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  (For) As Long As Love Lasts
(For) As Long As Love Lasts is a devising theatre company based in Sheffield. Creates theatre anywhere and everywhere. Produces works which are about taking risks, honesty and breaking down the barriers that exist in our daily lives.

The company devise their own work from scratch so each performance is unique and tailored made. Uses different styles to create their vision whenever and wherever they see fit, merging movement, text and audio together. The company is committed to creating work that is accessible to mainstream audiences and likes to encourage people to see the world in a different light.

As well as their performance work, (For) As Long As Love Lasts create and deliver creative workshops for Educational and Community Organisations for children, young people and adults. All workshops focus on empowering each individual to reach their full potential in life and are tailored to suit the needs of each client. (For) As Long As Love Lasts is passionate about creating value through their work and works with high quality DBS checked staff who are fully qualified workshop facilitators and professional creative practitioners.

Prices:
All workshops are available during weekdays, weekends and evenings. These can be delivered as hourly, half day or full day sessions or as weekly sessions for a set period of time. The charge is usually ฃ25 per hour, ฃ75 per half day or ฃ150 per full day which is negotiable to suit the needs of clients. Reduced rates are available for block bookings. Can discuss prices further in order to accommodate individual budgets.

Additional Needs
Has extensive experience working with individuals who have additional support needs such as English as a Second Language, Social and Emotional Behaviour issues, Gifted and Talented, Special Educational Needs, Learning Disabilities/Difficulties, Autism, Aspergers, ADHD, physical impairment and sensory impairment, as well as asylum seekers, disadvantaged young people and NEETS, womens groups, young offenders and other vulnerable groups in the community.
Please contact to discuss your individual requirements.



  1 in 4
1 in 4 is a new Sheffield club night for all people aged over 18 who define themselves as having mental health issues. The session is organised by Halfway and there are trained mental health workers on site all evening. There are 2 chill-out areas where you can talk or relax. The DJ plays a variety of music to make everyone feel welcome. The venue is well serviced by public transport.

Meets at Sheffield Bar 27, Boston Street, S2 (last Thursday of the month).

Cost is ฃ4 in advance or ฃ5 on the door.

Charity No: 1005379


  1-2-1 SSA Social Care & Community Services Ltd
1-2-1 SSA Social Care provides services to individuals and families in Sheffield and surrounding areas. All support workers are highly skilled and trained to work with people of all ages with a range of backgrounds and needs. The organisation has experience providing services to people with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and people with mental health needs. They also have staff experienced in providing end of life care and support for people with epilepsy, diabetes and dementia.

SSA has substantial experience of supporting children with a variety of needs either in their home or in other settings as required .

SSA support workers are experienced in enabling individuals to live independently in their home and in their community. All SSA workers are highly trained and the services are flexible and tailored to meet your specific needs. SSA is also happy to invite you onto its interview panel, should you wish to be involved in identifying a candidate most suited to your needs.

Services provided:
• support with personal care services including washing and shaving
• support with cleaning services including laundry and ironing
• support with shopping
• support with meal preparation
• support with other household tasks
• escorts to various appointments & social outings
• budgeting support and guidance including support with paying bills and dealing with correspondence
• support to develop the skills to live independently
• support to attend day services, education or work
• support to take part in leisure and social activities
• support for carers
• respite care at home
• support with medication
• 24 hour care
• out of hours service for emergency support

If you are looking for any support not listed above, please call to discuss your needs with SSA Social Care & Community Services' friendly team.

Prices:

• The hourly rate for all services is ฃ13.23 per hour
• The support services are flexible and can be purchased for specific packages, for a one-off event or on a regular basis
• There is no extra cost for weekend cover
• Bank holidays are charged at time and a half
• Transporting is charged at 47p per mile from the service user’s home
• For 24 hr care charge rates, please call for more information

SSA can support individuals wishing to pay privately as well as those using Self Directed Support, Direct Payments, and any other means of finance.


Qualification & Quality Standards:

SSA Social Care & Community Services has been established for over fifteen years and is managed by qualified social workers and qualified social care managers. All employees are required to undertake a rigorous interview and produce three referees as well undertake an enhanced CRB check (DAB - Disclosure & Barring check) before consideration for employment. To maintain quality standards all employees must undergo regular and ongoing quality training and personal development support and guidance.

SSA Social Care & Community Services is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided and has Employers Liability, Public & Professional Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance cover.

We regularly seek formal feedback from customers for quality assurance monitoring purposes.



  130 Station Road - Voyage
Part of Voyage Services. A small residential care home for 3 adult women with learning disabilities or mental health problems. Also runs Voyage Options community care service (see separate entry).

This home is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is delivered.



  207 Counselling and Therapy Service
207 Counselling and Therapy service offers counselling, art therapy and supervision by experienced, fully accredited and registered therapists practising according to the ethical frameworks of their respective professional bodies.

They work with individuals and groups, covering a wide range of issues and difficulties. An initial appointment gives the opportunity to meet and discuss the client's counselling/therapy needs and to decide what may be the best way forward. Counsellors are accredited/registered by the BACP, UKCP and HPC. Self or any referral.

The service is based on Gilpin Street, off Infirmary Road, S6.



  4 Good Health
4 Good Health offers Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Shiatsu and other massage based therapies in Sheffield.

4 Good Health clinic is a peaceful space set away from the hustle and bustle of London Road, its theparists offer treatments to individuals on a private basis or as a shared group (with up to 3 others) at a lower cost.

4 Good Health is also host to The Sheffield Pregnancy Clinic (see separate entry).

Prices:

• Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Shiatsu, Reflexology,
Bowen Technique & massage treatments:
- Treatments in a large room shared with others costs ฃ40 for an initial consultation and ฃ20 for each follow-up session
- Private (one to one) treatments cost ฃ45 for the 1st session and ฃ40 per follow-up session.
• Herbal prescriptions vary in cost depending on what you need; costs will be discussed with you in advance
These prices are provided by 4 Good Health, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

4 Good Health is run by Annette Lucas and Eileen Gibbon who have over 30 years of experience in complementary therapies between them. They are both registered with the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC). Annette is a member of the Register of the Shiatsu Society UK, whilst Eileen is a member of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine. They are also both teachers in their fields and are committed to offering a more affordable way to experience Acupuncture, Shiatsu, massage therapies and Chinese Herbal Medicine in Sheffield.



  67 Birch Avenue Nursing Home - SYHA
Nursing Home with 40 beds for patients with dementia and enhanced needs. Part of South Yorkshire Housing Association which is a registered charity.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  8:16 Counselling
8:16 Counselling is a specialist counselling service for children and young people aged between 8 and 16, offering creative counselling for anyone within the age range struggling with difficulties. Bo problem too big or small.

After-school and weekend appointments available. A schools based service is also available, please contact for more details

Prices:
Charge is ฃ40 per session, this price is provided by 8:16 Counselling, please check it for accuracy.

Run by Sue Brown (MBACP) a fully qualified and insured children's & youth counsellor. DBS checked (formerly CRB) and a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (MBACP).



  A4e - Finding Work
A4e can offer information, advice and guidance to help you prepare for, and find work. Your previous employment record doesn’t matter, and your qualifications don’t either. Whatever your history, they can help you reach your full potential and move into ‘sustainable’ employment.

The service can support people with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, mental health issues, long term health conditions and those on the autistic spectrum.

A4e can offer one to one advice, work on setting realistic goals, help with searching for jobs, making applications, interviewing technique, CV writing, and provide training where required. This will be training you need for the job – whether it’s more general skills to help you in the workplace, or relevant accredited training that will give you a qualification within a specific sector. There is a wide range of training available, and A4e will help you choose and complete the course that will help you most.

A4e also runs a number of employment schemes, including the 'Work Programme' which they deliver on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and Jobcentre Plus (this programme is only available to clients directly referred by the Jobcentre).



  A4e - Support Planning
A4e Support Planning service will help you to develop your own Support Plan for your local authority. Their Planners work closely with you to understand more about your support needs and the ideas you have to meet them and to look at creative ways to use the funding you have available to meet your needs.

Caters for all disability groups (physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, users of mental health services, parents of children and young people, older people and carers).

Profile:

• A4e has 1 Support Planner, Dawn Morwood:
• Gender - Female
• Aged - 25-55 years
• Hobbies include - cake decorating and Latin American dance
• Works across the whole of Sheffield
• Can provide written references
• home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan

Services Provided:

• provides up to 3 meetings with you to understand your support needs, look at different options available to you to meet your needs and to discuss the final plan. Up to 12 weeks support.
• research possible support options which are available to you locally
• costing the Support Plan to ensure that you have sufficient funding available to pay for the support identified in your plan
• typing up of your Support Plan following any format requirements of your local authority
• submission of your Support Plan once you have agreed to it

Prices:

Support Plan packages cost ฃ175 (this price has been provided by A4e, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Staff are CRB checked and have NVQ in Advice and Guidance Level 3.
Support Planners have attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training and currently have had 1 Support Plan signed off by the council.



  Abbey Grange Nursing Home - Nursing and Residential Home
Private dual registered care home providing residential care and nursing care for older people. 37 beds for people aged 65 years and over suffering from dementia. 50 beds for old age not falling into any other category.

Abbey Grange can offer short term respite, rolling respite or emergency placements at short notice.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service. Holds Public Liability, Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance.



  Abbeycare Nursing @ Home
Abbeycare Nursing is a limited company and social enterprise offering home care and nursing to all people (including older people, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities or mental health issues). Specialises in caring for young disabled people with complex health needs including clients with Cerebral Palsy. Offers a dedicated case management service which is overseen by a qualified nursing team.

Services Provided:
• home care including personal care
• nursing
• PEG feeding and tracheostomy care
• medication support
• support with getting out and about and hospital appointments etc
• Holidays - Abbeycare owns a disabled accessible caravan and a holiday home at Filey that can be booked at competitive prices
• a transport service is also available, costs for this service vary according to journey type
• support clients with shopping and admin tasks
• a sitting service to aid relatives and carers
• supporing clients to access social activities, cultural and learning opportunities

Prices:
Service charges are ฃ12.50 per hour Mon-Fri 7am-10pm, ฃ13.75 per hour nights and weekends, double time is charged for Christmas and bank holidays.

Areas Served: Abbeycare Nursing @ Home services cover the whole of Sheffield.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
All staff are enhanced CRB checked. The company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service.

Company limited by guarantee no 6377457.



  Abbeydale Park Rackets and Fitness Club
Abbeydale Park Rackets and Fitness Club offers squash and racketball for all standards, beginners to national champions. Light and airy fitness suite. Also holds classes in aerobics, zumba, pilates, yoga, spin bikes and circuit training.

Squash and Racketball: Has teams in Yorkshire League and the Sheffield and District League, club box leagues and a weekly club night. Coaching staff run beginners sessions in squash and racketball (first session free) and for juniors there are after school and weekend coaching sessions with an opportunity for both team and individual competition.

Fitness Suite: An affordable, enjoyable and friendly fitness suite which is staffed with well qualified instructors and offers a one month trial for only ฃ15. The purpose made studio hosts classes from yoga to pilates to aerotone and zumba, circuit training and much more.

Treatments: Qualified professionals in Kinesiology, Reiki and sports massage who are open to all.

Sessions are held at Abbeydale Road South, S17 (Monday-Friday, Saturday & Sunday).



  Abbeydale Pharmacy
Late-night opening pharmacy providing the following services:
• prescription collection and delivery service
• medicine use review
• minor ailments
• blood pressure monitoring
• cholesterol advice
• weight management
• pregnancy testing
• chlamydia testing
• physiotherapy
• sports physiotherapy
• needle exchange
• stop smoking service
• supervised methadone dispensing
• Nomads trays
• nursing home services
• care home services
• emergency contraception

A free prescription and delivery service is available for the elderly.



  Abbeyfield Grange Community Support - Companionship Club
The Companionship Club provides support for people with moderate to severe mental health problems. Aims to reduce social isolation by
offering the opportunity for people to meet in a group environment, with no more than 6 people per session. The club is run by fully trained and experienced staff from Abbeyfield Grange. Sessions include lunch, refreshments and various activities including pool, bingo and scrabble. The most popular activity is getting out and about in the community, therefore the club regularly visit local places of interest such as museums, the countryside, parks and the Winter Gardens, as well as organising regulary day trips during the summer months. Religious festivities are celebrated e.g. Eid, Ramadan, St George’s day, as well as fun celebrations such as Halloween and Bonfire Night.

All the social activities are led by the group itself, alternative activities are
available for any clients who choose not to participate. The service is sensitive to the needs of various cultures, taking into consideration the
dietary requirements of each client, for example providing vegetarian, Halal, Kosha and diabetic options etc.

Prices:
Companionship Club sessions cost ฃ30 per day at (10am-3pm), Abbeyfield Grange can provide transport at an extra cost. These prices are provided by Abbeyfield Grange Community Support, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

All staff are DBS checked (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) and are required to provide 2 references as well as completing a 6 month training programme in mental health and support.

Abbeyfield Grange Community Support is affiliated to Abbeyfield Grange
Residential Care Home which was established in 1988.
Company limited by guarantee no 07841781.

Sessions are held at Burngreave Road, Sheffield, S3 (Monday - Friday)



  Abbeyfield Grange Community Support Ltd
Abbeyfield Grange Community Support offers a wide range of services for people with moderate to severe enduring mental health problems aged 18 years and over. The service offers a specialised support service with highly experienced staff who have been trained in caring for people who have mental health problems. Abbeyfield Grange Community Support is on the Registered Providers List for Sheffield City Council.

Staff can support service users and assist them in accessing services in their community such as social activities or leisure groups and encouraging clients to lead a more independent lifestyle both in their own home and out in their community, helping them to meet their needs and achieve their desired outcomes as identified in their Support Plan.

SERVICES PROVIDED:
• Staff offer support to service users whilst they are engaged in activities such as cooking, cleaning and shopping. A service user can opt to have a one to one cooking session with a staff member or take part in a group activity using the residential home's kitchen, etc.
• Support service users who wish to attend education courses, leisure and social activities
• Medication support
• Sitting service
• Befriending
• Support with attending appointments, day trips out, swimming, going to the cinema, etc
• Promoting independence and support in developing daily living skills
• Promoting healthy living
Price: support costs ฃ15 per hour.

Also runs a Companionship Club with light lunch and activities 10am-3pm (see separate entry).
Price - ฃ30 per session. These prices are provided by Abbeyfield Grange, please check them yourself for accuracy.

These are just a few of the services available, the level and type of support provided will be dictated by your individual Support Plan.

Works in partnership with Abbeyfield Grange a private residential home that provides long-term group living accommodation and care services to people with past and present mental health problems. Abbeyfield is able to support service users who have a long history of challenging behaviour, who have failed in other care settings. Abbeyfield seeks to provide a bridge for service users who are in hospital and need discharging back into a safe and well supported environment within the community whilst reducing the risk of re-admission.

AREAS SERVED: Abbeyfield Grange Community Support's services cover the whole of Sheffield.

QUALIFICATIONS & QUALITY STANDARDS:
Abbeyfield Grange residential home has been in existence for 24 years.
Support staff have at least 2 years experience in the mental health field and will have undertaken induction training including First Aid, Health and Safety, Food Hygiene plus specific training related to mental health issues, including Safeguarding Adults, Mental Capacity/DOLS, Challenging Behaviour, Alcohol/drugs awareness, Bi-Polar disorder and medication training. All staff are CRB checked and have 2 good references.

Abbeyfield Grange Community Support holds the Investors In People and the Positive About Disabled People awards. The organisation has Public Liability, Employer's Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance. Also has policies in place for H&S, Recruitment and Selection, Code of Conduct for Staff, Safeguarding Adults, Confidentiality. Business Continuity Plan/Emergency Plan, Support Planning, Complaints Procedure, Service Terms and Conditions Agreement.

Company limited by guarantee no 7841781.



  Abbeyfield Grange Community Support Ltd - Support Planning
Abbeyfield Grange Community Support offers a Support Planning service
exclusively for people with mental health problems aged 18 years and over. The service offers a specialised support service with highly experienced staff who have been trained in caring for people who have mental health problems.

Profile:

• Abbeyfield Grange has 4 Support Planners, Michelle Gregory, Paul Britian, Rachael Coates, Joanne Zajaczkowska
• Gender - Female & Male.
• Aged - 25-55 years, over 55 years
• Hobbies include - reading, tropical fish, scuba diving, snooker, chess, bingo, cinema, football, swimming, shopping, listening to music
• All have knowledge of the Ecclesfield (S35), Burngreave and Pitsmoor (S3 & S4) areas but work across the whole of the city
• Specialism - mental health
• Specialist knowedge - both have experience and knowledge of Muslim cultures and traditions
• Additional languages - the service can provide a Polish translator
• Home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan
• Paul can provide a group Support Planning service
• All Planners have written their own Support Plans
• Can provide a portfolio of their work to show clients
• Can provide written references

Prices:

Abbeyfield Grange Support Planning provides a free initial 2 hour visit, after which Support Planning is charged at an hourly rate of ฃ15 per hour. Support Planning charges are capped at a price of ฃ300 so the cost of your support plan will not exceed this sum no matter how many hours it may take. Should the service user then choose to purchase services provided by Abbeyfield Grange Community Support Ltd, the Support Plan will be free of charge (this price has been provided by Abbeyfield Grange Community Support Ltd, please check this yourself for accuracy).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked and have attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training, and are covered by Abbeyfield Grange Community Support Ltd Public Liability insurance. Works in partnership with Abbeyfield Grange Residential Home for people with moderate and severe enduring mental health problems which was founded in 1988 by Paul Britain.



  Abbeyfield Grange Residential Home
Abbeyfield Grange is a private residential home, registered with Sheffield City Council, that provides long-term group living accommodation and care services to people with past and present mental health problems. Offers long-term care with no time limitations and facilities to develop basic living skills, to encourage independent living. In-house activities include bingo, pool, karaoke, party nights and cooking classes.

The home encourages service users to take part in weekly community-based activities, adult education programmes and attend day centres. They give individual care to service users with regard to their specific needs through a Keyworker system and comprehensive care planning.

There is a cost for this service, please contact for up-to-date details of prices. Referral can come from any health care professional but to obtain funding clients require a full needs assessment from a social worker.

Abbeyfield Grange also runs a day centre (see separate entry) for which they have been awarded Registered Provider status by Sheffield City Council.



  ABE Health Care Ltd
ABE Health Care provides a home support and care service for older people, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and people with learning disabilities.

SERVICES PROVIDED:
• Domiciliary care including cleaning, laundry or other domestic tasks
• Personal care including assistance with washing, dressing and toileting
• Meal preparation
• Shopping
• Sitting service
• Accompanying to the appointments and getting out and about
• Medication support
• Night care
• 24 hour support
• Respite care

ABE offers skilled care to enable people who live in their own homes to
achieve optimum health and well-being.
ABE aims to:
• Treat all people who work for them and who are supported by them with respect at all times
• Uphold individual choice and personal decision-making as the right of all service users
• Respect and encourage independence of all service users
• Recognise the individual uniqueness of service users and their visitors and treat them with dignity and respect at all times
• Respect individual requirements for privacy at all times and treat all
information relating to individuals in a confidential manner
• Recognise the need for personal fulfilment and offer individualised programmes of meaningful activity to satisfy the need of service users

PRICES:
Prices start from ฃ12.50 per hour. These prices are supplied by ABE, please check them yourself for accuracy.

AREAS SERVED: ABE Health Care covers the whole of Sheffield S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

QUALIFICATIONS & QUALITY STANDARDS
Abe Health Care is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commision (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. All staff have an enhanced CRB check and need to provide 2 references before they start work.

Company limited by guarantee no 7583403



  Academy SPACE (Sheffield Psychotherapy and Counselling Education)
Academy SPACE is a specialist training organisation dedicated to developing 'people' skills. The academy offers courses and workshops that range from an Introduction to Counselling through to a Professional Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Workshops and courses can help you to:
• understand more about yourself and others and improve communication skills
• enhance an existing role involving listening and interpersonal or 'people' skills
• train as a counsellor or psychotherapist
• further develop your career as a therapist
• enhance your professional development
• train staff to communicate and deal with the public or colleagues more effectively

Courses are provided by knowledgeable, experienced tutors and are carefully designed to develop the knowledge, understanding, attitudes and interpersonal and professional skills to help others with emotional problems. Training is devised to meet BACP requirements.



  Access Fitness
Access Fitness is the UK’s first specialist disability and mental health focused gym located at the Wellness Centre at the Concord Sports Centre in Sheffield. The service is run by Autism Plus (see separate entry) and The Adsetts Partnership, in conjunction with SIV Concord and Sheffield United.

Access Fitness offers a structured training programme lead by qualified fitness instructors that have a background in disability and mental health support. The programme is designed specifically for the needs of individuals with a learning disabilities and/or a mental health diagnosis, so they can exercise in a more comfortable, welcoming environment.

The centre is an open and fully accessible area with the latest equipment. The instructors can create individual exercise plans that are fun and personalised to help you access a healthier lifestyle. The aim of the programme is to make fitness available to all and in some cases progress customers into mainstream sports and gyms.

Access Fitness sessions can help with:
• Increasing confidence and self esteem
• Reducing anxiety and managing depression
• Increasing fitness levels
• Weight loss/gain and obesity issues
• Meeting new people and socialising
• Healthy eating
Access Fitness has a range of learning and training tools available for customers, including colour coded footprints, picture diagrams and coloured coded workout routines. Sensory impairments are also taken
into consideration to help customers use the gym. On site fitness instructors are available to give practical demonstrations. Indoor and outdoor fitness and sports sessions are also available, including football, walking groups, cycling (we have motorised tricycles), games as well as full use of resistance and cardio gym machines.

Access Fitness offer an individual induction session, one to one programmes and group sessions. Carers, support workers and family members are welcome to accompany participants.

Prices:
• Gym induction ฃ28 - an initial one off appointment for everyone using the gym, this includes instructions on correct use of equipment, a health and wellbeing check looking at exercise, advice and support and a person centred activity plan (duration 1 hour).

Then choose from:
• Person-centred programme cost ฃ28 per person, per hour - specialist one-to-one exercise support, includes a weekly exercise plan and nutritional advise to help you achieve a healthier lifestyle.

• Gym-based group sessions cost ฃ10 per person, per hour - sessions are for a maximum of 5 people per session and are designed to help you get fitter, meet new people and make new friends whilst taking part in fun activities. (These prices are provided by Access Fitness, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Sessions can be paid for using your personal budget or Direct Payments.

Sessions are held at Concord Sports Centre, S5 (Tuesday and Thursday).

Charity No: 518591


  Accident and Emergency Service (Adults)
Adult service for injury or other conditions needing immediate surgical or medical attention. Not a substitute for general practice. Children under 16 years to be taken to Sheffield Children's Hospital Accident and Emergency Department. Self or any referral.

Located at: Northern General Hospital, S5 (Monday-Friday, Saturday, Sunday).



  Action for Blind People
Action for Blind People's specialist co-ordinators assist blind and partially sighted people to identify and resolve a wide range of life issues, supporting them to identify unmet needs, improvable situations and access positive solutions.

Services provided:

Independent Living - Action for Blind People provide support to people with visual impairment to get information, advice and support they need to live independent lives. Independent Living Co-ordinators work with individuals with sight loss to enable access to the services they need whether provided by Action for Blind People or other services. Helps people to secure the benefits they are entitled to and support them to get themselves out of poverty.

Work - supports visually impaired people in finding and retaining employment through a team of Employment Co-ordinators who also assist them in supported employment and self-employment.

Technology – provides access to training for visually impaired people who want to learn to use technology whether for the workplace or household purposes. Action for Blind People is able to provide information and demonstrations of the latest assistive technology advances making technology more accessible to visually impaired people.

Housing – Action for Blind People provides direct support to help visually impaired people continue to live in the home of their choice or in Action for Blind People's supported housing.

Leisure - Provides visually impaired people with the opportunity to have a holiday break at Action for Blind People's award winning hotels where facilities and services are adapted to meet the specific needs of visually impaired people.

Action for Blind People aims to:
• maximise independence in and around the home
• identify hazards and accidents/falls prevention
• prevent homelessness and support with rehousing
• support with gaining and retaining employment or volunteering opportunities
• help with setting up home, resettlement and tenancy management
• identify and respond to property disrepair and maintenance
• improve home energy efficiency and achieve Affordable Warmth
• ensure home security and safety
• identify unmet care and support needs
• identifying and meeting carers needs
• resolve neighbourhood issues
• to maximise income
• meet communication needs
• provide access to social and leisure opportunities
• meet assistive technology requirements

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

All frontline delivery staff are Enhanced CRB checked and are qualified to NVQ level 3 or working towards in a related discipline. Action for Blind people has been supporting blind and partially sighted people for over 150 years and uses a range of "user participation" methodologies to both underpin their commitment to delivering a quality service and to fulfill their Continuous Improvement Framework.

Company limited by guarantee no 26688.

Charity No: 205913


  Active Birth with Lazy Daisy
Active Birth with Lazy Daisy provides bespoke pregnancy movement to improve your birth journey. Weekly sessions of gentle movement designed to prepare your birthing muscles and aid foetal position. Movement and relaxation linked to affirmation and birth hypnosis techniques. Guided meditation to help release stress and anxiety about birth and to look forward with positivity.

Weekly classes are specifically for mums to be from 14 weeks of pregnancy and are suitable for anyone suffering SPD, PGP, high or low blood pressure and various other pregnancy-related complaints.

Prices:
• 6 week courses costs ฃ54
• This is Birth (birth partner workshop), ฃ60 per couple for a 4 hour session
• One to one sessions for birth preparation are negotiable

First session of class is free of charge for you to try with no obligation, please ring to book a place. (These prices are provided by Active Birth with Lazy Daisy, please check them yourself for accuracy.)

Fi is a self-employed mum of 2 and is passionate about helping woman have the best birth they can.



  Activity Choices
Activity Choices offers an adult day service to people with autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities and mental health difficulties. The support is designed to develop skills, gain qualifications and help build confidence.

Facilities include access to a gym, Jobsteps employment support service (see separate entry), Beanstalk Gardens (see separate entry) music, drama and sensory room, training rooms, an independent living training facility, recreational facilities (including table tennis, pool and indoor bowls), an IT resource room and a family and parent's social room.

Acitivity Choices can provide employment support including.

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Life skills

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Experience

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Careers advice / job coaching
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview

The prices for the day centre are ฃ23 per hour for one-to-one and ฃ15 for one-to-three (these prices has been provided by Autism Plus, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Day service sessions held at The Exchange Brewery, S3 (Monday-Friday).

An outreach runs from the day centre providing support to people living in their own homes (see separate entry).



  Activity Sheffield - Sheffield City Council
Activity Sheffield aims to increase activity opportunities across Sheffield. Core target audience is children and young people aged 8-16 years and adults aged 45 years and over.

Activities for children and young people include community clubs on a daily basis, sports camps during school holidays and arts and crafts activities. Activity Sheffield plays a major role in the strategic planning, support and delivery of open access play across the whole city.

Activities for adults aged 45 years and over include chair-based exercise, gentle exercise sessions including Boccia and new age curling and active sport-specific sessions.

The Street Sports Project offers a variety of urban, mobile sports facilities on your doorstep. An exciting Street Sports range which is available to hire to community groups and services. Facilities includes Zorb Balls, Urban Box and Penalty Shootout, can be booked by anyone and is a star attraction at festivals, events, sports days or simple fun in your local park.

The Dance Team offers a range of community dance programmes, including street dance for young people and Zumba for Adults. Currently Activity Sheffield run 2 dance academies within the city offering a performance platform for young people.

Sheffield's School Swimming Programme is also run by Activity Sheffield. The swim team offers a variety of other swimming opportunities right through to elite level for swimming, diving and water polo.

Activity Sheffield offers training opportunities with regular sports related courses including Sports Leadership and links to sport-specific courses (eg Football coaching Level 1), and can offer club development for new and existing clubs.



  Activity Sheffield 50+ Sessions
For people aged 50 years and over who want to get more active. There are multi activity clubs across the city that have a variety of different activities tailored to the needs and wants of the group including: bowls, jogging, tai chi, gentle aerobics, table tennis, badminton, skittles, line dancing and new age curling.

Sessions held at: Joseph Stone Centre, S20 (Monday), Concord Sports Centre, S5 (Wednesday), St Aidans Church, S2 (Wednesday), Michael Church, S8 (Thursday),



  Acupuncture Centre, The
The Acupuncture Centre provides acupuncture for a wide range of complaints. Member of the British Acupuncture Council.

Costs approximately ฃ47 for initial consultation and ฃ37 for follow ups. Westfield and most other health schemes will reimburse. These prices are provided by the Acupuncture Centre, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Sessions are held at Firth Park Road, S5 and Surrey Street, S1.



  Acupuncture, Dr Dan Jiang
Member of British Acupuncture Council. Uses acupuncture with various techniques, such as electric, scalp, body and ear acupuncture to treat a wide range of conditions. Costs approx ฃ32-ฃ38 per visit at Glossop Road and ฃ33-ฃ46 per visit at Sheffield Clinic of Complementary Medicine. Please contact for up-to-date details of prices.

Sessions are held at: 439 Glossop Road, S10 (Wednesday, Friday, Saturday); Sheffield Clinic of Complementary Medicine, S11(Thursday, Friday).



  Acupuncture, Li-Qin Zhao
Registered member of the British Acupuncture Council. Provides acupuncture. Costs approx ฃ45 for a 45 minute appointment. Please contact for up-to-date details of prices.

Sessions held at 74 Ecclesall Road South, S11 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday).



  Acute Adult Dental Care
A telephone appointment based emergency dental service aimed at people not registered with a Sheffield dentist. Patients registered with their own dentist should seek urgent treatment with them. Self or any referral.

Located at: Charles Clifford Dental Hospital, S10.



  Addaction Sheffield Drug Interventions Programme
The Drug Interventions Programme is funded by the Home Office to provide case management for drug users in the criminal justice system and facilitate their treatment programme. Provides a range of activities. Clients must be aged over 18 years and can self-refer.
Charity No: 1001957


  Adswad Ltd
Adswad is a not-for-profit care provider for vulnerable adults who choose to be supported in their own homes or shared accommodation. This includes older people, adults with learning disabilities, physical and/or sensory impairments, people on the autistic spectrum and people with mental health issues. The company prides itself on working to the outcomes of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Essential Standards when delivering services that promote dignity, empowers human rights and promotes independence to improve or to sustain a good quality of life.

Services Provided:

Adswad works with social services, families, guardians and service users with their own budgets in their best interest, to deliver person-centred support services to meet the individuals's needs. Adswad supports the service user to integrate within their own communities so equality is achieved with staff working with clients to promote independent living skills.

Support can include:
• help within the home with personal care
• cleaning and housework
• paying bills
• medication support
• befriending
• sleep-ins
• anything identified within the service users assessed needs or service plan such as hobbies, attending appointments, shopping, recreation activities, one to one day services etc.

Prices:
• ฃ14 per hour from Monday-Friday
• ฃ15 per hour Saturday & Sunday
• ฃ10 for half hour calls which only cover basic support needs
• ฃ 5 for medication support (5 or 10 minutes only)
One hour support sessions are to support service users with personal care and basic support needs to maintain their independence. Shared support within your own home or day projects will be individually assessed to meet the service users needs. Any other support needs will be negotiable.

Clients are required to cover the cost for activities and travel on the day. This may include petrol which will be charged at 40p per mile. (These prices are provided by Adswad, please check them yourself for accuracy.)

Areas Served: Adswad is based in S5 but can cover the whole of Sheffield.

Qualifications and Quality standards:

All staff are enhanced CRB checked and are qualified from NVQ2 to NVQ 3 & 4 (RMA). No member of staff works with clients until they are fully mentored and have completed Adswad's 10 mandatory training courses in health and social care. Staff have ongoing mandatory training and these are updated as and when necessary. The service is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is delivered. Adswad's last inspection was in July 2013 with the outcome of "excellent".

Company limited by guarantee no 08008042.



  Adult Placement - Shared Lives
Adult Placement - Shared Lives is provided by the Neighbourhoods and Community Care Directorate of Sheffield City Council.

Services provided:

Shared Lives provide long-term care, short breaks, respite care, day care and befriending to adults who are vulnerable including older people, people with learning disabilities, people with mental health problems and people with a physical impairment and/or sensory impairment.

Carers are ordinary people from a wide range of backgrounds reflecting the population of Sheffield. They are trained and supported by the service.

This service is only offered to people who have been assessed as entitled to care services arranged by the Council and have been referred by a social worker or care manager.

Prices:

There is a charge for Adult Placement services, but how much people have to pay depends on their individual financial circumstances.
• Long Term Placements with personal care ฃ272.56 per week
• Long Term Placements without personal care ฃ258.70 per week
• Respite (24 hours) ฃ47.75 per night
• Day Care, Befriending and Sitting Services have a charge of ฃ7.78 per hour
• There is a one off introduction charge of ฃ3.92 per hour
• Travel time is charged at a rate of ฃ3.89 per hour
• Travel expenses are charged at a rate of ฃ0.55 per mile or the cost of bus fare

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is delivered. All carers are Enhanced CRB checked. The Adult Placement - Shared Lives service is always looking to recruit new carers.



  Adult Services Access Team
The Adult Services Access team is the first point of contact for adults accessing social services who may be in need of care or equipment and adaptations to help cope with a disability or infirmity.


  Adventist Community Health Project
A voluntary group which tries to make older people aware of the importance of a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise. Provides general information on steps that can be taken to improve health.

The group also has a specialist programme on the last Thursday of the month, holds discussions and provides printed information that has been medically approved. Speakers on specialist subjects at monthly meetings.

Sessions held at: Carter Knowle Adventist Church, S7 (Thursday).



  Affinity Trust
Affinity Trust is a national charity that believes every adult with a learning disability has the right to lead an active and fulfilling life. Affinity Trust supports over 700 people across the UK.

"We have over 20 years experience of providing high quality support to people with learning disabilities. We bring a depth of experience and expertise in successfully supporting people with more complex needs including challenging behaviour, Autistic Spectrum conditions, mental health issues and forensic backgrounds, within 24/7 supported living settings."

Affinity Trust have developed a strong track record of supporting people who other organisations have not been able to support appropriately, people who are ready to move from low secure settings, and people who currently live outside the city.

Every person is at the centre of planning their care and support and they can play an active role in the recruitment of their support team if they wish. Affinity Trust ensure that their highly trained staff members match the needs and interests of the person they support. They work with everyone they support to develop Person Centred Plans, Support Plans, Health Action Plans and Communication Passports that always reflect their personality, interests, goals and aspirations. Every plan is designed in a format that meets the needs and wishes of each individual.

"We believe that close partnership working is integral to enabling the people we support to lead fulfilling lives and we are aware of the valuable contribution that family, advocates and social care and health professionals can make to ensure the very best support is provided"

Services Provided:

• Supported Living
• Developing independent living skills, including health and safety at home
• Development of life skills
• Support with cooking, cleaning and shopping
• Personal care
• Medication support
• Support to participate in social activities, cultural and learning opportunities

To learn more about the service please visit the website or contact Admin at Affinity Trust for an information pack and a DVD about the services.

Areas of Service: Please contact for more information.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are enhanced CRB checked. All staff members receive comprehensive training to ensure they continue to deliver high quality personalised support. This includes person centred specialist training in areas including non-verbal communication, non-physical intervention, manual handling, mental health awareness as well as training which is in response to individual need.

This company is a registered charity and is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure the provision of high quality support.

A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 06893564.

Charity No: 1139891


  African Womens Health Group
The African Womens Health Group is a registered charity that identifies and develops facilities and addresses African and Asian women's and refugee/asylum seekers' health-related issues, education and training needs. The group seeks to ensure that health services are accessible to the needs of African and Asian women and refugee/asylum seekers.

Provides ESOL courses in partnership with the WEA (Workers Education Association) as well as keep-fit, health awareness workshops and social drop-in.

Sessions held at the Subud Community Centre, Swarcliffe Road, S9 (Monday-Friday).

Charity No: 1013817


  After Adoption Yorkshire (AAY)
After Adoption Yorkshire is a registered charity which offers support, advice and counselling for anyone with adoption in their lives, including birth parents, adoptees and adopters.

The service offers appointments in central Sheffield to parents who have lost a child to adoption with social services involvement, and also supports a group for anyone in this situation. Anyone other than birth parents who wish to use this service would need to self-fund.

After Adoption also offers a personal search and intermediary service for Sheffield residents, there is a charge for this service.

Sessions held at The Circle, Rockingham Lane, S1.

Charity No: 1057667


  Age Active - Chinese Yoga & Chi Kung
Age Active provides Chinese Yoga & Chi Kung classes for people aged 50 years and over in Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

Classes are held at Victoria Hall, S1(Thursday).



  Age UK Sheffield - 1 to 1 Dementia Support Service
The one-to-one Dementia Support Service is a chargeable service offered by Age UK Sheffield, which is designed to provide practical assistance to allow people living with dementia to continue to live in their own home. This service is available to older people aged 50 years and over who are living with mild to moderate dementia, including those in receipt of Individual Budgets.

Services Provided:

The support package is tailored to the individuals needs via support planning. Support can include help with:
• meeting up with friends and family, trips out, getting out and about etc.
• getting out to the shops
• getting to appointments
• using public transport
• buying equipment
• admin - dealing with correspondence
• de-cluttering
• pet care (including a dog walking service)
• cooking, meal preparation or entertaining others
• shopping for gifts or cards

This flexible support can be purchased in 2 hour packages, either for a one off event or on a regular basis.

Prices:

Charges are ฃ19.50 per hour or ฃ17.50 per hour for Club members (please ask about The Club), plus any additional costs incurred whilst working on your behalf including mileage at 40p per mile (these prices are provided by Age UK Sheffield, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Areas Served: Age UK Sheffield's services cover the whole of Sheffield S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

Why use Age UK Sheffield?
• Age UK Sheffield is a long-standing, trusted, not-for-profit organisation with over 30 years experience of working with older people in Sheffield
• all staff are enhanced DBS checked (formerly CRB), fully trained, regularly supervised and fully insured
• if you pay for a 2-hour session you receive the full 2 hours
• any extra charges will be agreed with you in advance and will relate to costs incurred during the delivery of a requested service e.g. mileage costs for trips out.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Age UK Sheffield is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and with Certified Quality Systems (CQS ISO 9001) to ensure they provide a quality service. All staff are enhanced DBS checked.


A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 5207254.

Charity No: 1108413


  Age UK Sheffield - Advocacy Service
Age UK Sheffield's Advocacy Service offers advocacy for older people aged over 65 years experiencing some form of mental health difficulties or learning disabilities. Provides advocates that are specially trained and work with people on a one to one basis, empowering them to make their own choices and speaking on their behalf if they are unable to do so for themselves, ensuring they have a voice and are not ignored or discriminated against.

The service also helps people to identify and access the services they need to enjoy the best possible quality of life. Each service is tailored to the needs of the individual via support planning. Advocacy workers can meet in clients own home or in mutually convenient venues.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are enhanced DBS checked (formerly CRB). A registered charity and company limited by guarantee 5207254.

Charity No: 1108413


  Age UK Sheffield - Choice Service
A chargeable service that is available to older people aged 50 years and over, including those in receipt of Direct Payments, who would like to purchase one to one support to help with daily living.

Services Provided:

• shopping for a one-off item or on a regular basis
• technology support - help to use technology, from your microwave and mobile phone to computers and internet access
• help with getting out and about in and around Sheffield, from your local post office or GP appointment, to trips into Derbyshire etc.
• help finding out about 'whats on' in Sheffield
• help with attending and participating in hobbies and interests, social activities and meeting people
• support with correspondence, dealing with bills, direct debits etc.
• support with banking and pension collection
• respite care - allowing carers a break so that they can go out with peace of mind

Prices:

Charges are ฃ19.50 per hour or ฃ17.50 per hour for Club members (please ask about The Club) plus any additional costs incurred whilst working on your behalf including mileage at 40p per mile (these prices are provided by Age UK Sheffield, please check them
yourself for accuracy).

Why use Age UK?

• Age UK Sheffield is a long-standing, trusted, not-for-profit organisation
with over 30 years experience of working with older people in Sheffield
• all staff are DBS checked (formerly CRB), fully trained, regularly supervised and fully insured
• all staff use their own cars when transporting customers
• if you pay for a 2-hour session you receive the full 2 hours
• any extra charges will be agreed with you in advance and will relate to
costs incurred during the delivery of a requested service e.g. mileage
costs for trips out.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Age UK is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. All staff are enhanced DBS checked.

A registered charity and not-for-profit service. Self or any referral.

Charity No: 1108413


  Age UK Sheffield - Macmillan Cancer Support Service
The service offers support to you and your family, friends and carers to find out about and link up to appropriate financial, practical and emotional support services. The service caters for people aged 50 years and over who have been affected by cancer, whatever stage of journey they are at.

The support service can help you find the information you need or get the right support to maintain your independence and improve your well-being. We can help you to find out whatever you need to know from cancer specific enquiries through to what practical help is available to help you cut the grass. We can provide practical support to help you get your voice heard such as helping you to contact your utility provider, assisting you to understand a letter or complete a form.

A registered charity and a company limited by guarantee 5207254.

Charity No: 1108413


  Age UK Sheffield - Memory Lane in the Park (Dementia / Memory Loss Day Service)
Memory Lane in The Park is a great place to meet people and join in activities that you choose. It is a place for people living with memory loss to meet and support each other. Age UK Sheffield’s Memory Lane in the Park is open to older people living with memory loss, including those with a formal diagnosis of dementia.

It offers a friendly place for people to meet each other, chat and join in a variety of activities, entertainment and outings. These activities can help to slow down the rate of memory loss.

Memory Lane in The Park is a safe environment giving peace of mind for both you and your carer. It is an opportunity for companionship in a safe and supported environment.

All staff are trained to support all people living with memory loss and provide unique insight and support to build relationships with service members.

Refreshments and a hot two course lunch are made available to all members who attend.

Based within the community building at Norfolk Heritage Park S2. This Grade II listed historic parkland is a beautiful setting for the group to be based. The park has been awarded the Green Flag Award which gives it recognition as one of the best green spaces in the country. The Centre has open aspect views across the park, with a variety of wildlife and woodland walks to explore.

