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  • Films by 'Experts by Experience' wanted for Sheffield Film Fest

    Films by 'Experts by Experience' wanted for Sheffield Film Fest

    Are you an Expert by Experience (Service User, Person with Experience of Services)? Have you, or your group, made a short film about what it’s like to have social care or other services?Then you might be just the person/people South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership is looking for to have your film join the feast of films to be screened at their Film Festival on Friday 22nd February.

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  • Healthwatch Sheffield Older People Engagement Plan Focus Group

    Healthwatch Sheffield Older People Engagement Plan Focus Group

    Share your experiences of using health and social care and your views on wellbeing at an event on Wednesday 23rd January 10.30 am -12.45pm. Healthwatch Sheffield is leading on involving patients, their relatives, carers, and the public in the work of the Accountable Care Partnership (ACP).The ACP involves health, social care and community organisations working better together to improve people’s health, care and wellbeing

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  • Wintry Weather Alert and Tips

    Wintry Weather Alert and Tips

    Frost, snow and freezing temperatures have been forecast for the Sheffield area towards the end of this month – so we want to make sure that you stay safe and sound. Sheffield City Council has provided information to help you deal with whatever the wintry weather throws at you.

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  • The MS Society is Hoping to Hear from You

    The MS Society is Hoping to Hear from You

    The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society sometimes invites people with MS to take part in their surveys, to help them shape their research and policies. If you’re living with MS and usually DON’T fill out their surveys they want to find out why and how they can better engage with you.

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  • Questionnaire About Accessibility Plans In Schools

    Questionnaire About Accessibility Plans In Schools

    The Alliance For Inclusive Education (ALLFIE) has launched a questionnaire which aims to find out the views of parents and education professionals about Accessibility Plans and whether they are effective in supporting disabled pupils’ inclusion at school. The survey closes at the end of February.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose will be launching its 7th block of walks on Tuesday 15 January 2019 delivering the project in Parson Cross and Shiregreen for the first time. Walking for Purpose offers jobseekers the opportunity to gain valuable skills and training that employers want, whilst being active with a gentle walk.

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  • Have Your Say on New Priorities In NHS Long Term Plan

    Have Your Say on New Priorities In NHS Long Term Plan

    The NHS Long Term Plan – details of which have been announced this week – was developed in partnership with those who know the NHS best – frontline health and care staff, patients and their families and other experts. Local organisation Healthwatch Sheffield is set to offer the public the chance to have their say and help shape implementation of the plan.

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  • Campaigning Workshop for Carers

    Campaigning Workshop for Carers

    Sheffield Carers Centre is holding a free workshop on Thursday February 7th, from 10.30am to 2.30pm to make carers more aware of their legal rights and enable them to plan campaigns. The workshop will cover what people are entitled to under the Care Act 2014, how to plan a campaign and influence local decision makers and how to use traditional and social medias to bring about the change you want to see.

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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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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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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

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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