & Social Care Community Involvement newsletter, showing how you can get involved in shaping local social care services.Sign up and every three months you’ll hear about ways to have your say about services, groups you can join and projects to take part in.

  • Social Care Charges Investigation

    Social Care Charges Investigation

    A BBC News journalist, who is investigating social care charges mainly involving disabled people, is looking for people to help with his work. Adam Eley is specifically looking to speak to people who have had debt collection procedures opened against them by their local authority as a result of being unable to pay social care charges. The coverage will bring maximum awareness to the issue.

  • Key Issues Accessing Health and Care

    Key Issues Accessing Health and Care

    Each month Healthwatch Sheffield collates the key issues they’ve heard from members of the public, voluntary sector colleagues and stories shared on Care Opinion about health and social care services in the city. See what April’s key issues are.

  • Adult Social Care Strategy Meetings

    Adult Social Care Strategy Meetings

    Would you like to have a say in the implementation of Sheffield’s new adult social care strategy, Living The Life You Want To Live which has beeen approved by the Council’s Cooperative Executive? There are some upcoming opportunities in April to hear about the strategy, what it covers and how it has developed so far as well as to contribute to developing the first delivery plan.

  • 'Curing' The Social Care System Conference

    'Curing' The Social Care System Conference

    Building on a shared vision to bring about positive change to social care, Social Care Future is inviting people who have experience of social care to attend their online conference on Thursday 24th February 2022 and help steer action for change.

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