Price:
The day centre costs ฃ61.70 for the full 6 hours. ฃ5 for the hot meal and refreshments. These prices are provided by Age UK, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Age UK Sheffield does not provide transport but can help you arrange transport if required.

Charity No: 1108413


  Age UK Sheffield - St Clements Court Day Centre
Age UK Sheffield’s St Clements Court Day Centre is open to older people aged 60 years and over, who are socially isolated or housebound, including those in receipt of an Individual Budget.

Services Provided:

The Day Centre offers a friendly place for people to meet each other, chat and join in a variety of activities, entertainment and trips out. The centre provides an opportunity for fun, social activities, support and companionship. Members are involved in the planning and choosing of activities.

Transport can be provided by Age UK Sheffield if the service user lives within the catchment area. If the person lives outside of the transport catchment area they will need to make their own arrangements for transport to and from the centre.

Prices:

The charge for this service varies according to the package purchased.
• The price per person per day including transport and a meal is ฃ52.20
• The price per person per day excluding transport but including a meal is ฃ42.20
• The price per person per day excluding meals and transport is ฃ37.20
Prices are provided by Age UK Sheffield, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Referrals accepted from health professions, relatives, carers and self referrals.

Sessions are held at St Clements Court, Maunscer Lane, S13 (Monday).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Age UK is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. All staff are enhanced DBS checked (formerly CRB).

Charity No: 1108413


  Agency for Culture and Change Management (ACCM)
ACCM aims to bring together people and groups from different cultures to uphold and develop positive aspects of all cultures and tackle any ignorance about different people's beliefs. The current primary focus is to raise awareness of health, social, legal and human rights violation in practices such as female genital mutilation, forced arranged marriages and honour violence.

The agency works with parents to increase awareness of potential harm to children and works with children, to make them aware of their rights. Also works with statutory agencies and professionals to ensure they are fully aware of the issues.

Company limited by guarantee no 3603632.

Charity No: 1080561


  Air Quality Team - Sheffield City Council
The Air Quality team is the section of Sheffield City Council responsible for climate change and air quality in Sheffield.


  Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon Family Groups is part of a worldwide organisation offering understanding and support for families and friends of problem drinkers whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.

Alateen, a part of Al-Anon, is for young people aged 12-17 years who have been affected by someone else's drinking, usually that of a parent. Self or any referral.



  Alcohol Recovery Community (ARC)
Alcohol Recovery Community offers hope, choice and opportunity for people in recovery from problematic drinking. ARC provides support and helps people to rebuild a purposeful and productive life. ARC offers a wide range of weekly activities that enhance and sustain recovery:
• peer support: a drop-in, SMART recovery meetings, recovery coaches and telephone peer support service
• recovery orientated activities: including relaxation, contact for details of activities
• training and development: volunteering opportunities, vocational training, work placements, accredited courses and access to Sheffield Alcohol Support Services training courses

ARC volunteers are from a wide range of backgrounds, many have or continue to work towards their own recovery and understand the impact of alcohol on people, families and the community. Apart from key staff who provide supervision and quality assurance, ARC is run by its volunteers who ensure the service is always focused on what is right for service users.

Sessions take place at 646 Abbeydale Road, S7 (Monday-Friday).

A registered charity and a company limited by guarantee no 3870000.

Charity No: 1087215


  Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous provides help and support to people who wish to stop drinking through shared personal experience.
Charity No: 226745


  Alexander Court Care Home
Nursing home with 56 beds for elderly medical patients. Run by HC-One.

Fees:
Fees higher than the Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Alison Gibson @ Creative Support
Creative Support is a Sole Trading Company providing Personal
Assistant (PA) support to older people and people with mental health issues.

Creative Support offers a tailor made service to suit the needs of an
individual. Alison's 'Mission Statement' dictates that each client will have their own unique package of support.

Examples of services already provided include:
• Support in and around the home
• Cleaning
• Shopping
• Support with healthy eating ideas
• Organising the home
• Support with correspondence and letters
• Gardening
• Befriending
• Support with social activities, getting out and about, day trips or short breaks
• Support with housing and tenancy issues
• Help with assistive technology

Alison can also offer free help and support with regards to the Support Planning processes. A free Support Planning Service is offered if over 4 hours of support is purchased from Creative Support.

All packages of support will be discussed at enquiry.

Alison covers the whole of Sheffield S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36,

Prices:

• Mental health support (Adult Services) is charged at ฃ15-17 per hour
• Older people support is charged at ฃ13-15 per hour

Individual costings and support packages can be discussed to suit personal budgets.


Qualification& Quality Standards:

Alison Gibson @ Creative Support holds full Carer & Personal Assistant Public Liability Insurance. She has business insurance on her vehicle & a clean driving licence.

Alison is CRB checked, has a BSc (Hons) Management Degree and is NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care. She has over 15 years experience working within the mental health and older people's sector and personal experiences with terminal illness and cancer support. She is an experienced Support Planner and has knowledge of the Self Directed Support process, having worked in older people, mental health, physical and/or sensory impairments and learning
disability sectors within Sheffield City Council and the private sector.



  All 4 One
Nomad Opening Doors - All 4 One Project provides a full payroll and money management service for clients in Sheffield.

All 4 One caters for adults of all ages including: older people, people with learning disabilities, mental health issues, physical impairments, sensory impairments and substance misuse.

Services Provided:

Payroll
• Setting up employer with HMRC
• Providing and processing timesheets
• Providing payslips every 4 weeks
• Calculating PAYE / National Insurance
• Processing staff changes
• End of year paperwork

Managed Accounts
• Receiving contributions
• Payment of upto 5 invoices/month
• Reconcile account and produce monthly statements
• End of Year reconciliation
• Monitoring / reporting to Local Authority
All4One are able to tailor accounts to meet individual's needs. Please ring for a quote or further information. Please also ring to check All4One's capacity before including them in a Support Plan

Prices:
Payroll - First employee ฃ115/year, additional employees ฃ85/year
Managed Accounts - ฃ250/year
(prices are supplied by All4One, please check them yourself for accuracy)


Qualifications and Quality Standards:

All 4 One has been awarded Sheffield City Council's 'Recognised Provider' accreditation for its money management service and has signed the Council's Money Management Protocol.

All 4 One is a service being delivered by Nomad Opening Doors (see separate entry).

A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 3846994.

Charity No: 1078089


  Allied Healthcare
Allied Healthcare is a home support service that caters for older people, people with mental health issues, learning disabilities and those with a physical impairment and/or sensory impairment. The service has experience is supporting specific cultural groups including people from the Polish, Pakistani, Yemeni and Chinese community.

Services Provided:

• personal care (including washing and dressing, continence management, getting in and out of bed)
• mobility and moving around your home
• meal preparation and feeding if required
• stoma care
• medication support witht the assistance of Lloyd's pharmacy
• laundry
• shopping
• domestic tasks including cooking, cleaning and laundry
• budgeting including pension collection
• care at night time (sleep-in nights & waking nights)
• sitting service including night sits
• respite care - can offer non-residential respite support for carers
• can also provide support with social activities and getting out and about to prevent social exclusion
The agency can provide anything from 30 minute visits to 24 hour care.

Allied Healthcare provides advice, information for people on Direct Payments/Individual Budget holders. They will also help you to plan your care and can also provide personal assistants for Direct Payments recipients.

Prices:

Prices start at ฃ12.21 per hour (charges are provided by Allied Healthcare, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Areas Served: Allied Healthcare's services are available across the whole of Sheffield S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36, however some services may be restricted to certain areas depending on the package of care required, please contact for details.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Allied Healthcare is a member of UKHCA. Licensed by Sheffield City Council. All staff are CRB checked. Staff have a variety of qualifications in helath and Social Care or are working to QCF level 2 or 3.

All staff complete a 5 day induction programme which includes: roles of the health and social care worker, personal development, communication (includes confidentiality and Caldicott Principles), Equality and Inclusion, principles of duty of care (includes recognising and handling complaints), Principles of Safeguarding, which will include alerter training in Safeguarding Adults procedures operating in Sunderland, person centred values and supporting active participation, Health and Safety modules, Moving and Handling, Medication management and administration, and Dementia awareness training.

This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to make sure they provide a quality service.

Company limited by guarantee no 1689856.



  Allmobility
Allmobility is a local shop which sells aids and equipment for disabled people and people with mobility problems.

The shop is run by Jo McMahon, a HPC registered Occupational Therapist with 16 years NHS experience, who can offer professional advice on all mobility equipment. Member of BHTA.

Items available include scooters, wheelchairs, stairlifts, riser / recliner chairs and a variety of daily living aids. The shop also provides a full servicing and repairs service provided by an in-house engineer.

Home appointments are available outside shop times, please visit the shop or contact them to discuss your needs.

The shop is located on 929-931 Chesterfield Road, S8.



  Alongside (Sheffield)
Alongside (Sheffield) is a new support group for partners of survivors of sexual abuse.

The nature and stigma of sexual abuse and the associated mental health problems, usually mean it remains hidden from view. The visibility and understanding are often not there for the survivor. In turn, the partner of the survivors voice and needs and distress may also stay hidden, in order to protect the anonymity of the survivor.

Alongside (Sheffield) has been set up for partners to meet and share their experiences of what it’s like to live with and support someone who has survived sexual abuse. The group meet up and talk in a place of complete safety and confidentiality, knowing that those listening understand, and listen without interruption, comment or judgement.

The group is the first of its kind in Sheffield and has the support of a range of professionals.

Currently meeting are held monthly during the day, the location is only given to participants to preserve anonymity.



  Alpine Lodge Nursing Home
A dual registered care home providing residential care and nursing care. Alpine Lodge provides a 24h service to residents who have a physical impairment and/or sensory impairment, dementia and/or mental health issues.

The home has 41 beds for elderly medical patients and 20 beds for Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) patients. It is part of Alpine Health Care Ltd. Health professional/Social Services referral.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Alzheimers Society
Alzheimer's Society holds regular dementia cafes across Sheffield. The aim of the cafes is to provide a relaxed meeting place for people who have dementia, their carers and families to come together with staff working in local dementia services.

Whether you are worried about your memory, or have concerns about a friend or relative, you will be made very welcome.

Cafes are held at:
• Central United Reform Church, S1
• Hillsborough Arena, S6
• Beighton Welfare Recreation Ground, S20
• Roman Ridge Extra care Scheme, S5
• White Willows Extra Care Scheme, S8

Charity No: 296645


  Alzheimers Society - Home Support for Younger People with Dementia
The Alzheimer's Society was established in 1979 and is driven by a commitment to achieving the best quality of life for people living with dementia.

Alzheimer's Society Sheffield is a registered provider of domiciliary care offering individualised home support for people with a diagnosis of dementia before the age of 65 years. The Alzheimer's Society recognise that every person with dementia is different and provides support to help clients participate and continue with daily living activities, hobbies and interests that are important to them.

Services provided:

• support with hobbies or social activities, either at home or in the community
• support to access services in your community, learning opportunities and getting out and about
• cooking and meal preparation
• shopping
• outings
• staying in contact with family and friends
• personal care
• medication support
• getting in and out of bed
• washing and dressing
• assistance to go to the toilet
• sitting service

Prices:
ฃ18.10 per hour, day rate negotiable. This price has been provided by the Alzheimers Society, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served:
Community Outreach - Younger People with Dementia cover the whole of Sheffield, S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
The Alzheimer’s Society is registered by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. The registered manager has over 23 years experience working with younger people with a diagnosis of dementia. All staff are Enhanced CRB checked and are at least NVQ level 2 or 3 qualified or equivalent. All staff complete statutory training relevant to the needs of the client group and are encouraged to continue to develop their skills and knowledge.

Charity No: 296645


  Alzheimers Society - Singing for The Brain
Singing For the Brain is a friendly singing group for people with dementia and accompanying carers. The group is run by the Sheffield branch of the Alzheimers society, sessions are free of charge.

Sessions are held at the Quaker Meeting House, S1 (Wednesday).

Charity No: 296645


  Alzheimers Society Day Care Provision
A registered charity that provides stimulating, building based, day support for people diagnosed with dementia under the age of 65.. Provides information and advice during office hours.

Prices:
Please contact for details of prices for this service.

Charity No: 2996645


  Alzheimers Society First Thursday Group
The First Thursday group is an open support group for people caring and supporting someone with dementia who is either at home or who has gone into long-term care. A registered charity.

Meetings are held at Venture House, S1 (1st Thursday in the month).

Charity No: 296645


  Alzheimers Society Peer Support Groups for People with Dementia
Peer support groups are held monthly on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday to support people with dementia. Aims to provide social and emotional support, prevent isolation, facilitate shared experiences and provide practical information about living with dementia. Peer support services help give people with dementia an understanding of how other people with dementia cope with their own illness and problems they may encounter everyday.
Charity No: 2996645


  Alzheimers Society, Sheffield Office
A registered charity that supports people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia and their carers.

Services available include:
• information, advice and support
• day care and home support services for younger people aged under 65 years with dementia (see separate entry)
• carers' support groups
• peer support groups for people with dementia
• 5 dementia cafes across the city (see separate entry)
• Singing for the brain sessions (see separate entry)
• Venture walking group

Runs the Dementia Caf้ (see separate entry). Also lobbies for improved services. Resources include meeting rooms with kitchen facilities and audio tapes in community languages. Participates in Dementia Awareness Week in May and World Alzheimer's Day in September.

Company limited by guarantee no 2115499. Self or any referral.

Charity No: 296645


  Alzheimers Thursday Luncheon Club
A voluntary oganisation providing a lunch club for older people aged over 60 years who live in the community and suffers from dementia/Alzheimers. Activities include crafts and games. Health professional/Social Services referral.

Sessions are held at St Saviours, Mortomley Lane, S35 (Thursday).



  Ambition 24 Hours
Ambition 24 Hours is the trading arm of A24 Group Limited and is a national organisation. They cater for older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical and or sensory impairments, people with mental health issues and carers.

Services provided:

• personal care
• cooking
• cleaning
• shopping
• Personal Assistants (PAs)
• medication support
• sitting service
• respite care

Prices:

• Band 2 care - ฃ16.18 - ฃ35.35 per hour
• Band 2/3 care - ฃ16.18 - ฃ42.41 per hour
• Band 3 care - ฃ19.75 - ฃ42.41 per hour
These prices are supplied by Ambition 24 Hours, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Ambition 24 Hours are registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. Managers and supervisors who are in direct contact with clients are enhanced CRB checked, carers and staff are CRB checked. Has Public Liability, Employers' Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance. Company limited by guarantee no 3262419.



  AMG Nursing and Care Services
AMG Nursing and Care Services provides a home care service to adults with support needs including older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical and/or sensory impairments and people with mental health issues.

Services Provided:

• personal care
• help with cleaning, cooking and shopping
• medication support
• sitting service - provides respite breaks for family members for a period of hours during the day and night
• help with budgeting

Prices:
AGM charges ฃ13.96 per hour during days and ฃ14.96 per hour during nights. These prices have been provided by AMG, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications and Quality Standards
AMG Nursing and Care Services have been providing a homecare service for 12 years. All workers have a minimum of 6 months experience, attend ongoing induction training and are working towards or are qualified to NVQ Level 2 or 3. All staff are CRB checked. AMG is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service.

Company Limited by company 1894875.



  Amys House Ltd
Amy's House is a charitable company limited by guarantee, governed by a voluntary board of directors. Amy's House's mission is to deliver joy to children with special needs and their families, whilst providing a safe environment - onsite, in the home, within the community and online - in which to learn and grow.

Amy's House caters for children aged 5-18 and provides Saturday and holiday sessions at Ballifield Primary School, Handsworth. Staff at Amy's House are experienced and have an empathetic approach. They work to reduce ignorance and prejudice faced by individuals with special needs through increasing awareness and understanding. The centre provides children with social interacton, care, education and exercise in a fun and stimulating environment, amongst a team of passionate and experienced carers who bring joy into their young lives.

Brokerage:

Amy’s House now offers a brokerage service to enable parents to choose how they organise their child’s care without having all the extra paper work.

Services provided:
• Amys's House will find you a qualified, CRB checked Personal Assistant (PA) to accompany your child to activities
• Provide support around employment law and arrange your Employment Liability Insurance
• Ensure your Personal Assistant has up-to-date safeguarding training and any other training relevant to your child’s needs
• Provide time sheets to record sessions and hours worked by Personal Assistant/s
• Payroll - Pay Personal Assistant monthly via bacs, pay HMRC the tax deducted and provide wage slips for your records
• Help setting up an additional bank account
• A familiar face - many of their personal assistants are already working with your child at Amy’s House, however if this is not the case, the service will arrange home visits to introduce them and allow time for your child to get to know their new PA and build a relationship
• Arrange bookings for the activities your child chooses to do e.g. swimming.
• Be available as a point of contact should you have any questions or concerns
• Can provide access to advice and information via their website

This support and all services will be covered in your costing’s for Direct Payments through the council so will be at no extra cost to you. All you need to do is inform the social worker responsible for your payments about the type of care you require and that Amy’s House will provide a brokerage service or if needed can manage your budget. They will then liaise with the Direct Payment team. Please contact for further information.

Prices:
• Saturday and holiday sessions currently charge a nominal fee of ฃ1per hour
• No charge to the families for managing budget or brokerage service (these prices are provided by Amy's House, please check them yourself for accuracy)

A company limited by guarantee no 8419386.

Charity No: 1135553


  Amys Retreat
Amys retreat provides holidays and respite breaks for children with cancer and their families. Referrals via the Children's Hospital.

Registered charity and Company limited by guarantee no 4270094.

Charity No: 1092554


  Anaphylaxis Campaign, Sheffield
Support network of local support groups for sufferers of life threatening food allergies. Limited help to those allergic to insect bites. Works to raise awareness of problems that arise due to food allergy and helps with research. Aims to educate the public and professionals about life threatening food allergies, signs, symptoms and treatment.


  Anglo Asian Society
The Anglo Asian Society offers advice in the following areas: benefits, immigration, employment, housing, tax, debt, child support and relationship breakdown, etc. Can help with reviews of disability benefits, home visits may be available.

The society also arranges family outings and Eid celebrations.

Sessions held at Attercliffe Road, S9 (Monday-Friday).



  Antenatal and Postnatal Support - BabyCalm Classes
Lucy Atkinson runs BabyCalm Antenatal workshops and classes which prepare new parents for parenthood.

• The BabyCalm Antenatal workshop will show you how to be a confident mum or dad, able to welcome your baby into a world where they are calmer and more settled. You will be armed with many techniques to make your baby's transition from womb to world as smooth and comfortable as possible, avoid colic and aid sleep for the whole family. Dads are actively encouraged to attend this workshop, which focuses heavily on the importance of fathers and roles that dad may play to support the mother and bond with their baby.

• BabyCalm classes are a 4-week course designed for new mothers and babies, incorporating baby calming and communication skills. It is held in an interactive and supportive group format, including discussion of many topics that new mums commonly face – such as feeding worries, bonding, colic, wind, lack of sleep and health concerns. Also included is a light baby massage routine.
These classes also provide an invaluable opportunity for you to make new friends with other local mums. This course is most suited to newborn babies from birth to 20 weeks of age, and costs include massage oil and a BabyCalm calming CD.

• The BabyCalm Sleep Workshop is designed to help parents who are struggling with their baby's sleep, wondering if they will ever sleep through the night and battling sleep deprivation and exhaustion. The suggestions, tools and tecniqures are all based on sound scientific evidence and will not cause any harm to your baby or result in tears.

• The BabyCalm Baby Led Weaning workshop is an introduction to introducing solid food into your baby’s diet, which will cover the benefits of baby led weaning, together with ‘Dos and Don’ts’ and practical tips on when, where and how. This aims to make the transition to solid food more fun and less stressful for all involved.

All classes and workshops are currently by arrangement only, please contact for details.

Prices:

• BabyCalm Antenatal Workshop costs ฃ35 per couple
• BabyCalm Classes (4 week course) costs ฃ75 per mum and baby
• BabyCalm Sleep Workshop costs ฃ35 per couple
• BabyCalm Weaning Workshop costs ฃ30 per couple

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

Lucy Atkinson, DipHPsych, Cert.SM, HypnoBirthing, BabyCalm & ToddlerCalm Teacher - FEDANT registered. Member of the Hypnobirthing Association.



  Antenatal and Postnatal Support - HypnoBirthing
Lucy Atkinson provides support for calm and happy families, starting before birth.

HypnoBirthing classes are a course of antenatal preparation classes that cover relaxation techniques, alongside education about how the body works during labour, and practical tips and strategies for both mum and birth partner to remain calm and focused during labour and birth.

Classes are available on an individual or group basis. Private classes are held in your own home at times convenient to you.

Group classes are held at Chancet Wood Childrens Centre, S8 (Monday evenings).

Prices:

The course costs ฃ175 per couple if taken as a group class, and ฃ300 per couple if taken privately. The price includes all tuition and hand outs, a copy of the workbook, access to the Wise Hippo website with all relaxation mp3s available to download, and on-going phone and email support up to and just after the birth. (These prices are provided by Lucy Atkinson, please check them yourself for accuracy.)

Qualification & Quality Standards:

Lucy Atkinson, DipHPsych, Cert.SM, HypnoBirthingฎ Practitioner & BabyCalm Teacher - FEDANT registered. Affiliated with the HypnoBirthing Institute.



  Antenatal Classes
Antenatal classes are run by midwives from the Jessop Wing. There is a choice of evening classes run over 4 or 5 weeks or a weekend class. Classes are designed to help women and their birth partner prepare for labour, birth and early parenthood in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. There are special classes available for people expecting twins/triplets and young parents. Please book early. Self or any referral.


  Antenatal Courses (NCT) - Sheffield
The NCT is the UKs largest parenting charity offering support to parents through pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

NCT antenatal courses focus on providing parents with the information and skills they need to make their own decisions about labour and birth. NCT classes are flexible to allow each group to focus on their own needs and spend more time on the topics that are most relevant to them.

Some of the topics covered include:
• Practical skills for labour, including breathing, massage and birth positions
• Your pain relief choices
• Realistic information on what happens during birth
• Early days with your baby

The NCT also offer:
• Birth and beyond courses
• Early days postnatal courses (for mums with babies from 2 week-6 months old)
• Introducing solids sessions

Please see website for course details.

Prices:
The NCT charge for courses, however they do offer large discounts to parents on a low income, those aged under 18 or students aged under 22. There is also the option to pay by instalments.

Charity No: 801395


  Aquanatal Exercise - Hillsborough Leisure Centre
An aquaerobics exercise class run by a midwife and a fitness instructor both trained in ante and post-natal aquaerobics. For enquiries regarding medical aspects of the classes please ring the Parent Education Team. For enquiries about times of classes please ring Hillsborough Leisure Centre.

Class held at Hillsborough Leisure Centre, S6 (Thursday).



  Aquanatal Exercise - King Edward VII School
Aquaerobics exercise class for pregnant women run by midwives and fitness instructors. The class is open to pregnant or post-natal women. No advance booking is required. Self or any referral.

Class held at King Edward VII School swimming pool, S10 (Friday).



  Arbourthorne Centre
Works to improve the Arbourthorne estate and benefit residents, focusing on social regeneration. Runs an IT suite with computer courses and an internet cafe.

Hosts older people's groups, youth groups and youth club one night a week run by youth workers. Also hosts community health workers who offer a variety of health and wellbeing activities for residents in Arbourthorne and Norfolk Park.

A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 5164684.

Sessions are held at Arbourthorne Community Centre, Edenhall Road, S2 (Monday-Friday).

Charity No: 1106983


  Ark
Ark offers a home care service for older people, people with dementia, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with learning disabliites, people on the autistic spectrum or with mental health issues. Can also offer end of life care, palliative care and support with complex needs and continuing health needs.

Services Provided:
• Provides personal care, help with washing, dressing and moving
• Provides help with cooking, cleaning and shopping
• Medication support
• Sitting service
• Support to access learning opportunities, social activites and help getting out and about
• Employment support
• Befriending service

PRICES:
ฃ10.66 - ฃ12.95 per hour (these prices have been provided by Ark, please check them yourself for accuracy)

AREAS SERVED: Will accept referrals from all areas of Sheffield, S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

QUALIFICATIONS AND QUALITY STANDARDS:
All staff are CRB checked and complete a disclosure annually. The CRB checks are renewed every 3 years. Staff are qualified or working towards NVQ level 2 or 3. Ark provides a mandatory 5 day induction programme and continuous training thereafter. Managers and supervisors have a wealth of experience in different sectors of the health and social care sphere and regularly update their skills with continued training. Ark is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. Their provider ID is 1-290223165.

Ark is a company limited by guarantee no 7111000.



  Arrivinghome
Yoga-Zen is yoga sessions with relaxed but concentrated mindfulness, given by a Zen monk. They welcome beginners and people at all stages of yogic development. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a mat and a cushion if you have them.

Classes are held by arrangement.



  Arthritis Care Sheffield
The Sheffield branch of Arthritis Care, the UKs largest charity working with and for all people who have arthritis, runs monthly meetings for members which includes a programme of speakers and activities.

Arthritis Care exists to support people with arthritis. They are a user led
charity, which means that people with arthritis are at the heart of their work.

Vision - Arthritis Care wants a society in which the needs of people living with arthritis are understood, respected and fully met.
Mission - Arthritis Care exists to support all people with arthritis directly, with high quality services and information about other forms of support and indirectly, by influencing others who can make a positive difference to their lives.

Prices:
Annual membership costs ฃ14 and entitles members to attend all local meetings. (These prices are provided by Arthritis Care, please check them yourself for accuracy.)

Meetings are held at the Quaker Meeting House, S1(Mondays monthly)

A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 529321.

Charity No: 206563


  Artisan Therapy Support Services
Artisan Therapy Support Service is run by Yanina Sawicka and offers art therapy. Offers an art based therapeutic service to individuals who are not suited to busy environments and provides a space which is person centred, helpful and calming. Offers an opportunity for individuals to explore behaviours and issues using non confrontational methods.

Offers a sitting service to adults with mental health issues, brain injury, autism, dementia and disabilities. Therapy can be in person's own home or at a designated space. Can facilitate art therapy in groups in a day or residential service if required.

Qualification and Quality Standards:
Janina is HCPC registered as an art therapist and as a social worker and also BAAT registered as an art therapist. She is fully insured for both personal and public liability.

Prices:
individual art therapy costs ฃ30-ฃ40 per hour depending on financial situation. Sitting service is art therapy focussed and costs ฃ60 for up to 3 hours and ฃ100 for 6 hours. Group therapy costs ฃ120 for 3 hours.



  Artists In the Making
Artists in the Making is a Sheffield based company run by Jordanna, a qualified teacher, which provides art and photography sessions for adults and children. Jordanna has worked with a wide range of children and adults including people with Aspergers and adult mental health service users.

Adults can take part in one to one sessions developing their photography or art skills. There is an emphasis on developing well-being through creativity.

Children's sessions take the form of after school clubs, holidays clubs, parties and one off curriculum enrichment days.

Artists in the Making firmly believes that all children and adults should have the opportunity to explore their creative side and get their teeth into big projects. Sessions focus on learning new skills and developing the ability to produce high quality art work whether that is a photograph, a painting or something else. Where possible and appropriate Artists in the Making aims to exhibit finished work to develop pride!

Company limited by guarantee no 8065404.



  Ascot Lodge Nursing Home
Nursing home with 50 beds for Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) patients. Holds various events throughout the year. Owned by HC-One Ltd.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Asian Old Peoples Caring Society
The Asian Older Peoples Caring Society is a multicultural society, providing activities and community information for older Asian people in Darnall. The service will undertake home visits to help members with forms. Also organises trips in August.

The society is a voluntary organisation.

Sessions held at Sheffield Subud Centre, Swarcliffe Road, S9 (Wednesday).



  Asperger Training Company, The
Offers a comprehensive package of training to individuals and organisations who work with anyone who has a diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome. Free initial consultation. Has been involved in government consultation that has been used to inform the Autism Act. Campaigns to raise awareness of this hidden disability and strives for more support for individuals. An advocacy service is also available for individuals.


  Aspergers Children and Carers Together (ACCT)
Group for children and young people aged 18 years and under affected by Aspergers and high functioning Autism, and their parents/carers.
Runs:
• multi-parent meetings
• the Teenager Club which is a youth club style evening activity session for teenagers aged 13-19 years
• a children's club with parent space
• a drop-in

Meets at the Carers Centre, S1 (Monday) and St Marys Community Centre, S2 (Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday).

Charity No: 1123714


  Assessment and Rehabilitation Centre (ARC)
ARC offers a multi-disciplinary,day rehabilitation service for older people, with a specialist focus on the treatment of stroke, Parkinson's Disease and falls. Younger people with these specific conditions are also accepted. Transport, if needed is available to those that fit the Sheffield teaching Hospitals Criteria.

Referrals can be made by any health or social care worker. Informal enquiries are welcome and can be made directly to the unit.

Service provided on Lyndhurst Road, S11 (Monday-Friday).



  Assisted Travel Department - East Midlands Trains
A free service providing timetable information and arranging assistance for older people and disabled people (including people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and learning disabilities) who need help with rail travel from Sheffield Midland Station or from any East Midland Trains station or getting on or off their services.

Allow 24 hours notice - negotiable for emergencies.

Gives transport information on accessible trains and stations. Also provides a credit or debit card booking service.



  Association of Radical Midwives (ARM)
The Association of Radical Midwives is a mutual support group for midwives seeking to practise their full role. ARM gives support to mothers.


  Association of Sheffield Therapists
The Association of Sheffield Therapists offers qualified therapists who are accredited members of BACP, members of BASRT.

They provide individual/couple, children and group counselling, and psychosexual counselling to individuals and couples with sexual dysfunction problems.

Costs approx ฃ45 for individuals, and approx ฃ50 for couples. These prices have been provided by the association, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Appointments are held on Baslow Road, S17.



  Asylum Associates
Asylum Associates is a not-for-profit training and consultancy agency for people with mental health problems and professionals. Delivering specialist mental health training services to professionals and agencies providing services for people with mental health issues.

Asylum Associates also offers one to one advocacy to anyone aged 16 years and over, and runs the Hearing Voices network (see separate entry).



  Ataxia UK Sheffield and District Branch
Ataxia UK Sheffield and District Branch is a part of the national charity Ataxia UK and covers all of South Yorkshire. The group is comprised of a small number of people with different forms of Ataxia, plus their personal assistants/carers. The support group has been meeting once a month for three years at the Circle, an accessible, pleasant and friendly venue in the centre of Sheffield.

'Ataxia' means ‘lack of order’. People with Ataxia have problems with movement, balance, and speech. Over 10,000 people in the UK have a form of Ataxia. There is currently no cure but worldwide research is continuing.

The Branch has 2 chair-people and a treasurer, however meetings are informal and members suggest what they are interested in and what they would like to do. Past meetings have involved information sharing, speakers, outings and visits to local restaurants, sessions with a massage therapist, yoga and meditation classes.

The group has a good relationship with the local Ataxia nurse, Diane Friend, and neurologist Dr Marios Hadjivassiliou who often come to meetings to discuss the latest developments and offer support.

Sessions are held at The Circle, Rockingham Lane, S1 (1st Thursday in the month).

Charity No: 1102391


  Atherapy - Speakers for Meetings
Holly Wincote offers talks on a variety of subjects, including:
• Hypnotherapy
• NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming)
• Stress Management
• Life Coaching
• Past Life Regression
• Pregnancy & Childbirth

Holly can also offer talks and 1 day workshops for help with weight loss, stopping smoking, preventing stress, confidence and self esteem, therapy with children, calm and relaxed childbirth, phobias and past life regression.

Qualifications: DipH, DipNLP, HPD, CertDE, DipSMC.



  Autism Care UK - Rother Heights
Autism Care provides home support services to individuals aged 18 years and over who have been diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum disorder. The service can cater for a wide range of support needs including provision of support to people who may have behavioural needs.

SERVICES PROVIDED:
• all aspects of personal care such as washing and dressing
• cleaning, cooking and shopping
• medication support
• a sitting service enabling family carers to have a meaningful break from caring, available either as a stand alone service or as part of a wider package - a minimum sitting would be 4 hours in duration
• respite care, the service can design short break care to suit the client and the carer circumstances including supported holidays
• assisting and supporting clients to maintain and learn skills towards independence (independent living skills)
• support to enable individuals to get out and about and take part in day or evening community and social activities of their choosing, either as a stand alone service or as part of a wider package
• provides the opportunity for clients to be directly involved in the recruitment ofstaff in what ever way they choose

Person centred planning is key to their delivery of support and individuals are supported to design a package of support that best meets their needs and aspirations.

PRICES:
All support costs ฃ13.80 per hour, sitting service and respite care sleep-in nights are charged at ฃ25 per night (these prices are provided by Autism Care UK, please check them yourself for accuracy).

AREAS SERVED: Autism Care UK covers all area of Sheffield, S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

QUALIFICATION AND QUALITY STANDARDS:
All staff are enhanced CRB checked and are experienced in working with individuals that may display challenging behaviour. Autism Care was established in 1995 and all staff have or are working towards NVQ qualifications.

Company limited by guarantee no 02785715.



  Autism Centre for Supported Employment
Autism Centre For Supported Employment aims to find work experience and paid employment for people with autistic spectrum disorders. The centre gives one-to-one support, employment advice, job searching, interview skills and continued support in paid employment.
Charity No: 1068541


  Autism Centre, The - Sheffield Hallam University
Offers support and information to individuals, families and local groups. Also offers accredited courses at Postgraduate and Undergraduate level to people interested in autism in the Hallam region (course fees apply) as well as providing consultancy and undertaking research. Self or any referral.


  Autism Plus Limited - Supported Living
Autism Plus offers both an outreach and supported living provision supporting individuals on the autistic spectrum, learning disabilities and mental health difficulties. For Day Centre services please see separate entry.

Services provided:

The service provides highly individualised support packages. Many clients use the community support service as a stepping stone towards living independently or supported living.

The service works predominantly with people on the autistic spectrum and recognises the need for routine and structure to be in place. All staff ensure that they can communicate in a way that the client understands.

• Home Support -
Choose your level of support and choose how you want to be supported.

Autism Plus In Home service supports you to live independently in your own home. The team are highly skilled and the service supports you to develop life skills, confidence and support with home living. The support could be in getting dressed, housework, managing finances, cooking or planning holidays. Clients wishing to move into supported living are guided through the process of seeking suitable accommodation and undertaking the move. The level of support provided is tailored to meet the needs of the individual.

Respite care can be offered with overnight breaks available with the service in Thorne, Doncaster.

Support staff can also provide support with social, cultural and learning opportunities, supporting clients to access social clubs, activities and develop their social network.

• Autism Plus runs the First Routes Programme which offers employment support and work experience to all their service users that have an aspiration to work. As part of this service clients can work at their social enterprise Beanstalk Gardens, where people with autism, learning disabilities and mental health conditions can have opportunities to work in real paid employment on a working market garden and horticultural project. There are various job roles including driving and delivery jobs, admin jobs, growing, processing and retail jobs.

• As part of the Beanstalks Gardens initiative a gardening service is offered to maintain grounds and gardens which is manned by a team of people with various disabilities and impairments. This purchasable service is available to anyone who requires gardening work.

Prices:

• Support Service provision is charged at ฃ18.09
• Respite and Short Break care is charged at a rate of ฃ18.09-ฃ20.90 per hour depending on the level of support required
• First Routes employment support programme is charged at ฃ15 per hour (the social enterprise work will be free of charge to the council or client and the person will be paid for their work as with a normal job)
These prices are provided by Autism Plus please check them yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served:
Autism Plus cover the whole of Sheffield S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

This service offers a high quality of provision and has been awarded the prestigious 3 star excellent rating by the Commission for Social Care Inspection. All staff are enhanced DBS checked and have obtained or are working towards NVQ level 2/3.

A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 2098193.

Charity No: 518591


  Avian Yoga
Avian Yoga runs weekly yoga classes, workshops, retreats, individual tuition and Yoga Alliance Accredited Yoga Teacher Training.

Classes are held in Broomhill, S10, and Nether Edge, S7 (Wednesday and Thursday).



  Baby Massage with Lazy Daisy
Baby Massage with Lazy Daisy is a 6 week course designed to help encourage positive touch using songs, massage and soft stretch. The course helps mum and baby to slowly uncurl together and learn to read cues, soothe and calm and spend a wonderful hour bonding.

Please contact for prices.

Classes are held in S1 (Wednesday).



  Baby Yoga
Baby Yoga offers gentle massage and exercise for mother and baby, with songs and rhymes making it fun and easy to remember. Baby Yoga can help with problems such as colic, crying, constipation, digestion, sleeping and feeding. Courses are usually in 6 week blocks and include an hour of yoga followed by a time for tea and talk.

Classes take place on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, please phone for details of venues and prices.



  Balmoral Care Home
A dual registered care home providing residential care and nursing care.
26 beds for Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) and 49 beds for frail elderly available. Run by Four Seasons Health Care.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  BDS (Northern) Ltd
BDS (Northern) Ltd offers a range of support services to adults including older people, people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and physical impairments and/or sensory impairments. This service can be paid for via Direct Payments, for those who wish to maintain their independence and choice in their day-to-day living.

Services Provided:

The service operates a Mobile Warden Response Service across the city which responds to Community Alarm Lifeline Installations. Support packages available include Personal Assistant (PA) services, Support Planning (see separate entry), social inclusion support, shopping, cleaning services, sitting service/respite and advocacy.

BDS can provide advice, information and can offer practical support including cleaning, laundry and pension collection.

The agency also offers temporary or regular support on a flexible as required basis helping people get to family events or appointments, social activities, building confidence and getting out and about in Sheffield. Support services can also provide additional support to a main carer following hospital discharge or periods of increased need, providing practical help and respite opportunities such as a sitting service.

Prices:

Prices start from ฃ11.50 per hour (these prices are provided by BDS Northern Ltd, please check them yourself for accuracy).



  Beacon Counselling Group
Beacon Counselling is a group of counsellors and coaches offering
affordable, professional and effectivcounselling and/or career coaching in Sheffield and Doncaste The group works with all forms of depression, anxiety and loss via shoor long-term therapy.

Career coaching covers all forms of careerptimisation and job change strategies, covered in single sessions or individu programmes.

Prices:
Fees range from ฃ35-65 per hour, these prices are provided by the Beacon group, please check them yourself for accuracy. All calls are answered by counsellors, so you can be sure that your enquiry will be dealt with symathetically and confidentially. To find out a bit more, or
discuss which counsellor/coach might be best for you, please call Anne Lindley-French.



  Beanstalk Gardens
Established by Autism Plus, Beanstalk Gardens is a social enterprise offering a wide range of horticultural sessions ranging from beginners, individuals who require support, intermediate work placements and advanced apprenticeships and paid placements. These groups offer a progression route from supported sessions to meaningful employment.

As part of these sessions Beanstalks offers Employment Support for participants, including:

Preparing for Work:
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities:
• Volunteering Opportunities

Caters for people with autism, learning disabilities, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, mental health issues and long term health conditions. Can offer taster sessions for individuals interested in purchasing sessions.

There are various groups to get involved with that will cater for your needs. Everyone is welcome, whether you are looking to gain work experience, support us by sharing your knowledge or join in some of the planned sessions:
• Breath of Fresh Air - Pea Pods
A fun filled day of activities for children aged 8-18 to enjoy the great outdoors. The club co-ordinator teaches the group how to grow vegetable, herbs and flowers whilst engaging with the great outdoors and local wildlife. There is also have an indoor group concentrating on craft activities. Children are referred to this group through SNIPS (Special Needs Inclusion Play Scheme). Please contact SNIPS if you would like to be referred for a placement.
• Bean Sprouts:
For individuals in receipt of personal budgets and people who have support. The Bean Sprouts will learn lots of gardening techniques, which includes helping to maintain the garden's flowers, shrubs and vegetables in a structured session planned by expert gardeners.
• Runner Beans:
Real work experience opportunities for individuals with a keen interest in gardening who want to expand their knowledge. Sessions surround more work-related activities. Individuals progress into these roles from the Bean Sprout group and can then pass on the knowledge they have learnt to others.
• Broad Beans:
Volunteering, employment and qualification opportunities for individuals that want to progress onto employment and the open job market. The Broad Beans are a team of keen gardeners or individuals wanting to develop their employability skills. You will be leading others on tasks and helping individuals to expand their knowledge. You will learn new gardening techniques and practices whilst also learning work-related skills. In this group Broad Beans will have more responsibility to work within the social enterprise. There will be opportunities to work in various areas of the site to really gain some valuable knowledge for future employment.

All produce grown on site is sold within the local community by means of farmers markets and local retailers.

Prices:

All prices are the base rate. Each individual will need to fill out an application for a placement and prices will be discussed depending on support needs.
ฃ45 for a full day (10am-3.30pm)
ฃ27 for a half day (10am-12.30pm or 1-3.30pm)
If these sessions are too long for your needs, other times can be accommodated. These prices have been provided by Autism Plus, please check them yourself for accuracy.

All profits are ploughed back into the gardening project to create paid positions and provide training and qualifications for those Autism Plus Supports.



  Beaufort Project - SYHA
Beaufort Project is an accommodation based project based in Broomhill and Crookesmoor in Sheffield. It provides 22 units of accommodation for clients aged 18 years and over with enduring mental health issues. 19 units are self-contained and 2 have shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. All referrals must be on a CPA .

Clients must be ready to engage with a tailored package of support to meet their individual needs which typically involves two structured meetings per week for between 5-7 hours of face-to-face time. The Beaufort Project does not administer medication and therefore all prospective clients must be able to administer and manage their medication themselves. The current length of service support is up to 5 years.

Beaufort Project is part of South Yorkshire Housing Association (see separate entry).

Charity No: 501639


  Becton Centre for Children and Young People
Becton Centre is run by Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation trust and provides child and adolescent mental health facilities, including four lodges (wards) which provide in-patient, day patient and outreach services for children and young people aged 5-18 years.

Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) out-patient facilities are also provided as part of Sheffield Children's Hospital.

The site also houses the Becton School which is a self-governing body, providing educational support services to children and young people at the Centre.



