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  • Working with a Disability – From Striving to Thriving

    Working with a Disability – From Striving to Thriving

    Join Sheffield Health and Social Care Disability Staff Network Group and Sheffield Flourish at this online evant on Thursday 17 March from 2 – 3pm to explore through conversation and video what it means not just to live with, but to thrive with a disability. This event is part of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICS Health and Wellbeing Festival (14 -20 March ).

  • Dementia Support to Keep Well

    Dementia Support to Keep Well

    Age UK Sheffield are delighted to share the news that they are expanding the support they already provide through their Dementia Wellbeing Centre at Norfolk Park to two additional sites across Sheffield at the Botanical Gardens and Hillsborough.You can also find a list and leaflet with information about support across the city in the Sheffield Directory.

  • Get Set to Go at Sheffield Mind

    Get Set to Go at Sheffield Mind

    The Get Set to Go team at Sheffield Mind have been busy thinking about how best to stay active and positive during the pandemic.They know that physical active can enhance your mood and have created some tips on how to stay healthy and keep fit. The team offers a Signposting Service if you would like some help to work out what physical activity to do at home or outside. Their latest COVID-secure activity is with Sheffield Wednesday’s Community Programme at Hillsborough Arena if you wish to apply to take part.

  • Sheffield Flourish Follow-Up Survey

    Sheffield Flourish Follow-Up Survey

    Sheffield Flourish want to continue finding out how the lockdown is affecting you and your mental health, and have produced a survey to gather your views. The survey aims to help Sheffield Flourish better understand the continued impact of Coronavirus on the people of Sheffield and is completely anonymous.

  • Are You Living Well in the The Big Squeeze?

    Are You Living Well in the The Big Squeeze?

    The Disability Hub joins forces with Healthwatch Sheffield’s Health & Wellbeing Forum on Monday 2nd December 2019 from 1:30pm-4:00pm at The Circle to explore how financial pressures and hardship are impacting on people’s ability to keep themselves well. Join us for information sharing, dialogue and ideas as we hear from local experts from the Clinical Commissioning Group, Sheffield City Council and voluntary and community sector as well as stories from individuals.

  • Making Patient and Public Involvement Better Together Workshop

    Making Patient and Public Involvement Better Together Workshop

    Healthwatch Sheffield has teamed up with the Sheffield Accountable Care Partnership to try and develop an improved approach to gathering and using people’s views to influence health, care and wellbeing services. The workshop takes place on Wednesday 2nd October 2019 between 1pm – 4pm, at St Mary’s Church & Conference Centre, Bramall Lane, S2 4QZ

  • Plans To Improve Health And Wellbeing

    NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group has just released its new five-year strategy aimed at improving the health adn wellbeing of the city’s population. The strategy includes a detailed plan for tackling health inequalities for people in the city who are worst off and have been disproportionately affected by continuing austerity.

  • Sheffield IAPT Health and Wellbeing Service

    Sheffield IAPT has launched a new service to help you to ‘live well’ with your health condition and improve your wellbeing through a range of free living well courses, one to one sessions or online therapy. Many of the sessions start in the New Year but are ongoing throughout the year.

  • Disabled man loses ‘Care Act breach’ Case in High Court

    Luke Davey, 40, brought a judicial review on the grounds Oxfordshire council’s decision to reduce his weekly personal budget by 42% was unlawful as it posed a direct risk to his wellbeing.

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