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  • Guide Dog Charity Calling for Talking Buses

    The Guide Dogs Association is making a call to the Government to speed up their promises over Talking Buses by asking people to contact their MP.Two years ago, it was announced that all buses nationally were to become Talking Buses, meaning that they would be fitted with audio visual announcements. However they still haven’t told bus companies when and how this will happen.

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  • Share Your Care Experiences In Video Case Studies

    The Care Quality Commission is looking for people willing to be seen on screen talking about their experiences of care, as part of a new year-long campaign.Case studies of people’s experiences of care always play a vitally important part of their campaigns, with stories from a diverse range of people – including people working in health and social care settings.

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  • Northern Ballet's specialist wheelchair dance programme returns

    Let your creativity flourish and gain the confidence to move in new ways through Northern Ballet’s specialist wheelchair programme returning this April in Leeds.

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  • Disabled Swimming Group Looking for New Members

    A group who attend Westfield Sports Centre are looking for new members to join their disabled swim session every Thursday between 7:30-8:30pm at Westfield Sports Centre. Disabled people can relearn to swim, exercise, regain confidence in the water or just enjoy the relaxation in a friendly and sympathetic environment.

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  • Sheffield's New 'Care at Night' Service

    The new ‘Care at Night’ service developed collaboratively between Sheffield City Council and the Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) launches on May 6th. The collaboration aims to deliver person centred care through a jointly funded service.

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  • Documentary On Preventable Deaths Planned

    Documentary On Preventable Deaths Planned

    Channel 4’s Dispatches series is doing a documentary on preventable deaths among people with learning disabilities with the producers wanting to speak to those who have had a bad experience in hospital/a social care setting and families who have lost a loved one with a learning disability

    The team creating the documentary are also keen to have people with learning disabilities involved in the filming and production of the programme in paid roles.

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  • Would You Like To Help Out At Sheffield Doc/Fest?

    Sheffield Doc/Fest one of the world’s biggest documentary film festivals, returns to the city this summer – and the organisers are looking for volunteers.The event, which started in 1994, takes place from June 6-11 and as usual will consist of films, speeches and presentations on a wide variety of different subjects.

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  • Surveys For People Affected By Multiple Sclerosis

    The MS Society, which researches and campaigns for people affected by the neurological disorder multiple sclerosis, has launched two surveys to find out the views of people who have MS and also their families and friends. The surveys, which close on May 31, are aimed at fuelling campaigns for fair, relevant policy and improved healthcare.

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  • Conference Call Over Disabled Street Musicians

    A conference on street music is calling for contributions from those interested in discussing disabled performers.

    The event will take place at the University Of East Anglia in Norwich on May 14-15, as part of the Connected Communites scheme, designed to work on understanding the changing nature of communities in historical and cultural contexts

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  • An exciting research opportunity with the University of Sheffield

    New technologies can help improve the quality of life of older adults living in their own homes and meet some of the challenges faced by them. Can you help with research taking place at the University of Sheffield to help design better solutions for older people?

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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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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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