  Becton School
Becton School offers education for all young people who are patients at the Becton Centre for Children and Young People (see separate entry), which is a state-of-the-art centre for children and young adults aged up to 18 years with mental health issues and learning disabilities.

Becton School works very closely with health colleagues at the centre providing educational and therapeutic input, as part of the overall care / treatment plan. Young people who have experienced problems at school or who have not attended school for some time will gain confidence from the small class groups and the support of the teachers and teaching assistants.

Extra help will be given to those pupils who have fallen behind with their studies or who have specific education needs. The school is committed to ensuring that all pupils keep up with their schoolwork whilst at the Centre.



  Beighton Dementia Caf้
Alzheimer's Society holds regular dementia cafes across Sheffield. The aim of the cafes is to provide a relaxed meeting place for people who have dementia, their carers and families to come together with staff working in local dementia services.

Whether you are worried about your memory, or have concerns about a friend or relative, you will be made very welcome.

Meets at Beighton Welfare Recreation Ground, S20 (3rd Thurs in the month)



  Beighton Lifestyle Centre
Beighton Lifestyle Centre is a healthy living centre that provides a range of activities and alternative and complementary therapies for the community.

The centre has a community caf้ where people can come and socialise. A not-for-profit organisation.



  Belmont House Nursing Home
Private dual registered care home providing residential care and nursing care (Elderly Mentally Infirm EMI) for older people aged over 65 years. 52 beds. Arranges regular day trips and holds a summer fair in August. Carries out activities during the week, including sing-a-longs and a visiting entertainer every month.

Fees:
Fees higher than the Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Bens Centre
Ben's Centre is a centre for dependent alcohol drinkers. The centre is a registered charity.
The service offers:
• clothing store
• laundry
• free food
• hot drinks
• free telephone
• referrals to outreach and accommodation
• IT support
• sign posting to other agencies
• offers support
Self or any referral.

Charity No: 1087606


  Bents Green School
Bents Green School is a specialist school for children and young adults aged 11-19 years, catering for pupils with autistic spectrum disorders, social communication and moderate learning disabilities.


  Bike It
Bike It is a project run by Sustrans in partnership with Sheffield City Council which aims to promote cycling as a healthy, environmentally friendly way to get to school.

Please contact Bike It to find out about all the schools taking part.



  Bikeboost
Bikeboost works in conjunction with Get Cycling and Sheffield City Council with employers seeking to identify employees promising to cycle to work at least 50% of the time within a set challenge period. This is principally aimed at those who currently drive to work.

The scheme is only open for participants located in the North East of Sheffield (available now until Summer 2014) and the Lower Don Valley area between Hillsborough and Meadowhall and including the city centre (available from Summer 2013-2014).

The organisation helps to improve health, happiness and the environment, through fully supported bike loans, training and ongoing support. Contributes to the Corporate Social Responsibility agenda for both the public and private sectors.



  Bipolar UK - Sheffield Group
The local support group is a part of Bipolar UK, a national charity. The self-help group is for people with bi-polar disorder (manic depression) and their carers. Aims to educate members about manic depression and related issues.

Sessions held at: Quaker Meeting House, S1 (Thursday).

Charity No: 293340


  Birley Learning Community - Adult Learning
The Birley Learning Community (BLC) consists of 2 schools sharing a single campus in a residential area in South East Sheffield. BLC
offer adult learning in the secondary school in the evening and extend
adult learning classes at community venues during the day.

BLC aims to engage adults in learning whether they are looking for a qualification, seeking to widen their interests or wanting to enjoy the social side of le arning. Courses are organised into 3 ten week blocks based around school terms, daytime courses are timed to accommodate those have children to take and collect from school.

Courses on offer include:
• Beginners Computer classes
• European Computer Driving License (ECDL)
• Literacy
• Numeracy
• Family History / Geneaology
• Spanish
• Digital Imaging
• Yoga

Prices:
All courses are local authority funded and also supported financially by the school, therefore charges are ฃ20 per 10 week block of learning or ฃ10 if a learner is in receipt of a means tested benefit. Some of the courses offered will take 3 terms to complete. All Numeracy and Literacy classes are free (these prices are provided by Birley Learning Community, please check them yourself for accuracy).



  Birley Youth Clinic
Birley Youth Clinic offers a free, non-judgmental and confidential listening service for young people aged 12-18 years.

The drop-in youth clinic is at Birley Health Centre, S12 (Tuesday) to support young people with any problems or worries and to give advice.



  Blenheim Court Care Centre
Nursing home with beds available for 40 elderly medical patients. Enjoy in-house entertainment including paid entertainers and have a varied programme for outings eg City Hall, Eden Camp and Care Home Olympics.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Blind Veterans UK Training Centre Sheffield
Blind Veterans UK, formerly St Dunstans believes that no-one who has served in the nation's armed forces should have to battle blindness alone. Blind Veterans UK help with a lifetime's practical and emotional support, regardless of when veterans served and how they lost their sight. Assists blind veterans to recover their independence and discover life beyond sight loss.

The centre offers training in computer skills and independent living skills.

Company limited by guarantee no 189648.

Charity No: 216227


  Bliss Support Limited - Support Planning
Bliss Support Limited are a privately owned company with 19 years experience who support individuals with brain injury, people with learning disabilities, people with physical and/or sensory impairments and people with complex needs.

Profile:

• Bliss Support Limited has 2 Support Planners, Vicky Millington & Janice Arnold
• Gender - Female
• Aged - 25-55 years
• Hobbies include - walking, socialising, going to the gym, holistic therapy, relaxation, baking, cooking, camping, fundraising, charity & voluntary work
• Specialism - brain injury
• Vicky and Janice offer a service throughout the whole of Sheffield
• Home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan
• Can offer group Support Planning as well as for the individual
• Has a portfolio of their work to view

Services provided:

Bliss Support meet with the clients social worker to complete an initial assessment to identify needs and support hours required. Once this assessment is complete and an Indicative Budget is agreed, they meet with the client to assist them to complete the Support Plan. Bliss Support then offer ongoing support such as quarterly review meetings, assistance with staff supervision.

Prices:

Bliss Support charge ฃ12 per hour during the week and ฃ15 per hour at the weekend, these prices are supplied by Bliss Support, please check them yourself for accuracy. The hourly rate also includes advertising, recruitment, the cost of CRB, training, employee/employer payroll set up, sickness pay, sickness/holiday cover.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Bliss Support are registered with Care Quality Commission (CQC), both Vicky and Janice have both attended the Sheffield City Council Support Planning training and are accredited as providers for Sheffield City Council. All staff have enhanced CRB checks, staff have various Health & Social Care qualifications and have the Investors in People Award. Bliss Support has Public Liability, Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.



  Blue Badge Scheme
The Blue Badge Scheme allows parking without charge within a 3 hour time limit in Pay and Display parking bays on the street, in Council car parks and some limited parking on yellow lines, unless a ban on loading applies.

The scheme is for passengers who are registered blind and drivers or passengers with a permanent disability who have considerable difficulty in walking, those who are in receipt of the higher rate of the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance or drive an adapted car provided by the Department of Work and Pensions.

To apply for or renew the badge, contact the Sheffield office or apply online to www.direct.gov.uk/bluebadge.

Price:
The fee for a 3 year permit will be ฃ10.



  Bluebell Wood Childrens Hospice
A registered charity that offers a positive, fun and friendly environment, providing long-term support, encouragement and practical help to children and their families.

Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice offers specialist palliative nursing care to children and young people aged from 0-19 years with life limiting conditions who may not reach adulthood. The hospice provides respite, daycare, symptom management, family support, sibling support, physiotherapy, music therapy and open access to families and children approaching end of life.

The main emphasis is not on the illness or disability, but on each individual child's need to enjoy the very best quality of life and fulfil their wishes whilst looking after the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of both the child and their family throughout their limited lives.

24 hour on-call service for palliative and end of life care. Self or any referral.

Charity No: 1076958


  Bluebird Care
Bluebird Care is a home and personal care provider that approaches provision of care services with a "can do" attitude. The service helps clients to maintain independence whilst enabling them to live as full and as active life as possible. Caters for people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health issues, older people and people with dementia.

Services provided:

Bluebird care provides a variety of services, catering for different levels of customer requirement, these include:
• support for people who need "a bit of help", for example getting up and going to bed
• support for people who require assistance to keep on top of household chores such as cooking and cleaning
• support for people with disabilities who require help with everyday tasks, transport or travelling to appointments etc
• a Live-in Care Service for customers with constant care needs who do not wish to live in a residential home
• short-term care for clients who have been released from hospital after an illness or operation, providing support during their recovery
• respite care to give carers and family a break
• support for clients to undertake social activities, shopping and getting out and about, visit friends and family
• befriending and advocacy
• medication support
• sitting service
• provides help with budgets ie money management for Direct Payment recipients through a free managed account service. RPL has been awarded to this provider for their money management services for their homecare clients only
• pension collection, budgeting and bill management

Prices:

Weekdays - ฃ13.95 per hour, ฃ12.65 per 45 mins, ฃ10.98 per 30 mins, ฃ9.23 per 15 mins, ฃ85 sleep-in, wake-in (hourly rate).

Weekends - ฃ15.95 per hour, ฃ14.67 per 45 mins, ฃ12.81 per 30 mins, ฃ11.18 per 15 mins, ฃ95 sleep-in, wake-in (hourly rate).

Public Holidays - ฃ24.95 per hour, ฃ22.93 per 45 mins, ฃ20.03 per 30 mins, ฃ17.49 per 15 mins, ฃ160 per sleep-in, wake-in (hourly rate).
(these prices are provided by Bluebird Care, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Bluebird Care provides a money management service for customers who receive care from Bluebird Care.
Bluebird will:
• ensure care is appropriate and fits within the allocated budget
• supply simple bank statements and information in plain language to ensure customers can understand
• keep a full audit trail of how the budget is being spent
• enable people to be aware of being accountable for their expenditure
• proactively provide reports to Sheffield City Council of client accounts

Areas Served: Bluebird Care services are available throughout the whole of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Bluebird Care was founded in 2009. All staff are DBS/CRB checked. Clients are involved in regular reviews and in feeding back on the service via customer questionnaires. Inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.

Company limited by guarantee 6834614.



  BMI Thornbury Hospital
BMI Thornbury Hospital is an acute private hospital with 77 beds. It admits the following categories: cardiac bypass operations, cardiology, cardiac care, medical cases, gynaecology, cosmetic surgery, general surgery, orthopaedic surgery, ENT surgery, obesity surgery, oral surgery, urology, oncology, vascular, breast screening, neurosurgery, ophthalmic surgery and day case surgery.

The hospital is equipped with 2 intensive care beds, 5 high dependency beds, 4 theatres, endoscopy suite and is licensed for 6 paediatric beds. Also provides: out-patient services, gamma knife treatment, pre-assessment, pathology, histology, x-ray, MRI and CT scanning, physiotherapy, pharmacy and health screening. Referral is by GP, but cosmetic surgery patients can self refer. Part of the BMI group of private hospitals.



  Body Health Pilates
Body Health Pilates runs weekly classes run by a Body Control Pilates qualified teacher to tone muscles, improve flexibility, increase core strength, improve posture and reduce stress.

Classes are held at Dore Old School, S17 (Friday) and St Marys Community Centre, S2 (Wednesday).



  Bole Hill View
A residential care home which caters for older people and people with dementia.

Fees:

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Bowel Cancer Support Group
A patient run support group with professional support from the colorectal nursing team. Fundraisers to organise an annual walk and outings.


  Brackenfield Hall Care Home
A private residential care home providing residential and specialised Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) care services. 60 beds with 3 EMI wings and 1 residential wing. Run by Ideal Care Homes.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Brain Tumour Support Group
Support group for people who have a brain tumour. Aims to have an educational and social element to the session, occasional complementary therapies on offer and time for a chat with a Health Care Professional.

Meets at Weston Park Cancer Information and Support Centre, S10 (Monday).



  Brainstrust (Sheffield and South Yorkshire)
Brainstrust is part of the Meg Jones Brain Cancer Charity, it offers a unique support service to people who are coping with a brain tumour.

The charity provides pragmatic support and advice from the point of
diagnosis. Brainstrust is a gateway to all kinds of experience-based brain tumour support. The charity offers a range of personal support services that embrace the ways that brain tumour patients and carers want to communicate, and that are accessible when people need to use them.

The Brainstrust provides 24/7 phone and email support and can arrange face to face ‘Meet Ups’, as well as supplying printed information and support tools and running an online community.

Services are free to all brain tumour patients, carers and their families.

Charity No: 1114634


  Bramley Clinic Osteopathic Practice
Bramley Clinic has a team of two Osteopaths, registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), and an Acupuncturist working in this city centre based practice. The team works in specialist areas of osteopathy including classical, visceral and cranial osteopathy, applied kinesiology and naturopathy.

Costs ฃ50 for initial consultation/treatment. Follow-up treatments cost ฃ39. These prices are provided by the Bramley Clinic, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Clinics are held on Surrey Street/Norfolk Street, S1 (Monday-Friday and Saturday).



  Brantwood Specialist School (Ruskin Mill Trust)
Brantwood is an independent specialist school for up to 50 children and
young people aged 7-19 years with complex learning disabilities and behavioural needs, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders / Asperger Syndrome, Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, attachment difficulties and those deemed ‘hard to engage’ such as school refusers.

Placements within the school can be on a day or residential basis as Brantwood School is also a registered Children’s Home and can offer 38 or 52 week provision on a full time, part time or respite basis. Children and young people can reside within this provision independently of attending the school.

Brantwood is the newest member of the Ruskin Mill Trust family (see separate entries) and first opened its doors to students in September 2011. For the past 25 years Ruskin Mill Trust (RMT) has pioneered innovative and experiential education for young people with complex learning difficulties. Ruskin Mill College has been graded as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and has ‘Beacon’ status. The model at Brantwood will build on and develop the highly successful approach of its sister colleges located across the United Kingdom, providing the potential for seamless provision within the Trust from 7-25 years of age if this is deemed appropriate for the individual young person.

Curriculum:
The curriculum at Brantwood has four distinct strands:
• Steiner Waldorf Education - a holistic and inclusive approach to the
developing child. It emphasises the importance of the distinct ways in which humans relate to the world through; thinking, emotions and physical activity.
• Practical Skills Therapeutic Education (PSTE ) - Young people can gain skills in real-life purposeful activities and confidence both in school and within the community and a wide range of qualifications according to their interests and skills.
• The National Curriculum - students achieve appropriate, nationally
recognised qualifications, e.g. GCSEs, NOCNs and BTECs.

Individual therapies are incorporated into each timetable. The visiting school doctor and therapists work closely with staff and parents / carers to provide a range of services. In addition the school provides:
• Placements in small classes and house groups (maximum 5 students) according to a student’s needs and levels of skill and independence, with appropriate levels of support
• Opportunities to develop and improve living skills including: shopping,
budgeting, cooking, cleaning, independent travel, developing social
relationships and living and learning with others
• Engagement with the local community and help in planning leisure time and outdoor activities
• A diet rich in organic and / or locally produced food
• Involvement in festivals, other celebrations and social and cultural events within the school, the residential provision and the local and wider community.

A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 7481656.

Charity No: 1137167


  Breast Cancer Care
Breast Cancer Care is a charity providing information and support for people affected by breast cancer. Provides specialist information and support for people at point of diagnosis, throughout treatment and beyond.
Services include:
• Moving Forward sessions - for people after treatment has finished
• Best Foot Forward walking groups
• Information sessions - covering topics related to breast cancer such as fatigue, reconstruction and exercise
• Headstrong - for people who have lost or are losing their hair through
treatment
• Younger Womens Forums
• Living with Secondary Breast Cancer monthly meeitngs
• One to One Peer Support
• Helpline
• Website and Online Forum

All services are free however donations are welcome at any talks given at local meetings.

Company limited by guarantee 2447182.

Charity No: 1017658


  Breast-Feeding Drop-in
Breast-Feeding Drop-in provides a relaxed and friendly environment with the aim of making breast-feeding an enjoyable experience. The drop-in provides an opportunity to meet and talk to other breast-feeding mums, have a coffee and chat, with information and support available from peer support workers. No appointment needed, drop-in any time. Home visits can be arranged for mums who cannot attend the breast-feeding caf้.

Meets at Stocksbridge Children's Centre, S36 (Thursday).



  Breast-Feeding Information and Support Line
The Breast-feeding Information and Support Line offers support to all women who are breast feeding within the Sheffield area. The service is offered by the Infant Feeding Team based at the Jessop Wing Hospital. Breastpump hire is available from Medela UK on 0161 776 0400 or ARDO on 01823 336362.


  Breathe Easy Support Group - Sheffield
Breathe Easy is a local support group for people in Sheffield affected by lung disease. Affiliated to the British Lung Foundation, the group aims to help members improve their quality of life by providing support and practical information for people who suffer from any lung disease, including asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cancer.

One in five people in the UK is affected by lung disease and millions more at risk. Lung disease can be frightening and debilitating. Breathe Easy offers hope and support so no-one has to face it alone. Promotes a greater understanding of lung disease and campaign for positive change to the nations lung health. Organises a summer trip and a Christmas meal. The British Lung Foundation is a registered charity. Self or any referral.

Meetings held at Springs Leisure Centre, S2 (2nd Wednesday in the month).

Charity No: 326730


  Bridge Employment
Bridge Employment is a supported employment agency that helps people with disabilities (including people with mental health issues, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments or long-term health conditions), aged 18 years and over, to identify and access work or work related opportunities eg paid work, voluntary work or work experience placements.

"Bridge is currently only delivering a supported employment service to adults with learning disabilities if they are in a position to fund the service themselves either through a personal budget or self funding"

Bridge Employment also provides on the job support and monitors progress once in a job, also works with employers to ensure they are able to meet the needs of the supported person.

Employment Support Provided:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Careers advice & guidance

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work tasters
• Work Experience
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• A specialist disability careers advisor
• Careers advice / job coaching
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Job matching
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview

In Work Support
• Keyworker support in the workplace
• Getting to work / reasonable adaptations to the workplace
• Access to work / Other support

Bridge Employment works in partnership with Sheffield City Council and
NHS Sheffield and is a registered charity

Charity No: 1102179


  Bridge Pole Ltd
Bridge Pole is a citywide service offering a package of care and support to young adults with learning disabilities, Autism, Aspergers over the age of 18 years through its one to one Support Worker service. This service enables you to achieve your goals no matter how big or small, enables you to have the control over what you would like to achieve and offers the skills to help you accomplish that whilst keeping you safe. The service offer a person centred plan tailored to your individual requirements. Bridge Pole can recruit from outside its existing pool of PAs if necessary.

Services Provided:

Bridge Pole Ltd will work with you to create a service that matches your
individual needs whether this is companionship/befriending, getting out and about, organising and participating in activities with you, through to more intense support and observational monitoring to enable progression and development.

There are varying levels of support available which can help you in many ways such as:
• Independent Living Skills
• Home care including daily tasks such as meal preparation
• Using public transport
• Engaging in social activities, cultural and learning opportunities, interaction in the community and leisure activities
• or simply having fun by arranging activities you would like to do
Bridge Pole wants to make sure you have access to all opportunities available to you, they offer a flexible service and will work around the hours that suit you; whether you need a Personal Assistant (PA) for a couple of hours a week or a full week, during the day or evenings and weekends.

Prices:
Standard hourly rate is ฃ14.50 per hour, however there is flexibility to agree a service within your budget. This price is provided by Bridge Pole ltd, please contact them to check for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Managers are qualified to Level 3 & 4 in Health & Social Care, RMA and have over 14 years experience with people with mental health issues and learning disabilities. All staff are CRB checked and qualified to NVQ 2 and beyond or are working towards these qualifications. Bridge Pole has Public and Employers Liability insurance.

Company limited by guarantee no 07785462."



  British Heart Foundation (BHF), North Region
Regional fundraising group for the British Heart Foundation, a registered charity which aims to raise funds for pioneering research that saves and improves the lives of adults and children.
Charity No: 225971


  British Nursing Association, The
The British Nursing Association is the trading arm of Arabella Health Staffing Ltd and is a national organisation and was established in 1948. The support service caters for older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical and/or sensory impairments, people with mental health issues and carers.

Services provided:

• personal care, including help getting in and out of bed, washing and dressing
• cooking
• meal preparation and feeding
• cleaning
• laundry
• shopping
• getting out and about and accompanying on visits
• medication support
• sitting service
• companionship
• respite care
• Personal Assistants (PAs)

Prices:

• Band 2 care - ฃ14.48 - ฃ26.85 per hour
• Band 2/3 care - ฃ14.48 - ฃ28.34 per hour
These prices are supplied by The British Nursing Association, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served: covers the whole of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

The British Nursing Association are registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. Carers and staff are CRB checked. Holds Public Liability, Employers' Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Company limited by guarantee no 5469634.



  British Polio Fellowship
A registered charity that offers advice, support and information. Self or any referral.
Charity No: 1108335


  British Red Cross Mobility Aids
The British Red Cross is a registered charity which lends wheelchairs and commodes on a short-term basis across Sheffield. They provide a full range of wheelchairs from paediatric to bariatric.

There are no hire changes, however as a charity they welcome donations towards service costs.

Charity No: 220949


  British Red Cross, South Yorkshire
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

The British Red Cross is part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network which refuses to ignore people in crisis.

Services offered include:
• supporting the NHS, public event organisers and individuals through the provision of high quality first aid and ambulance services
• loaning wheelchairs and other independent living aids (see separate entry)
• teaching first aid skills to community groups
• helping restore contact between families separated by armed conflict, disaster or migration by using the global Red Cross and Red Crescent network.
• offering hand, arm and shoulder massage to promote wellbeing for people who need support at home and to relieve stress in emergencies in placements across Sheffield

Self or any referral.

A registered charity.

Charity No: 220949


  British Tinnitus Association (BTA)
The BTA provides information and support for people with tinnitus and provides funding for research.
Charity No: 1011145


  British Wireless for The Blind Fund
The British Wireless For The Blind Fund provides CD/radio/cassette players issued on free loan to people who are registered as blind or partially sighted and meet certain other criteria.

The Fund is a registered charity.

Charity No: 1047257


  Broomby CIC (Buster's Coffee)
Broomby CIC is a social enterprise that provides training and work opportunities for people who are disadvantaged within the workplace, including those with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, sensory impairments, mental health issues or long term health conditions.

Broomby offers work and training placements within Buster's Caf้ at the Lifewise Centre, Hellaby, DBIC Centre, Doncaster and also within Buster's Coffee Merchants on Glossop Road, Sheffield.

Broomby has a NVQ-style training programme which uses evidence-based learning which can be tailored to suit everyone's needs allowing each individual to work at their chosen pace within a supportive work environment.

Broomby CIC offers a variety of employment support including help with:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & Qualifications
• Vocation courses (NVQ)
• IT skills & training

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Experience
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Interview techniques

In Work Support
• Mentoring & buddying


Broomby works closely with their sister organisation, social care providers Citizenship First (see separate entry).



  Broomcroft House Nursing Home
BUPA nursing home for 52 frail elderly residents and 35 nursing dementia residents. Has its own dementia champion to support residents.

Fees:
Fees higher than the Sheffield Funding Level. Does have a limited number of room at funding level, subject to availability.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Broomgrove Trust Nursing Home
Broomgrove is a residential nursing home and are a close community of araound 36 nursed residents, 7 residential tenants and 60 staff. The home has for over 50 years provided high quality, long-term, medium-term, respite and convalescent care for people of all ages who have pyhysical illnessess or disabilities. In addition to high quaility general nursing they offer palliative care as a particular speicalism.

The residential tenants wing has its own private entrance providing independent living within a secure and supportive environment. There is a day care facility on site with optional pick up and drop off service. Access to personal care services, complemntary therapies, beauty therapies and physiotherapy, all organised by a day care co-ordinator.

Broomgrove Trust has Recognised Provider List (RPL) status for it's day care service only. It also has Framework Agreement status for it's day care services and access to leisure services.

Service Provided:
• Offers quality respite and convalescent care in the nursing home which is provided by a team of nurses, carers, designated GP service, physiotherapist, complementary therapist, beauty therapist and activity co-ordinator. The home specialise in palliative care and is used by the NHS when specialist palliative care beds have been full in the city.
All rooms are ensuite with a TV/DVD and nurse call system. Fresh cooked meals are served in the dining room or in individual rooms. There are various sitting rooms and a conservatory which looks out on well maintained disabled accessible gardens.

• The home provides day care services 10am-3pm every Tuesday to Friday with 5 places available each day. Day care services include lunch and refreshments and access to organised activities and entertainment with optional transport to and from the home, at an additional cost.
Assisted bath/shower are available on request for an additional charge.

In the nursing home there is a high staff to service user ratio so that timely and high quality care can be delivered. Broomgrove Trust is a charitable trust and any surplus income is ploughed back into the home to improve services and the environment. The Trust has a number of flats for active retired people who must have been residents of Sheffield. Holds regular residents' meetings throughout the year and runs an on site activity programme for residents.

Prices:
• Respite care at the nursing home costs ฃ114 per night
• Day Care costs are ฃ35 per day, optional transport pick up and drop off costs an extra ฃ10 and an assisted bath/shower costs ฃ10.
Please contact for physiotherapy and complementary therapy prices (these prices are provided by Broomgrove Trust Nursing Home, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service. It is also registered with the NHS and Sheffield Social Services.

Company limited by guarantee no 1746654.

Charity No: 514418


  Broomhall Womens Health Group
Broomhall Womens Health group is open to women living in Broomhall. The group meets for holistic health activities such as chairobics, exercise class, healthy eating and complementary therapy.

Meets at Broomhall Centre, S10 (Thursday).

Charity No: 1148348


  Broomhill Chiropractic Clinic
All chiropractors at the Broomhill Clinic have a 4-5 year degree qualification. The clinic provides chiropractic assessment and treatment of neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. Sports massage is also available.

A Chiropractic service is also available at Chapeltown clinic. Please contact for further details.

Qualifications - BSc (Hons) MSC, Members of the International Headache Society and the British Chiropractic Association and registered with the General Chiropractic Council.

Clinics held at 172 Whitham Road, S10 (Monday-Friday & Saturday) and Chapeltown Surgery, 11 Ecclesfield Road, S35 (Monday-Friday).



  Buckwood View Nursing Home
Buckwood View is a care home with nursing offering 18 beds for people mainly aimed at people under 65 years. The home caters for people with learning disabilities who need a secure environment and also have medical problems which require the attention of trained nursing staff.

The home is run by Guinness Northern Counties and staffed by Sheffield Health and Social Care and has been in business for 9 years.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

This home is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is delivered. All staff are CRB checked.
Qualifications - Registered Manager Learning Disabilities (RMLD), Psychiatric Hospital Nurse (SEN MS), Yorkshire & Humberside Association for Further and Higher Education (YHA FHE).



  Bumps and Births
Bumps and Births offer a variety of services. The first is fertility support for couples who are fertile but are struggling to get pregnant. Through hypnotherapy people could find ways to address stress and anxiety andlose any weight that may be reducing the potential for conception.

The second service offered is antenatal classes using the Lazy Daisy Birthing method. This involves peer group support, education and gentle movement. Classes are weekly for six weeks and are also available on one to one basis in the home.

Bumps and Births also offer baby massage and baby yoga classes.

Prices:
ฃ9 per session for Lazy Daisy Birthing, this price is provided by Bumps and Births, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Sessions are held in Sheffield City Centre (S1).



  Burngreave Womens Health Network
The Burngreave Womens Health Network provides a regular meeting place for women in Burngreave to discuss and find out about health, healthy eating and complementary therapies. The network also offers physical activities and fun.

Meets at the Somali Community Centre, 30 Burngreave Road, S3 (Tuesday).



  Burngreave Works Ltd
Burngreave Works Ltd, works in partnership with Sheffield City Council (Lifelong Learning, Skills and Communities programme) offers Employment Support and job clubs for people living in the Burngreave and Sharrow areas. They provide employment support services and facilities including UK Online digital inclusion internet access, Universal Job Match and help with employability skills. Caters for all, including people with learning disabilities, physical impairment and/or sensory impairments, mental health issues, autistic spectrum or long term health conditions, people from BME communities and young adults.

Employment Support includes:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Debt, money management & benefits advice
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & Qualifications
• Advice on funding for training
• Signposting to training & courses

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Clubs (job clubs)

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Careers advice / job coaching
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Job matching (Universal Job Match)
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview
• Support into self-employment

In Work Support
• Key worker support in the workplace

Job Club drop-in sessions are held at:
Burngreave Works, S4 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
Sharrow Community Forum, S7 (Monday - Friday)



  Burnt Tree Croft
Burnt Tree Croft is a residential care home situated in Netherthorpe and run by Sheffcare Limited; a not-for-profit provider of excellent care, with eleven homes throughout South Yorkshire. The care home offers 38 long-term residential care beds and 2 short-term care beds, of which 14 are for the Fundamentally Mentally Infirm (FMI).

This care home strives to provide person-centred care based on an individual care plan - designed to meet each service-user’s needs and treat them with maximum levels of dignity and respect. The home makes use of a key-worker system so that each resident is assigned a dedicated member of staff.

Burnt Tree Croft organises regular entertainment and therapeutic activities and makes use of Sheffcare’s activity workers and external volunteers for this. Past activities have included baking, flower arranging and chair-obics. There is a hair-salon on site, as well as private gardens. The home organises regular day trips and holds fundraising events throughout the year, which the local community are invited to. The home also holds Christmas, Easter and bonfire night parties. Visitors are welcome to visit the home at any reasonable time, without appointment, and families may join residents for meals if they wish.

Residents are encouraged to bring items of their own furniture for their rooms. All rooms have telephone and television points, and a carer-calling system. The communal rooms are bright and friendly. Delicious freshly cooked meals are baked by the superb chefs and served in the dining room. There is a laundry service, and a hairdresser, doctors, opticians and chiropodist visit the homes regularly.

Respite Care:

Short-term care is available for clients who have been released from hospital after an illness or operation, providing support during their recovery. The home also provides respite care to give carers and family a break from full-time care, and support for clients to undertake social activities, go shoppiing and visit friends and family.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked, trained to NVQ 2 level and above, regularly supervised and fully insured. SheffCare is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission to ensure they provide a quality service. Sheffcare has Investors in People accreditation and is a member of the National Care Forum.

SheffCare aims to hold residents meetings (every 4-6 weeks) in their residential homes and to involve its residents in the running of the home.

Charity No: 1054227


  Burton Street Foundation, The - Day Activities
The Burton Street Foundation seeks to contribute to the local community by supporting people, activity and enterprise. It provides creative or work-based activities for people with learning disabilities, older people, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and people with mental health issues.

Services Provided:

• Outreach Services
An individualistic service providing adults with moderate to profound learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments with one to one support to access social activities within the community. Burton Street Foundation believe that choice is key and customers should choose the time, frequency and activity. They have a dedicated, well trained, experienced staff team to ensure that they match clients to staff members so that they are able to build friendships, share interests and gain trust. Some of the social activities include: cycling, swimming, bowling, disco's, walking and trips out.

• Out and About Holidays
Provides individuals with moderate to profound learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments with the support they need to go on holidays, short breaks and day trips out. Burton Street Foundation believe that choice is the key and that individuals views, wishes and needs are accommodated. Clients are involved in each step of the planning process where possible. The staff team are extremely dedicated, trained to a high level and experienced to be able to give support so that the client can enjoy the holiday of their dreams. Out and About Holidays follow the guidelines set by the Sheffield Learning Disability Partnership Board.

• Inside Out
This is a service dedicated to providing meaningful day activities for adults with moderate to severe learning disabilities. The focus on all activities is creativity, enabling clients to grow in self confidence, self awareness and self esteem. Group sessions are available. Burton Street Foundation are committed to providing a high standard of care and have experience in working with clients who attend with complex needs (including mental health issues).

• React
Provides sessions in creative arts for adults with profound and complex learning disabilities and physical impairments including people with challenging behaviour and people on the autistic spectrum, to enable and improve communication and self expression. The project has been running as a Self Directed service for the past 10 years and is experienced in catering for individuals in receipt of Individual Budgets. Sessions are carefully developed to provide the right environment in which to enjoy person centred activities. The staff team are creative, well trained and motivated to provide high quality sessions at a personal, meaningful level.

• React Youth
Provides school holiday activities for children and young people with disabilities aged between 13 to 19 years. Offers a wide range of activities including trips to the coast, museums, parks plus many more interesting and stimulating pursuits. The service helps young people to form new friendships, build confidence and promote independence.

• Befriending
This is a service dedicated to providing a team of befrienders that will make planned visits to the elderly in their homes. Burton Street Foundation take the time to carefully match befrienders with clients to enable friendships to be formed, mutual respect and understanding of one another. Activities include: taking a stroll, visiting the library, shopping, gardening, correspondence, visiting the Burton Street allotment. Along with the one to one befriending service there is also group activity sessions. Activities include: exercise, bowls, cooking and trips out.

Also runs Burton Street Training Restaurant, see separate entry.

Prices:

Prices are available on request.

Areas Served:

Covers all areas of Sheffield, S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked. Burton Street Foundation is a community anchor organisation owned and managed by the local community. Industrial and Provident Society no 28699R.



  Burton Street Training Restaurant
Burton’s Restaurant is owned by The Burton Street Foundation, a charitable organisation based in Hillsborough. It is a social enterprise combining two purposes – to serve you fantastic, locally-sourced food at affordable prices and to provide training and volunteering opportunities for adults with learning disabilities and those on the autistic spectrum.

At Burton’s you will be looked after by experienced and knowledgeable professional chefs and front of house staff assisted by a dedicated team of volunteers.

To support the foundations commitment to healthy eating the restaurant runs an accredited training course for volunteers – Skills for Working Life – based around their catering enterprises, which include Burton's Restaurant, the Training Restaurant and Burton's Undercroft Cafe.

Volunteers with learning disabilities work in every aspect of the catering department, this provides not only valuable and meaningful work experience, but also promotes healthy eating and the value of a good diet. Participants can gain awards in Food Hygiene, Moving and Handling and Health & Fire Safety, as well as learning new skills, increasing self confidence and gaining a wealth of real-world work experience.

Volunteers will receive employment support including help with:

Preparing for Work
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Life skills

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Experience

Alongside the restaurant, the service can cater for every kind of business or social event having their own conference and function suite, catering for conferences, weddings, parties and private dining.



  By Women for Women
By Women for Women offers qualified counsellors/psychotherapists each with over 15 years experience working safely and sensitively with women. All practitioners are qualified in the 'Integrative Technique' , a combination of Pellin Contribution Training (a Cognitive self-help approach) and Gestalt psychotherapy. Therapists are BACP members, follow the BACP code of ethics and practice, and are supervised.

Charges on a sliding scale. Concessionary rates available. Service available at various venues in South Yorkshire. Weekend, weekday and evening appointments available.



  Cambian Specialist Day Services
The Cambian Group is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for people with learning disabilities and mental health issues including education and rehabilitation support.

Cambian's Specialist Day Service in Sheffield, can support individuals, aged 16 years and over, with a primary diagnosis of a learning disability (including people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, complex needs and older people). Individuals supported may also be wheelchair users, have complex physical disabilities requiring specialist interventions such as PEG or NG feeding, have an autistic spectrum disorder or communication difficulties. The service can also support people with challenging behaviour. Will accept referrals for clients aged 15 years and over.

Services Provided:

Day service facilities include a large hydrotherapy pool, sensory room, ball pool room and cinema room. The service has a dedicated team including an occupational therapist, a physiotherapist, a nurse and a speech and language therapist. The on-site chef cooks fresh meals and snacks for service users. The team seeks to demonstrate outcomes and value through their activities and has a high staffing ratio.

The centre, based in Woodhouse (S13), has state of the art facilities and provides individualised support with a wealth of opportunities to stimulate and surprise; to relax or have fun; to make friends and learn new skills. The service is big on fun with staff who are passionate about providing the highest quality of day service. Each day there are 8 activity options; 4 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon. The day service welcomes people to come and have a look around or ring for a brochure.

The centre is open 7 days a week and is open on bank holidays, providing flexibility for families and carers, they only close 3 days a year. The day service has its own fleet of transport which allows service users to be picked up and returned home and are also used for regular trips into the community.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Cambian Specialist Day Service was established in 2003 and all staff are DBS checked. A Registered Manager oversees the services. Clients take part in regular satisfaction surveys and the service undergoes continual monitoring. Cambian have their own set of day service standards which they use.

Company limited by guarantee no 03977299



  Cambron House Care Home
Dual registered, Cambron House Care Home offers specialised nursing and residential care for adults with mental health problems, including older people with dementia and EMI (Elderly Mentally Infirm).

The service can also provide respite care for non-residents.

Registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.



  Cancer Research UK
National charity which spends more than ฃ332m on cancer research each year. Local projects are based at Sheffield University and Sheffield Hallam University. Provides information for cancer patients and their families. Participates in Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Organises the Race for Life in Sheffield.
Charity No: 1089464


  Cardiac Rehabilitation Service - Post MI
Offers advice, information, support and counselling to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals' patients (and their families) recovering from a heart attack. Runs exercise and education groups within Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on the central and northern campuses.


  Cardiac Rehabilitation, Surgery
Provides health information, education, advice and support to people who are waiting for or have had heart surgery, and their families. Runs pre-operative education groups for patients who are on the waiting list for heart surgery and a post discharge support group for patients at the Northern General Hospital. Provides pre and post op counselling. Also runs an exercise class for patients. Health professional referral.


  Care and Support Adult Services - Quality Improvement Network
Consults people about how council communications such as mailings, publications, leaflets, internet pages and any other literature is viewed by its customers. The group discusses these items and offer suggestions on how the communications can be improved in terms of content, layout, appearance etc.

Whether you are a service user, carer or an interested party the service wants to involve you in monitoring and improving the services provided to older people and disabled adults in Sheffield. Bring your personal experience and expertise to improve services for yourself and others whilst making new friends.

You can get involved in a number of ways, including:
• receive briefing papers to keep you up to date on developments and feedback your views
• join the services 'Readers Group' to help improve communications and information provision
• attend forum meetings to make recommendations and help with service planning
If you would like to be involved please contact the service who will discuss your interests and find a way for you to be involved that suits your needs.



  Care of Next Infant (CONI)
A programme is centrally funded by the Lullaby Trust to work with the Health Service to provide hospital and community support to anxious families. These include families with babies born following cot death, families with a history of cot death in the extended family, families with a history of baby death from causes other than cot death and families whose babies have suffered a life-threatening event. Each centre has a local co-ordinator and paediatrician. Self or any referral.
Charity No: 262191


  Care Preference Ltd
Care Preference Ltd is a domiciliary care company supporting people with physical impairments specialising in supporting clients living with neuromuscular conditions (including older people). Care Preference offers personal assistants that can provide support to help clients live independently.

Services Provided:
• personal care
• home care, including cooking, cleaning, gardening etc.
• medication support - staff are trained by certified health professionals to deliver medical support including the administering of medication, prompting, physiotherapy and hydrotherapy
• respite care - staff can provide both planned and emergency respite care to people in their own homes
• sitting service

All personal care assistants are recruited with a full UK driving license and are able to drive service users in their own vehicles as well as being trained to use ramps etc. and assisting clients with using public transport. Assistants can therefore provide support with getting out and about, hospital visits or appointments as well as offering social support allowing clients take part in social activities, cultural and learning opportunities and trips out.

Care Preference staff can also provide employment, professional or academic support including admin, filing, typing, scribing and telephone support, this service can be tailor made to fit the needs of the service user.

Having relevant experience in providing support to individuals with neuromuscular conditions Care Preference can offer an advocacy service to ensure users receive all the services they may require and inform and guide clients as their condition evolves.

In addition Care Preference have workers providing services around Direct Payments:
• advice and guidance to clients with regards to Direct Payments and inform users of the services they are entitled to and which funding avenues may be open to them
• help to recruit a Personal Assistant (PA) and employ a Personal Assistant (PA) if a client wants to employ an assistant directly rather than through a care agency, this includes: writing and placing an advert, application sifting, invitation to interview, interviewing candidates, successful candidate letter, CRB support, contract of employment, ongoing employment advice, ongoing employment support, disciplinary/grievance/dismissal advice and disciplinary/grievance/dismissal support
• brokerage
• money management including a full managed account service
• offers a comprehensive and efficient payroll service for clients including payslips

Prices:
Service charges are ฃ11.90 per hour, a sleep-in night costs ฃ70 per night (based on one-to-one support). Charges for the advocacy service can range from free to ฃ50 per hour, depending on requirements. These prices are provided by Care Preference, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served: Care Preference services cover the whole of Sheffield.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
Care Preference is managed by Neil James who has 8 years experience and has a BSc in Human Organisations. All staff are CRB checked and go through a rigorous recruitment process (which the service user can be involved in). Staff must then complete 50 hours of training before they can commence their duties, as well as receiving ongoing training and development.

Registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.

Service users are involved all aspects of the service they receive from planning to recruitment and staff reviews.

Company limited by guarantee no 7230659.



  Care Quality Commission
The Care Quality Commission is the health and social care regulator for England. It looks at the joined up picture of health and social care and aims to ensure better care for everyone in hospital, in a care home and at home.

The CQC is responsible for inspecting and registering residential care homes in Sheffield for older people, young people, adults with learning disabilities or mental health problems, people with alcohol or drug problems, whether privately owned, local authority owned, run by a voluntary society or by a Trust such as Sheffcare. Now also inspect, register and regulate all GP services.

The CQC also regulates and inspects the Health Service. Annual inspection reports are available on-line at www.cqc.org.uk and at care homes on request. It also registers domicilary care agencies and nurse agencies.

The CQC covers Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster. Has a range of legal powers and duties which include: registering providers of health care and social care; monitoring how providers comply with the standards; using enforcement powers; acting to protect patients whose rights are restricted; promoting improvement in services; carrying out special reviews; seeking the views of people who use services and telling people about the quality of their local care services.



  Care UK
Care UK caters for older people, people with mental health issues, learning disabilities and those with a physical impairment and/or sensory impairment.

Care UK recognise that each and every person they support is an individual – someone with experiences, interests and dreams. The service offers a wide range of support solutions and will tailor a package to specifically meet the needs of each individual customer. Homecare Select services are available 365 days a year and customers can take further reassurance in our emergency on-call service which is available 24 hours a day, every day.

