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Get Creative with Decoupage

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Active Independence will be starting their next series of Free Art of Wellbeing classes in Rotherham and Doncaster aimed at improving the wellbeing of Disabled people in the area. Rotherham Sessions In Rotherham, we will be running two monthly classes every Wednesday, until March 2020 at Eastwood Village Community Centre, Erskine Rd, Rotherham S65 1RF. […]

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Get Yourself Active’ Programme – Disability Rights UK

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Disability Rights UK have developed a get active programme and would like to offer training to social care providers. Overview of ‘Get Yourself Active’ Programme Inactivity is more common for disabled people or those with a long term health condition (42%) than those without (21%). Furthermore, it increases sharply as the number of impairments an […]

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Find out more and have a say! – Rotherham Mental Health Services

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Patients in Rotherham who use mental health services are being asked to go along to one of three drop-in sessions to have their say. Patients who use Rotherham’s Access Team are being asked to find out about a new way the service will be delivered – which should make it better for them!  The service […]

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Have your say on Proposed Changes to Adult Social Care Charges in Doncaster

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Thank you to those who attended our AGM yesterday. It is still not to late to give your views on the proposed Changes to adult social care charges in Doncaster. Click on this link and give your feedback https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/…/have-your-say-on-the-propose… This includes taking ALL someone’s Attendance Allowance / Daily living component (PIP). Active Independence believe these […]

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Herbert Protocol Workshops

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Herbert Protocol is used as an initiative to collect information that can be used if a person with dementia goes missing. The This Is Me document is to support  a person with dementia entering an unfamiliar place (e.g. residential care, hospital). There are a series of workshops being run at Crossroads Care in Rotherham to […]