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  • Share Your Thoughts on Staying Physically Active

    Share Your Thoughts on Staying Physically Active

    For the last few months during the Coronavirus outbreak , we have been told to stay at home as much as possible to keep ourselves safe . There has been a variety of guidance around keeping physically active, as well as a variety of content created for disabled people and for people who may be unable to leave the house around getting active at home. Get Yourself Active and Sense are asking you to take part in their survey on keeping active.

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  • Reports Reveal the Social Impact of Coronavirus on Disabled People

    Reports Reveal the Social Impact of Coronavirus on  Disabled People

    The Office for National Statistics has published its second statistical bulletin in the series Coronavirus and the social impacts on disabled people in Great Britain, . Amongst other findings the report shows disabled people were more likely to report that the pandemic and its effects are negatively impacting their mental health compared to non-disabled people and are also more likely to report they feel lonely. Disabled people are much less likely to report having left their home to exercise or to work, and are twice as likely to say they feel very unsafe outside their home compared to non- disabled people.You can also read the general findings from a recent survey on Shielding carried out by Disability Rights UK saying that disabled people feel isolated, alone and forgotten.

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  • Your Experiences of Health, Care and Support Services in Sheffield during the Covid-19 pandemic

    Your Experiences of Health, Care and Support Services in Sheffield during the Covid-19 pandemic

    Healthwatch Sheffield want to understand more about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on local people and their care and support and are asking you to complete their survey. Their findings will help local decision makers decide how to improve services in the future.

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  • Survey on Mental Health and Wellbeing During COVID-19

    Survey on Mental Health and Wellbeing During COVID-19

    Sheffield Flourish have launched a survey which aims to learn more about the challenges people are facing during COVID-19, and the things people are doing in order to support their mental health and wellbeing.

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  • Tell The CQC About Your Care

    Tell The CQC About Your Care

    The NHS has never been under more pressure than it is today – and people who live with a disability or long term health condition need to be confident that we get the treatment and service that we need. The Care Quality Commission are asking disabled people and their families to share with them their experiences through their Tell Us about Your Care Campaign.

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  • MPs ask 'Have you been able to get the food you need during the Coronavirus pandemic?'

    MPs ask 'Have you been able to get the food you need during the Coronavirus pandemic?'

    MPs have created a survey seeking a range of views from the public on whether the response of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to the Coronavirus has been sufficient.The answers and examples to this survey will be used by the Committee to inform future questioning to the Government and the survey will be open until 5pm on 28th April.

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  • Disability Arts Access Scheme for the UK

    Disability Arts Access Scheme for the UK

    The four UK Arts Councils have commissioned a feasibility study to determine whether a UK wide arts access card scheme is wanted, is needed and is financially possible. The feasibility study is seeking additional detailed feedback from disabled and D/deaf people and disability organisations throughout the UK, on key questions which will determine the scope and some operational aspects of the scheme.

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  • Research on Housing Services for People with a Learning Disability

    Research on Housing Services for People with a Learning Disability

    The National Development Team for Inclusion is working on research around housing services (supported living and residential care) for people with learning disabilities. Family carers have told NDTi about the varied ways they support a relative with a learning disability in different housing settings leading them to believe that the role, input and contribution of family carers is an important and neglected area. To explore this further they have created a questionnaire based on what family carers have told them.

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  • SEND Consultation

    SEND Consultation

    Can you give your views to help shape future support for children and young people with special educational needs in the city? Sheffield City Council, NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group and Sheffield’s Parent Carer Forum have worked together to draft a SEND Inclusion strategy to describe how we, as a city, improve how we meet the needs of our children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and they want to know what you think about it.

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  • Help Healthwatch Sheffield Focus their Priorities

    Help Healthwatch Sheffield Focus their Priorities

    Healthwatch Sheffield want to identify what issues and areas they should focus on in the next few years and want to hear from members of the public about what is important to you. Please fill in their short survey and let them know what you think are the key issues in health and social care in Sheffield. Your responses will influence Healthwatch Sheffield’s priorities over the next 2-3 years, as well as informing other work that they do, such as raising issues at meetings and visiting services.

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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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Ruth

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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Andrew Crooks

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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