Services Provided:

• personal care (including dressing, washing and bathing)
• mobility and moving around your home
• meal preparation
• medication support
• laundry and domestic tasks
• budgeting eg collecting your pension and paying bills
• care at night time (sleep-in nights & waking nights)
• can provide clients with information on Direct Payments/individual budgets

Customers can take comfort in the knowledge that this local Care UK service is part of a combined team of over 18,500 professionals supporting over 1 million people each year. You can find out more about other Care UK services, such as our residential homes or GP services by visiting the website.

Prices:

Service charges are ฃ13.09 per hour (this price is provided by Care UK, please check it yourself for accuracy). Can provide 15 minute slots for help with medication, which are charged as a proportion of the hourly rate.

Areas Served: Care UK covers the following areas of Sheffield S3, S4, S5, S12, S13, S18, S20, S21, S35 & S36.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to ensure a quality service is provided.



  Care2Care - Dementia Day Care
Care2Care Dementia Day Care is a day care service for people with dementia (including older people with dementia and early onset dementia), including those in receipt of Individual Budgets.

Services Provided:

The day service offers a friendly place for people with dementia to socialise and take part in activities. A variety of hot and cold lunch choices are on offer, with refreshments served throughout the day. The service runs a planned programme of social activities to provide entertainment, stimulation and aid rehabilitation. Door to door transport is provided for all clients.

Sessions are held at Roman Ridge, Lavender Way, S5 (Monday, Thursday) & Sorby House, Spital Hill, S4 (Wednesday).

Prices:

ฃ60 per day, includes meal, refreshment and transport (prices are provided by Care2Care Services, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Registered with and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. Have the Customer First and Investors In People award



  Care2Care Services
Care2Care Services deliver a range of care and support services, which include domiciliary care, companionship, Muslim Elders Day Care and day care for people with dementia. The service caters for older people, people with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, mental health issues and carers. For Day Care services please see separate entry.

Services provided:
The agency provides a variety of support and personal care services to meet the needs and preferences of the individual, at times and locations to suit them. These services include:
• personal care including bathing
• meal preparation
• medication support
• cooking
• cleaning
• shopping
• befriending / companionship
• help to take part in social activities, attending appointments and getting out and about
• sitting service providing short breaks for carers
• various day care services
Also provides specialist nursing care including peg feeding etc.

The service also offers:
• advice and support to people who receive Direct Payments
• help to recruit a Personal Assistant (PA) and employ a Personal Assistant (PA), this includes: writing and placing an advert, application sifting, invitation to interview, interviewing candidates, successful candidate letter, CRB support including CRB checking, contract of employment, ongoing employment advice, ongoing employment support, disciplinary/grievance/dismissal advice, disciplinary/grievance/dismissal support
• Also runs a service that will help you to produce a Support Plan (see separate entry).

Prices:
• domiciliary/personal care service ฃ12.40 per hour
• companionship service ฃ12.40 per hour
• specialist/nursing care ฃ14.20 per hour
• Flexible Day Support (see separate entry)
• Day Care ฃ60 per day including transport and lunch
(these prices are provided by Care2Care Services, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Areas Served: Care2Care Services provide a variety of services across Sheffield including:
• Advice and support to people who receive Direct Payments available citywide
• Recruit a Personal Assistant service available citywide
• Support Planning service available citywide
• Domiciliary / personal care / specialist & nursing care services are available in S3, S4, S5, S6, & S9
• Companionship services are available in S3, S4, S5, S6, S9, S35, & S36
• Day care services are available in S3, S4, S5, S6, & S9
Please contact Care2Care Services to discuss your need if you live outside these areas.

QUALIFICATIONS & QUALITY STANDARDS:
Care2Care is registered with and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. All staff have an Enhanced CRB check prior to commencing service delivery.



  Care2Care Services - Flexible Day Support
Care2Care offers a Flexible Day Support service which caters for adults aged 18 years and over and older people, including those with early onset, mild to moderate dementia, and people with learning disabilities or mental health issues.

The day support service gives you the option to choose when and how long you want support for, whether for a change or a break. Bookings can be taken in advance or at the last minute to suit you. The service is available Monday - Friday 8am-6pm and is based at the Care2Care support centre at Sorby House, S4. Day care includes a variety of leisure pursuits, games, art and crafts activities, provided with one to one support from highly experienced and trained staff. Optional extras include transport to and from the centre, breakfast, hot lunch and dinner provision. Please contact for more information.

Prices:
The service costs ฃ10 per hour and can be purchased for as little or as much time and for as many days as you require. This price is provided by Care2Care Services, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Care2Care is registered with and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. All staff have an Enhanced DBS check (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) prior to commencing service delivery.



  Care2Care Services - Support Planning
Care2Care’s Support Planning service is available for older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with mental health issues and people with dementia who would like help to complete their Direct Payments Support Plans.

Profile:

• Care2Care has 2 Support Planners.
• Gender - Female
• Aged - 25-55 years
• Based in the Burngreave area of Sheffield (S4) but works across the whole of the city
• Specialism - older people
• Specialist knowledge - working with the Muslim community
• Additional languages - Arabic
• Has experience of writing their own Support Plan
• Has a portfolio of their work for you to view
• Home visits - will travel to your home to Support Plan

Services Provided:

• Home visits in your own environment for a better understanding of your
needs
• Working with you to map out your needs and identifying what services will suit you best
• Identifying appropriate services and provider options that can meet your
needs and contacting providers on your behalf for further clarification where necessary
• Support to arrange and meet service providers including support to recruit a Personal Assistant (PA) and employ a PA, this can include: writing and placing an advert, application sifting, invitation to interview, interviewing candidates, successful candidate letter, CRB support including CRB checking, contract of employment, ongoing employment advice, ongoing employment support, disciplinary/grievance/dismissal advice, disciplinary/grievance/dismissal support
• Writing up your Support Plan and Support Plan Sign Off Record and making them ready for submission
• Support to appeal decisions if necessary
• Group Support Planning

An estimate of the appropriate level of service will be provided following the initial visit when staff have assessed the complexity of the case. The Support Planning service can be paid for out of your individual budget.

As a provider of support for adults and older people Care2Care's staff have a wide range of skills and experience particular to working with the needs of older people. The Support Planning team has access to extensive and up to date information on a wide range of service providers for all types of services that older people may require.

The Support Planning service assists individuals to identify what is not working in their life, how they want their lives to be and what changes need to be made to achieve that. It will support service users to think about how to use their budgets to gain the most benefit. The service will liaise and negotiate with service providers to ensure the Support Plans reflect their wishes and meet their individual needs.

The service includes the submission of the plans to Sheffield City Council for approval, and appeals where necessary, and the subsequent implementation of the selected services.

Prices:

Initial package price of up to 8 hours of support has a fixed cost of ฃ200. There is an additional hourly rate of ฃ25 for on-going support after that.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

Care2Care is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission and holds both the Customer First Award and the Investor’s in People Award. All staff are CRB checked and receive extensive training and supervision.
Has Public Liability, Professional Indemnity and Employer's Liability insurance.
Support Planners have attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training and have had 5+ plans signed off by the council.



  Care4Air
Care4Air is an awareness-raising campaign on air quality issues around South Yorkshire. It is a partnership between Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster Councils and Travel South Yorkshire.


  Care4You
Care4You is part of Sheffield City Council and provides the following services:

• City Wide Care Alarms service - If you’re elderly, live alone, or feel vulnerable because of disabilities, a medical condition, or harassment, City Wide Care Alarms could help you remain safe, secure and independent in your home. Offers a simple to operate personal care alarm, that puts you in touch with specially trained staff at Care4You's emergency call monitoring centre, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

• Home Support - Support for people who have difficulty looking after themselves or managing essential household tasks, so that they can continue to live in their own home and be as independent as possible. This service is currently in a process of transition, please contact for further details.



  Care4you - City Wide Care Alarms
This emergency care alarm service allows people to get help when they are in difficulty, helping people to remain safe, secure and independent in their homes.

A portable alarm button and a unit with a powerful speaker and microphone are installed, which works via the telephone line. When the alarm button is pressed, a call is put through to a control centre, which is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and appropriate help is organised.

The service provides mobile support workers who are all professionally trained and well equipped. They can provide emergency personal care support and help people up off the floor who may have fallen. The service is available to anyone over 18 living in Sheffield who feels they could benefit from the security it provides. This can include older people, people who have recently left hospital, people with disabilities who are living alone or are subject to harassment.

Additional alarms can also be added which automatically monitor situations, such as escaping smoke, gas or carbon monoxide, overflowing baths or sinks, whether someone has fallen, not returned to bed within a set time, needs a reminder to take their medication or has wandered out of their property at an inappropriate time.

The current charge for this service can be obtained by contacting the City Wide Care Alarms office.

Qualification & Quality Standards:

City Wide Care Alarms is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission to ensure they provide a quality service. They are approved by the Telecare Services Association. All managers and staff are CRB checked and are qualified to at least NVQ level and over. All staff attend induction training and regular team meetings. A training plan is agreed each year covering all aspects of health and social care such as Moving and Handling, Health and Safety and Safeguarding. Holds Public Liability and Employers' Liability insurance.



  Carer Stroke Support Group
The group offers support to carers of stroke patients and organises visiting speakers. There is a six-monthly review of the group to ensure that it meets the needs of members. Self or any referral.


  Carers In Sheffield - Carers Caf้
Carers in Sheffield hold a monthly caf้ specifically for carers whoever they support, whatever their disability or health problem.

The caf้ provides an opportunity to talk to Carers in Sheffield staff and volunteers and to chat to other carers. All carers are welcome to attend the support cafe with or without the person they care for. The sessions also offer taster sessions of various wellbeing activities or therapies.

The caf้ is free but donations are welcome.

Sessions are held at The Central United Reform Church, S1 (2nd Friday in the month).

Charity No: 1041250


  Carers in Sheffield - Mental Health Carers Group
A support group for anyone who cares for someone with mental health issues. The group provides an opportunity to meet staff and volunteers from Carers in Sheffield and other carers in a similar situation their own.

Carers from anywhere in Sheffield are welcome. The group is informal with no set format, there are occasional speakers and wellbeing therapies, as well as the chance to have a chat.

Sessions are free but donations are welcome.

Meetings are held at Sheffield Carers Centre, S1 (3rd Thursday in the month).

Charity No: 1041250


  CareTech Community Services
CareTech Community Services provides supported accommodation for people with learning disabilities at Tunhill House, Old School House, Hascot House and Oakwood Flats. Residents are encouraged to use all local facilities and are assisted to strengthen their personal skills.

Services Provided:

The agency provides supported accommodation and home care support services to people in their own homes (see separate entry).

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure a quality service is provided. All staff are Enhanced CRB checked and under go extensive in house training.



  CareTech Community Services - Home Care
CareTech Community Services offer both outreach support and supported living provision to adults with learning disabilities or mental health problems. CareTech offer individualised support and are able to assist you with a range of tasks.

Services Provided:
• personal care
• medication support
• domestic tasks, including cooking and cleaning
• accompanying for social activities, outings and shopping

Prices:
There is a charge of ฃ13.00 per hour for one-to-one home care (this price is provided by Care Tech Community Services, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Areas Served: Care Tech Community Services cover the whole of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure a quality service is provided (Valeo Domiciliary Care Service 1-118165943). All staff are DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services formerly CRB) checked and are qualified to a minimum level NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care.



  Caring and Befriending Sheffield
Christopher Hedland is a Personal Assistant (PA) who offers home care, befriending and support to adults of all ages, including people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, older people and people with mental health issues.

Services provided:
• support in the home
• befriending
• light housework
• help with shopping
• pet care
• gardening
• help to get out and about - Christopher has his own car and is happy to provide transport and arrange outings both locally and further a field.

Prices:
Support is charged at a rate of ฃ8 per hour, plus any petrol costs incurred. Christopher is happy to work both daytime and evening shifts. This price is provided by Caring & Befriending Sheffield, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served: covers all areas of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Christopher has over 15 years experience working in care and support roles, assisting people with a range of both physical and mental health issues (including clients who require wheelchair assistance) from a young age through to people in their 70s who wish to remain mentally/physically active. Christopher is DBS checked (disclosure & barring Service, formerly CRB check) and has a full, clean driving license.



  Caring and Coping with Loss in Dementia Service
Caring and Coping With Loss is a structured support/training service for unpaid carers of people with dementia. The aim of the service is to help carers discuss the emotional aspect of caring and to understand associated losses.

Areas looked at include loss and change, unburdening feelings about caring, coping skills, future needs and taking care of the carer.

The service is free of charge and funded by Sheffield Health and Social Care Trust. Transport is available by arrangement. Self or any referral.



  Caring for Cystic Fibrosis (CFCF)
CFCF supports the work of the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at Sheffield Children's Hospital by raising money to fund the purchase of equipment and items to make patients stays more pleasant, and by campaigning on behalf of the clinic. Events include a charity dance in October.
Charity No: 701522


  Carmel Care Centre
Carmel Care Centre is part of the Diocese of Hallam Caring Service, a registered charity. The centre provides group support based on the 12-step programme, for people who are worried about their drinking habits.

Individual and couple therapy is available for those experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, low self-esteem, bereavement, relationship problems or domestic violence.

The centre offers drop-in facilities, providing light refreshments, social interaction and various activities for people experiencing isolation and loneliness.

The centre is based at 172 Dykes Hall Road, Hillsborough, S6 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday).

Charity No: 512021


  Caroline North - Body Control Pilates
Body Control Pilates is a complete body conditioning method focusing on posture, improving strength, flexibility and mobility, relieving unwanted stress and tension, encouraging a feeling of general well-being. They have classes available for groups as well as individuals and for all levels and ages.

Classes are held at Ann Chester Pilates Studio, Button Hill, S11 (Monday), Dore and Totley United Reformed Church, S17 (Wednesday) and Fulwood Old Chapel, S10 (Monday & Tuesday).



  Carrwood House
Residential care home for 16 tenants (male and female) aged 18-65 years with mental health problems and learning disabilities. Also provides supported living facilities with accommodation for 11 people with mental health problems. Accommodation has communal kitchens and bathrooms. Referral via social worker.


  CAST - Creative Arts Support Team, Sheffield
CAST is part of Recovery Enterprises and is a group of mental health service users, volunteers and workers who are passionate about arts for mental health and wellbeing.

CAST runs regular workshops, live music and poetry gatherings and also holds art exhibitions. The aim of the group is to promote the artwork of service users and to support them in their development as artists and as people.

Meets at St Marys, S2 and at the Harland Caf้, S2 (Thursday).

CAST is a registered social enterprise no 7980332.

Charity No: 1147334


  Castelayn
Castelayn is a residential care home situated in Gleadless and run by Sheffcare Limited; a not-for-profit provider of excellent care, with eleven homes throughout South Yorkshire.

Castelayn has got Recognised Provider List (RPL) status for it's day care services only.

The care home has 42 long-term residential care beds, of which 36 are for the elderly and 6 beds are reserved for younger physically disabled (YPD) people.

This care home strives to provide person-centred care based on an individual care plan - designed to meet each service-user’s needs and treat them with maximum levels of dignity and respect. The home makes use of a key-worker system so that each resident is assigned a dedicated member of staff.

Castelayn organises regular entertainment and therapeutic activities, and makes use of Sheffcare’s activity workers and external volunteers for this. The light and airy foyer area displays photographs of residents enjoying trips and activities. Past activities have included baking, flower arranging and chair-obics. There is a hair-salon on site, as well as private gardens. The home organises regular day trips and holds fundraising events throughout the year, which the local community are invited to. The home also holds Christmas, Easter and bonfire night parties. Visitors are welcome to visit the home at any reasonable time, without appointment, and families may join residents for meals if they wish.

Residents are encouraged to bring items of their own furniture for their rooms. All rooms have telephone and television points, and a carer-calling system. The communal rooms are bright and friendly. Delicious freshly cooked meals are baked by the superb chefs and served in the dining room. There is a laundry service, and a hairdresser, doctor and chiropodist visit the homes regularly.

Day Centre:

The home also runs a popular day-centre service, whereby clients are picked up in the morning by a minibus, and are then brought to the home where they can get involved in organised activities, go on trips out or simply relax and enjoy refreshments within a friendly group. Freshly cooked meals are also provided in day care.

Day Centre Prices:

Prices per day are ฃ45 with transport included, and ฃ25 if the client is making their own way to the home.

Respite Care:

Short-term care is available for clients who have been released from hospital after an illness or operation, providing support during their recovery. The home also provides respite care to give carers and family a break from full-time care, and support for clients to undertake social activities,go shopping and visit friends and family.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked, trained to NVQ 2 level and above, regularly supervised and fully insured. SheffCare is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. Sheffcare has Investors in People accreditation and is a member of the National Care Forum.

SheffCare aims to hold residents meetings (every 4-6 weeks) in their residential homes and to involve its residents in the running of the home.

Charity No: 1054227


  Castlerock Healthcare
Castlerock Healthcare offers a range of home care support services to adults including older people, people with learning disabilities, people with mental health issues, carers and people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments.

Services Provided:

• Home support and personal care including assisting the service user with personal hygiene
• Support in the home including cleaning and assisting the service user to maintain health and hygiene standards in the home and a shopping service
• Help to deal with with bills, banking, letter writing etc
• Medication support, levels 1, 2 & 3
• A sitting service to provide short breaks for family carers
• Befriending service
• Staff can provide transport for service users to appointments, hospitals and GPs or other activities and visits
• Can provide support for clients to take part in social activities, cultural and learning opportunities, encouraging social inclusion

Prices:

Home support is charged at an hourly rate of ฃ13.11 per hour, ฃ10 per 45mins, ฃ6.75 per 30mins or ฃ3.50 per 15mins.
Transport is charged at 25p per mile.
These prices are provided by Castlerock Healthcare, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served:
Castlerock Healthcare covers the whole of Sheffield S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36.

Qualification & Quality Standards:
All staff are enhanced CRB checked and have obtained or are working towards NVQ Level 3. This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service.

Company limited by guarantee no 06357982.



  Cathedral Archer Project Ltd
The Cathedral Archer Project is a registered charity which provides basic support to homeless and vulnerable people (aged 18 years and over).
Provides a free breakfast and subsidised lunches, access to showers, laundry facilities, information service and telephones, outreach workers, health professionals (nurse, dentist, chiropodist), additional activities include gym sessions, health-based sessions, creative writing, walking, photography, IT, film club and a music group. Also provide opportunities in education (literacy and numeracy), recreation activities (music, art, football, keep fit, gardening) and access to computers and the internet. Self or any referral.

Drop-in and activities held at Sheffield Cathedral, Campo Lane Entrance, S1 (Monday-Friday).

Charity No: 1064818


  Cavendish Centre
Cavendish Cancer Care is a registered charity that believes that people affected by cancer have individual needs that cannot always be fully addressed by their health care providers. We offer a place for people to go to talk, and someone to help them deal with the way cancer has affected them and their life. We are an independent charity established over 20 years ago providing counselling and support to families affected by cancer. All our services are provided free of charge but we receive very little NHS funding and are reliant on fundraising and donations to continue to provide our services. Cavendish Cancer Care provides counselling and complementary care including acupuncture, aromatherapy, art therapy, massage, reiki, medical herbalism, homeopathy, hypnotherapy, reflexology, relaxation, visualisation and shiatsu. Appointments are required.

Cavendish Cancer Care also offers a service for children whose lives are affected by cancer. Referrals by self, Macmillan nurses or other health professionals. There is no charge for this service but donations are welcome.

Sessions held at 27 Wilkinson Street (Monday to Friday).

Charity No: 1104261


  Cellar Space, The
The Cellar Space works with children and young people to promote education through therapeutic interventions. Young people are often referred for therapeutic work when they are at risk of exclusion or have poor attendance at school. Young people attend for half day sessions where they take part in a blend of therapeutic activities, literacy and numeracy work, ASDAN short courses and more focussed pieces of work on issues such as social skills, anger management etc.
Referral is through usually through Schools although enquiries are welcome from other agencies.

The Cellar Space is part of Furnival Burngreave Community Projects (see separate entry).

Prices:
• ฃ80 per half day session of one to one support in Cellar Space

The Cellar Space is located at 199 Verdon Street, S3 (Monday-Friday).

A voluntary organisation and a registered charity.

Charity No: 1092744


  Central Health Clinic
The Central Health Clinic is part of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Community Based Services. A large city-centre clinic housing a number of services including:
• Contraception and Sexual Health (SCaSH) (providing family planning, contraception, specialised youth clinic, termination of pregnancy, vasectomy service, STI testing)
• Young People's Sexual Health Outreach Services (part of SCaSH)
• All Clear - Chlamydia Screening programme
• Adult Continence & Physiotherapy Service
• Podiatry
• The Mulberry Practice, a GP practice for Asylum Seekers
Please see separate entries for details of some of these services.



  Central Lending Library Reading Group for Hearing Impaired People
Central Lending Library runs a reading group for hearing impaired people. Please contact for details.

The group meets in S1 (3rd Monday in the month).



  Centre for Full Employment (CFFE)
A not for profit organisation, contracted by the EOS to provide employment and support services to disadvantaged people via an ESF funded project called Supporting Families.

The service offers:
One to one support via a Key Worker for up to 12 months providing support to address barriers to work, such as:
• Lack of skills
• lack of work experience,
• debt issues
• health problems either physical or mental
• childcare issues
• problems of anti social behavior
• housing and homelessness issues
In order to be eligible you must be must be in receipt of benefit, but not participating in the Work Programme or Work Choice. It is a free service and out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

The centre is also contracted by SERCO and the DWP under the Work Programme, customers for this service must be referred by SERCO or the DWP. The service can provide employment support to individuals including:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Careers advice & guidance

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Job matching
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview



  Centre for HIV and Sexual Health, The
The Centre for HIV and Sexual Health is part of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and works to promote sexual health and safe sex and to prevent the spread of HIV using a variety of methods, including:
• a wide range of training courses, open to all professionals and volunteers in the city eg GPs, healthcare professionals, youth services, police, social services staff etc
• detached, street and outreach work
• materials development
• information dissemination and peer education.
Work is undertaken with a wide range of statutory agencies and voluntary and community groups in the city, the centre has links with many relevant organisations regionally, nationally and internationally.

The centre works to reduce inequalities, change attitudes related to sexual health and affirm the sexual rights and needs of marginalised groups such as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender communities, black and minority ethnic communities and young people. The centre produces and disseminates sexual health information and has a small resource library to view by appointment.



  Chamwood Court
A residential care home which caters for people with learning disabilities and people with mental health issues.


  Chancet Wood - Respite Services
Chancet Wood is a residential respite home offering short-break care services for carers of children and young people, aged 5-18 years, who have a physical disability or are severely multiply disabled.

The care home is run by Sheffield City Council. Access to the service requires an assessment and referral by a social worker. Please contact the Children with Disabilities Team in the first instance.

Charity No: 1120008


  Chapel Lodge Nursing Home
Nursing home with 63 beds for elderly medical patients. Run by Roseberry Care Centres. Has a full activities programme.


Fees:
Fees set at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Chapelgreen Advice Centre
Chapelgreen Advice Centre is a registered charity offering advice in the following areas:
• benefits
• employment
• housing
• consumer
• tax
• debt
• child support
• relationship breakdown

Home visits for those unable to get into the centre. Helps with reviews and represents at tribunals and also free legal advice. Self or any referral.

Sessions held at Station Road, S35 (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday).

Charity No: 701036


  Chapeltown 50+ Club
Social club for older people aged 50 years and over.

Their activities include:
• scrabble group (see separate entry)
• 3 strollers groups
• card group
• book group
• luncheon club
• outings
• theatre groups
• sequence dancing group

Annual subscription.

Sessions are held at Newton Hall, S35 (Monday).



  Chapeltown Community Centre - Exercise Classes
Provides safe exercise in different forms suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities to enable them to get fitter or maintain an appropriate level of fitness for a healthy lifestyle.

Classes are held at the centre on Burncross Road, S35 (Tuesday).



  Chapeltown Methodist Church - Exercise and Osteoporosis
Exercise programme sponsored by Osteoporosis 2000. Particularly for the over-fifties, including people with restricted mobility due to osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatism or just advancing years.

Session are held at Nether Ley Avenue, Chapeltown, S35 (Monday).

Charity No: 1043657


  Chapeltown Swimming Pool
Chapeltown Swimming Pool have sessions which include: adult only, women only, aqua aerobics, junior and adult lessons, 50+ sessions, parent and toddler, aqua Zumba, scuba diving, diving, holistic therapies, sports injury management, sunbooth, sauna, parties in the pool and fun splash sessions.

Also provides First Aid training and Lifeguard courses. Pool also available for private hire.

Sessions are held at Burncross Road, S35 (Monday-Friday, Saturday & Sunday).



  Chaplaincy Service - Sheffield Health and Social Care (SHSC)
Sheffield Health and Social Care Trust believes it is important to take into account patient's spiritual and religious values when planning care. The Trust's chaplains are available for people of all faiths and for people who are not religious.

The chaplains are available across the city and operate from 3 offices. There is a prayer room and a chapel at the Michael Carlisle Centre and the Longley Centre.



  Charles Clifford Dental Hospital
Part of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Specialist dental teaching hospital, including the Acute Adult Dental Care Service (see separate entry).


  Chatsworth Grange Nursing Home
Nursing home with 66 beds for Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) patients. Owned by Life Style Care PLC.

Fees:
Fees higher then the Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Chernobyl Children Life Line - Sheffield Link
The local link for Chernobyl Children Life Line raises money to provide respite holidays in Britain for groups of children suffering cancer-related illnesses due to the Chernobyl disaster. A registered charity.

The Charity is also looking for host and support families who could look after a child in their own homes for the month the children are in Sheffield.

Charity No: 1014274


  Chesterfield Community Care Farm - Opportunities for Everyone
Clowne Community Care Farm offers long and short term work experience placements for adults with mental health issues, learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, including those in receipt of Direct Payments, working as part of a team on the farm.

The service also offers support to people from the community who are presently unemployed, this includes young people who are disengaged from education (NEETS) aged 14-18 years, as well as welcoming people who simply want to volunteer.

Services Provided:

• The care farm allows people a chance to be part of a real working farm
environment, so no two days are ever quite the same. You could be looking after the chickens, feeding the pigs or cleaning them out, or constructing a new Pig Ark for them. The farm also has a number of large polytunnels that will be used to grow fruit and vegetables which will be sold to the public or to cafes and restaurants. The animals on site will be used for food production and people will get the opportunity to be involved in preparing the animals for sale etc.
The farm also plans to have an on-site cafe that members of the public can use should they choose to visit.

Prices:
Prices for adults to attend the day service start from ฃ5 per hour, ฃ15 per half day session or ฃ25 per full day session (these prices are provided by Clowne Community Care Farm, please check them yourself for accuracy).

People in receipt of Direct Payments can negotiate a tailor made package of support for activities offered by the farm. Carers can attend for free with a paying client and should they wish to undertake any work-based learning this can be done on site at a great price and sometimes for FREE.

• The service can provide support for anyone aged 14-18 years who is not in education, employment or training and would like to develop their skills and confidence. This service can last for as long as it takes to support the individual to progress into employment, start an apprenticeship or find further learning opportunities.
The service can offer a variety of workshops and introductory courses, including:
• Care
• Childcare
• Construction
• Maths and English
• Customer service
• Business administration
• Animal care
• Land-based activities
• Horticulture and gardening
• Arts and Crafts
• Adventure activities

Employability support and workshops are also available, including:
Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & Qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications
• Advice on funding for training
• Vocational courses, accredited training & qualifications (see below)

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work tasters
• Work Experience
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Job matching
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview
• Support into self-employment

The farm also offers the following training courses:

• Green Skills - a Level 1 course for those aged 16-18 years and thinking of a career in agriculture, animal care or horticulture. The qualification has 3 separate levels, award, certificate & diploma which provide participants with a good basic understanding of the industry and incorporates some basic maths and English skills.

• Entry to Employment - a course for anyone aged 19 years or over, run by Excell For Training, it consists of 60 guided learning hours as well as real hands-on work experience at the farm providing a great basis for finding a job in the competitive employment market. To complete the training you must obtain a minimum of 6 credits from 3 units.


Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Chesterfield Community Care Farm networks with Excell Home Care Limited a CQC registered care company, Excell For Training Limited, a fully accredited training company. All staff are CRB checked and are qualified up to Dr, PMN, RGN, Cert Head, NVQ Level 5 Health & Social Care and Children and Young People.
Chesterfield Community Care Farm is a Not For Profit company limited by guarantee no 07321954.



  Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Directorate (CAMHS)
CAMHS provide a specialist service to children and young people aged up to 16 years who are experiencing difficulties which are seriously impacting on their mental health and emotional wellbeing. Works with families and carers.

CAMHS operates from locations across the city. The teams include:
• Specialist Community CAMHS Teams
• Community Learning Disabilities / Mental Health Team
• Vulnerable Children Team: Forensic and Youth Offending Pathway
• Vulnerable Children Team: Looked After Children Pathway
• Tier 4 teams operating from the Becton Centre (see separate entry)

Referral is in writing via GP, educational psychologist, qualified social worker, paediatrician or MAST panel meeting.



  Child Health Services
A city-wide service which provides general information on child immunisation schedules, pre-school surveillance programmes, etc. For information on adults, please contact your GP.


  Children and Young Peoples Empowerment Project (CHILYPEP)
Chilypep works with children and young people aged 8-25 years to enable them to participate meaningfully in decisions that affect their lives in ways that are appropriate and enjoyable. In addition it works with decision makers, service providers and communities to understand and appreciate the importance of young people's participation and contribution.

Chilypep's 4 main aims are:
• to increase children and young people's skills base, through training and personal development
• to increase the involvement of children and young people in decision-making processes
• to develop, deliver and promote models that remove barriers to children and young people's participation
• to provide training and support to organisations and projects to promote participatory practice

Chilypep's projects are:
• STAMP - young people's action group on mental health and wellbeing (part of a national pilot programme called Right Here for young people aged 16-25 years moving from children's to adult mental health services)
• VOYCE - Views of Young Carers Explained - Sheffield's Young Carer's participation group

Self or any referral. A registered charity.

Charity No: 1114047


  Childrens Emergency Department
Daily 24 hour emergency department for children and young people up to 16 years of age. Self or any referral.

Located at: Sheffield Childrens Hospital, Western Bank, S10 (Monday-Friday, Saturday & Sunday).

Charity No: 505002


  Childrens Hospital Charity, The
A registered charity and voluntary organisation raising funds for the Children's Hospital in Sheffield. Channels funds into four main areas: pioneering medical research; buying specialist medical equipment; funding new facilities; improving the environment and amenities for sick patients, their families and visitors.
Charity No: 505002


  Choice Local Care
Choice Local Care provides bespoke home support services for individuals with complex needs. All services are person centred and designed to cater for the needs of each individual client. Support is designed to help develop independent living skills whilst, at the same time, ensuring an adequate and appropriate level of support.

Can provide support services for clients with mental health issues, older people with dementia and people with early onset dementia, learning disabilities, Huntington Syndrome, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, brain/spinal injury, autistic spectrum disorders or severe challenging behaviour.

The service offers support to people in receipt of Self Directed Support, Direct Payments and individuals wanting to pay privately. Matching workers skills closely to clients individual needs in order to provide the client with the best service possible, maintaining regular carers to ensure continuity on the client carer relationship.

Services Provided:

• Money management service for clients on Self Directed Support
• Personal care including washing and shaving
• Cleaning services including laundry and ironing
• Housekeeping and gardening
• Support with shopping and getting out and about
• Befriending
• Meal preparation
• Escorting to appointments and social outings
• Budgeting support and guidance including support with paying bills and dealing with correspondence
• Support to develop skills to live independently
• Help to attend day services, education or work
• Support to take apart in leisure and social activities
• Medication support
• Support for carers
• Holiday cover to enable carers to have respite support
• Palliative care
• 24 hour care
• Waking night support service
• Peg Feeding
• Live-in care
• Out of hours service for emergency support

Prices:

Prices start from ฃ12.50 per hour to ฃ14 per hour (these prices are provided by Choice Local Care, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Areas Served: Choice Local Care covers the whole of Sheffield.

QUALIFICATIONS & QUALITY STANDARDS:
Choice Local Care management have worked in the health sector for over 10 years. All employees are required to undertake an enhanced CRB check before consideration for employment. To maintain quality standards all employees must undergo regular and ongoing training and personal development support. Registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to ensure a quality service is provided. An ISO 9001:2008 registered company which maintains high standards of care through regular monitoring of customer feedback. Choice Local Care is contracted with Sheffield NHS Trust for Palliative Care.

Company limited by guarantee no 07850184.



  Choice Local Care - Support Planning
Choice Local Care provides a Support Planning and money management service for people with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with a spinal injury and individuals with complex needs on Self Directed Support. Support Plans are designed to help develop independent living skills whilst ensuring an adequate and appropriate level of support.

Profile:
• Choice Local Care has 1 Support Planner:
• Gender - Male.
• Aged - 25-55 years
• Hobbies include - work, football and socialising
• Specialist knowledge - African background and cultural knowledge
• Additional languages - Swahili, Zulu
• Has a portfolio of their work for you to view
• Can provide written references
• Home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan. Can offer group support planning as well as for an individual.
• Works across the North of Sheffield

Prices:

Choice Local Care charge a package price of ฃ150 per Support Plan (this price is provided by Choice Local Care, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Choice Local Care's management have worked in the health sector for over 10 years. All employees are required to undertake an enhanced CRB check before consideration for employment. To maintain quality standards all employees must undergo regular and ongoing training and personal development support. Registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to ensure a quality service is provided. An ISO 9001:2008 registered company which maintains high standards of care through regular monitoring of customer feedback. Choice Local Care is contracted with Sheffield NHS Trust for Palliative Care.

Company limited by guarantee no 07036490.



  Choice Support
Choice Support provides supported living services and day opportunities to all adults with learning disabilities including those on the autistic spectrum, Asperger's Syndrome and challenging behaviour.

Choice Support helps individuals with support needs and daily living tasks in their home and getting out and about in the community. This enables maximum opportunities for self development based on the principles of ordinary living.

Services Provided:

• personal care, this is provided in a manner which recognises a person's right to privacy, addresses individual needs and wishes and enhances the opportunity to develop ability and competence in order to maximise independence
• tenancy support
• home care including cleaning, shopping and cooking
• medication support
• provides a culturally sensitive service to meet clients needs
• employment support, Choice Support has a specialist team, including a National Employment Development Manager, who can work with individuals to help them realise their ambitions and support them into education, employment or into developing a micro-enterprise. This includes providing information, advice and guidance, training and development, employment, job search, brokerage and placement opportunities


Prices:

Choice Support offers competitive rates, please contact them for further details.

Areas Served:

Choice Support covers all areas of Sheffield (S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are DBS checked (Disclosure and Barring Service, formerly CRB). Managers and supervisors have or are working towards NVQ4 (diploma level 5), all carers and staff have reached at least a minimum of NVQ2 (diploma). Choice Support is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. Choice Support has been awarded Investors in People since 2004 and has a robust quality assurance monitoring system in place to measure both their internal quality outcomes and those of their purchasers and regulators.

Company limited by guarantee no 2189556.

Charity No: 298149


  Christians Against Poverty - Sheffield Branch
Christians Against Poverty is a registered charity offering a free debt advice centre based at St Thomas Church, Philadelphia. Debt advice is provided in clients homes by a trained debt coach and a budget is worked out for the client by qualified debt advisers based at the National Head Quarters in Bradford.

Clients make one single payment to CAP who use that money to make payments to creditors according to an agreed schedule. Support is provided for vulnerable clients by volunteers recruited and trained by St Thomas Church. There is also a dedicated caseworker at CAP who keeps in touch with clients until they become debt free. Takes clients from S1-S12.

Company limited by guarantee 4655175.

Charity No: 1097217


  Chrysalis
Chrysalis provides a home fitting service for post surgery lingerie (bras). Suitable for all women who have had a mastectomy, lumpectomy, re-constructive surgery/enhancements. Chrysalis has a wide range of bras, swimwear and prostheses to choose from. Bra prices range from ฃ18-ฃ60. There is no charge for the home visit. All areas of Yorkshire are covered.


  Chupinka Pottery
Chupinka Pottery is a community pottery based in S7. The pottery runs individual and group classes offering tuition in all aspects of learning the craft of ceramics.

There are day and evening classes for the general public, but the pottery also specialises in classes for adults with mental health needs and learning difficulties and runs regular workshops as taster sessons. Referrals are also taken from statutory services.

General classes cost ฃ55 for 6 sessions with everything included. Mental health and disability groups are ฃ18 per session through SDS budgets, or ฃ8 per session if in receipt of other benefits. Workshops and specialty groups are ฃ25 per hour. (These prices are provided by Chupinka Pottery, please check them yourself for accuracy.)



  Circle of Friends (incorporating South Yorkshire Healers and Yorkshire Mediums)
Circle of Friends is a group set up for the community. The group provides workshops, courses and events at affordable prices, including art, craft, healing, psychic readings, evenings of clairvoyance, psychic suppers, pagan meets, paranormal meetings, singles group, help and advice on all things spiritual and paranormal. Open to anyone aged 14 years and over.

Circle of Friends also run Sheffield Paranormal Investigations (SPI), see separate entry.



  Citizenship First
Citizenship First is a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in providing a thoughtful and person-centred support approach for adults with learning disabilities and autism. Offers a range of services catered to each individuals needs and aims to assist people in every aspect of their lives.

Services Provided:

• Support Services - supported living
- teaching valuable life skills
- sleep-in services
- personal care
- supporting you to attend activities and day services
- taking you where you want to go.
- supporting you to attend work placements and education opportunities

• Money Management - appointeeships
- receiving and monitoring your benefits
- taking care of your budget
- paying your utility bills
- safeguarding you from financial abuse

Prices:
ฃ13.48-ฃ14.97 per hour, these prices have been supplied by Citizenship First, please check them yourself for accuracy.
Appointeeship and money management services are tailored to each individuals needs, so prices will vary.
Contact the development team for a free consultation at your own convenience, for any of the services

Areas served:

Citizenship First's services cover the whole of Sheffield S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Citizenship first is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is delivered. All staff are either working towards or have NVQ level 2 in Care Work whilst some have NVQ level 4 and over. All staff are DBS checked. Company limited by gurantee no 3877558.



  City Hearts
City Hearts offered supported accommodation for vulnerable women, offering optional support packages including life skills, health and fitness, therapy and work experience. Accommodation is only available to women aged 18 years and over, except in exceptional circumstances. The service also offers a programme of social activities and provides support workers overnight.

City Hearts also runs a service offering support and accommodation for men, women and children who are victims of trafficking. Referral to this service must by via the UK's National referal mechanism.

The City Hearts team also works with women overcoming addiction, self-harm, eating disorders, care leavers or those fleeing domestic violence.

Charity No: 1119791


  Claremont Hospital
The Claremont Hospital is an independent hospital owned by Aspen Healthcare with 40 in-patient beds, a 4-bed critical care unit and a dedicated day surgery centre. It has an extensive range of outpatient services, including a centre of excellence sports medicine clinic.

The hospital carries out a full range of surgical procedures covering the following clinical specialties: orthopaedics and trauma, general surgery, colorectal, ophthalmics, bariatrics, urology, gynaecology, cosmetic surgery, ENT and neurosurgery.

The following medical specialties are also provided: cardiology, including a full range of diagnostics; respiratory medicine; diabetology; dermatology; immunology; rheumatoid and general medicine.

The hospital's clinical support services include 3 operating theatres, an in-house laboratory, physiotherapy unit, pharmacy and a large imaging department which includes on-site static MRI/CT/plain and contrast film studies and ultrasound.



  Clark and Partners Mobility and Agecare Centres
Clark and Partners are distributors of all makes of wheelchairs and mobility equipment including stairlifts, high seat chairs and beds, home and nursing supplies, small aids and daily living equipment. Also provides car and van adaptations for disabled drivers, and provides full service back up for all products.


  Cleft-lip and Palate Association (CLAPA)
A registered charity that provides help and support to parents and children affected by cleft-lip and palate. Printed information available including some copies in other languages.
Charity No: 277842


  CLIC Sargent - Caring for Children with Cancer
A registered national charity which provides specialist workers, including social workers, nurses and psychologists, who work with children and young people aged 0-24 years with cancer (including leukaemia) and their families. Works within Sheffield Children's Hospital, Weston Park Hospital Teenage Cancer Unit and the Royal Hallamshire Hospital. Self or any referral.
Charity No: 1107328


  Clocktower Gallery
Provides for the Trust's artistic requirements, which include commissioning art works, murals, upkeep of a gallery, hosting exhibitions and liaising with outside organisations.


  Club 61
Club 61 is a small independent day care provider which caters for adults with learning disabilities who receive a personal budget.

The service provides person-centred support within a small, friendly group setting for a maximum of 6 service users. Thus bridging the gap between the potential isolation of one to one support and the larger day service centers.

Club 61 have a high staff to client ratio that enables them to take a holistic and personal approach, ensuring each individual's needs are met. Day care is provided in the private home of Julie & Brian Crane, who use their own home as a base in order to create a welcoming and sociable atmosphere for their service users. Some activities are home based eg arts and crafts, table top games and bar-b-cues, however, Club 61's priority is to get out and about in the community, integrating with local groups and activities. Current activities include: curling, bowls, ten pin bowling, pool, walking retired greyhounds, swimming, boccia, library visits, meals out, cricket, polybat, day trips, volunteering in Hillsborough Park, and a whole lot more. The service is always open to new ideas and willing to try new experiences.

Club 61 provides free transport to all activities. A pick up and drop off service to and from the home may also be possible.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

Club 61 is run by Brian and Julie Crane, both former, longstanding social
workers with Sheffield City Council Disability Services. They are supported by an experienced team of staff who are all totally committed to providing a quality, professional and person-centred service.
All staff have been Disclosure & Barring checked (DBS, formerly enhanced CRB check).

If you think you may be interested in attending Club 61, and for information about pricing please telephone Brian or Julie for an informal chat or visit.



