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  • Social Work England Rules and Standards

    Social Work England Rules and Standards

    Following a review and sign off by the Secretary of State, Social Work England has just published the final versions of their rules and standards, which will form the basis of regulation when they take over from the Health and Care Professions Council on 02 December.

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  • I Can Therapy Centre – ‘Move More, Feel Better’

    I Can Therapy Centre – ‘Move More, Feel Better’

    Operated by independent charity Valley Leisure Ltd, ‘I Can’ provides a “unique movement and exercise experience” designed to mobilise muscles and joints throughout their natural range of movement. The Centre features a circuit of eight specially adapted power assisted exercise equipment machines and one therapy bike – for people of all ages who may be inactive, disabled or living with a long term health condition.

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  • Make your Mark on the Health of Sheffield

    Make your Mark on the Health of Sheffield

    Many of you will know that as well as the seven individual hubs that advise the Council, the Equality Hub Network also runs a number of intersectional/ cross-hub working groups which aim to get to grips with issues of common concern in the city. The Health Working Group meets quarterly and is in need of some new members, particularly as this is a major priority for nearly all the hubs and an extremely important area of work for the Council and city partners.

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  • New Learning and Development Brochure 2019-20

    Sheffield City Council’s Learning and Development Service offers a wide range of training courses available for people who work in social care organisations from the independent, private and voluntary sector, including paid carers and personal assistants.

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  • Free Festival Of Fun For Youngsters

    More than 40 free activities are available as part of this year’s Children’s University Festival, taking place in venues across the city over the summer. Some activities are specifically designed for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), which are delivered by specially-trained staff.

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  • A Breath Of Fresh Air For The City

    Air pollution contributes to 500 deaths a year in Sheffield, causing strokes, lung cancer and cardiovascular disease.Sheffield City Council is consulting on plans to reduce air pollution and would like your help to shape what these plans are through their Clean Air Zone Consultation, which aims to improve air quality in the city by 2021.

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  • Female Only Yoga for Beginners

    Together Women is a charitable organisation, working to support women and girls with multiple and complex needs across the North of England and has recently started running female only Yoga sessions for women aged 16 and over at their Sheffield Centre on 106 Arundel Lane, Sheffield S1 4RF .

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  • We are recruiting a Project Co-ordinator for Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    We are wanting to recruit a 2nd full-time project co-ordinator to join our existing project co-ordinator to develop our programme of engagement and activity. You will be helping to create and deliver new small group sessions for people with particular impairments or health conditions, as well as continuing to develop and deliver our popular open cycling sessions that have run for the past few years.The closing date for applications is 8am on Monday 5th August 2019.

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  • Continuing Health Care Newsletter

    People receiving Continuing Healthcare ( CHC )in Sheffield are being urged to read and give their views about a new CHC newsletter, which aims to make the process easier to understand, more open and transparent.The newsletter will be published every six months and you can choose to receive it by email or view it online.

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  • Love Your Leftovers

    Do you throw much food away? Each year, the UK wastes 5 million tonnes of edible food and drink – enough to fill nine Wembley Stadiums or 4,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools. So during this month a campaign has been set up to encourage people to cut down on this. The campaign is entitled Love Your Leftovers and includes a downloadable pack (with handy statistics and resources) and a food waste diary.

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