  Clusters - Generic - SYHA
Clusters provides supported accommodation in Sheffield to 34 vulnerable adults with support needs, for example mental health issues, substance misuse issues, ex-offenders, those leaving care, rough sleepers and domestic violence.

Clusters is part of South Yorkshire Housing Association and has charitable status.

Charity No: 501639


  Coeliac UK, Sheffield Group
A registered charity that provides support for adult coeliacs and parents of coeliac children. Can give help and advice with gluten-free diets, identifying correct foods and help with recipes. The group covers South Yorkshire. To join people must be a member of Coeliac UK. A voluntary annual donation is requested to cover costs but membership fees are not compulsory.
Charity No: 1048167


  Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist - Camal Gouneea
Camal Gouneea provides psychotherapeutic intervention for anxiety related disorders, eg flying phobias, depression, phobias, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, post traumatic stress disorders, stress management, generalised anxiety disorders, habit disorders, couples relationship problems. The service can be accessed by referral from GP, or by self referral or by other professionals.

Qualifications - BSC (Hons), MSc, Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Cognitive Psychotherapy, Accredited Member of the British Association of Behavioural Psychotherapists, no 832380.

The service is for adults only, over the age of 18 years. BUPA and PPP rates applicable. Costs approx ฃ100 per 1 hour session. (This price has been provided by Camal Gouneea, please check it yourself for accuracy). Fees are negotiable depending on number of sessions required. Appointments are held in S10.



  Colorectal / Stoma Care Nursing Service - Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The Colorectal/ stoma care nursing service provides various services to patients with colorectal or stoma problems. It aims to be available to all patients throughout their care for counselling, information and support. Advice is provided on stoma appliances, management, lifestyle, diet and management of wounds or fistulae. Counselling on inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer is also provided.

The service also provides for patients and relatives pre and post operative counselling, plus follow-up and liaison with GPs and community staff, as well as education for other health care professionals. Open referral. Events include annual Open Day in October.

The service is based at the Northern General Hospital, S5.



  Colour of Health, The
The Colour of Health empowers Black and Minority Ethnic women to take control of their health. Publishes a free magazine 4 times a year which is distributed across community and health services.


  Communication Independence
Communication Independence is a specialist support/domiciliary and personal care service that predominately provides support to adults and children who are Deaf, deafblind, visually impaired and hard of hearing. Communication Independence employees communicate in British Sign Language, Sign Support English, Deafblind manual and other preferred means of communication.

Communication Independence support people who are Deaf, deafblind, visually impaired and hard of hearing who may have other support needs including physical impairments, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues. Services are available 24 Hours a day, 365 days a year.

Communication Independence offers a person centred service, which is designed to meet the individuals requirements. The service aims to empower individuals to make choices in the way their support is delivered and provide support with practical issues.

Services provided:
• Support Planning Service (see separate entry)
• Support with being part of your community and participating with social activities
• Personal care services
• Support with independent living and life skills
• Companionship/befriending service
• Support to engage in voluntary work and training
• Support with independent travel
• Support to attend appointments
• Accessing news, information and technology
• Help with Communication - making telephone calls and dealing with correspondence etc.
• Laundry and cleaning tasks
• Shopping
• Support to check food sell by dates
• Budgeting and pension collection
• Cooking skills
• Medication Support
• Advocacy

Sensory impairment is a unique disability, which affects people in varying ways and can cause difficulties with communication, access to information and mobility. These issues can lead Deaf, deafblind, visually impaired and hard of hearing people to become increasingly withdrawn and isolated. Communication Independence offers a professional and friendly service to aid independence and to improve self-confidence and quality of life, both at home and within the community.

Prices:
Charges start from ฃ15 per hour. This price has been supplied by Communication Independence, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Areas served:
Communication Independence covers the whole of Sheffield and surrounding areas.

Qualifications & Quality standards:
All staff are CRB/DBS checked have qualifications and experience to ensure they can meet the clients communication and support requirements. This includes highly trained and experienced staff that are able to communicate with clients in their preferred means of communication.

Registered and inspected by the Care Quality Comission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. Holds Professional Indemnity, Employers Liability and Public & Products Liability insurance.

Company limited by guarantee no 7503442.



  Community Access and Reablement - Sensory Services - Hearing Impairment
Part of Sheffield City Council. A social work assessment service for people who are deaf. The team offer support for deaf people who use British Sign Language as their preferred communication. They carry out assessments and provide specialist equipment.


  Community Access and reablement - Sensory Services - Visual Impairment
Sheffield City Council services to sight impaired people are part of the Community Access and Reablement service. The team employs qualified rehabilitation Officers and social workers and provides information about any aspect of visual impairment including:
• getting around more safely
• reading and writing skills
• safer kitchen skills
• specialist equipment (including computer software)
• local, regional and national organisations
• basic benefits
• social/support groups

The Team holds the register of sight impaired people within the city. There is a specialist service for people with dual-sensory loss. Self or any referral.



  Community Action Halfway Home
Community Action Halfway Home is a registered charity that has been providing mental health services in Sheffield for over 35 years. Provides practical and emotional support to people who are experiencing mental health problems, to enable them to establish an independent life. Works in partnership with the local health trusts, local authority, housing associations and other independent sector providers. Provides a number of support services that can be purchased with a Self-Directed Support budget.

Services provided include:
• Supported Accommodation
• 6 Month Tenancy Support
• Community Support
• OCD support
• Befriending
• Older Adults Befriending
• Activities
• Support Planning
• Brokerage
Please see separate entries for all of the above.

Prices:
• Befriending costs ฃ28 to ฃ45 for 2 hours.
• Daily activities ฃ10-ฃ45
• OCD support group ฃ28 per 2 hour session.
• OCD one to one support ฃ45 per 1 hour session.
• Community support service - 1 visit of up to 2 hours a week as well as telephone contact with the office costs ฃ50 this include access to all groups and activities. Other prices on enquiry. These prices have been provided by the Community Action Halfway Home, please check prices yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications:

All staff are enhanced DBS/CRB checked and are qualified to NVQ Level 3 as a minimum, many hold further professional qualifications. Halfway has also received a number of quality standards: QAF Level B, Investors in People and PQASSO Level 2.

Company limited by guarantee no 26483

Charity No: 1005379


  Community Action Halfway Home - 6 Month Tenancy Support
Community Action Halfway Home is a registered charity that has been providing mental health services in Sheffield for over 35 years. Provides practical and emotional support to people who are experiencing mental health problems, to enable them to establish an independent life. Works in partnership with the local health trusts, local authority, housing associations and other independent sector providers.

Halfway provides a short term service for people with mental health problems who need help with housing related issues. The service is for up to 6 months with a built-in review after 3 months. There is no charge for the service but clients will need to be assessed for Self Directed Support or Direct Payments if they require a long term service. Clients do not need to have a Care Co-ordinator and can be referred for the service from the Community Mental Health Teams (including assessment clinics), directly from the ward or from other services in Sheffield.

The service is tailored to the individual needs of each client. Halfway employs experienced workers who have knowledge and skills enabling them to provide one to one support to people living in the community.

Halfway believe that individuals with mental health difficulties can and do make positive changes which enable them to live more independently, develop skills, confidence, interests and take part in activities, leading to an improved sense of wellbeing.

The service offers regular focused meetings with the client where long-term strategies for maintaining a tenancy are identified and worked on. All clients are discharged after 6 months and Halfway informs the referrer at least 2 weeks prior to discharge. If the client continues to need support, their Care Co-ordinator is informed. If the client does not have a Care Co-ordinator the access team at the relevant Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) is informed.

There is no charge for this service and application forms are available from the office or the website.

Qualifications:

All staff are enhanced DBS checked and are qualified to NVQ Level 3 as a minimum, many hold further professional qualifications. Halfway have also received a number of quality standards: QAF Level B, Investors in People and PQASSO Level 2.

Charity No: 1005379


  Community Action Halfway Home - Activities
Community Action Halfway Home is a registered charity that has been providing mental health services in Sheffield for over 35 years. Provides practical and emotional support to people who are experiencing mental health problems, to enable them to establish an independent life. Works in partnership with the local health trusts, local authority, housing associations and other independent sector providers.

Halfway provides an activity programme for clients. Activities are designed to enable clients to develop interests and build the skills and confidence needed to access local community-based activities. Aims to provide a safe and supportive opportunity to acquire such skills and enable clients to develop new interests and leisure pursuits, to meet new people, develop friendships and have fun.

Prices:

This service can be purchased with a Self Directed Support (SDS) budget or Direct Payments and costs are dependent on each individual activity. Prices vary from ฃ10 to over ฃ25 for full day trips or clients can purchase a weekly ticket, please contact the office for up to date prices. These prices are provided by Halfway, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications:

All staff are DBS checked and are qualified to NVQ Level 3 as a minimum, many hold further professional qualifications. Halfway have also received a number of quality standards: QAF Level B, Investors in People and PQASSO Level 2.

Charity No: 1005379


  Community Action Halfway Home - Befriending
Community Action Halfway Home is a registered charity that has been providing mental health services in Sheffield for over 35 years. Provides practical and emotional support to people who are experiencing mental health problems, to enable them to establish an independent life. Works in partnership with the local health trusts, local authority, housing associations and other independent sector providers.

Halfway provides a one to one befriending service for adults living in Sheffield who have mental health problems and are socially isolated. There are clear boundaries to the support befrienders can provide, for example they do not provide counselling or advice. The amount of befriending time each client receives and the frequency of the contact will be identified in their Self-Directed Support Plan. The sorts of things that clients will do with their befriender will be individually agreed with the client and examples include: going for a coffee and a chat, going for a walk, accompanying to a group, going to the cinema/theatre. The emphasis is on meeting in the community and making use of local facilities. Befrienders do not work in clients’ homes although they may meet clients at home in order to go on somewhere.

To access this service call the office or download an application form from the website.

Prices:

This service can be purchased using a Self Directed Support (SDS) budget or Direct Payments and costs ฃ28 per 2 hour session. Clients must have sufficient SDS funds to pay the befriender’s expenses. Longer or shorter sessions are available upon request, please contact the office to discuss further. This price is provided by Halfway, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications:

All staff are enhanced CRB checked and are qualified to NVQ Level 3 as a minimum, many hold further professional qualifications. Halfway have also received a number of quality standards: QAF Level B, Investors in People and PQASSO Level 2.

Charity No: 1005379


  Community Action Halfway Home - Community Support
Community Action Halfway Home is a registered charity that has been providing mental health services in Sheffield for over 35 years. Provides practical and emotional support to people who are experiencing mental health problems, to enable them to establish an independent life. Works in partnership with the local health trusts, local authority, housing associations and other independent sector providers.

This service provides support for adults living in the community who have mental health difficulties and who have a Self-Directed Support (SDS) budget or receive Direct Payments. Halfway employs experienced workers who have knowledge and skills enabling them to provide one to one support to people living in the community. Halfway workers believe that individuals with mental health difficulties can and do make positive changes which enable them to live more independently, to develop skills, confidence, interests and take part in activities, leading to an improved sense of wellbeing.

Individuals with a Self Directed Support budget (SDS) or Direct Payments will have a Support Plan which will identify needs that Halfway can help with. The type of support each client receives is individually agreed with the client. Workers are able to offer support in a variety of ways. For example workers can help people to:
• develop their ability to better manage daily activities like budgeting
• use public transport and go shopping
• structure their week and find acitivities which are enjoyable and of interest
• manage anxieties that might be getting in the way of doing the things they want to do
• find solutions to problems by providing emotional support and the opportunity to talk through issues
• identify and minimise risk, working constructively to deal with challenges
• find opportunities for social contact, education, training, paid or unpaid work. Employment Support can, include:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Life skills

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview

In Work Support
• Keyworker support in the workplace

Halfway also organises group activities designed to help clients develop skills and interests and clients can include these in the service they receive.

Workers visit clients at home. There is an emphasis on meeting in the community and making use of community facilities. Workers will meet clients at the frequency and for the length of time indicated in their Support Plan.

Price:

There is a standard rate of ฃ50 per week for this service which includes up to 2 hours support and telephone contact with the office. Costings for additional hours are available upon request. This price are provided by Halfway, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications:

All staff are DBS checked and are qualified to NVQ Level 3 as a minimum, many hold further professional qualifications. Halfway have also received a number of quality standards: QAF Level B, Investors in People and PQASSO Level 2.

Charity No: 1005379


  Community Action Halfway Home - OCD Support
Community Action Halfway Home is a registered charity that has been providing mental health services in Sheffield for over 35 years. Provides practical and emotional support to people who are experiencing mental health problems, to enable them to establish an independent life. Works in partnership with the local health trusts, local authority, housing associations and other independent sector providers.

All staff are enhanced CRB checked and are qualified to NVQ Level 3 as a minimum, many hold further professional qualifications. Halfway have also received a number of quality standards: QAF Level B, Investors in People and PQASSO Level 2.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects around 2% of the population. It is characterised by intrusive and unwanted thoughts which in turn cause rituals, avoidance, safety-seeking behaviours or repetitive actions eg constantly washing your hands to relieve anxiety.
OCD has 2 main features:
• experiencing frequent disturbing, recurrent unwanted thoughts which provoke anxiety
• acts or rituals carried out in response to fears and obsessions
The overwhelming urge to carry out a certain ritual is called a compulsion. Examples of fears include unwanted thoughts about harm, cleanliness, safety, the health and wellbeing of yourself or others, sexual or blasphemous thoughts, proccupations around security and can lead to performing compulsive actions such as checking, counting, ordering and straightening.

Halfway provides one-to-one support and group support for people suffering with OCD.

One-to-one support:
Support consists of regular meetings with an experienced worker to help develop coping strategies and a better understanding of OCD. This service can be purchased using an SDS (Self Directed Support) budget and costs ฃ45 per 1 hour session.

Group Support:
The Support Group meets monthly and is facilitated by a member of staff. The group provides a forum for members to meet, share experiences and receive peer support. This service can be purchased using an SDS budget and costs ฃ28 per session.

Halfway also have a collection of OCD-related literature and books at the office, available for users of the service to borrow. In addition there is information collected from various national charities which specialise in providing support around OCD.

To access these services contact the Halfway office or download an application form from the website.

Charity No: 1005379


  Community Action Halfway Home - Older Adults Befriending
Community Action Halfway Home is a registered charity that has been providing mental health services in Sheffield for over 35 years. Provides practical and emotional support to people who are experiencing mental health problems, to enable them to establish an independent life. Works in partnership with the local health trusts, local authority, housing associations and other independent sector providers.

Halfway provides a one-to-one befriending service for older people who live in Sheffield and have mental health problems (including dementia). Aims to improve the quality of life of the client through the provision of a service which encourages enjoyable and meaningful activity. To provide support for clients to pursue interests that they are no longer able to do without support. Support workers are trained mental health workers. They are able to visit the client in their own home, for example to provide companionship, reminisce, pursue hobbies, play board games, to give carers a break or to accompany clients out, for example to go for a cup of coffee and a chat, go on a trip to the cinema, accompany the client to a group.

The service is flexible and aims to respond to the needs of the individual. The sort of things that clients do with their support worker is individually agreed with the client. The emphasis of the support is on facilitation and empowerment, enabling the client to engage in meaningful activity. Research suggests that people with mental health needs who are active have a more positive prognosis.

Price:
The service can be purchased using and Self Directed Support (SDS) budget or Direct Payments. It costs ฃ45 per week for up to 2 hours support. Clients must have sufficient SDS funds to pay for befrienders expenses. Longer sessions are available upon request.

To access this service call the office or download an application form from the website.

All staff are enhanced DBS checked and are qualified to NVQ Level 3 as a minimum, many hold further professional qualifications. Halfway have also received a number of quality standards: QAF Level B, Investors in People and PQASSO Level 2.

Charity No: 1005379


  Community Action Halfway Home - Support Planning and Brokerage
Community Action Halfway Home is a registered charity that has been providing mental health services in Sheffield for over 35 years. Provides practical and emotional support to people who are experiencing mental health problems, to enable them to establish an independent life. Works in partnership with the local health trusts, local authority, housing associations and other independent sector providers.

Profile:

• Community Action Halfway Home has 5 Support Planners:
• Gender - Female & Male.
• Aged - under 25 years, 25-55 years, over 55 years
• Specialism - mental health
• Specialism - older adults with dementia
• Additional languages - Mirpuri, Punjabi, Urdu
• Has a portfolio of their work for you to view
• Home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan.
• Offers group support planning as well as for individuals.
• Based in Sheffield S2 but works across the whole of the city

A support planning service is available for clients who have been assessed for Self-Directed Support (SDS) or Direct Payments. A client centered, holistic approach is taken, enabling clients to think about what they want for their future. The plan sets out what clients want to achieve, how they intend to reach their goals and what kind of support they would find most helpful.

The services identified in the plan are discussed with the client, priced and then forwarded to the care coordinator for submission to the panel, who can then agree that it meets the client’s assessed needs. Once the support plan has been agreed, the personal budget can be released.

Prices:

The Support Planning service can be purchased using a SDS budget. There is a standard charge of ฃ125, this covers up to 2 meetings with the client, pricing services and writing the support plan for the care coordinator to sign off and submit to panel. Any additional work will be charged at ฃ27 per hour plus expenses.

Halfway provides a Brokerage service to make the Support Plan happen. Once the Support Plan has been written and a budget has been agreed, experienced staff will help the client to contact services to access the services identified in the Support Plan and help with all processes involved in accessing the services. This may include initial contact with the service provider, help completing referral/application forms, acompanying clients to interview and ensuring client attends first appointment with service provider. There is a standard charge of ฃ160.

The Support Planning service can be purchased together with the brokerage service using the SDS budget. The cost is dependent on the number of services identified in the support plan.
• ฃ275 - basic
• ฃ325 - 4 or more services
• ฃ375 - complex (involving a rewrite)
(These prices have been provided by Community Action Halfway Home, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Qualifications and Quality Standards
All workers are qualified up to NVQ3 and beyond and are CRB / DBS checked. Has PQASSO level 2 status, Investors in People and Supporting People Quality Assurance Framework level B. Has Public Liability, Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity insurances.

To access this service call the office or download a form from the website.

Charity No: 1005379


  Community Action Halfway Home - Supported Accommodation
Community Action Halfway Home is a registered charity that has been providing mental health services in Sheffield for over 35 years. Provides practical and emotional and floating support to people who are experiencing mental health problems, to enable them to establish an independent life. Works in partnership with the local health trusts, local authority, housing associations and other independent sector providers.

Halfway provide supported accommodation in locations across the city, for both single people and families.

In shared accommodation, clients have their own bedroom and share other rooms like the lounge, kitchen, bathroom and garden with other clients. People living in shared accommodation are encouraged to be as independent as possible. Everyone is treated as an individual and is encouraged to think about what they want for their future and with the help of keyworkers, find ways to make these things happen.

When clients move into a house they work on a "support agreement" which is drawn up with the keyworkers at the "support agreement" meeting. This is a plan that sets out what clients want to achieve, how they intend to reach their goals and what kind of support they would find most helpful from staff. For many clients it forms part of their care programme approach (CPA) which is the wider plan that involves people like social workers, psychiatrist and community psychiatric nurses and is designed to address clients overall needs.

Community Action Halfway Home can offer clients a secure, comfortable home while they build up their confidence before moving into a home of their own. As well as getting to know the other people who live in the house, clients are able to meet people by getting involved in different activities at Halfway and in the local community.

All staff are enhanced DBS checked and are qualified to NVQ Level 3 as a minimum, many hold further professional qualifications. Halfway have also received a number of quality standards: QAF Level B, Investors in People and PQASSO Level 2.

Charity No: 1005379


  Community Dietetic Service
The Community Dietetic Service provides dietetic clinics city-wide via referral from GPs. It offers information and training to health care professionals/community members and groups. There may be charges for some services. The service is run by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.

Clinics are held at various venues across the city, please contact for details.



  Community Intermediate Care Service (CICS)
The Community Intermediate Care Team helps people to return home from hospital as quickly as possible or to remain at home during a period of ill-health. Supports all adults aged 18 years and over, including people who could be recovering from a fall and at risk of falling again, have a chest or urine infection or be dehydrated.

Takes referrals from GPs, district nurses, community matrons, hospital staff and emergency care practitioners.



  Community Learning Disabilities Team
Sheffield Health and Social Care Community Learning Disability Team provides help and advice regarding the health needs of adults with a learning disability (18 years and older), plus a range of specialist assessments and therapies.

The teams consist of occupational therapists, psychologists, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, social workers and community nurses. The team works with individuals and their carers and can be contacted direct for information and advice.

Referral is acceptable from any source with the exception of a referral to psychiatry, which must be from a GP. Referral must be on a contact assessment form. Assistance can be given to anyone who has difficulties completing the form.



  Community Mental Health Team Assessment and Care Management - Adult Services
Offers a full social work service and care management service to older people with mental health issues whether they are at home or in hospital. Generally, clients will have more complex mental health problems or behaviour which puts themselves or others at risk. Usually they will be aged over 65 years. The city-wide service is divided into 2 sections, the South Community Mental Health Team and the North Community Mental Halth Team.

Services offered include assessment of needs, counselling, help at home on discharge, discharge planning, referral to other social services, advice on welfare benefits and hospital travel costs. Also offers support for carers, liaison with GPs and other health professionals.

Self-referral via Sheffield City Council's Adult Services Access Team on 273 4908 or via GPs and other health professionals.



  Community Nursing Service - North Sheffield
This Community Nursing Service covers the North of Sheffield and is managed by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The services it provides include skilled nursing assessment and treatment, health education and support for carers.

Community Nursing can be contacted by telephone or via your GP or local clinics and health centres.



  Community Nursing Service - South Sheffield
This Community Nursing Service covers the South of Sheffield and is managed by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The services it provides include skilled nursing assessment and treatment, health education and support for carers.

Community Nursing can be contacted by telephone or via your GP or local clinics and health centres.



  Community Support Service
The Community Support Service is part of Sheffield City Council and provides support for adults who have a physical disability or sensory impairment. It supports people with life skills, independence to overcoming barriers by offering travel training and support into learning, work or volunteering. Also provides daytime and evening respite and support for family carers.

The service organises social and community groups with various activities such as sports and fitness, arts and crafts, music, out and about group and cooking. Has a specially adapted activity hub for people with high support needs which includes a multi-sensory room, adapted kitchen and raised-bed gardens.

Also provides a Floating Support Service to help clients maintain a tenancy. All staff are fully trained in giving medication, personal care, moving and handling etc.



  Complaints, Comments, Concerns - Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
The Trust is committed to providing quality services for its service users, but to help maintain this, the Trust needs to know when things go wrong and also when things go right. Service users and carers can help to improve and develop the services by giving their comments.


  Concord Heart Support Group
Support group for sufferers of heart disease, their families and carers. Creates a safe environment for cardiac exercise. Affiliated to the British Heart Foundation.

Sessions are held at Concord Sports Centre, S5 (last Thursday in the month)



  Contact Affordable Counselling Service
CONTACT aims to provide counselling on an affordable basis to as many people as possible. It is managed on co-operative lines. The counsellors are independent practitioners. They are fully qualified, insured and supervised and have experience of working with a range of relationship and mental health issues.

The service aims to keep waiting times as short as possible, though the demand for the service does mean that on occasion they struggle to achieve this.

Most of the services are provided to individuals over the age of 16, but they are able to offer a limited counselling service to couples.

Counselling sessions are mostly held at Lawton Tonge House, Wostenholm Road, S7, although other venues may be available. Please do not call in without first making an appointment by phone as CONTACT does not have a reception facility there. If there is no answer when you phone to make an appointment, please leave a message. When phoning back, we do not reveal the nature of the call.



  Continence Advisory Service
Part of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. The service provides free confidential advice, treatment and practical help for any adult with bladder and/or bowel problems, including urgency to go to the toilet to pass urine and constipation, bladder and/or bowel management problems.

Clinics are run by continence nurse specialists and specialist women's health physiotherapists at a number of sites throughout Sheffield. The service provides a Community Continence Assessment Team (CCAT) which provides home visits for patients who are housebound and do not see a district nurse. There is also a Care Home continence nurse specialist to support nursing beds.

Training in the promotion of continence is also offered at all levels and the service acts as an information resource.

Referrals for male and female patients should be made via a health professional such as a GP, practice nurse or district nurse.



  Continence Clinic
Part of the Sheffield Childrens NHS Trust. The service is aimed at children aged 3-16 years of age who have problems with constipation/soiling and/or enuresis (bedwetting) who are not responding to treatment by the GP. Referrals by health professional. Out of Sheffield referrals need GPs approval.


  Continence Physio
Continence Physio is run by Vicky Keates BSc PGCert MCSP, a specialist continence physiotherapist who treats men and women who are suffering from problems with their bladder (incontinence, frequency and/or urgency), bowels or pelvic floor.

Prices: initial appointment costs ฃ50 and follow-up appointments cost ฃ38 (this price is provided by Continence Physio, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Vicky works at Hallamshire Physiotherapy, S10



  Continence Physiotherapy (Carolyn Lindsay)
Carolyn Lindsay is a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist. She offers treatment for pelvic floor disorders, bladder problems, chronic pelvic pain. She also offers treatment to women with health conditions: treatment for back, neck, pelvic girdle problems, postural work, exercise and advice.

Carolyn has over 9 Years experience of working in this area of physiotherapy.

Carolyn is also qualified in medical acupuncture and can offer this for help with pain relief, women's health and preganancy-related issues.

All session cost ฃ40 and last between 45 min to 1 hour (this price is provided by Womens Health Physiotherapy, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Sessions are held at Sum Studios, Heeley, S2.



  Corner, The
The Corner is a free drug and alcohol service for young people aged 18 years or under. The registered charity offers advice, information, support and counselling around drug and alcohol related issues. Accepts self referrals and referrals from other agencies and family members by phone, letter or visit. Clients will be offered an immediate appointment whenever possible. Home visits can also be arranged.

The service also offers advice and information for parents, carers and other family members and can provide educational sessions for youth clubs, education providers and other projects working with young people.

Young people can now access drug and alcohol support from The Corner team through their local Community Youth Team (CYT - see separate entry). The service has project workers based in the east, west and north CYT's.

Also provides free training and consultancy to professionals as well as group-work sessions around drugs or alcohol across the city.

Charity No: 1079327


  Cornerstone Counselling and Therapy Centre
Cornerstone Counselling and Therapy Centre provides counselling and therapy for a wide range of issues offering a diverse base of counsellors and therapists with a variety of specialist areas and approaches.

All counsellors and therapists are vetted, qualified, a member of a professional body, insured and supervised. Please see website for details of qualifications.

The Centre offers training in counselling and psychotherapy and related topics, and workshops for professionals and the public. It also offers clinical supervision. Self or any referral.



  Cotleigh
Cotleigh is a purpose-built residential care home situated in Hackenthorpe and run by Sheffcare Limited; a not-for-profit provider of excellent care, with eleven homes throughout South Yorkshire.

Cotleigh has got Recognised Provider List (RPL) status for it's day care services only.

The care home has 62 bedrooms, 30 of which are specialist care beds for Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) residents. All of the 62 rooms have en-suite facilities.

This care home strives to provide person-centred care based on an individual care plan - designed to meet each service-user’s needs and treat them with maximum levels of dignity and respect. The home makes use of a key-worker system so that each resident is assigned a dedicated member of staff.

Cotleigh organises regular entertainment and therapeutic activities, and makes use of Sheffcare’s activity workers and external volunteers for this. Past activities have included baking, flower arranging and chair-obics. There is a hair-salon on site, as well as private gardens. The home organises regular day trips and holds fundraising events throughout the year, which the local community are invited to. The home also holds Christmas and Easter parties. Visitors are welcome to visit the home at any reasonable times, without appointment, and families may join residents for meals if they wish.

Residents are encouraged to bring items of their own furniture for their rooms. All rooms have telephone and television points, and a carer-calling system. The communal rooms are bright and friendly. Delicious freshly cooked meals are baked by the superb chefs and served in the dining room. There is a laundry service, and a hairdresser, doctor and chiropodist visit the homes regularly.

Day Centre:

The home also runs a popular day-centre service, whereby dementia clients are picked up in the morning by a minibus, and are then brought to the home where they can get involved in organised activities, go on trips out or simply relax and enjoy refreshments within a friendly group. Freshly cooked meals are also provided in day care.

Day Centre Prices:

Prices per day are ฃ50 with transport included, and ฃ30 if the client is making their own way to the home.

Respite Care:

Short-term care is available for clients who have been released from hospital after an illness or operation, providing support during their recovery. The home also provides respite care subject to availability to give carers and family a break from full-time care, and support for clients to undertake social activities, go shopping and visit friends and family.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked, trained to NVQ 2 level and above, regularly supervised and fully insured. SheffCare is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission to ensure they provide a quality service. Sheffcare has Investors in People accreditation and is a member of the National Care Forum.

SheffCare aims to hold residents meetings (every 4-6 weeks) in their residential homes and to involve its residents in the running of the home.

Charity No: 1054227


  Counselling - June Boorman
June Boorman provides the following services - counselling, psychotherapy, stress management and relaxation. Available for individuals, couples, groups and children. BAC Accredited Counsellor, Certificate and Diploma in Psychotherapy, Certificate and Diploma in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Psychotherapy and NLP, Certificate in Marital and Couple Counselling, Diploma in Psychosexual Counselling. Also member of Sheffield Counsellors, British Associations of Counsellors and British Association of Marital and Sexual Therapists.

Costs approx ฃ45 for individuals, and approx ฃ50 for couples. These prices have been provided by June Boorman, please check them yourself for accuracy. Sessions last 1 hour and are held in S6.



  Counselling / Psychotherapy - Heather Bagshaw
Heather Bagshaw offers safe, confidential one-to-one counselling and psychotherapy using the humanistic approach. Covers a wide range of life issues including: abuse, anxiety, bereavement, eating disorders, depression, gender and identity issues, relationships, self esteem, sexual abuse, trauma and transgender. Enquiries can be made by phone or email, or a free, no-obligation initial assessment session can be arranged. Can work in brief focal time limited work and in long term face to face work.

Qualifications: Diploma in Person Centred Counselling (2000), MA in Humanistic Psychotherapy (2003). Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

Cost is approx ฃ45 per hourly session. This price has been provided by Heather Bagshaw, please check it yourself for accuracy.



  Counselling and Psychotherapy - Bridgette Pearson
Bridgette Pearson provides a counselling and psychotherapy service, she has a Post Graduate Diploma in Person Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy. She is a member of the British Association Of Counselling & Psychotherapy and subscribes to their Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy.

Experienced in issues of childhood sexual abuse and sexual violence,
relationship issues, betrayadepression and anxiety. Counselling is an
opportunity to explore thoughts and feelings which might be affecting
many different areas of life. With caref listening Bridgette will endeavour to support you in finding your own way through what is often complex and difficult to manage alone. Difficulties can feel overwhelming and although family and friends mean well, they can’t always offer the support we need, this is when talking to an experienced and skilled professional, can make a big difference.

Bridgette respects the specific needs and personal culture of each
individual. She is experienced in open ended, long term and time limited counselling and works with individuals, young people aged 16 years and over and adults of all ages.

Prices:
The 1st session is charged at ฃ25, all subsequent sessions are ฃ45 for each 50 minute session. Bridgette is open to considering a reduction in this fee if it is not affordable to you. This price is provided by Bridgette Pearson, please check it yourself for accuracy.



  Counselling and Psychotherapy - Lilian Clesham
Lilian Clesham provides counselling and psychotherapy to individuals and couples, dealing with issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, bereavement, loss, identity, life purpose and sexuality.

Qualifications: Masters in Psychotherapy, Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, certificate in Life Coaching. Professionally supervised, accredited by the UKCP and a member of the BACP.



  Counselling and Psychotherapy - Matthew Simpson
Matthew Simpson provides counselling and psychotherapy.

He is a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and of the British Association of Sex & Relationship Therapists. He is in regular supervision.

Costs approx ฃ40 per session for individuals and ฃ50 for couples, concessions are possible (these prices are provided by Matthew Simpson, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Sessions are held on Dover Road, S11 (Monday-Friday, Saturday & Sunday).

Qualifications: Post Graduate Diploma in Sex and Relationship Psychotherapy, BA Hons, PGCE, HE Diploma in Counselling.



  Counselling and Psychotherapy - Simona Ionescu M Hawkins
Simona Hawkins provides psychotherapy and counselling to individuals who want to improve the quality of their life and develop their potential.

Her experience covers such areas as:
• Attachment issues (abuse, neglect, abandonment, difficult bonding, self-image, parenting, relationships)
• Affect regulation issues (stress management, anxiety management, anger management)
• Mental health issues (depression and anxiety, post natal depression, personality issues)
• Life crisis (divorce and separation, loss and bereavement, job less, illness)

She specialises in transcultural issues, including identity crisis, social and cultural differences and emotional language.

She provides a one-to-one confidential, caring, respectful service built on trust, in a safe and private environment.

Simona has regular supervision and is an accredited member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy and a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. Qualifications include a Postgraduate Diploma and a Masters degree in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. She is finalising a 4-year Masters degree programme in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy.

The first consultation is free and will be available by arrangement with an open referral. Some concessions are available on a sliding scale (please contact Simona for details).



  Counselling and Supervision - Alison Frost
Alison Frost provides counselling to individuals on a wide range of issues and supervision to counsellors and mental health workers. Self or any referral. Appointments available day and evening in Sheffield 7.

BACP senior accredited counsellor. Qualifications: Masters in social work, advanced diploma in counselling and post-graduate certificate in supervision. Almost twenty years' experience of supporting people with emotional and psychological problems.

Costs approximately ฃ35-45 per session. These prices have been provided by Alison Frost, please check them yourself for accuracy.



  Counselling and Supervision - Mike Trier
Mike Trier provides relationship counselling, one-to-one adult counselling, youth counselling and counselling supervision. He also provides group work and training. He is supervised and is accredited by the BACP. The service is based on Sharrow Vale Road, S11, but Mike would be willing to provide counselling in a client's own home if their mobility was limited.


  Counselling Directory
The Counselling Directory is a national website resource which helps you search for a professional counsellor or psychotherapist in your local area, allowing you to tailor searches according to your specific needs.

The Counselling Directory only lists counsellors and psychotherapists who are registered with a recognised professional body or those who have provided copies of their qualifications and insurance cover.



  Counselling, Psychotherapy and Supervision - Janet Wilson
Janet Wilson provides one to one counselling and psychotherapy. The service offered can be for brief short term work or for a longer time period. The approach used is integrative. A wide range of areas are covered including anxiety, bereavement, depression, issues relating to physical health conditions, relationships, self esteem and work related issues. Enquiries can be made by phone or email. A free initial session can be arranged.

Qualifications: Diploma in Pastoral Counselling, MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy. Registered Nurse (RN) and Registered Midwife (RM). Member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Cost is ฃ40 per hourly session and open to negotiation dependent on individual circumstances (this price is provided by Janet Wilson, please check it yourself for accuracy).



  Craegmoor - Supporting You in Rotherham
Part of the Priory Group. Craegmoor - Supporting You in Rotherham provides an innovative, creative supported living service which enables people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health illnesses and people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments to live the lives they want and have the opportunities they deserve.

Supporting You supports people with a wide range of learning disabilities and has particular expertise in supporting individuals with very challenging and complex needs including those who have often not had the opportunity to live in their own homes in the community before.

Services Provided:

• Personal care
• Home support including help with cooking, cleaning and shopping
• Medication support
• Support to take part in learning opportunities, community events and social activities
• Employment support

Prices:

Support services are charged at a rate of ฃ12.50 per hour (this price is provided by Supporting You, please check it yourself for accuracy)

Areas Served: Supporting You's services cover the whole of Sheffield S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Supporting You is registered with and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. All staff are CRB checked. All staff are qualified to NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or are working towards this qualification.

Company limited by guarantee no 4955186



  Crafty Ladies
Crafty Ladies is a craft group for visually impaired people who have an interest or background in arts and crafts activities. The activities are group led allowing members to share their skills and experience.

Meets at Smelterwood Drive, S13 (alternate Fridays).



  Cranworth Registered Home
Cranworth is a dual registered care home providing residential care and nursing care for adults with learning disabilities. Offers 24 hour nursing care, with 18 nursing beds as well as 6 residential beds.

Fees:
• ฃ1349.95 per week (nursing beds)
• ฃ1067.15 per week (residential beds)
(These prices are provided by Cranworth Registered Home, please check them yourself for accuracy.)

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
The property is owned by South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) and the nursing staff are employed by Rdash NHS Trust. Managed by an RNLD (Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities) with NVQ level 5. All staff are DBS checked (Disclosure and Barring Service, formerly CRB).

This home is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is delivered.



  CRI Arundel Street Project
CRI Arundel Street Project is a drug service which offers:
• a friendly drop-in
• assessment of your needs
• harm minimisation advice
• outreach support (both street based and in local hostels)
• signposting and referral to other agencies
• complementary therapies
• specialist benefits advice
• nurse clinics
• specialist steroid clinic

The service also offers one-to-one sessions for people who want to make changes in their current drug use. This may include:
• setting yourself goals
• planning for a more positive future
• learning how to handle difficult situations
• understanding drug use and other issues

CRI is a national charity that works with individuals, families and communities across England and Wales that are affected by drugs, alcohol and crime, homelessness, domestic abuse and anti social behaviour.

Charity No: 3861209


  Crocus Homecare
Crocus Homecare make it possible for people to maintain their independence in the comfort of their own homes. "Our reputation for excellence has been built on providing reliable care services of exceptional high quality with compassion and understanding". Crocus Homecare is different from many other agencies, they do not do short visits and you will have the same carer/s. They pride themselves on their availability, flexibility and providing services that fit in with customers wishes at times that best suit them.

Services Provided:
Offers a range of care and support services, tailored to meet individual requirements. The main emphasis is on providing support at home, reassurance for families and companionship. Also offers respite and holiday care and a Home from Hospital service and personal/complex care.

Crocus provides services for older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with mental health issues and carers.

PRICES:
Charges are ฃ15 per hour plus enhancements for Public Holidays with a 40p per mile for transport (all prices are provided by Crocus Homecare, please check them yourselves for accuracy).

Areas Served: Crocus Homecare covers Totley, Dore, Fulwood, Ecclesall, Ranmoor, Bents Green, Bradway, Beauchief, Dronfield and Millhouses.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Crocus Homecare was set up, and is managed, by Debbie Crowhurst and Bill Balmer. Both have longstanding careers in Health and Social Care.
Debbie trained as a Nurse, has also worked in Social Services, Housing and Homecare, and manages the care and support side of Crocus on a day to day basis.
Bill Balmer qualified as a Social Worker, and had a career in Social Work management, where he specialised in the care of Older Adults. His management responsibilities include policies and procedures, finance, training and marketing.

The staff team is made up of experienced and qualified carers, including nurses, social workers and Healthcare Assistants. All have been employed previously in Health and/or Social Care, and bring a range of different caring experiences with them. All staff are checked with the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB), undertake a full Induction programme, and are supervised regularly. Comments are also sought from customers and their families, and annual appraisals undertaken. Crocus Homecare also gives a high priority to continued staff training and development, intended to broaden levels of staff awareness and understanding.

Crocus Homecare is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and has Public and Employers Liability Insurance. It is a Company Limited by Guarantee No 7818832.



  Crossroads Care
Crossroads Care is a not for profit charitable organisation which provides fully trained care support workers to assist and promote independence. Caters for older people, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and has a specialist team providing support for people with dementia and/or parkinsons and their carers.

Services provided:
• personal care including washing, bathing, dressing
• continence management
• meal preparation
• feeding
• cleaning
• laundry
• shopping
• medication support
• sitting service
• respite care
• escorting, getting out and about
• transport
• befriending

Prices:
Charges are from ฃ14.82 per hour. Transport is charged at the hourly rate plus 50p per mile (these prices are provided by Crossroads Care, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Area Served:
Crossroads Care covers all areas of Rotherham and Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards
This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service. All staff are CRB checked. Crossroads Care Rotherham has Public Liability, Employers' Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance.

Company limited by guarantee no 3370678.

Charity No: 1062664


  Cry-Sis Helpline
A registered national charity that provides emotional support and practical help to parents of crying babies and demanding toddlers, who cry excessively and/or sleep poorly. Can give talks to organisations, parents and professionals.
Charity No: 295470


  CTS Training
CTS is a training provider offering a number of specialised employability and training programmes including support for 16-18 year old NEETS (not in education. employment or training), classroom delivery for unemployed adults and work based learning apprenticeships.

CTS offers the following courses:

A study programme for 16-18 year olds which offers –
• Qualifications in a range of subjects
• Functional Skills Maths, English and ICT
• BTEC Introductory Certificate in Construction
• BTEC Introductory Certificate/Diploma in Vocational Studies
• City & Guilds Certificate in Personal and Social Development
• City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award
• Edexcel Work Skills
The programme also provides a range of work placement opportunities in retail, admin, care, painting and decorating, horticulture, joinery, mechanics, hairdressing and warehousing.

Apprenticeships which are available to anyone aged 16 years and over. As an apprentice you will work towards the following:
• An appropriate work-based qualification such as a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ), Diploma or certificate at either Level 2 or Level 3
• Functional Skill qualifications, in Maths, English and/or ICT
• Technical Certificate or knowledge based units as appropriate

CTS also offers employment support for the unemployed via the Adult Skills Programme which supports you to enhance your employability skills, improve literacy, language and numeracy skills and secure and sustain employment.

The Adult Skills programme offers the following employment support:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & Qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications
• Advice on funding for training
• Vocational courses, accredited training & qualifications
• Training assessment – high level skills
• IT skills & training
• ESOL for work

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Work tasters
• Work Experience
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Job matching
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview

To access the Adult Skills programme you must be in receipt of JSA or ESA, aged 19 years or over and have a have a literacy, language or numeracy need at Level 1. Please speak to your Job Centre Advisor or contact CTS for further details. Can cater for young adults with physical impairments or long term health conditions.



  Dalewood View Care Centre
A purpose built nursing and residential care home. 60 beds for elderly frail people aged 65 years and over. Aims to provide professional care within a homely environment. Run by Roseberry Care Centres.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Dan Aid
Dan Aid is an awareness-raising organisation offering help and advice to young people about the health risks associated with body piercing.

It acts as a resource for young people, parents, health professionals and the wider community, providing advice, assistance, workshops and professional support for practical programmes of educational and other activities around the subject of body piercing. Dan Aid works in partnership with schools and other agencies.

A voluntary organisation.



  Darnall Dementia Group
Darnall Dementia Group provides day care for older people with dementia and people with early onset dementia, and support for carers. Based in Darnall but a citywide service, the group is staffed by qualified workers and volunteers. The group offers a warm and friendly environment where people are respected and treated as individuals. Activities include having a chat and a drink, reminiscence, physical activities, games, lots of music, singing, dancing and concerts.

Potential attenders are assessed at home and they and their carer are supported by regular visits until a place is available. Carers are welcome to attend the afternoon and evening carer's groups facilitated by a qualified and experienced worker. Everyone involved in Darnall Dementia Group is encouraged to play a part in the life of the group, voice their opinion on how the service could be improved. Company limited by guarantee.

The day centres take place at a church in Darnall, S9 (Monday, Wednesday & Friday).

Prices:

Dementia Group day care is charged at a rate of ฃ10 per day plus a further ฃ10 for transport (if required).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
All staff are CRB checked and include a registered nurse and a qualified social worker. The group is a registered charity.

Charity No: 1148094


  Darnall Forum
Works with partners to bring about the regeneration of the area. Co-ordinates local community work. Provides Employment Support for people aged over 19 years. Provides advice as well as lifelong learning, such as life skills, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and IT. Runs a local community post office.

Employment Support Provided:
• Preparing for Work /CV Building
• Life skills

Training & Qualifications
• Advice on funding & development for community groups
• IT skills & training
• ESOL
• Healthy living
• Preparing for work

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Clubs

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Job search & job search methods
• CV / Application form support
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques

The Forum runs the local Post Office (the first in a UK city to be run by a charity) which is now located in the Forum building.

Darnall Forum is a registered charity.

D F Enterprise is the trading name of Darnall Forum Company No 03644311.

Darnall Post Office is the trading name of Darnall Forum Trading, a wholly owned subsidiary of Darnall Forum Company No 07228875.

Sessions are held at Main Road, S9 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday).

Charity No: 1121396


  Darnall Health Centre
Services provided by Darnall Health Centre include health visitor, child health clinic, community paediatric clinic, womens health clinic, chiropody, physiotherapy, district nurses, counselling service and continence nurse.

Services are provided at Darnall Health Centre, York Road, S9 (Monday-Friday).



  Darnall Library
Part of Sheffield Libraries, Archives and Information. Stock and facilities include: A3 and A4 photocopier, fax facilities, newspapers and journals, DVDs, jigsaws, language tapes, talking books and material in the following community languages: Arabic, Bengali, Pashto, Polish, Slovak, Somali and Urdu. Small meeting room for hire (see separate entry) and exhibition space.

Activities include Baby Time, Babyplay and after school clubs. The library also has a learning/homework centre.

Offers free basic courses for local people. Please ask the staff for more information.

Provides 4 People's Network computers and 3 laptops with Microsoft Office, internet access and a scanner available for public use and an e-learning whiteboard facility with 7 laptops. Also hosts MP's and Councillor's surgeries.



  Darnall View Care Home
Private care home providing residential care to Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) people, including people with dementia.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Darnall Wellbeing
Darnall Wellbeing is a community organisation targeting anyone living in the Darnall and Tinsley area, working to engage individuals in a range of activities promoting health and wellbeing.

Offers a range of activities suitable for everyone, this includes: walks, tai chi, play (aged 8-13 years), chairobics (women only), and gym sessions (men only). Please note a small charge may apply for the sessions.

Social Prescribing is a service also run by Darnall Wellbeing which entails signposting to help people connect with local opportunities and make a positive change in their lives.

Stop Smoking support is also available providing a free, flexible, one to one service. With support you double your chances of giving up smoking.

The service also supports the Health Champions project, training local volunteers to provide a free, confidential one to one service to improve health and wellbeing such as managing diabetes, developing healthy eating habits and increasing exercise.

A company limited by guarantee no 0402780.



  David McKenzie - Born Again Support Services
David McKenzie is a Personal Assistant (PA) who offers home care and support services to help people with learning disabilities to live as full a life as possible. David is NVQ Level 2 qualified and has over 4 years experience working with people with learning disabilities, including supporting people with multiple profound learning disabilities and autistic spectrum conditions.

David is a born again Christian and his Christian values are at the heart of all his endeavours.

Services Provided:
• personal care
• meal preparation
• cooking and cleaning
• laundry and housework
• accompanying to appointments
• support to attend social activities
• medication support
• budgeting
• pension collection
• shopping
• sleep-in nights

Prices:
Charges for support start at ฃ12.50 per hour, sleep-ins, evening and weekend rates are negotiable.

Areas Served: David covers Sheffield postal districts S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

Qualifications:
David is NVQ Level 2 qualified and has received a variety of in-house training. He is enhanced CRB checked and is fully insured.



  Dead Earnest - Applied Theatre Specialist
Dead Earnest is an Applied Theatre company specialising in training and facilitation using a range of dynamic, interactive techniques. Works with corporate, public, voluntary and community sectors to give people the skills to change their lives for the better or to improve their 'performance'. The company also focuses on providing opportunities for disadvantage groups (e.g. older people, people with mental health issues or learning disabilities).

A registered charity and not-for-profit social enterprise. Company limited by guarantee no 3184215.

Charity No: 1055134


  Debra Albinson
Debra Albinson is a mobile foot health practitioner and a sole trader. She specifically caters for older people. She treats all common foot problems such as corns, callus and ingrown toe nails. She also offers a mini foot massage which is included in the price.

Prices:
Charges are ฃ20 per full treatment session. This price is supplied by Debra Albinson, please check it yourself for accuracy.



  Deerlands
Deerlands is a residential care home situated in Parson’s Cross and run by Sheffcare Limited; a not-for-profit provider of excellent care, with eleven homes throughout South Yorkshire.

Deerlands has got Recognised Provider List (RPL) status for it's day care services only.

The care home has 40 beds for elderly residents.

This care home strives to provide person-centred care based on an individual care plan - designed to meet each service-user’s needs and treat them with maximum levels of dignity and respect. The home makes use of a key-worker system so that each resident is assigned a dedicated member of staff.

Deerlands organises regular entertainment and therapeutic activities, and makes use of Sheffcare’s activity workers and external volunteers for this. Past activities have included baking, flower arranging and chair-obics. There is a hair-salon on site, as well as private gardens. The home organises regular day trips and holds fundraising events throughout the year, which the local community are invited to. The home also holds a Christmas, Easter and bonfire night party, and residents visit the nearby Colley Club periodically. Visitors are welcome to visit the home at any reasonable time, without appointment, and families may join residents for meals if they wish.

Residents are encouraged to bring items of their own furniture for their rooms. All rooms have telephone and television points, and a carer-calling system. The communal rooms are bright and friendly. Delicious freshly cooked meals are baked by the superb chefs and served in the dining room. There is a laundry service, and a hairdresser, doctor and chiropodist visit the homes regularly.

Day Centre:

The home also runs a popular day-centre service, whereby clients are picked up in the morning by a minibus, and are then brought to the home where they can get involved in organised activities, go on trips out or simply relax and enjoy refreshments within a friendly group. Freshly cooked meals are also provided in day care.

Day Centre Prices:

Prices per day are ฃ45 with transport included, and ฃ25 if the client is making their own way to the home.

Respite Care:

Short-term care is available for dementia clients who have been released from hospital after an illness or operation, providing support during their recovery. The home also provides dementia respite care to give carers and family a break from full-time care, and support for clients to undertake social activities, go shopping and visit friends and family.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked, trained to NVQ 2 level and above, regularly supervised and fully insured. SheffCare is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission to ensure they provide a quality service. Sheffcare has Investors in People accreditation and is a member of the National Care Forum.

SheffCare aims to hold residents meetings (every 4-6 weeks) in their residential homes and to involve its residents in the running of the home.

Charity No: 1054227


  Dental Public Health Unit
Part of NHS Sheffield Directorate of Public Health providing advice on dental issues to NHS staff in Sheffield and to members of the public. The principal aim is to improve oral health and reduce health inequalities in Sheffield.


  Dentists
Dentists providing NHS services in your postal district area in Sheffield can be found via the NHS Choices website or call the Dental Public Health Team


  Department of Genito-Urinary Medicine (GUM)
The department of Sexual Health and HIV (GUMedicine) is situated at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield. It is a confidential consultant-led service providing specialist information, advice, counselling, rapid testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections including:
• Chlamydia
• Gonorrhoea
• Syphilis
• HIV
• Genital Herpes
• Genital Warts
• Hepatitis B and C
• Trichomonas vaginalis
• Pubic lice and Scabies
• Non-specific urethritis (NSU)
Other conditions affecting the genital area:
• Candida albicans (Thrush)
• Bacteria vaginosis (BV)

The service is open-access to young people and adults, so you do not need to see anyone else before you attend. You may also be referred by your GP or somebody else. Please phone to make an appointment before attending.

Clinic attendance is confidential and is not discussed with anyone else, including your GP, without your consent. Clinic records are kept separate from other hospital and medical records.

For wheelchair access a lift is available from B Floor to C Floor where the clinic is located. Self or professional referral.



  Department of Hearing Services
Hearing aids are available to anyone under the NHS, subject to a hearing test and whose hearing falls within NHS Sheffield Guidelines for prescribing/issuing hearing aids. Repairs to hearing aids are now by appointment. The collection of batteries does not need a prior appointment, but production of hearing aid record book is required. This service can also be obtained by post. GP referral for new patients, self-referral for existing patients. Domiciliary visits are provided for elderly housebound NHS hearing aid users via GP referral.

The Department also provides investigation, management and rehabilitation of hearing disorders, including deafness, tinnitus and balance disorders.

Service provided at Outpatients Department, Floor B, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, S10 (Monday-Friday).



  DESMOND (Diabetes Education and Self Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed)
A structured education programme for people with Type 2 diabetes. Offers information and education in a group setting to enable people to understand their condition and thus manage it. Offers the programme to all patients with Type 2 diabetes. Courses are free.

Referral is by Practice Nurse or GP.



  Diabetes Support Group
An NHS support group that provides advice and support for people living with diabetes, their friends and family. Offers advice about exercise and healthy eating, including useful recipes. Organises a monthly speaker and provides information regarding eye tests, looking after your feet and other health-related matters.

Meets at Shiregreen Neighbourhood Centre, S5 (2nd Monday in the month).



  Diabetes UK, Sheffield Group
A registered charity which fundraises, provides information and works to improve local diabetic care. Open to diabetics and their families/carers.

Meets Houlden Hall, 11 Norfolk Row, S1 (3rd Thursday in the month).

Charity No: 215199


  Diabetic Support Group - Norfolk Park
The Diabetic Support Group is a support group for people living with diabetes and for people seeking to improve their health generally. The group has talks from a wide variety of speakers eg. fire brigade, diabetic nurse etc.

The group meets at Sheffield Foyer, Spring Lane, S2 (last Friday in the month) and is convenient for trams, buses and car parking.



  Different Strokes
A registered charity that offers support, information and advice to younger stroke survivors (65 years and under) and their families. Offers a "serious approach to stroke rehabilitation - run by survivors".

Runs sessions which involve exercise and fitness to improve balance and suppleness with qualified neuro-physiotherapists as well as tailored one to one programmes. Professional updates are provided by psychologist, occupational therapists, mental health professionals and health researchers - as requested by group members. Offers the chance to share, talk and listen on a range of topics you would like to talk about such as relationships, memory, concentration, in safe and supportive environment. Also plans socials, meals out, trips to concerts, countryside and comedy nights.

Different strokes can offer free access to resources, information and signpost to other stroke services across the city. Donations are welcome towards the shared costs of the physiotherapy.

Sessions are held at 18 Upperthorpe, S6 (Saturday).



  Dimensions - Chapeltown
Dimensions is a not-for-profit social enterprise which provides Residential Care for people with complex needs.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Dimensions - Gleadless Common and Gleadless View
Dimensions is a not-for-profit social enterprise which provides Residential Care for people with complex needs.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Dimensions - Woodhouse
Dimensions is a not-for-profit social enterprise which provides Residential Care for people with complex needs.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Dimensions - Woodseats
Dimensions is a not-for-profit social enterprise which provides Residential Care for people with complex needs.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Dimensions (UK) Ltd - Sheffield
Dimensions is a not-for-profit social enterprise which provides a range of housing and support services for people with learning disabilities and people who are on the autistic spectrum, as well as older people with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments.

Dimensions can offer a wide range of services to young people and adults of all ages, including those with complex needs or challenging behaviour. Uses a variety of person-centred tools to match support staff to clients with the person and their family/circle of support at the centre of this process.

Services Provided:

• support for people living in their own homes or in shared housing (personal care, cleaning, cooking and independent living skills)
• Medication support
• Sitting service
• tenancy support to help people to find and maintain suitable accommodation
• a team of support advisors to help individuals and their families with a Personal Budget
• transition support for young people leaving school or college
• outreach support
• residential care for people with complex needs
• assistive technology support - advice and guidance on technology to make life easier for people
• opportunities for learning, employment support and participation in social activities and getting out and about in the community. Employment support can include help with:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Life skills

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Support to apply for jobs

Dimensions often work in partnership with other organisations to ensure the best possible combination of services. A growing number of the people Dimensions supports have Personal Budgets.

Prices:

Dimensions charges are from ฃ13 - ฃ15.50 per hour (these prices have been supplied by Dimensions UK Ltd, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Support Planning:

Dimensions provides a Support Planning service.
Support Planners have attended the recognised Sheffield City Council Support Planning training.
• Specialism - learning disabilities
• Specialism - autism

Support Planning is charged at ฃ27 per hour, please check prices yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served:

Dimensions UK cover the S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36 areas of Sheffield. Has residential services in S5, S6, S8, S12, S13, S20, S35.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked and are NVQ 2 or 3 qualified or working towards level 2, 3 or 5 in diplomas in Health & Social Care. Dimensions is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to ensure they provided a quality service. Dimensions has achieved the SCC Recognised Provider status for their homecare service.
Support Planners have attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training and have had 2+ plans signed off by the council.

Charity No: 21550R


  Diocese of Hallam Caring Services
Diocese Of Hallam Caring Services is the social welfare branch of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hallam. They provide a school and family-based social work service, marriage and family life project, support for homeless and vulnerable people and a registered home for older people.
Charity No: 512021


  Direct Health UK
Direct Health UK offers a professional and friendly service to aid independence and improve the quality of life for those who require care and support in their own home. The company provides home care services to predominantly older people but also younger people with disabilities, including people with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments.

Services Provided:

• personal care and support (including dressing, washing and bathing)
• mobility and moving around your home
• shopping and meal preparation - healthy eating
• medication support
• laundry and cleaning tasks (domestic support)
• budgeting eg pension collection
• care at night time (sleep-in nights & waking nights)
• care following hospital discharge
• sitting service including over night support
• respite care
• carer's short breaks and holidays support
• support with child care
• escorting to appointments/social activities and getting out and about
• dementia care
• palliative care and end of life care
• companionship / befriending

If you have an Individual Budget and are considering appointing your own personal assistants Direct Health can provide help with advertising, recruitment checks, training and payroll services.

Prices:

Charges start at ฃ12 per hour, please contact for a full schedule of prices (this price is supplied by Direct Health UK, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff undergo a rigorous recruitment process which includes an Enhanced CRB check and receive a period of induction training including:
• moving and handling
• personal care
• medication
• policies and procedures
and take part in ongoing training and specialist courses such as dementia care, childcare and special needs care. This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure a quality service is provided. Accredited by Investors in People.

Company limited by guarantee 04634266.



  Disability Services Team - Jobcentre Plus
Jobcentre advisers offer job search support, work choice, assessment and incentives for employees and unemployed people with disabilities, including people with learning disabilities, mental health issues, physical disabilities and/or sensory impairment, long term health conditions and people on the autistic spectrum.

Employment support provided includes:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Debt, money management & benefits advice
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & numeracy qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications
• Advice on funding for training
• Vocational courses, accredited training & qualifications
• Training assessment - high level skills
• IT skills & training
• ESOL for work

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Clubs
• Work tasters
• Work Experience
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• A specialist disability careers advisor
• Careers advice / job coaching
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Job matching
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview
• Support into self-employment

In Work Support
• Keyworker support in the workplace
• Training assessment - high level skills
• Mentoring & buddying
• Getting to work / reasonable adaptations to the workplace
• Access to work / Other support



  Disability Sheffield, The Centre For Independent Living - Advocacy Service
SCIL Advocacy Service provides a free independent advocacy service for disabled adults living in Sheffield who have issues relating to health or social care. They provide help with challenging services to be more responsive to user's needs, which can be difficult or overwhelming without some help.

The advocacy team is experienced in working with disabled adults and can help support people to try and make changes and improve access to health and social care. Once a referral has been received one of the advocates will contact you to discuss your needs and if they fall within the remit of Sheffield Cil Advocacy Service will arrange an appropriate meeting time. Meetings can be arranged in peoples own homes as necessary.

Charity No: 1112712


  Disability Sheffield, The centre for Independent Living - Disabilty Information Service
The information service provides free, confidential information to disabled people, their families and friends, personal assistants, carers, and any other organisation or individual in Sheffield who needs information about disability-related issues. The service is provided by staff and volunteers who have direct experience of disability themselves and understand the barriers that disabled people can face in accessing information.

They aim to provide information or will signpost to an appropriate organisation. Free factsheets on a range of disability topics are available on the website. Information is available in a range of formats to suit users' requirements on request.

Sheffield CIL Disability Information Service is a member of DIAL UK – a national organisation with a network of approximately 120 Local Disability and Advice Line Services (DIALs) run by and for disabled people. Sheffield CIL Disability Information Service is currently working towards the DIAL UK Quality Mark.

Charity No: 1112712


  Disabled and Able Bodied Swimming Club (DABS)
DABS is a swimming club for swimmers of all ages and abilities, both disabled and able bodied, to swim together without formal lessons. Welcomes people with permanent and temporary disabilities.

Participants are encouraged to work at their own speed. Non swimmers can do water exercises.

Under 18's must come with an adult. No transport or carers provided. Cost is ฃ2 per session and 50p for young people aged under 16.

Sessions are held at ZEST, S6 (Monday & Thursday).



  Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC)
A radical campaign group of disabled people fighting against the austerity cuts which they feel are targeting disabled people unfairly. The group engages in a full range of campaigning activities from writing articles to non-violent direct action.

The group is happy to have support from non-disabled allies but the groups decisions and actions will always be led by disabled people.



  Disabled Peoples Direct Action Network (DAN)
DAN is a group of disabled people (part of a national network) and their allies who use civil disobedience and direct action to further the cause of disabled peoples' civil rights. DAN also participates in national demonstrations. The current national campaign strategy is based around the slogan "Free Our People". Campaigns for the right to genuine independent living for all disabled people.


  Domus Healthcare Sheffield
Domus Healthcare Sheffield is an independent care provider offering personal care and supported living services. Domus Healthcare can provide quality individualised services to adults aged 18 years and over, including older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with mental health issues and those with Autistic Spectrum disorders. Offering support with all aspects of daily living, chores and social activities both at home and out and about in the community.

Whether you are a person needing just a little extra support to continue leading an independent and fulfilling life or someone who requires more complex support to live life to the fullest, Domus Healthcare can help.

Domus Healthcare can offer you and your family a flexible personalised and accessible service. Providing carers and support workers for anytime of the day or night and can also help you with the recruitment, training and management of Personal Assistants (PA's). Domus Healthcare adopts a person centered approach to care provision considering everyone as individuals, designing a personalised, person centred care plan tailored to meet the diverse range of needs and requirements of each individual helping you to achieve your aims and outcomes to suit your individual budget and needs.

Services Provided:

The list below is not exhaustive; please feel free to contact Domus Healthcare to ask any questions about the services they offer.

• Personal care; help with washing, dressing, oral care, glasses, hearing aids, hair care
• Continence support
• Meal preparation including support to cook
• Trips out e.g. going to the cinema, dancing, bowling, fishing, attending appointments, visiting family and friends etc
• Gardening service, support you to complete light duties
• Support to deal with and respond to correspondence and paying bills
• Shopping, support to access the community or to shop on your behalf
• Assisting with laundry and bed changing
• Household cleaning, support and/or assistance with cleaning
• Respite / sitting service to give main carer a break
• Medication support - prompting and assisting, collecting repeat prescriptions
• Telephone prompting service
• Support to become independent on public transport, bus and tram training
• Befriending / companionship service
• Care at night times, sleep-in service or waking night support
• Holiday accompaniment
• Mobility assistance
• Recruitment and management of Personal Assistantsm including PA cover for annual leave and sickness
• Management of accounts and brokerage service, help to manage Individual Budgets

Domus Healthcare can provide additional training on specific conditions such as specific mental health conditions, Dementia, challenging behaviour, Learning Disabilities, moving & handling of people with specialised equipment & safe techniques, Safe Handling of Medication, End of Life. Other services can be provided as required, please contact to discuss your needs.

Prices:

Care and support is available from as little as 15 minutes to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Charges are ฃ13 per hour during the da;, this can be paid weekly or monthly and the office staff are always friendly and on hand to advise.
These prices are provided by Domus Healthcare Sheffield, please check them yourself for accuracy.

AREAS SERVED: Domus Healthcare covers most areas of Sheffield, including postal districts S2, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35. If your area is not listed please contact Domus to see how they can help.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
All Staff are fully vetted and Enhanced CRB/DBS checked before commencing employment. Domus Healthcare provides full induction training following National Minimum Standards and supports all staff through continuous training programmes to ensure that an excellent quality service is provided. Training programmes such as Diplomas and Apprenticeships (previously NVQs in care), as well as distance learning and Local Authority training. Domus Healthcare prides itself on investing in the development of staff throughout the company.

Domus Healthcare has scooped several prestigious Great British Care Awards in recent years, including: Employer of the Year 2011, Co-ordinator of the Year 2011, Registered Manager of the Year 2010, Trainer of the Year 2009 and most recently Dementia Care Team of the year 2013.

Domus Healthcare Sheffield is a member of the United Kingdom Home Care Association (UKHCA), Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) and is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.

Company Limited by guarantee no 06578083.



  Dystonia Society, The (TDS)
A registered charity that provides support and information for patients and relatives with dystonia, including spasmodic torticollis, blepharospasm, writer's cramp and generalised dystonia. These are neurological disorders which cause involuntary muscle spasm and tremor and are thought to be due to a chemical imbalance in the basal ganglia of the brain.

The South Yorkshire contact provides support by telephone, and the Dystonia Society organises activities where sufferers can meet others with the same condition. There are no restrictions on attendance at meetings but people are encouraged to join the Dystonia Society.

Charity No: 1062595


  Eagle House Nursing Home
Dual registered care home offering 16 bedded residentail care (across 4 four bedded bungalows and 25 bedded nursing care for people aged 55 years and over with enduring mental helath problems such as schizophrenia, depression or bi-polar disorder.

Eagle House can take referrals for permanent admission or short term care eg whilst a family carer takes a holiday or support a person with mental health needs who no longer needs to be in a hospital environment but is not yet ready to return to independent living.

Also supports people who in addition to mental health problems may also have a learning disability or physical disability.illness. Owned by Anchor Trust.


Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.

Charity No: 1052183


  East End Quality of Life Initiative (EEQOL)
The East End Quality of Life Initiative (EEQOL) is an innovative, community led project delivering social, economic and environmental change within Sheffield and across South Yorkshire.

The project is a public health project funded by Sheffield City Council, which works in Darnall, Tinsley, parts of Handsworth and city-wide in conjunction with other community groups (e.g. Community Forums) to develop work around the issues of environment and health.



  Ecclesall First Aid Training
Delivers adult and paediatric First Aid training offering courses for individuals and businesses.

Courses include:
• Emergency First Aid Course = ฃ64
• First Aid at Work Course = ฃ162
• Re-qualification Course = ฃ99
• Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course = ฃ72
• Paediatric First Aid = ฃ89
Large discount for group bookings. These prices are provided by Ecclesall First Aid Training, please check them yourself for accuracy.



  Eden Mobility
Eden Mobility is a retail outlet for all makes of wheelchairs and mobility equipment including stairlifts, high seat chairs and beds, home and nursing supplies, small aids and daily living equipment. The store has free parking.

Eden Mobility also repair all makes of mobility equipment and do warranty service work to all makes of stairlifts, power chairs, wheelchairs, scooters, nursing beds, hoists and rise/recliners.



  Educational Psychology Service
The Educational Psychology Service is part of Sheffield Children, Young People and Families Service (CYPF). Through the application of psychology and child development principles, educational psychologists provide a service to children, young people and their families, as well as to staff in educational settings within the City of Sheffield.

In this way, the Educational Psychology Service actively contributes to national and local priorities for raising attainment, supporting good inclusive educational practices, school improvement in relation to the 5 outcomes of the Every Child Matters agenda. Building a sense of belonging for every child and young person and removing barriers to effective learning are central to all the work undertaken by Educational Psychologists.



  Elderflower Elderly Companionship
Elderflower is a small family run business offering one to one non-medical companionship and support for elderly people in the Woodseats and Meadowhead area. If you or anyone you know would like someone to visit for friendship, reading, walks, library visits, light shopping or light cleaning duties then please contact Danielle.

Prices:
Rates are ฃ8.50 per hour and Danielle is available Monday and Friday.

Areas Served: Woodseats and Meadowhead, S8.

Danielle is enhanced CRB checked, is insured and can provide references on request.



  Emergency Eye Centre
Part of the Directorate of Ophthalmology. Open referral service for accident and emergency eye problems for those aged 16 years and over. (Paediatrics go the emergency department at the Sheffield Childrens Hospital). Outside opening hours, emergency referral is by medical staff only. Also offers a walk-in service, waiting times vary.

Located at: Outpatients Department, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, S10 (Monday-Friday).



  ENABLE - Sheffield
ENABLE (Sheffield) is a training organisation for people with learning disabilities, whose aim is to offer a quality day care and training service to meet individual needs and choices of disabled people. ENABLE have Framework Contract and Recognised Provider List (RPL) status for their day care services only.

ENABLE training programmes are specially selected to suit their learners and are delivered in-house by qualified staff, opportunities include:
• practical skills
• gardening
• catering
• craft activities
• classic and vintage car renovation
• sporting activities

Can offer training and employment support including,

Preparing for Work
• Help being part of your community
• Life skills

Training & Qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications
• Vocational courses, accredited training & qualifications
• IT skills & training

ENABLE also provides a day care service offering daytime opportunities for people with a learning disability. Clients can take part in the activities listed above as well as having access to a games/activities area where you can play ten pin bowling, boccia and pool as well as a host of other games which enables everyone to keep active.

The following services are also available but are not included in the Framework or RPL:
Day trips, a yearly holiday and regular social events, occasional disco and karaoke.

ENABLE has a garden centre which is open to the public, Monday to Friday 9am-4pm. The centre sells all kinds of plants nurtured from seeds by their learners, as well as hanging baskets and bags of compost. You will find the garden centre around the rear of the building.

Prices:

Day care is charged at ฃ40 per day. This price is provided by Enable, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Referral by social worker.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

ENABLE have qualified staff with certificates of education. All staff are DBS checked (Disclosure and Barring Service, formerly CRB) and First Aid trained. ENABLE gather yearly feedback from their service users, parents, carers and any recommendations are looked into.

Company limited by guarantee no 4276263.

Charity No: 1088512


  Endometriosis She Trust UK
A National charity offering support for women with this little understood gynaecological complaint. Aims to make information about the disease more widely available and to raise awareness. Provides a point of contact for women wishing to discuss issues about endometriosis. Please visit the website for more details.


  Endometriosis UK Support Group - Sheffield Area
Endometriosis UK is a national charity set up to provide information and support to women with endometriosis and their families.

The group meets monthly and aims to invite speakers to speak on a wide range of subjects. The meetings are free and refreshments are provided. The group is run by sufferers for sufferers and forms part of the wider support network provided by Endometriosis UK.

Company limited by guarantee 2912853.

Charity No: 1035810


  Environmental Protection Service - Commercial and Public Protection Teams
The Environmental Protection Service is part of Sheffield City Council and is responsible for noise from nuisance neighbours and businesses, air pollution, drains and sewers, unhygienic or verminous premises, high hedges and contaminated land.


  Epic Friends
Epic Friends is a website produced by Sheffield Children's NHS which is designed for young people and their friends to understand and cope with mental health issues.

The site highlights common emotional issues experienced by young people and provides information relating to these topics including an easy to understand list of symptoms, clear advice and a guide to self-help options.

The website provides information relating to common issues such as:
• feeling stressed
• anxiety
• family issues
• bullying
• depression
• identity
• psychosis
• self harm
• eating disorders
• weight issues
• ADHD

For more information please visit the website.



  Epilepsy Action
Epilepsy Action is a registered charity that provides a local contact point offering support to family, friends and people with epilepsy aged 16 years and over. Advice and special counselling from British Epilepsy Association trained contact workers.

They have the full range of BEA literature, videos and books. They also organise talks, social events and fundraising activities. Self or any referral.

Meets at the Quaker Meeting House, S1 (2nd Thursday in the month).

Charity No: 234343


  Equipment and Adaptations Service
A Sheffield City Council service providing occupational therapy assessments. Conversions may be made in the house to help disabled people, although the criteria are very strict. Help available includes items of equipment, smaller adaptations and major adaptations to property. New referrals should be made to the Adult Access Call Centre, Tel 0114 273 4908. Self or any referral.


  Eurocab 2000 Transport Services
Eurocab 2000 is a family-run business that specialises in providing transport for wheelchair users and passengers with disabilities. Eurocab can help customers with regular journeys, transport to appointments, shopping trips, long or short journeys, holidays etc.

The service caters for adults and children with learning disabilitlies, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, community groups, local council departments, charity organisations, carers on behalf of clients, nursing homes etc. Services are available 24hr a day 7 days a week.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Eurocab 2000 carry out checks on all new employees with the Criminal Records Bureau to ensure their suitability. Staff induction and professional development programmes ensure employees complete training covering :
• Guidance duties & responsibilities
• Child protection
• Emergency First Aid
• Disability Discrimination
• Health & Safety
• Wheelchair access training

Prices:
Each individual journey is different depending on time and distance travelled. Please ring the office manager who will be happy to discuss individual needs and costs that may apply.



  Evergreen Daycare Project
Evergreen Daycare is a project which aims to identify the needs of Chinese older people aged 50 years and over and implement actions to meet these needs. Runs a lunch club and day care activities including trips and outings, light exercise, talks etc.

Sessions are held at Sheffield Chinese Community Centre, S2 (Tuesday).



  Excell Home Care Ltd
Excell Home Care Ltd offer home support for people in the East Midlands and South Yorkshire regions. Caters for older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with mental health issues, challenging behaviour and those living with a long term illness.

Services Provided:

Home care service is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Services include:
• Assisting clients to get up in the morning, or go to bed at night
• Meal preparation
• Personal care
• Assistance with eating and drinking
• Assistance getting out and about in the community such as shopping, social excursions, etc.
• Continence care and management
• Medication support
• Assistance with laundry and housekeeping
• Support with attending a day centre
• Respite care
• Waking nights and sleep-in nights
• Garden Maintenance available
• Support for family carers

In emergencies Excell aims to reach you in 30 minutes, they also provide a telephone service for your peace of mind. Excell cover the whole of Sheffield.

Excell can also provide a variety of Employment Support services, working in partnership with Clowne Community Care Farm (see separate entry).

Excell also offers shared supported living accommodation, please contact for details.

Qualification & Quality Standards:

All support staff are all fully trained, experienced and committed to providing a high quality of service. All staff have undergone enhanced CRB checks prior to commencing work with Excell Home Care Ltd.
Inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.



  Excellence in Homecare and Care Support Ltd
Excellence in Homecare and Care Support is a domiciliary care service that provides a high quality standard of care. Caters for older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical and sensory impairments, people with mental health issues as well as children and young adults with disabilites.

Services Provided:
• personal care providing help with getting up, going to the toilet, bathing, dressing etc
• home care providing help with preparation and cooking of meals, shopping, monitoring nutritional intake and cleaning
• medication support - providing assistance, preparation and reminders as well as help with creams, gels, drops, patches, inhalers etc.
• sitting service providing companionship
• respite service - short and long term
• sleeping nights, waking nights and live-in service
• transport - care staff can provide clients with lifts and hold business insurance
• assistance with social, cultural and learning opportunies such as help to attend college, local groups, classes, activities and visit friends and family
• employment support - carers can support people to access work and volunteering opportunities, attend interviews and complete job applications
• befriending support - care staff provide companionship to individuals whilst remaining professional and following company policies and procedures
• signposting - can refer individuals to appropriate advocacy services
• gardening - can provide suitable skilled carers who can garden to the individual's wishes
• handy persons service - access to a range of DBS checked (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB checks), trustworthy handy persons who can provide a range of service
• help to manage money - staff can handle money for the client retaining all receipts

Personal Budgets:
• can provide advice and information on personal budgets and SDS (Self Directed Support)

Excellence in Homecare and Care Support evaluates the care it gives to continuously improve the service it provides. The service believes the views and experiences of service users are paramount. Works alongside other professionals to communicate and fully support the service user as much as possible.

Prices:
Support charges start at ฃ10.50 per hour, this price is provided by Excellence in Homecare & Care Support, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
Excellence in Homecare and Care Support has essential standards of quality and safety following the Health and Social Care Act 2008. All staff understand the 28 outcomes and six key areas in which these are outlined, through training that is consistently updated. Diversity, equality and human rights are paramount within the delivery of care. Staff are fully vetted, DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service, formerly CRB) checked and have references. Staff are qualified to NVQLevel 2 Health & Social Care as a minimum and the service aims to recruit staff with a minimum of 2 years experience within the care field. Excellence in Homecare and Care Support is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service.

The company has Public and Employers Liability Insurance and Professional Indemnity.

Company limited by guarantee 8223393.



  Exercise for Health - St Polycarps Church Hall
Exercise programme sponsored by Osteoporosis 2000. Particularly for the over fifties, including people with restricted mobility due to osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatism or just advancing years.

Session are held on Wisewood Lane, S6 (Wednesday).

Charity No: 1043657


  Expert Patients Programme
For anyone living with a long term health condition. Helps patients develop partnerships with their health care teams and share experiences with others about the day-to-day management of living with a long term illness.

Topics include pain and fatigue management, relaxation, healthy eating, medication usage and using resources available within the community. Courses are run by people who also live with a long-term health condition.

Each course is made up of 6 weekly sessions and each session lasts for 2 1/2 hours. Courses are available across Sheffield and are run in the community.



  Eyecan
Eyecan is a small business with social enterprise ethics which offers services to the sight impaired community. Offers training in visual impairment awareness and reading braille, as well as braille transcription. Can also offer advice and guidance on guide dogs, employment and living life to the full.

Eyecan offers help with assistive technology and setting up your computer (both software and hardware), mobile phone and GPS.

The service can be delivered in a number of ways, one-to-one, in groups, in your own home or at a mutually convenient centre.



  FABLE (For A Better Life with Epilepsy)
A registered charity that provides information packs and support to epilepsy sufferers, their families and carers. Raises awareness of epilepsy through education, information and advice. Stocks a wide range of information leaflets from a number of different organisations, from education to residental care, etc.

Specialises on information and advise on vagus nerve stimulation therapy. Runs a national patient support network. Has a local support group that meets on the 1st Thusday in the month, please see website for details.

Has charity shops at Crookes, Woodseats, Ecclesall Road and Herries Road. Self or any referral.

Charity No: 1058958


  Families In Recovery Sheffield
The Families in Recovery Project, which is based in Sheffield, is run by Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) and commissioned by the Sheffield Drugs and Alcohol Domestic Abuse Co-ordination Team (DACT) - see separate entry. The project supports people who are affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol misuse – such as a partner or parents.

The overall purpose of the scheme is to develop a service that provides information and support to family members to enable them to care more effectively, while keeping well themselves.

The impact of living with, or caring for someone who has a drug or alcohol problem can be profound. It can cause anxiety, isolation, stigma and discrimination. At the same time, families and friends can, and do, play a critical role in supporting family members.

The aim of the service is to provide support, information and involvement of relatives and friends in treatment. The scheme has 3 strands:
• The carer ambassador scheme
• Expert carers programme
• Support group for families and friends (the groups meet in a central Sheffield venue on alternate Friday mornings or alternate Wednesday evenings)



  Families Together
A registered charity that provides a crisis intervention therapeutic service for families referred by social workers, where the children are in danger of being taken into care. Works in partnership with Sheffield City Council Children and Young People's Service. Referrals must be made by a social worker or family support worker,
Charity No: 1087215


  Family Action Sheffield
A registered charity that provides intensive family support to referred families under stress. Services are provided by a multi-disciplinary team. Provides services based around family support, ADHD and mental health in schools. Referrals for family support are via West MAST.

The ADHD Project receives referrals regarding children and young people with a diagnosis of ADHD and provides home visits as well as behaviour management groups for parents and carers.

The Targeted Mental Health in Schools (TAMHS) service is provided to schools to develop staff awareness and skills in managing and responding to early indicators of mental health issues in young people. Its services can also be purchased by schools to deliver direct work with young people regarding their mental health.

Charity No: 264713


  Feelin Good Yoga
Yoga classes daytime and evening.

Classes are held at Shirley House, S11 (Monday and Tuesday).



  First Choice Healthcare
First Choice Healthcare provides home support services for individuals within their own home. All services are person-centred and designed to cater for the needs of each individual. Caters for older people, people with dementia or early onset dementia, people with mental health issues, physical and/or sensory impairments, brain/spinal injury, autistic spectrum disorders or severe challenging behaviour.

The service offers support to people on Self Directed Support, Direct Payments and private individuals. First Choice Healthcare matches their staff qualifications and skills levels to clients individual needs in order to provide the best possible service and to ensure continuity.

Services Provided:
• Managed Accounts and budget support
• Domestic cleaning services
• Housekeeping and gardening
• Support with shopping and leisure
• Befriending and social visits
• Meal preparation
• Escorting to appointments
• Support to develop skills (college, university and courses)
• Help to attend day services
• Medication support
• Support for carers and respite care
• 24 hour care
• Live-in care
• 24/7 on call out of hours support service

Prices:
Prices start from ฃ12.50 per hour to ฃ13.50 per hour for home care. Managed Accounts are ฃ150 per year (free if First Choice Healthcare provide you with home care). (These prices are provided by First Choice Healthcare, please check it yourself for accuracy)

Qualifications:
Staff are trained in Health and Social Care to NVQ 2 or 3. The registered manager is registered to Level NVQ 4.



  First Step Trust (FST)
First Step Trust is a registered charity that provides voluntary work experience opportunities for the long-term unemployed experiencing barriers to the labour market. This includes people with mental health problems, learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, autistic spectrum disorders or otherwise disadvantaged people.

Work placements can be for up to a year and ensure that people leave with a current career history and references. Personal development planning enables people to keep moving forward and to improve their prospects of employment. Employment Support includes:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help being part of your community
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Experience
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques

FST also runs Smart Venue, a coffee shop on London Road selling hot and cold food and drinks as well as offering a meeting room hire. The service also offers outside catering. Part of a national organisation established in 1994. Self or any referral.

Charity No: 1077959


  Firth Park Clinic
Provides the following services - district nurse, dental, chiropody, speech therapy, family planning clinic, womens health clinic, continence care and aftercare, youth clinic, nail surgery, leg ulcer clinic, physiotherapy, child assessment clinics and exercise referral class.


  Fitness Classes - Ponds Forge International Sports Centre
Get fit with like minded individuals in the group fitness and dedicated spinning studios, at any of the classes on offer. Studios have semi-sprung floors and air conditioning.

Ponds Forge International Sports Centre offers the opportunity to lose weight, tone up and increase flexibility and fitness. Also offers the largest group fitness class timetable in the city and there is something on offer for everybody regardless of age and ability.

Classes include bodyattack, bodypump, RPM, step, FU aqua, spinning, aqua aerobics, Zumba, ViPR, body combat, keep fit and more. There are low impact classes in the Active Lifestyle programme suitable for older people and GP referral patients and women only sessions.



  Flexible Support Options Limited
Flexible Support Options UK is a national organisation which provides home support to people with a support need including older people, BME communities, people with learning disabilities, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with mental health issues, people with complex needs, people with challenging behaviour, people on the autistic spectrum and carers.

Services provided:

• home support including personal care
• home care including cooking, cleaning and shopping
• medication support
• sitting service
• cultural and social activities
• help to access learning opportunities
• employment support
• respite
• holidays
• culturally sensitive service
All services are centred on the person in order to best motivate, educate and to give them freedom of choice in every aspect of their requirements along with warmth, support, understanding and empathy for their individual needs.

Prices:

Flexible Support Options charge an hourly rate of ฃ12.89-ฃ13.40 per hour (these prices are supplied by Flexible Support Options, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Areas:

Flexible Support Options cover the whole of Sheffield, S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Flexible Support is a company of caring people with good values and a commitment and determination to provide high quality services to the people who have placed their faith and trust in them. Flexible Support Options want to ensure people's lives are full of opportunities, their potential reached and for life to be good and kind to them.

All staff are CRB checked and have relevant NVQ levels 2-4. Registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Company limited by guarantee no 07920625.



  Flourish
Flourish is a student led volunteering project run by Sheffield Volunteering at Sheffield University Union of Students. Flourish is a weekly (during university term time) activities group for adults with an acquired brain injury. The project provides the opportunity for service users to take part in a range of arts, crafts, games and social activities designed to help participants regain skills. The volunteers work in pairs with service users and take any necessary equipment along to the sessions with them.

Services provided:
The project runs as 2 x 6 week blocks, from the end of October to December and mid February to April. There are a range of activities to choose from for the 6 week programme including art activities, gardening, speakers, cooking/baking and any suggestions from group members and volunteers. New participants must be referred to the project through the Northern General Hospital's Brain Injury Unit.

Prices:
There is no charge for this service.

Qualifications & Quality standards:
Students volunteers complete a CRB check, reference, Safeguarding Adults training and project specific training delivered by staff from the Northern General Hospital's Brain Injury Unit. All students comply with Sheffield Volunteering's policies and procedures.

Sessions are held at St Mary's Community Centre, South Road, Walkley, S6 (Friday).



  Flycheese Studio Limited
Flycheese Studio Limited is a social enterprise which offers digital art and media workshops/tuition and accredited learning for all, including people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, people with autism or mental health issues and young adults.

Techniques taught include:
• Animation, including 3D and stopmotion
• Comic making and digital comics
• Digital music
• Film making
• Photography

The studio uses computers, digital cameras and ipads. No experience necessary.

Gaming night held in S5 (alternate Saturday).



  FoCAL Sheffield (Forest Community and Adult Learning)
FoCAL provides a day service for young adults with learning disabilities or who are on the autistic spectrum, set in a woodland environment on the outskirts of Sheffield.

Services Provided:

Offers young people the opportunity to work towards a number of qualifications including woodcraft and woodland management. FoCAL offers a supportive and nurturing environment and is predominantly based in the outdoors.

FoCAL can also provide Employment Support to adults with autism, learning disabilities and mental health issues, this includes:

Preparing for Work
Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
Help being part of your community
Life skills

Training & Qualifications
• Vocational courses, accredited training & qualifications including Forest Schools training, Levels 1, 2 & 3, Social Forestry and Level 3 Outdoor First Aid

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Placements

Prices:

The cost of day sessions is ฃ50 per day (this price is provided by FoCAL, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

FoCAL is a not for profit organisation and is managed by Jane Mitchell, a registered Learning Disability Nurse. All staff are DBS checked and Forest Schools trained.

FoCAL is based at Clarion Stables on Hathersage Road (Monday-Friday).



  Footprints Connection
Footprints offers a counselling service to anyone within South Yorkshire/Derbyshire and surrounding area. It offers one-to-one counselling as well as group work in the area of stress/anxiety, depression, relationships and work-based problems. In group work, it offers a stress management course and a relaxation therapy service.

Counselling costs ฃ30 per hourly session (negotiable on request). Relaxation therapy is a series of three 1-hour workshops at ฃ20 per session.

Footprints also runs 'My Time' which is an art and craft workshop designed to help people relax and have fun (this is not a therapy group). The sessions cost ฃ15 if you pre-book or ฃ18 if you pay on the day.

Sessions are held at Carterknowle Methodist Church, S7.

Please contact Janice or check the website for further details. Self or any referral.



  Forest Close Relatives Support Group
Forest Close Relatives Support Group provides one to one support for relatives of residents in the group of bungalows at Forest Close which is a residential unit for people with enduring mental health problems.

Meetings held at Bells Court, Bells Square, S1(Monday).



  Forge Centre, The
The Forge Centre is part of Sheffield City Council and gives advice and information to the public and professionals. The Centre provides full social work support and counselling to people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS. Confidential HIV testing is available and pre and post-counselling in conjunction with the Directorate of Communicable Diseases, Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

The centre also carries out needs assessment under the Community Care Act. Advice and support is also available for people with Hepatitis C by a specialist social worker. Home and hospital visits can be arranged. Self or any referral.



  Foxhill Forum
Foxhill Forum is a registered charity and community organisation based in Foxhill that aims to create a community where local people are involved and empowered to play an active role and make a difference.

Foxhill Forum offers a wide range of health and fitness activities, complimentary therapies, children's activities and an ever increasing learning provision including ICT skills, cooking, food safety & Hygine courses. Has a fully resourced volunteer programme and Work-Shop a drop-in for local people needing support to search for suitable employment Thursdays 12noon-4pm.

Sessions held at the Wolfe Road Healthy Living Centre, S6.

Company limited by guarantee no 4132834.

Charity No: 1093385


  Frecheville Library
Part of Sheffield Libraries, Archives and Information. Stock and facilities include: A3 and A4 photocopier, children's play equipment, talking books, large print books, newspapers, DVDs, language cassettes, notice board and council vacancies (view on-line).

Activities include Baby Time, adult reading group (see separate entry), Knit and Knatter, computer classes and Councillors' surgeries.

Provides 3 People's Network computers with Microsoft Office and Internet access available for public use.



  Freeman College (Ruskin Mill Trust)
Part of Ruskin Mill Educational Trust, a national organisation that works with young people aged 16-25 years who have learning development delay problems (learning disabilities) such as Aspergers, Autism and ADHD. Also works with people with mental health issues and long term health conditions.

Students follow the three-year Integrated Learning for Living and Work Programme, a bespoke vocational timetable designed around their particular needs, talents and aspirations. For 3rd year students, this will usually incorporate work experience and/or study at local mainstream colleges, in preparation for life after college.

Residential provision is likewise tailored to individual needs and abilities, but typically evolves from a family-based model in the1st year to more independent arrangements in the 3rd.

Offers a practical craft curriculum including:
• woodwork
• metalwork (e.g. jewellery making, spoonmaking, pewter and copperwork)
• landwork (e.g. drystone walling and animal care).

Has a large drama department and offers "Skills for Life" to develop basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Can help students with employment support including:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Debt, money management & benefits advice
• Life skills

Training & Qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications
• Vocational courses, accredited training & qualifications
• IT skills & training

Work Experience and Volunteering
• Volunteering opportunities
• Work tasters
• Work experience
• Work placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• CV/Application form support
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview
• Support into self-employment

In Work Support
Mentoring & buddying

A registered charity.

Charity No: 1137167


  Freeman, Lynda - Personal Development Coach
Lynda Freeman works through an interactive programme of self development - working on areas such as feelings, values, strengths, beliefs and labels we carry, assertiveness, what we want our lives to look like and how we are going to get there. Works with clients of any age or gender through this process to give them a better self understanding leading to increased self esteem and confidence helping them to move forward with their lives.

Lynda can work with people with long term health conditions or mental health issues to help them become more self confident and work ready, in order to seek for employment.

Prices:
The fee depends on the number of hourly sessions contracted, usually between 6-9 hours. Can offer a free 30 minute session to meet and assess suitability and comfortableness in working together.



  FreeTest.Me
FreeTest.Me is a special NHS-approved Chlamydia testing kit that is available to under 25s who are sexually active. The testing kit can be requested online from www.freetest.me and comes in discrete packaging and contains everything you need to complete the test in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Its quick and easy. All you have to do is supply a urine sample or a vaginal swab, which you then send back to the laboratory in the free post box. Your results will be sent to you either by text message, email or you can track your STI test kit online.

The test kit is provided by a private company based at Sheffield University's BioIncubator who have been commissioned by the NHS to provide this service to under 25s in the region.



  Freshgate Trust Foundation, The
Grant-making registered charitable trust which awards grants to local organisations for charitable causes in the following areas: education (including travel and training); medical (both psychological and physical); recreation (including holidays); music and art; welfare and social care; heritage.
Charity No: 221467


  Friends of Sheffield Childrens Hospital
Helps provide items not bought by the NHS. Has a shop in the hospital and holds an annual Christmas fair.

Open at: Sheffield Childrens Hospital, S10 (Monday-Friday).

Charity No: 503571


  Friends of The Porter Valley
The Friends of the Porter Valley conservation force works twice a month in the Porter Valley, on the second Thursday and the fourth Tuesday mornings each month. See website for dates and details.

The community area represented by the group runs upstream from Hunters Bar and includes the individual parks known as Endcliffe Park, Whiteley Woods, Bingham Park, Common Lane Open Space, Forge Dam and surroundings, and all the green belt up to Porter Clough on Fulwood Lane.

Charity No: 1069865


  Friends of The Rowan School
Raises funds for the Rowan school which caters for children with severe and complex communication disorders, autism or autism-spectrum disorders (ASDs).
Charity No: 1102072


  Friends Together - Personal Assistants
Friends Together managed Personal Assistant (PA) service enables individuals to control who provides their support. The Service is designed for everyone who needs help including older people, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health problems and complex support needs due to combinations of any or all the above.

Friends Together do not believe it should be necessary to have to choose between having a Personal Assistant (PA)and purchasing support from a company. Friends Together will work with the individual to help them choose their ideal support. This could be from the existing pool of vetted and trained staff that are on hand to start working with them immediately or someone who is especially recruited just for the customer.

Friends Together guarantees that only people chosen by the individual will provide support. Working in this way enables Friends Together to provide all of the convenience and control of a privately employed Personal Assistant with all the back up of a Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered and regulated company taking over all of the legal worries and ensuring cover for holidays and sickness.

Services Provided:
• Personal Care
• Budgeting, and help managing finances
• Medication Support
• Help to maintain the home, including cleaning and laundry
• Support to go to the shops
• Help cooking meals
• Support to get out and about including support withactivities
• Help with appointments and hospital visits

Areas Served: S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S35 and S36.

Prices:
No up front fees just a single rate of ฃ14 per hour for support given paid once the Personal Assistant is in post (this price is provided by Friends Together, please check it for accuracy).

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

Friends together is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure the highest standards of support are provided. Friends Together provide a bespoke service and will ensure that the individuals chosen Personal Assistant will be comprehensively trained to ensure they have all the skills they need to support the individual in the way they want



  Friends Together Support Planning and Brokerage
Friends Together provides a Support Planning and Brokerage service to people with a support need including people with learning disabilities, mental health problems, older people and people with physical and/or sensory impairments.

Friends Together understands how important it can be to develop the perfect Support Plan and is guided by your answers to three questions:
• What do you want to change?
• What do you want to achieve?
• What do you want to stay the same?
From these answers Friends Together will help you to write or review a Support Plan so that it brings together the things which are most important for you.

Profile:
• Friends Together has one Support Planner, James Buckley
• Gender - Male.
• Aged 25-55 years
• James' hobbies include gardening, reading, spending time with family and friends
• Specialism - learning disabilities
Has worked with people with learning disabilities as a support worker and a project planner for the last 10 years, however he provides Support Planning to all people who have a support need
• He has a good knowledge of services across the whole of Sheffield.
• Can home visit to Support Plan or meet at location of your choice
• Can Support Plan for groups pooling resources as well as individuals
• The Support Planner has written his own Support Plan, has a portfolio to show clients and has written references available for you to view

Prices:
James charges a flat fee of ฃ175 per plan, this price has been provided by Friends Together, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Money Management:
Friends Together can take the inconvenience out of managing a personal budget with their complete money management and monitoring service for a simple fee. Services include:
• Holding of Personal budgets
• Timely payment of invoices
• Full local authority monitoring
• Brokerage support if a placement does not work out

Prices:
1% of the budget, if you have a budget of ฃ5000 will cost you ฃ50, this price is provided by James Buckley, please check it for accuracy.

Qualification and Quality Standards:
James has attended the National Brokerage Network Support Planning training and holds Public Liability Insurance.
James is CRB checked.
James has attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training and has had 1 plan signed off by the council.



  Fulwood Lodge Nursing Home - Silver Healthcare Ltd
Fulwood Lodge Nursing Home is a 42 bedded private nursing home registered with Sheffield City Council who provide nursing care on both a respite (short term) and permanent (long stay) basis.

The home features a range of in-house daily activities such as regular events and outings, a warm and welcoming atmosphere and a home from home.

Offers a free trial visit of 48 hours where you can experience the service provided before having to make any decision.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service. Registered with Sheffield City Council. Will always endeavour to provide a personalised nursing care package designed around the service users best interests.

Company limited by guarantee no 3475391.



  Furnival Burngreave Community Projects
The Furnival is a community organisation that began life looking for ways of responding to the needs of local people, and has developed two major areas of activity: The Cellar Space, working with children and young people (see separate entry), and health and wellbeing projects in the local community.

The project also administers Verdon Street Enterprises, a partner organisation that owns three shop units adjacent to The Furnival, and manages room bookings for the community rooms on the ground floor.
A voluntary organisation and a registered charity.

Charity No: 1092744


  Future Years Group
Part of Sheffield City Council. A day centre for older people with learning disabilities providing relaxed, quiet activities, games, baking and other projects. Has 15 places, however there is a waiting list in operation.


  Gam-Anon
Gam-Anon offers help and support to partners, families and friends of compulsive gamblers. Allied to Gamblers Anonymous (see separate entry).

Sessions are held in S1 (Sunday).



  Gamblers Anonymous
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have joined together to do something about their own gambling problems and to help other compulsive gamblers do the same. They also offers help and advice to relatives and friends of compulsive gamblers, Gam-Anon (see separate entry). They hold open meetings.

Sessions are held at: Croft House Settlement, S1 (Sunday); Victoria Hall, Chapel Walk, S1 (Friday)



  Garden Partners
Garden Partners is a social enterprise providing a gardening service to its customers. Garden Partners works with people with learning disabilities, (including people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with long term health conditions and people on the autistic spectrum), growing and selling food. Suitable for people who may be looking for supported work experience and might benefit from outdoor activity. Also offers literacy teaching as part of the work experience package.

Garden Partners is based in Stocksbridge but also works in other parts of the city. Offers free taster days. Garden Partners are happy to meet with families, carers and other professionals who may be interested in using the service.

Employment Support Provided includes,

Preparing for Work
• Help to build self-confidence & self esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel
• Help being part of your community
• Life skills

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering opportunities
• Work experience

Prices:

There is a charge for the work experience package of ฃ45 per day, which enables users to work in a small supervised group. The cost can be met through entitlement to Individual Budgets/Direct Payments. People who are able to work independently as volunteers are not charged (all prices are provided by Garden Partners, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Garden Partners also offers a gardening service for local people to help manage their own gardens, this is charged at ฃ10 per hour. Other arrangements can be negotiated, for example use of part of a customers land to grow produce and train people etc would lead to reduced rates. Customers receiving the gardening service can also request help with cleaning and shopping, this service is also charged at a rate of ฃ10 per hour.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Staff are PGCE qualified with QTS specialism in learning difficulties, counselling skills and 20 years teaching experience.



  Gay Sheffield
A website dedicated to providing news, information and support for Sheffield's LGBT community. Helps users access information and advice on coming out and staying safe, as well as signposting social and support groups. Also provides information on local events and activities as well as details of Sheffield's gay scene. Run by Sexual Health Sheffield, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (see separate entry).


  Gays and Lesbians Sharing Sobriety (GALSS)
Gays and Lesbians Sharing Sobriety is a new social support group for gay/bisexual, transgendered people living with problems of addiction.

"GALSS is a social group where we can support each other's journey in sobriety. Aims to develop a holistic approach to our sobriety, sharing social events as an alternative to the scene." Aims to create a positive, empowering environment where friendships can develop based on mutual support and respect promoting emotional and mental wellbeing through a sense of community.

Meets on Saturday evenings.



  Gestalt Psychotherapy - Margaret Rosemary
Margaret Rosemary provides psychotherapy to individuals, groups, families, children and couples. She also provides supervision for counsellors and psychotherapists in the voluntary and public sectors with training in Gestalt groupwork skills and processes. Please telephone for initial interview.

Qualification: Diploma of the Gestalt Psychotherapy Training Institute, BACP Member and UKCP Registered.

Costs approx ฃ20 per week for groups, concessions approx ฃ10. Costs between ฃ50-ฃ60 per week for individuals, and costs approx ฃ55 per hour for couples. Prices for families and children are negotiable. (These prices have been provided by Margaret Rosemary, please check them yourself for accuracy.)



  GIRES
GIRES (Gender Identity Research & Education Society) is a national charity which provides information for trans people, their families and the professionals who care for them.

GIRES combines the expertise of a largely voluntary team of trans and non trans people, which provides a wide range of support for trans people and those who care for them, while ensuring that the charity is robustly governed. Also produces Tranzwiki, a directory of trans support groups across the UK which is updated in collaboration with the groups themselves.

Charity No: 1068137


  Glen Nursing Home, The
Care home for the elderly with nursing care. Registered for 19 people.

Fees:
Fees higher than Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Glitz And Glam
Glitz and Glam is a family run business that specialises in wigs, hair extensions, hair pieces and cosmetics.

Glitz and Glam has been established for over 15 years and stocks a huge range of natural looking wigs in both fibre and natural human hair. Sally and Daniel can offer expert advice and have personal experience of dealing with cancer and work with a lot of NHS patients. Home visits can be arranged and they are happy to offer as much aftercare as each customer requires.

Can cater for men and women of all ages.



  GMS Carers
GMS Carers are a home care service that has extensive experience in providing home care support to older people, people with learning disabilities and people living with epilepsy.

SERVICES PROVIDED:
• personal care (including washing, bathing and dressing)
• mobility and moving around the home
• cooking and meal preparation
• medication support
• budgeting, all aspects including pension collection
• care at night time (sleep-in nights & waking nights)
• laundry and light domestic tasks
• getting out and about, shopping, social activities and outings

GMS Carers aims to give a quality service to people either wanting to or already living in their own home within the community. Gives support to clients in their home environment and discusses with them how they would like their lives and lifestyle to develop or be maintained with support designed to meet their specific needs. Regular reviews are held to reflect any ongoing needs or requirements and adjustments are made to the care plan to ensure the clients needs are met. Support staff are matched according to the clients needs and culture and this is discussed with the client during the care package process.

PRICES:
• ฃ11.85 per hour for practical and personal care (Mon-Fri 7am-10pm)
• ฃ13.03 per hour for practical and personal care (Sat & Sun 7am- 10pm)
• ฃ45.78 per sleep-in night (Mon-Fri)
• ฃ57.73 per sleep-in night (Sat & Sun)
• Waking nights as per week day or week end hourly rate
• Bank Holidays are at an extra cost
• Clients are required to cover any additional expenses eg mileage or admission costs of outings
These charges are provided by GMS Carers, please check them yourself for accuracy.

AREAS SERVED:
GMS Carers cover South Sheffied, postcodes: S2, S8, S12, S14.

QUALIFICATIONS & QUALITY STANDARDS:
GMS has comprehensive insurance cover for their employees. Staff are trained to at least the minimum requirements of the CQC and training is ongoing to ensure good practice and quality support. All staff are CRB and POVA checked.

This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to ensure a quality service is provided.



  Goldenhar Family Support Group
A local representative of the Goldenhar Family Support Group is available to give free help and advice to parents and families affected by Goldenhar, Hemi Facial Microsomia, Microtia and related conditions.

The Goldenhar Family Support meet once a year inviting parents and families to share information. Each year different guest speakers come from related backgrounds who can give advice about the services and treatments available. It is also a great opportunity for those affected to meet others with a similar condition. The group charges a small fee of ฃ10 to register a family which goes towards the running costs of the meeting as the charity which is run by parents and families.

Charity No: 1099642


  Good Care Providers
Good Care Providers are a private domiciliary care service offering care and support to anyone aged 18 years and over. The agency delivers care provision in a range of settings including private home care, care in the community, intermediate care in the community and local authority in-house teams. Caters for older people, people with physical impairments, learning disabilities, sensory impairments, mental health problems, dementia, a terminal illness or people with drug or alcohol related problems.

Good Care Providers believe in providing high quality care for their clients and ensure that their staff are all qualified and work to the highest standard. Good Care Providers match staff to clients to ensure that the client receives the best possible service considering support wanted and skills needed, personality characteristics needed and shared common interests. Support packages are designed to provide a 'Tailor Made' service for the client, providing the care that they need when they need it the most.

SERVICES PROVIDED:
• Round-the-clock support
• Personal care (including washing and dressing, personal hygiene, continence care and toileting)
• Companionship / befriending
• Social activities and outings
• Holidays abroad
• General housework (including cooking, laundry and cleaning)
• Shopping
• Palliative care / end of life care

PRICES:
Prices start at ฃ11.60 per hour (this price has been provided by Good Care Providers, please check it yourself for accuracy).

AREAS SERVED:
Good Care Providers cover the S1, S3, S4, S5, S6, S9, S10, S11 areas of Sheffield.

QUALIFICATIONS & QUALITY STANDARDS:
Qualified and experienced staff provide person-focused care and support. All staff are CRB checked and have attained or are working towards NVQ level 2. The service provides flexible support that is tailored to each clients individual needs and wishes, allowing clients total freedom of choice, such as choosing when to get up and go to bed etc. This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is delivered.



  Good Days Project, The
A service run by people passionate about high quality person-centered support.

Services Provided:

Provides a highly personalised, therapist-led, specialist day service for people on the autistic spectrum, learning disabilities, complex needs and/or challenging behaviour. Provides one to one support for community-based activities and can help clients to set up a personalised activity programme with one of the project's qualified therapists. These can include hydrotherapy, wheelchair ice skating, inclusive cycling, Rebound (trampolining), sensory room sessions, music and movement. Can offer a 7 days a week service at times to suit each client.

The project can also offer Personal Assistants (PAs) and home care support, supporting people to access activities in the community as well as providing home care and personal care. Can provide medication support.

The service has their own wheelchair adapted vehicles which can be used to transport clients for activities, appointments, outings etc.

Prices:

• Day service charges are ฃ20.40 per hour plus transport and the cost of more expensive activities (e.g. hydrotherapy)
• Personal Assistant Home Support charges are ฃ15.90 per hour plus additional costs (e.g. activities and transport)

Quality Standards & Qualifications:

Staff include Occupational Therapists (Dip COT SROT) and staff with extensive teaching experience (PGCE) (NPQH). The project is also piloting Sheffield Autism Good Practice Standards. This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to ensure a quality service is provided. Has Public Liability, Employers' Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance.

Company limited by guarantee no 07111459.



  GP (General Practitioners)
GPs providing NHS services in your postal district area in Sheffield can be found via the NHS Choices website.


  Grange Crescent
Grange Crescent is a residential care home situated in Sharrow and run by Sheffcare Limited; a not-for-profit provider of excellent care, with eleven homes throughout South Yorkshire. The care home has 42 beds for elderly residents.

This care home strives to provide person-centred care based on an individual care plan - designed to meet each service-user’s needs and treat them with maximum levels of dignity and respect. The home makes use of a key-worker system so that each resident is assigned a dedicated member of staff.

Grange Crescent organises regular entertainment and therapeutic activities, and makes use of Sheffcare’s activity workers and external volunteers for this. Past activities have included baking, flower arranging and chair-obics. There is a hair-salon on site, as well as private gardens. The home organises regular day trips and holds fundraising events throughout the year, which the local community are invited to. The home also holds Christmas, Easter and bonfire night parties. Visitors are welcome to visit the home at any reasonable time, without appointment, and families may join residents for meals if they wish.

Residents are encouraged to bring items of their own furniture for their rooms. All rooms have telephone and television points, and a carer-calling system. The communal rooms are bright and friendly. Delicious freshly cooked meals are baked by the superb chefs and served in the dining room. There is a laundry service, and a hairdresser, doctor and chiropodist visit the homes regularly.

Respite Care:

Short-term care is available for clients who have been released from hospital after an illness or operation, providing support during their recovery. The home also provides respite care to give carers and family a break from full-time care, and support for clients to undertake social activities, go shopping and visit frients and family.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level for funded people but are at a higher rate for full fee payers.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked, trained to NVQ 2 level and above, regularly supervised and fully insured. SheffCare is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. Sheffcare has Investors in People accreditation and is a member of the National Care Forum.

SheffCare aims to hold residents meetings (every 4-6 weeks) in their residential homes and to involve its residents in the running of the home.

Charity No: 2538734


  Great Places Housing Group
Housing association covering Wybourn, Athleston, Birklands, Fox Hill, Staniforth Road, Darnall, Aston Park, Swallownest, Rotherham town centre, Richmond, Park, Handsworth, Norfolk Park, Park Hill, Parson Cross, Shirecliffe and Dearne Valley. Offers general housing, supported housing for vulnerable people and low cost ownership housing.

Through holistic regeneration and new builds the housing group intends their neighbourhoods to be 'Great Places' to live, where residents feel safe, have access to good services and have a strong community identity.

Great Places forms part of the Sheffield Housing Company in partnership with Sheffield City Council and Keepmoat, and will have new homes to rent in 2013 in Norfolk Park and Parson Cross.



  Green Estate - Activity Packages for People on Self Directed Support
Green Estate is a dynamic not-for-profit social enterprise company based at Sheffield Manor Lodge who cater for people with learning disabilities, mental health issues, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, long term health conditions and people on the autistic spectrum.

Green Estate offers 4 different programmes for people who have a personalised budget who are looking for opportunities to be part of a busy mainstream organisation, gain interesting and useful work experience and develop their own interests and friendships. The service uses every aspect of the site, the different venues and facilities, to ensure their programmes give each individual a chance to learn more about the fascinating site. Participants directly contribute their time and energy to enhance the local environment and the businesses Green Estate run, and have a positive impact on the neighbourhood and local community.

Services Provided:

• Manor Oaks Farm:
A chance to be a part of a real working farm environment so no two days are quite the same. You will be looking after chickens, pigs and rabbits, working with the heavy horse, Big Lad, training the donkeys & learning about the propagation of fruit, vegetables and crops grown and harvested for sale in the farm shop or for your own use and enjoyment. You will also be able to help turn seasonal produce into tasty jams, soups, pies and soft drinks, and have a go at making seasonal crafts including bird boxes, Xmas wreaths, mosaics and willow craft. Please note that lunch is not included though the farm shop caf้ will be open serving a variety of hot and cold food and drinks.

These sessions are held at Manor Oaks Farm, Manor Lane, S2 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday) from 9.30am – 3.30pm.
Price: ฃ48 per day

• Cook, Lunch & Learn:
Cook, Lunch & Learn is a cooking club with a difference. Here you will help plan recipes and menus, cook and eat as a team, and learn to cook a wide range of tasty and interesting dishes which go well beyond the basic. In a small supportive team this is a chance to enjoy all aspects of food and cookery, try new foods and have a huge amount of fun. Your friends and family will be amazed and impressed by the dishes you bring home to share with them!

The sessions are held at York House, City Road S2 (Wednesday, Thursday) from 10.00am – 2.00pm.
Price: ฃ48 per day

• Manor Oaks Crafts:
Crafts sessions are led by a professional artist and you will be doing a wide range of high quality creative activities. You will be able to enjoy local art exhibitions and inspirational days out, and create pieces of art which can be sold, given as presents or installed at Sheffield Manor Lodge for all visitors to enjoy. Let your imagination free!

The sessions are held at Sheffield Manor Lodge, Manor Lane S2 (Wednesday) from 9.30 – 12.30 or from 1.00pm – 4.00pm.
Price: ฃ30 per half day session

• Building & Building Maintenance:
A chance to work with our on-site builder and learn a whole range of essential practical skills. You will learn to do everything from unblocking sinks, mending leaking taps, putting up shelves and repairing locks to bricklaying, painting and decorating, joinery and general maintenance.

The sessions are held at Sheffield Manor Lodge, Manor Lane S2 (Monday) from 9.00am – 3.30pm.
Price: ฃ48 per day

These prices are provided by Green Estate, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Services Provided:

Green Estate's programmes provides you with on-going opportunities to expand your personal horizons, interests, learning and work experience and skills.

Manor Oaks Crafts:
An arts & crafts group where participants can enjoy a wide range of high quality creative activities. The group provides the opportunity for clients to try their skills at felt making, glasswork, sculpture, mosaic, painting and print making and much, much more. Lead by a creative facilitator each individual gains accreditation for their unique work through an Awards scheme, can choose the type of activity they wish to try, and have their work exhibited and for sale at key Green Estate events during the year.

When: Every Wednesday. 9.30am–12.30pm and/or 1–4pm
Where: The fully accessible Discovery Centre, S2
Price: ฃ30 per half day session, ฃ48 per full day (all prices are provided by Green Estate, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Manor Oaks Farm:
One of Green Estates most popular activities, the farm programme gives clients the chance to be part of a real working farm. Participants look after the farms own chickens, rabbits, pigs and pony, grow and harvest herbs and fruit and vegetable crops for use in the caf้ and for sale in the farm shop. The group also extend their skills through traditional crafts such as willow weaving, and production of seasonal crafts including bird boxes, Xmas wreaths, soap and candles and produce like jam.

When: Every Monday, Tuesday and/or Thursday 9am – 3.30pm
Where: Meet at Manor Oaks Farm Shop & Caf้, S2
Price: ฃ48 per day (all prices are provided by Green Estate, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Cook, Lunch & Learn:
Led by Green Estates on-site chef the Manor Oaks Kitchen team cook and eat together. Making a wide range of dishes including soups, pies, cakes and buns, preserves and quiches. The group are extending the range and type of foods they enjoy and learning how to cook for themselves and others at home. They are also involved in outside catering including buffets, cooking for the weekly Luncheon Club and Tudor banquets. The group are starting to produce goods for sale at Farmer’s Markets in Sheffield so look out for them there!

When: Every Wednesday and/or Thursday. 10am – 2pm
Where: York House, City Road, S2
Price: ฃ48 per session (all prices are provided by Green Estate, please check them yourself for accuracy).


Employment Support can be provided for people aged 18 years and over, including:

Preparing for Work
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help being part of your community
• Life skills

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Experience

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• CV / Application Support
• Support to apply for jobs

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are Enhanced CRB checked. Leaders and key staff are trained in Basic Drug Awareness, First Aid, Child First Aid, Fire Warden, Food Safety & Food Hygiene, Child Protection and Vulnerable Adults, Manual Handling, Writing & Implementation of Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work.
Green Estate has Public Liability, Employer's Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

A company limited by guarantee no 4801730.



  Groundwork Sheffield - Direct Payments
Groundwork Sheffield provides flexible packages of growing and gardening sessions for adults, specialising in growing fruit, vegetables and flowers in containers also cooking your own produce and learning about healthy eating.

Services Provided:
Sessions are best delivered to small groups on their own premises and containers can be tended by clients in our absence creating a sense of ownership and ongoing fulfilment.

Growing has numerous benefits including improving mental and physical health, confidence, social skills and help to improve diet and eating habits.

Groundwork Sheffield support clients to make their own decisions, lead their own projects and helps them to sustain and build on this for the future. Groundwork Sheffield listens and assists, they do not dictate or take over, their approach helps to empower their clients.

Prices:
For groups of 5 and above, approx ฃ40 per person for a 3 hour session (this price is supplied by Groundwork Sheffield, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Managers and supervisors are CRB checked. Workers have various backgrounds in social work, education, horticulture and conservation. Company limited by gurantee no. 5172628. Has Public Liability, Employers' Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance.

Charity No: 1111393


  Guillain-Barre Syndrome Support Group
A registered charity providing support and information for those affected by Guillain-Barre Syndrome, CIDP and related illnesses of the peripheral nerves.
Charity No: 327314


  H.O.P.E Community Allotment Project
The H.O.P.E. Community Allotment Project offers women and men aged
18 years and over a chance to participate in gardening and grow their own organic fruit and vegetable the projects allotment. Cooking and crafts are on offer as an alternative if the weather is bad.

Participants will learn new skill learn how to improve their diet, get some exercise, make new friends, have fun and grow their own organic fruit and vegetables.

The Allotment Project is open to all members of the community and is especially welcoming to those experiencing mental health problems, people with learning disabilities, autism, physical and/or sensory impairments, health issues or older people including those with dementia.

The H.O.P.E. Community Allotment Project is a provider for Self Directed Support and those on an individual budget for health and social care needs.

Prices:
Participants are charged just ฃ1 for a 3 hour session which includes light refreshments and lunch at the end of the session (usually home-made soup and bread). This price is provide by H.O.P.E Community Allotment Project, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Meetat H.O.P.E. Community Allotment, Windmill Lane, S5 (Monday,
Thursday & Saturday).



  Haddon Court Nursing Home
Nursing home with 83 beds comprising 62 Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI), 21 general medical nursing. Activities for residents and occasional fairs. Run by Amocura Group.

Haddon Court Nursing Home has received Recognised Provider Status (RPL) for their provision of respite care for service users who require general nursing care, residential care, EMI nursing care, EMI residential care.

Company limited by guarantee no 3022243.

Prices:
Fees range from ฃ395 to ฃ594.70. Respite care prices are between ฃ395 to ฃ511.70 per week (these prices are provided by Haddon Court Nursing Home, please check them yourself for accuracy). Fees set at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service. The care home also has Public Liability and Employers Liability insurance.



  Hadfield Institute Ltd
The Hadfield Institute is a community-based organisation which specialises in providing education and training for local communities in Sheffield and South Yorkshire. The service aims to assist people with learning disabilities, mental health issues, physical disabilities and other long term health conditions. Open to all but focuses on black and ethnic minority communities.

The centre offers ESOL, English for International Students and Management and Leadership courses (CMI). Also provides a translation service. UK Online Centre at Fir Vale Centre (Monday & Thursday 10am-4pm). Accredited Matrix organisation to give information, advice and guidance on employment and training.

Can offer employment support including help with:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & Qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications
• Advice on funding for training
• IT skills & training
• ESOL for work

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Experience
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Careers advice / job coaching
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview
• Support into self-employment

In Work Support
• Mentoring & buddying

Charity No: 1016195


  Hallamshire Hearties Cardiac Support Group
Offers support and social activities for angina sufferers and people who have had heart attacks or cardiac surgery and their relatives and/or carers. Organises speakers at meetings. Retains contact with professional people and current after care practice. Supports the Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme and interacts with other local heart support and voluntary groups in the area. Affiliated to the British Heart Foundation. Health professional referral.

Meets at St Marks Church Hall, Broomhill, S10 (Monday).



  Hallamshire Residential Care Home
Private residential and Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) home for older people. 32 beds.

Fees:
Fees higher than the Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Handsworth Chiropractic Clinic
Handsworth Chiropractic Clinic is a member of the BackActive Chiropractic Clinics group. Chiropractic treatment does not involve drugs or surgery but involves hands-on specific chiropractic manipulation, soft tissue work and exercises.

Treatments are covered by most private medical insurers including BUPA, HSA, PPP and Westfield. All the clinic Chiropractors are members of the British Chiropractic Association and are registered with the General Chiropractic Council. All Chiropractors are doctors of Chiropractic and not medical doctors. Digital X-ray facilities are available at a Rotherham Chiropractic clinic.

The first consultation and examination lasts 30-45 minutes and costs ฃ49, treatments thereafter last approximately 15 minutes and cost ฃ30 (these prices are provided by Handsworth Chiropractic Clinic, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Sessions are held at Handsworth Road in S13 (Monday-Friday).



  Happy Days Daycare Service Ltd
Happy Days Daycare Service Ltd is a business which operates as a local community-based learning disability team and a regulated day service provider with a well resourced base offering a premium service of support to twelve to fifteen individuals who have mild/moderate learning disabilities and autism. Happy Days outreach community program employ the expertise of fully trained support and well-being workers who have over ten years experience within the field of health and social care for adults with learning disabilities.

At Happy Days the team strive to offer skilled support to enable individuals who receive a service to learn and develop new life skills, access the community through a range of projects, continually promoting a healthy lifestyle in a safe and caring environment. All individuals who receive a service, their families/carers and the staff team are treated with respect and are given support if needed to access other services and advocacy groups where necessary.

Happy Days specialise in assisting individuals who receive a service by ensuring people are given choices and opportunities in decision-making during the time that is spent with us at Happy Days (activities, meals, timetable plans). Individuality and uniqueness with each individual who uses the service is celebrated and respect is given to both the individuals and staff, which is encouraged through focusing on the personal fulfilment within person centred programmes.

There will be on-site activities based at Wetherby House, S26 as well as activities which are based in the community including a local allotment plot, accessing local services including leisure centres, visiting places of local interest and providing opportunities to access work trials.

Prices:
Basic daycare ฃ35
Transport to and from the base ฃ7
Community activities (including use of transport ฃ10)
Lunch ฃ3.50
Please note additional costs may incur for special trips in which purchase of tickets, hire of equipment etc are not covered under the daily costs. These prices have been provided by Happy Days Daycare, please check them yourself for accuracy. The service can be paid for out of a person's direct payments or Self Directed Support (SDS).

A company limited by guarantee 8785928.
Please note the service will be beginning in May 2014.



  Happy Hot Yoga
By doing yoga in a heated room your muscles will relax, your body will open and your mind become still. Beginners are very welcome. Individual classes are ฃ12 (these prices are provided by Happy Hot Yoga, please check them yourself for accuracy) and there are a variety of packages available so you can choose the one that best suits your needs. Bring your own mat and towel or rent one for ฃ1 each. All money from rentals goes to charity. You can book and pay on-line through the Medi-Spa website.

Classes held at Medi-Spa Therapy and Healing Centre, Roscoe Bank, S6 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and also second Saturday in the month).



  Hartleys Care
Hartleys Care is a small 2 bed care home offering 'home-from-home' day, evening and weekend support for adults with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, in a fun and caring environment.

Services Provided:
• Short breaks (respite care) in a home from home safe and secure environment (from 1-14 days). Person centred to meet individual needs
• Step-by-step support and training with independent living skills (stepping stones to independent/supported living), including cooking, trying different food, looking after your home, looking after your appearance, staying safe, using public transport, managing money, reading, writing etc
• A wide choice of indoor, outdoor and social activities, including visits to the coast, dancing, shopping, historical visits, theme parks etc
• An opportunity to 'burn the candle at both ends', try something new or relax and be pampered - it's your choice!
• Day services (10am-3pm)
• Group sessions (Mon-Fri am), independent living skills, (Mon-Fri pm) Out and About scheme within the community
• Provides door to door transport if required

Prices:
Prices depend upon individual needs but as a general guide:
Mon-Thurs ฃ200 per 24 hrs
Fri-Sun ฃ220 per 24 hrs
Weekends (Fri until Sun 4pm-4pm) ฃ440
Weekends (Fri until Mon 4pm-10am) ฃ610
Mon-Fri (5 days) ฃ1,000
1 week (7 days) ฃ1,200
Day Care ฃ45
Double handling ฃ15 per hour
Mileage 35p per mile (reduced if sharing with another guest)

Qualification and Quality Standards:
The home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. The family staff team are all enhanced CRB checked and have many years of experience and training in care and support work as well as being qualified and experienced teachers.



  Hascot House
Run by CareTech. A 8-bed unit for people with learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour aged 18-65 years.

This home is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is delivered.



  Hatha Yoga - Classes
Hatha yoga incorporates postures, breathing techniques and relaxation. They are small friendly classes led by a British Wheel of Yoga qualified teacher.

Classes held in Woodseats and Ranmoor (Tuesday and Thursday).



  Hatha Yoga - Nether / Broomhill
Hatha Yoga classes, workshops, retreats, individual tuition and yoga teacher training.

Class is held in the Nether Edge / Broomhill area.



  Hatha Yoga - Totley
Hatha yoga class which works with a series of postures that train the mind and body where creating a sense of balance is key. Regular yoga practice allows achievement of greater flexibility and tone and alignment of body. The class also develops the effectiveness of breath and enhances the ability to relax and achieve a calmer state of life.

Mixed ability class for adults. Classes are subsidised by Sheffield City Council Lifelong Learning Service therefore the charge is low. Classes are held at Totley Primary School, S17 (Tuesday), Abbeydale Park Sports Club, S17 (Wednesday), Totley United Reformed Church, S17 (Monday) and St Johns Scout Building, S10 (Thursday).



  Hatha Yoga - Wolfe Road Centre
Hatha Yoga is a fantastic way to learn how to relax, feel energised and increase flexibility. Practicing yoga can help to improve your wellbeing in body, mind and spirit.

Prices are ฃ6 per session or ฃ5 per session for block booking discount.

Class is held at the centre on Wolfe Road, S6 (Thursday).



  Hawkhills Residential Home
Hawkhills is a residential care home situated in Stannington and run by Sheffcare Limited; a not-for-profit provider of excellent care, with eleven homes throughout South Yorkshire.

Hawkhills has got Recognised Provider List (RPL) status for it's day care services only.

The care home has 40 beds for elderly residents.

This care home strives to provide person-centred care based on an individual care plan - designed to meet each service-user’s needs and treat them with maximum levels of dignity and respect. The home makes use of a key-worker system so that each resident is assigned a dedicated member of staff.

Hawkhills organises regular entertainment and therapeutic activities, and makes use of Sheffcare’s activity workers and external volunteers for this. Past activities have included baking, flower arranging and chair-obics. There is a hair-salon on site, as well as private gardens. The home organises regular day trips and holds fundraising events throughout the year, which the local community are invited to. The home also holds Christmas, Easter and bonfire night parties. Visitors are welcome to visit the home at any reasonable time, without appointment, and families may join residents for meals if they wish.

Residents are encouraged to bring items of their own furniture for their rooms. All rooms have telephone and television points, and a carer-calling system. The communal rooms are bright and friendly. Delicious freshly cooked meals are baked by the superb chefs and served in the dining room. There is a laundry service, and a hairdresser, doctor and chiropodist visit the homes regularly.

Day Centre:

The home also runs a popular day-centre service, whereby clients are picked up in the morning by a minibus, and are then brought to the home where they can get involved in organised activities, go on trips out or simply relax and enjoy refreshments within a friendly group. Freshly cooked meals are also provided in day care.

Day Centre Prices:

Prices per day are ฃ45 with transport included, and ฃ25 if the client is making their own way to the home.

Respite Care:

Short-term care is available for clients who have been released from hospital after an illness or operation, providing support during their recovery. The home also provides respite care to give carers and family a break from full-time care, and support for clients to undertake social activities, go shopping and visit friends and family.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked, trained to NVQ 2 level and above, regularly supervised and fully insured. SheffCare is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. Sheffcare has Investors in People accreditation and is a member of the National Care Forum.

SheffCare aims to hold residents meetings (every 4-6 weeks) in their residential homes and to involve its residents in the running of the home.

Charity No: 1054227


  Haythorne Place Nursing and Residential Home
Private dual registered nursing and residential home. Part of Roseberry Care Services. 20 beds for young physical disability, 20 beds for dementia residential, 40 beds for dementia nursing including functional mental health and 40 beds for general elderly including residential.


Fees:
Fees are at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Hazeldene EMI Nursing and Residential Home
Dual registered care home with 60 residential and nursing beds for Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI). Owned by S & S Healthcare Ltd.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Heads Together
Heads Together is open to patients who have or have had head and neck cancer and their carers. Meetings are very informal, allowing opportunities for peer support. Speakers are arranged as requested by group members on relevant subjects. Trips and events are also organised throughout the year alongside sub-meetings for friendly support. A quarterly newsletter is produced by members illustrating personal stories and group activities.


  Headway Sheffield
The Sheffield branch of Headway UK works for those with both traumatic and aquired brain injury. Offers monthly coffee mornings at Piccolinos, S1 (1st Tuesday in the month) and monthly social activities on an evening (eg bowling, meals out, cinema trips). Costs of activities vary but many are subsidised.


  Headways
Provides a service for patients who are likely to lose some or all of their hair due to their cancer treatment. Advice and practical information is offered about the types of headwear available along with examples of stylish hats and turbans.

Help is also given on tying scarves to help patients look and feel confident. Scarves and turbans can be bought.



  Healing Word, The - A Cancer Support Group for Word Lovers
The Healing Word is a cancer support group focusing on word-based complementary therapies such as storytelling and poetry, led by a well-known writer and cancer survivor Debjani Chatterjee.

Please join the group if you are a cancer survivor (at any stage of treatment or post treatment) or care for a family member or friend with any type of cancer or if you wish to attend occasional workshops in Sheffield because you have an interest in writing, reading, storytelling. Membership is free



  Health and Safety Executive
HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness. HSE is an independent regulator and acts in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury across Great Britain's workplaces.

The Sheffield office covers South & East Yorkshire, North and North-East Lincolnshire and Kingston-Upon-Hull

To report an incident fill out a form online on the website, www.hse.gov.uk



  Health Protection Service
The Health Protection Service is part of Sheffield City Council and offers advice and enforcing legislation concerning premises eg food safety and hygiene, health and safety in workplaces, investigation of accidents and sports ground safety.

The service inspects premises and deals with practitioners of tattooing, acupuncture and ear piercing. Inspects premises for people applying for a liquor and entertainments licence. In addition it gives advice generally on food hygiene, health and safety, food safety and provision of food hygiene training.



  Health Walks in Sheffield
Part of Sheffield City Council. Holds 32 health walks at different locations across the city every week. The walks are of short duration, 30-60 minutes in Sheffield's parks, woodlands and green spaces. Walkers are accompanied by a minimum of two trained leaders, including a front and a back marker. Some walks may be suitable for wheelchairs and push chairs but please ring to check first.

Everyone walks within their own limitations. Everyone is welcome including all ages and levels of fitness. Sign language and guides for visually impaired people can be arranged. Self or any referral.



  Health Works - Home Care and Support
Health Works offers one to one support to older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical imapirments and sensory impairments and people with substance misuse problems.

SERVICES PROVIDED:
• help getting out and about accompanying with social activities
• shopping trips
• help with cleaning
• meal preparation
• budgeting (help sorting out bills, collecting pensions etc)
• companionship / befriending
• sitting service
Health Works can match support workers to individual clients

PRICES:
Hourly rate starts at ฃ18 per hour, this price is provided by Health Works, please check it yourself for accuracy.

AREAS SERVED: Health Care provide a citywide service covering S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 and S36.

QUALIFICATIONS:
All workers are CRB checked, receive in-house training and are NVQ level 2 qualified in Health and Social Care (or are working towards this qualification).



  Health Works - Support Planning & Self-Directed Support
Health Works offers services to people in receipt of Personal Budgets/ Direct Payments through Self Directed Support (including older people, people with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, autism and mental health issues).

Profile:

• Health Works has 1 Support Planner, Jan Eastwood
• Gender - Female
• Aged - over 55 years
• Hobbies include - gardening, walking, cooking, pilates, yoga, cinema, theatre and family
• Specialism - older people
• Specialist knowledge - Jan is an experienced foster carer and respite carer including family and older people support and care, and has an understanding of both Christian and Islamic cultures and faiths
• Jan lives in the S35 postal district and has specific knowledge of the north of Sheffield
• Has a portfolio of her work for you to view
• Can provide written references
• Home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan

Services Provided:

• Help with money management
• Help with Support Planning
• For those who want to employ a Personal Assistant (PA) directly rather than use the pool of Health Works PAs, Health Works can help with recruiting and employing a Personal Assistant (including writing and placing an advert, application sifting, invitation to interview letters, interviewing candidates, successful candidate letter, CRB support, contract of employment, ongoing employment advice, ongoing employment support, disciplinary/grievance/dismissal advice and disciplinary/grievance/dismissal support).

Prices:

• Support Planning is charged at an hourly rate of ฃ15 per hour plus 50p per mile travel expenses
• ฃ15 per hour for money management
• ฃ15 per hour for advocacy
These charges are supplied by Health Works, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are Enhanced CRB checked. Staff have a variety of relevant qualifications including NVQ's, HNC Management, First Aid, Lifting & Handling.



  Healthcall Optical Services
A national private company providing home sight tests and aftercare. The Optical Service is free to those eligible for free NHS eye tests. Provides: home delivery and fitting of spectacles for elderly or people with physical disabilities; vision screening and eye examinations for company employees; domiciliary optical services to the housebound in their own homes or to care homes.

The company has local operatives who can visit you in your own home.



  Healthier Tinsley
Healthier Tinsley supports and promotes different activities to help improve the health and wellbeing of the local people in Tinsley. These can include social groups, healthy eating, a community allotment, over 50s keep-fit classes, one to one support and conversation clubs.


  Healthwatch Sheffield
Healthwatch Sheffield is a new independent voice for the people of Sheffield, helping to shape, challenge and improve local health and social care services. Have your say about health and social care in Sheffield and give your feedback on local services.


  Healthy Communities - Manor, Castle and Woodthorpe
A healthy living project provided by Manor and Castle Development Trust in partnership with NHS Sheffield. Aims to make being healthy easier.

The initiative comprises:
• a Health Trainer who can provide one to one support for people wanting to eat more healthily, lose weight and become more active. Also gives stop smoking referrals and support with diabetes, contact Laura Frost on 252 1035 or 278 9999
• Eat Well, Feel Well, Be Well - a 7 week programme for people wanting to make healthier food choices, contact Kellyanne Sharman on 252 1031 or 07786 831667
• Wanna Walkers - a walking group, contact Kellyanne or Diane Cairns on 252 1031 & 252 1072
• STEPS Programme aims to help people be more successful, fulfilled and to realise their potential - to book ring 278 9999 or email dianecairns@manorandcastle.org.uk
• Work Clubs - help with job search (see separate entry)
• Boxercise and Kick courses - contact Kellyanne
• Zumba - contact Kellyanne
• Supporting Families - tenancy support (see separate entry)
• Cook and Eat sessions - contact Kellyanne

Charity No: 1123187


  Healthy Sheffield Network
The work of a wide range of organisations and individuals in the city make an important contribution to improving health in Sheffield. The Healthy Sheffield Network is therefore a mechanism for joining up those organisations and individuals to work in partnership to improve health together.

The network is open to all those in Sheffield involved in achieving improvements in public health, whether as a paid officer, volunteer, active community member or employer.

This network will provide an opportunity for individuals and organisations in the city to:
• Build an understanding of the public health issues facing Sheffield
• Identify health needs for Sheffield
• Agree shared priorities for health
• Co-ordinate actions to improve health
• Share expertise in delivering public health interventions
• Empower more people to actively contribute towards improving health in Sheffield



  Hear Again
Hear Again is a registered charity that raises funds to assist in the purchase of equipment to help deaf adults and children in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire. Also aids the NHS to purchase specialist equipment for the assessment of hearing.
Charity No: 1017118


  Hearing Voices and Paranoia Self Help Group (Limbrick)
Hearing Voices and Paranoia Self Help Group is a support and education group for people who hear voices or experience paranoia They hold events which include a Christmas meal.

Sessions are held in S6 (Monday).



  Heeley Bank Care Home
A dual registered care home providing residential care and nursing care.
Has a total of 67 beds. 30 residential care, 19 for residential Dementia and 18 nursing beds. Run by Countrywide Care homes (part of Maria Mallaband Care Group).

Fees:
Fees at the Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Heeley City Farm
Heeley City Farm is a wind and sun-powered city farm with rare breed and native farm animals, small animals petting area, vegetable gardens, the Farm kitchen - a vegetarian and vegan community caf้, an under 8's children's play area, a peat free garden centre, the South Yorkshire Energy Centre visitor centre (see separate entry), a reconstructed Iron Age Roundhouse, wildlife garden, pond and recycling bring bank facilities.

"Heeley City Farm identifies, confronts and addresses the problems of poverty, inequality, prejudice and lack of opportunity in our inner city community by supporting and promoting community regeneration and self help within environmentally friendly and self-sustaining systems, using the background of a mini-farm, community gardens and related resources."

The farm runs healthy eating workshops, manages Firth Park Community Allotment, an organic kitchen garden based at Wortley Hall Walled Garden (produce from which is used in the farms organic caf้) and 20 other local food growing gardens throughout Sheffield.

Heeley City Farm is a registered social enterprise charity and company limited by guarantee no 2141420

Charity No: 1111482


  Heeley City Farm - Community Support
Heeley City Farm provides learning, placements and experience in:
• gardening and composting
• organic food growing
• healthy eating & healthy lifestyles
• cooking
• caf้ work
• small and large animal care
• recycling and conservation
• energy conservation, fuel poverty and affordable warmth issues
• green building methods
• sports and dance
• art activities, crafts and woodwork
• sensory / reminiscence sessions / volunteering and mentoring for older people
• social activities such as trips out, festivals and fairs

The farm can offer day time opportunities for older people, adults with mental health issues, people with autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and young people disengaged from education (NEETS), including those in receipt of Direct Payments. People on Direct Payments can negotiate a tailor made package of support for activities offered by the farm.

Provides employment support, including:
Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help being part of your community
• Debt, money management & benefits advice
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & Qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Experience
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Support to apply for jobs

Prices:

Prices start from ฃ9 per hour, ฃ20 per half day session or ฃ15 per half day session with a PA. ฃ40 per full day session or ฃ25 per full day session with a PA. Conservation, animal care and land-based skills for younger people (aged 16-25 years) are charged from ฃ35 per full day (these prices are provided by Heeley City Farm, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Staff undergo Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and undertake training in safeguarding vulnerable people. All staff and volunteers are CRB checked.

The farm gathers quarterly feedback from service users and from specific sessions as well as from their annual carers survey, this feedback is then used to plan and inform their service provision.

Heeley City Farm is a registered social enterprise charity and company limited by guarantee no 2141420.

Charity No: 1111482


  Helens Trust
A registered charity which helps people with any terminal illness to stay in their own homes. The trust will endeavour to fund whatever it takes to achieve this aim, for example providing care, sitters, help to run the house and equipment care. The service is available in North Derbyshire and Sheffield.

Organises numerous fundraising events throughout the year in Sheffield and the Peak District. The Trust hopes to expand their service into other communities as funding allows.

Charity No: 1142370


  Helping Angel, The
Karen McNamara is a sole trader providing Personal Assistant (PA) services to the housebound, older people and people with a physical disabilities and/or sensory impairments.

Services Provided:
Karen offers the following 3 services:
• A Shopping and Delivery Service - Karen can help you to make a shopping list, purchase the items on your behalf and put away all the shopping upon her return
• A Sitting Service - Karen can sit with a client who requires company or who can not be left alone, allowing their carer to get out and about for a while
• Escorted Trips - Karen can escort clients getting out and about on trips, outings, going shopping, social activities and hospital visits etc.

Prices:
• Shopping & delivery Service costs ฃ11
• Sitting Service & befriending costs ฃ13 per hour
• Escorted trips cost ฃ13 per hour plus petrol costs
• 1/2 hourly rate for sitting service and escorted trips ฃ9

Areas Served: Helping Angel covers S6, S10 and S35 including Grenoside, Foxhill and Stannington.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Karen has 24 years experience working for the council's care team and is up to date on all relevant training. She is fully insured and CRB checked.



  Henleigh Hall Care Home
Nursing home with 62 beds for elderly and adult medical patients. Runs occasional trips and activities. Holds a summer fayre in August and a Christmas fayre in December.

Fees:
Fees higher than the Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Hepatitis C Social Work Service
Offers information and support for people living with Hepatitis C, their partners, families and others affected by the virus, and professionals working with Hepatitis C positive clients. Service provided at The Forge Centre, the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, or home visits by arrangement. Support provided includes advocacy and liaison with other services such as housing, substance misuse, mental health etc. Self or any referral.


  Herbal Medicine - Calder Bendle
Calder Bendle is a medical herbalist with over 20 years of experience and holds a Diploma in Phytotherapy and is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists.

Costs approximately ฃ30 for a first appointment of 1 hour, a second appointment of half an hour costs approximately ฃ20. Discounts are available for children and OAPs. Please contact for up-to-date details of prices.

Clinics are held at The Lodge House, S6 (Monday, Tuesday).



  Herd of Cats
Herd of Cats is a not for profit social enterprise which offers wellbeing services in the community. Provides mobile structures that can be taken to events offering professional massage and therapies, as well as offering workshops to encourage people to look after their own wellbeing. These can include yoga, qi gong, stretching, massage swaps, art and poetry workshops amongst a myriad of other ideas.

PRICE:
The service tries to provide workshops for free but charges for massages in order to cover running costs. However each event is considered on individual terms. Herd of Cats believe that people should have access to these life-improving skills.

Company limited by guarantee no 7777221.



  Here To Help (PA)
Here To Help - Personal Assistant Amy Louise Lynskey aims to provide a quality and caring service for those who require additional help in their home. Amy caters for older people, people with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and people with mental health issues. Care is provided Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Services Provided:
Amy offers the following services:
• Domestic Cleaning - Amy can help you with vacuming, laundry, ironing and most other domestic cleaning tasks
• Shopping and Delivery service - Amy can help you make a shopping list, purchase items on your behalf and put all shopping away on return.
• Escorted Trips - Amy can escort clients, supporting them to get out and about to places they may want to go
• Sitting Service - Amy offers both a sitting service for clients who would like a bit of companionship and a chat, as well as respite for carers, looking after clients who can't be left alone so their carers may go out. This service ia available throughout the day.
• Over Night Sitting Service - Amy can offer an over night sitting service for anyone who may require night-time support. Prices will be discussed at client meetings.

Areas Served: Here To Help covers S5, S6, S10, S11 and S35.

Prices:
• Domestic Cleaning ฃ13.50 per hour - minimum call time of 1 hour
• Shopping & Delivery ฃ12 per hour, plus petrol cost
• Escorted Trips ฃ13.50 per hour, plus petrol cost
• Sitting Service ฃ14 - minimum call time 1 hour
These prices are provided by Here to Help, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualification & Quality Standards:

Amy has over 5 years care experience in all aspects of care/personal assistance. DAB checked (Disclosure & Barring, formerly CRB check) and has an NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, fully insured and up to date on all relevant training. Amy is reliable, professional and takes a pride in her work. References are available



  Hesley Group - Residential Services
The Hesley Group believe in delivering the highest standard of service in care, education and support for people with complex needs centered around learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders (particularly high end complexity support needs and challenging behaviour).

The mission of the Hesley Group is to enable people with special needs to achieve their full potential. People placed within their service are valued and respected as individuals, are at the centre of everything they do and are always in receipt of personalised care and support.

Services provided:
• Residential schools for children and young adults aged 8-19 years
• Residential colleges for young adults aged up to 25 years
• Adult residential care
• Small unit supported living accommodation

The Hesley Group accepts referrals from Sheffield and other locally based authorities. The service delivers a wide range of activities for it service users in local community locations across South Yorkshire including Sheffield, such as attending regular sessions at Heeley City Farm.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Hesley Group Ltd have over 35 years of experience and are inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for their adult services and Ofsted for their schools and children's services. They also have CHAS Accreditation and Investors in People. All staff are CRB checked.

Company limited by guarantee no 2665377.



  Hesley Group Ltd
The Hesley Group believe in delivering the highest standard of service in care, education and support for people with complex needs, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, communication difficulties and challenging behaviours associated with autistic spectrum disorders.

The mission of the Hesley Group is to enable people with special needs to achieve their full potential. People placed within their service are valued and respected as individuals, are at the centre of everything they do and are always in receipt of personalised care and support. Hesley Group will also endeavour to produce written documentation in the clients preferred language and where appropriate, the services of an interpreter.

SERVICES PROVIDED:
• personal care
• cooking
• cleaning
• shopping
• medication support
• support getting out and about
• support to attend social activities, cultural and learning opportunities

PRICES:
Hesley Group charge - ฃ18.58 per hour(rates reflect the levels of support required across a 24h period)
Travel time ฃ13.00 per hour plus 35p per mile fuel charge
(these prices have been supplied by Hesley Group Ltd, please check them yourself for accuracy).

AREAS SERVED:
Hesley Group Ltd cover the S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36 areas of Sheffield.

QUALIFICATIONS & QUALITY STANDARDS:
Hesley Group Ltd have over 35 years of experience and are inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for their adult services and Ofsted for their schools and children's services. They also have CHAS Accreditation and Investors in People. All staff are CRB checked.

Company limited by guarantee no 2665377.



  HFT
HFT is a national charity with a local focus supporting over 80 adults with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders across the Sheffield area. HFT is also able to provide support to individuals with complex needs and people with acquired brain injuries.

HFT offer a range of options to support people in living the life they choose, from a few hours a week to 24 hours a day. Support can be one to one or shared and can be provided out in the community or at home, from supported living to support with finding a job or short breaks.

• Home Support:
HFT offers responsive and flexible support including personal care, help with cooking, cleaning or shopping. Support with administering and managing medication. A sitting service to allow carers to have some time for themselves, this can include weekends or time away. Support with cultural and learning opportunities, promoting life skills and maximizing independence.

• Friendship and leisure:
If you have a learning disability it can be difficult getting out and about or making new friends, HFT run a number of groups and social activities locally for people with learning disabilities to support people in meeting others. HFT runs StarBar, a regular social event for people with learning disabilities. Runs Luv2meetU a friendship and relationship agency (see separate entry)

• Supported employment:
HFT work in partnership with local employment agencies, businesses and local job centres to support people in securing meaningful jobs, paid and voluntary employment. Employment support can include help with:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Debt, money management & benefits advice
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Experience
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Job matching
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview
• Support into self-employment

In Work Support
• Keyworker support in the workplace
• Mentoring & buddying
• Getting to work/ reasonable adaptations to the workplace
• Access to work / Other support

HFT aims to support people to be as independent as they possibly can and to exert as much choice and control in their lives as possible. Whatever your circumstances, the service can help you plan and achieve the important things you want from life.

HFT also promote the use of assistive technology. This includes using technology to help promote people's independence and safety when traveling when out and about in the community.

Prices:

ฃ14.75 per hour per person, the price would be less for group support. This price is provided by HFT, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Areas served:

HFT covers the S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36 areas of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff have been enhanced DBS checked and are qualified to NVQ2/diploma or above. HFT has been operating for over 50 years. It is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and has a 3 star rating. Provides support to people in a person-centred way, supporting people and involving them in the planning of the services they need.

Charity No: 313069


  HFT - Support Planning and Brokerage
HFT is a national charity with a local focus supporting over 80 individuals with learning disabilities across the Sheffield area. HFT offers a Support Planning service to individuals with complex needs and people with an acquired brain injury (including people with learning disabilities, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and older people).

Profile:

• HFT has 1 Support Planner, Dawn Storey:
• Gender - Female
• Aged - 25-55 years
• Hobbies include - Reading, swimming and shopping
• Specialism - learning disabilities including those with complex needs and people with acquired brain injuries
• HFT offices are based in Heeley (S2) and Dawn lives in the Handsworth area (S9/S13) but works throughout the city
• Home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan
• Can offer group Support Planning as well as for the individual

Services Provided:

If you have a Personal Budget, HFT can help you to plan the support you need. They will work with a client to find out what their needs are and then match the client with the provider or staff who can best meet their needs. HFT currently provide case management and Brokerage to people who are self-funding or who have a personal health budget. Provides a Support Planning service which, supports clients with employing staff, managing money, advice and information. HFT also offer a payroll and managed account services.

The service aims to support people to be as independent as they possibly can and to exert as much choice and control in their lives as possible. Whatever your circumstances, the service can help you plan and achieve the important things you want from life.

Prices:

Support Planning is charged at an hourly rate ฃ14.75 per hour (this price has been supplied by HFT, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff have been Enhanced CRB checked and are qualified to NVQ2/diploma standard. HFT has been operating for over 50 years. It is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and has a 3 star rating. Provides support to people in a person-centred way, supporting people and involving them in the planning of the services they need. HFT holds full insurance.
The Support Planner has attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training and has had 2 plans signed off by the council.

Charity No: 313069


  Hillsborough Arena Sports Association
Manages Hillsborough Sports Arena, which offers a range of facilities, including grass rugby and football pitches, 5-a-side pitches (3G), bar, cafe, indoor sports hall/function/seminar room.

Sports included are football, rugby, kickboxing, zumba and health walks. Facilities are available for hire.

Sessions are held at Middlewood Road, S6 (Monday-Friday).

Charity No: 1126206


  Hillsborough Dementia Caf้
Alzheimer's Society holds regular dementia cafes across Sheffield. The aim of the cafes is to provide a relaxed meeting place for people who have dementia, their carers and families to come together with staff working in local dementia services.

Whether you are worried about your memory, or have concerns about a friend or relative, you will be made very welcome.

Meets at the Hillsborough Arena, S6 (one Wednesday in the month)



  Hillsborough Leisure Centre
Hillsborough Leisure Centre offers aqua step, aerobics, badminton, netball, basketball, trampolining, circuit training, fitness suite, five-a-side football, football coaching, gymnastics, keep fit, martial arts, yoga, pilates, step classes, table tennis, leisure pool (includes flume, bubbles, cannon, slides) cafe, sports hall, and various coached activities. Offers coached activities for children aged 8-13 years and Smartbeat Fitness classes and activities for over 60s. Also available are a range of childrens birthday parties.

Sessions are held at Beulah Road, S6 (Monday-Friday, Saturday & Sunday).



  Hillsborough Leisure Centre - Keep Fit
Hillsborough Leisure Centre offers a wide variety of group keep fit classes including spin, aerobics, aquaerobics, circuit classes, body combat, body pump, Zumba, core stability, step as well as yoga and pilates-based sessions (see separate entry).

Also has two swimming pools which offer a variety of leisure and lane swimming activities, which are a great low impact way of improving your fitness.



  Hillsborough Leisure Centre - Yoga and Pilates
Hillsborough Leisure Centre run mind, body and soul fitness classes, which include pilates and physical yoga. They are taught by qualified tutors from the British Wheel of Yoga.

Classes are held at the centre on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday.



  Hillsborough Leisure Centre Swimming Pool
Hillsborough Leisure Centre Swimming Pool has sessions which include: leisure swimming with flume and slide, baby splash, lane swimming, over 50s, aquanatal, junior and adult lessons. Also provide lifeguard qualifications, rookie lifeguard courses, crash course swimming lessons and one to one training.

Sessions are held at Beulah Road, S6.



  HIV Aware (National Aids Trust)
HIV Aware is a national website which provides reliable, trustworthy information from NAT (National AIDS Trust) about HIV. Raising awarness of HIV, promoting safe sex and preventing the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STI's).


  Holistic Physiotherapy - Elisabeth Cardew and Associates
Elisabeth Cardew and Associates treat all structural problems including spinal and peripheral which are causing symptoms of back pain, headaches and irritable bowel. Costs approx ฃ40 per half-hour session.

There is a yoga teacher who gives one-to-one yoga sessions, deep tissue massage, facial stretching and beauty treatments. Costs ฃ45 per one hour session (these prices are provided by Holistic Physiotherapy, please check them yourself for accuracy).

There is also an associate physiotherapist who is very interested in nutrition. Please contact for up-to-date details of prices. Can accommodate wheelchair users by prior arrangement. Home visits are possible. Self or any referral.

Service provided on Burngreave Road (S3).



  Holmwood Nursing Home
Nursing home with 41 beds for Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) patients. Owned and run by HC-One Ltd.

Fees:
Fees higher than the Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Home Alternative Ltd
Home Alternative specialises in dementia care (including older people with dementia and early onset dementia). Provides a 24 hour home care service enabling people to stay in their own home, tailoring care to clients individual needs. Home Alternative always tries to match staff to service users by considering personalities, listening to the client, hobbies etc and always carry out a follow up service. For Home Alternative Ltd - Support Planning services please see separate entry.

Services Provided:

• personal care, including dressing, washing, mobility and moving around your home
• cooking and meal preparation
• medication support
• laundry and cleaning
• money management
• budgeting (eg pension collection)
• escorting (getting out and about, transporting to hospital appointments etc)
• Support with social activities and outings
• providing non-residential respite care to give carers a break
• a sitting service
• befriending
• advocacy
• can provide advice and information to people receiving an Individual Budget/Direct Payments
• Suppport Planning (see separate entry)

Prices:

• 30 minute call (Mon-Fri) ฃ9.34 per member of staff
• 30 minute call (Sat-Sun) ฃ10.36 per member of staff
• 45 minute call (Mon-Fri) ฃ11.38 per member of staff
• 45 minute call (Sat-Sun) ฃ12.40 per member of staff
• 1 hour call (Mon-Fri) ฃ13.42 per member of staff
• 1 hour call (Sat-Sun) ฃ14.44 per member of staff
• Bank Holiday 30 minute call ฃ14.01 per member of staff
• Bank Holiday 45 minute call ฃ15.54 per member of staff
• Bank Holiday 1 hour call ฃ20.13 per member of staff
• Christmas/New Years Day 30 min call ฃ18.68 per member of staff
• Christmas/New Years Day 45 min call ฃ22.38 per member of staff
• Christmas/New Years Day 1 hour call ฃ26.84 per member of staff
• Support with activities, outings and appointments is charged at ฃ13.42 per hour, per member of staff (Mon-Fri) plus 40p per mile
• Sitting service, 1 hour (Mon-Fri) ฃ13.42 per hour
• Sitting service, 1 hour (Sat/Sun) ฃ14.44 per hour
• Sitting service, 1 hour (Bank Hols) ฃ20.13 per hour
• Sitting service 1 hour (Christmas/New Year) ฃ26.84 per hour
• Overnight sitting service (Sun-Thurs) 9 hours ฃ102.50
• Overnight sitting service (Fri-Sat) 9 hours ฃ112.50
• Sleep-in service (Sun-Thurs) 9 hours ฃ78
• Sleep-in service (Fri-Sat) 9 hours ฃ88
These prices have been provided by Home Alternative, please check yourself for accuracy).

Areas Served:

Home Alternative covers the S7, S8, S10, S11 areas of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Home Alternative has been running for 20 years. All staff are CRB checked, attend in-house training and are NVQ2 qualified or are working towards this qualification. This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to ensure a quality service is provided. Company limited by guarantee no SC146276.



  Home Alternative Ltd - Support Planning
Home Alternative specialises in dementia care (including older people with dementia and early onset dementia) and offers a full Support Planning service including formally submitting Support Plans to Social Services if required. Planners work with the client and other individuals who are significant in their lives to develop a plan that is meaningful and meets their needs while maintaining independence and allowing participation in social activities etc.

Profile:

• Home Alternative Ltd has 2 Support Planners:
• Gender - Female
• Aged: 25-55 years
• Cover S7, S8, S10, S11, S17 but will consider all other areas of Sheffield
• Home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan.

Prices:
Initial assessments are free Home Alternative will discuss price details at this time.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Planners are Enhanced CRB checked. Have Public Liability and Employees Liability insurance.
Support Planners have attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training and have had 2+ plans signed off by the council.
Home Alternative has been running for 24 years and is a Company limited by guarantee no SC146276.



  Home and Hospital Education Team
Sheffield City Council service for pupils aged 5-16 years who are out of school with medical or medical-related reasons. The team is part of the Sheffield Inclusion Centre.


  Home Birth Support Group - NCT
Home Birth Support Group is a friendly & welcoming home support group, based in Sheffield and open to anyone with an interest in home birth but particularly aimed at pregnant women and their partners.

Home Birth Support Group is run by NCT antenatal teachers and meets monthly to provide an opportunity to find out more about home birth and the support available. The group shares home birth stories and discusses practical arrangements. The sessions are a great way to meet others who are considering or who have had a home birth and to ask questions. The group welcomes contact from people who have had a home birth and would be happy to come along and share their experiences.

Entry is free, voluntary contributions to refreshments. Booking is advisable as places at each session are limited.

Meets at Ecclesall Parish Church Halls, S11 (1st Monday in the month).



  Home Environment Service
Staff with experience of working with people with mental health problems work alongside clients in their own homes enabling them take care of their own home and develop their home skills eg cleaning, shopping etc. Referrals come via Community Health Teams.

The service is funded via Direct Payments or Self Directed Support packages.



  Home From Home Care
Home From Home Care was created by parents to make a difference.

Home From Home Care provides specialist residential care to adults (aged 17 years and over) with profound and multiple learning disabilities and complex needs including highly vulnerable people with autism, epilepsy and cerebral palsy. Supporting them to lead happy and fulfilled lives. The service can also offer respite care, short breaks and holiday care.

Home From Home Care is the largest parent led provider in the UK. The service accept placements from all over the UK and has homes in various parts of Lincolnshire. Being created by parents adds a unique perspective and approach, second best in not accepted and a "no compromise" attitude is applied. All individuals have the right to the correct support for their needs, Home From Home Care strives to achieve this by listening to individuals and providing them with opportunities to have a happy and fulfilling life through active days.

Prices:

All care is funded through the Local Authority and costs vary according to the needs of each individual. Please contact the service directly for further information.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

The service is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is delivered. Staff undergo a rigorous selection process and undertake continuous training.

Company limited by guarantee.



  Home Instead Senior Care
Home Instead Senior Care provides care for vulnerable adults aged 18 years and over to allow them to live independently in the comfort of their own homes. The high quality care that is provided by Home Instead can not only provide help and support for older people, it can provide care for people who have learning disabilities, physical impairments, sensory impairments, mental health issues, brain injury and spinal injury.

Services Provided:

Home Instead offer care from 2 hours up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for any client who requires it. These services are centred around the individual and not the task in hand. There are a variety of care options for a client, from just a couple of hours of companionship, to more in depth home help and personal services, all of which are carried out by CAREGivers who have undergone in-house training.

Services include:
• Personal care such as assistance with bathing, dressing and continence care
• Feeding and swallowing support including suction assistance
• Support with colostomy and catheter care (with client specific training)
• Home support such as cleaning, laundry, meal preparation, shopping
• Help with household budgeting
• Medication support
• Sitting service
• Respite care for main carers including 24h, over night and emergency care
• Befriending
• Support clients with social activities, life skills, attending cultural and learning opportunities
• Assistance wih outings, trips
• Supporting clients with holidays of their choice at home or abroad either alone or with family members
• One-to-one support at day services to enable clients to join in activities
• Empowering clients to seek and attend employment opportunities

Home Instead Senior Care provides a person centred service matching CAREGivers to clients based on similar personalities and interests. It also maintains continuity of care as clients have the same CAREGivers for each visit, enabling trust to build between them.

Advice and support is also given to people who receive Direct Payments/Individual Budgets, and a suitable care plan can be created around the needs of the client. A brokerage and money management service is also provided to help individuals to manage their care budget.

Home Instead Senior Care aim to recruit more caring and compassionate people to provide this excellent care for all of their clients. From just a couple of hours per week, CAREGivers can help adults with daily tasks to enable them to live independently. Age is no barrier, the oldest Caregiver at Home Instead Senior Care is 78 (however, you do need to be over 18). To make a difference please call 0114 246 9666.

Prices:

Prices start from ฃ14.49 per hour (this price has been provided by Home Instead Senior Care, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Areas Served:

The service is city wide and is able to visit clients and their family in the comfort of their own home or, if preferred clients can visit either of Home Instead's 2 offices located at Nether Lane, Ecclesfield or Psalter Lane, Ecclesall for their initial assessment.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service. All caregivers are CRB checked, have in-house training and Diplomas level 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care (or working towards). Carers are introduced to clients prior to their call. Caregivers working with Dementia related clients attend mandatory HISC Alzheimer's course training.

Company limited by guarantee no 05829481.



  Homecare4U
Homecare4U is a support agency providing care and support in the home to older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with mental health issues and carers.

Services Provided:

• Personal care including showering and bathing, incontinence care, dressing/undressing, food and fluid intake, mobility assistance, skin integrity
• Home Care including help with preparing meals, cooking, shopping, laundry, cleaning, budgeting and paying bills
• Medication support
• Sitting service and respite care in clients own home
• Assistance to take part in cultural and social activities in the community

Prices:

Charges are ฃ12 per hour, this price is provided by Homecare4U, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

Homecare4u is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. All staff are CRB checked and qualified to (or working towards) NVQ2 level in Health and Social Care or above. Staff are available with experience of Autism, mental health and challenging behaviour and there are staff who are BSL signers.

Company limited by guarantee 7455354.



  Homecaredirect Limited
HomeCareDirect (HCD) provides a national service which enables people who have Personal Budgets to be in control of their own support at home. The support complies with Care Quality Commission and National Essential Standards of Quality and Safety. HCD have Sheffield City Council's Recognised Provider List status for their home support service but not for their money management or support planning services.

HCD caters for older people, children and young people, people with learning disabilities, people with mental health issues, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments. The service from HCD can include all specialist services to meet the needs of individual clients.

HCD was established in 2003 and recognises that people who use Personal Budgets/Direct Payments to choose and employ their own personal carers have the downside of being their legal employer with all the legislation and paperwork that comes with this responsibility. HCD remove this by allowing individuals or families to choose personal carers themselves then HCD employ's them on the individual's behalf.

HCD are passionate about enabling individuals to have control and the choice to find their ideal carer(s) and clients who use HCD are free to arrange their day to day support to suit their own needs and routines. Personal carers can be neighbours, friends, family members or someone found through their joint recruitment process. If training is required HCD will work with you to arrange tailored training for your personal carers that matches your specific needs.

HCD offers help and advice in setting up your package and a dedicated Care Support Officer as well as a 24/7 telephone service to support you in managing your support package.

Services Provided:

• Providing guidance, help and support for individuals to be in control of their own support at home
• HCD becomes the Legal Employer of Personal Carers chosen by you
• Help to recruit a Personal Assistant (PA) helping clients to advertise, interview and select the appropriate person or people to provide their support, this includes: writing and placing an advert, application sifting, invitation to interview, interviewing candidates, successful candidate letter, CRB support including CRB checking
• HCD takes full responsibility for all employment and provides a Personal Carer Payroll Service which deals with all matters relating to payroll, including: PAYE, Tax, Payroll, National Insurance, employee liability insurance, holidays, sick pay and pension
• Legal assistance with employment law and any grievances and issues arising from care
• Person specific training. Your staff trained purely for your needs, leading to lower training costs
• 24-hour support for client and Personal Carer
• Clients can manage their own budgets, and have as much or as little control as they want
• Individual client managed accounts – set up on your behalf to hold your Personal Budget
• Support through the process of a Care Needs Assessment

Individuals who work with HCD have used their Personal Budget/Direct Payment to pay for a wide variety of services, including: help with personal care, cooking, cleaning, shopping, medication support, support in the community, sitting service, transport, support to attend cultural and social activities and meeting religious needs, befriending service and craft activities.
Services such as befriending, social activities and cookery would typically be undertaken by local charities and local voluntary groups working in partnership with HCD.

Prices:

HomeCareDirect charge an hourly rate of ฃ2.50 per hour of support for their services. The full cost of the service is built up in partnership with the client and the funding authority after care needs have been assessed and Personal Carer pay rates decided. A purely indicative price range can be from ฃ11.50 per hour up to ฃ19 per hour, however, each support package is different and individually designed. These prices have been supplied by Homecaredirect Limited, please check them yourself for accurary.

Areas served: HCD covers all of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

HCD is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided and has been in business for 8 years. All personal carers employed by HomeCareDirect on an individual’s behalf are CRB checked. Holds Public Liability, Employers Liabiity and Professional Indemnity insurance.

Founded by Roger Adams ex founding chairman of Sheffield Association of Home Care providers.

Company limited by guarantee no 4731807.



  Homeless / Traveller Team
The team provides health visiting, nursing and family support services for homeless families, travellers, pregnant women and young people aged 16-19 years in interim accommodation. Part of Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust.


  Homeopath - Rachel Packer
Rachel Packer is a registered member of the Society of Homeopaths. Sessions cost approximately ฃ60 for initial consultation for adults, with subsequent consultations costing approx ฃ40. Children's consultations cost approx ฃ55 for first consultation and then approx ฃ35 for follow up appointment. These prices are provided by Rachel Packer, please check them yourself for accuracy. The fees cover advice over the telephone for acute illness.


  Homeopathic Dentist - Dr Alan Moffatt
Dr Moffatt provides Mercury/Amalgam free practice and implantology. He works with physiotherapists, chiropractors, cranio-sacral therapists, homeopaths, kinesiologists, osteopaths and naturopaths. He is one of only 3 homeopathic dentists in the Trent region. He can offer same day placement of implants.

He is a member of the British Homeopathic Dental Association, of the Dental Acupuncturist Society, of IAOMT (International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology) and has a Licence in Homeopathic Dentistry (Glasgow).

The service is provided on Burngreave Road (S3).



  Home-Start Sheffield
A registered charity and voluntary organisation which offers regular support, friendship and practical help to young families with children under 5 years under stress in their own homes, helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown. Works towards increasing the confidence and independence of the family. Provides support for mothers with post natal depression. Offers a range of support groups and outreach sessions, and a new project, Transition to Safe Independence, helping women gain independence after moving out of refuges. Self or any referral.
Charity No: 1101167


  Hope Cafe
Hope Caf้ offers a drop-in dementia cafe for dementia sufferers and their carers every Tuesday, as well as a community caf้ and lunch club on a Thursday which is open to all.

Sessions are held at St John the Evangelist, Manchester Road, S36 (Tuesday and Thursday)



  Hospital Broadcasting Sheffield
A volunteer run hospital broadcasting service and registered charity which operates 24 hours daily for patients in 4 Sheffield hospitals (Royal Hallamshire, Northern General, Weston Park and Jessop Wing).

Friends and relatives of people in hospital can make requests and send a get well message. Membership open to any person aged 16 years or over. Has studio facilities, eg editing and recording materials.

Charity No: 505200


  Hospital Passport
The Hospital Passport has been created by Mencap Personal Support in Sheffield so that hospital staff can find all the information they need to know about the person they are caring for, with the aim of making patients with learning disabilities feel more comfortable.

The Hospital Passport is divided into 3 main sections:
• Things you must know about me
• Things that are important to me
• My likes and dislikes

It also includes sections on how the person communicates and asks for things like food and drink.

You can download a copy of the Hospital Passport from the Signpost Sheffield website.



  Housing and Support Solutions Ltd
Housing and Support Solutions Ltd (HASS Ltd) is a national service which aims to provide support and care services for individuals who find daily tasks and learning difficult. Works in partnership with Eden Supported Living. HASS caters for people with learning disabilities, people on the autistic spectrum and people with mental health issues and is committed to provide practical support with daily tasks which help enable people to live an independent and ordinary life within their wider community.

Services provided:

• home support including personal care
• shopping, cooking and cleaning
• help to access cultural and social activities
• help to access learning opportunities
• employment support

Prices:

HASS Ltd charge an hourly rate of ฃ13.50 per hour, per worker, minimum of 2 hours. Over 3.5 hours the charge is ฃ13.25 per hour (these prices have been supplied by HASS Ltd, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Areas served:

HASS Ltd cover the whole of Sheffield S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

HASS Ltd are registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and all staff are enhanced CRB checked. Company limited by guarantee no 4383479.



  Housteads
Housteads is a residential care home situated in Handsworth and run by Sheffcare Limited; a not-for-profit provider of excellent care, with eleven homes throughout South Yorkshire.

The care home has 40 beds for elderly residents, 12 of which are specialist care beds for Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) residents.

This care home strives to provide person-centred care based on an individual care plan - designed to meet each service-user’s needs and treat them with maximum levels of dignity and respect. The home makes use of a key-worker system so that each resident is assigned a dedicated member of staff.

Housteads organises regular entertainment and therapeutic activities, and makes use of Sheffcare’s activity workers and external volunteers for this. Past activities have included baking, flower arranging and chair-obics. There is a hair-salon on site, as well as private gardens. The home organises regular day trips and holds fundraising events throughout the year, which the local community are invited to. The home also holds a Christmas and Easter party, and residents visit the nearby Handsworth Social Club periodically. Visitors are welcome to visit the home at any reasonable time, without appointment, and families may join residents for meals if they wish.

Residents are encouraged to bring items of their own furniture for their rooms. All rooms have telephone and television points, and a carer-calling system. The communal rooms are bright and friendly. Delicious freshly cooked meals are baked by the superb chefs and served in the dining room. There is a laundry service, and a hairdresser, doctor, opticians and and chiropodist visit the homes regularly.

Respite Care:

Short-term care is available for clients who have been released from hospital after an illness or operation, providing support during their recovery. The home also provides respite care subject to availability to give carers and family a break from full-time care, and support for clients to undertake social activities, go shopping and visit friends and family.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked, trained to NVQ 2 level and above, regularly supervised and fully insured. SheffCare is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. Sheffcare has Investors in People accreditation and is a member of the National Care Forum.

SheffCare aims to hold residents meetings (every 4-6 weeks) in their residential homes and to involve its residents in the running of the home.

Charity No: 1054227


  Howard Road Community Mental Health Support Service
Howard Road Mental Health Service is part of the Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust. It offers a support service to people in the West of Sheffield with severe and enduring mental health problems. Provides both outreach and drop-in services. Support focusses on two broad areas of need: support with developing or redeveloping daily living skills (eg budgeting, shopping, household tasks, etc) and supporting people to find fulfilling ways of spending their time and developing social networks as a result. This will often involve signposting to other organisations.

Areas covered include such things as:
• routes to employment (voluntary work, work placements, etc)
• education (courses which are vocational or just for enjoyment)
• recreation (helping people to access facilities such as cinemas, sports facilities, etc.)
• encouraging people to adopt more healthy lifestyles

Support is delivered, reviewed and monitored according to Care Programme Approach protocols. Referrals are taken mainly from the Community Mental Health Teams in the West.

Sessions are held at the Limbrick Centre, S6 (Saturday, Sunday); Howard Road, S6 (Wednesday, Friday)



  HUG - Cancer Support Group
HUG is a support group for patients who have experienced cancer of the upper gastro-intestinal tract. This includes cancer of the oesophagus or gullet and cancer of the stomach.

The group meets once every two months to have a chat and share experiences. It can help to talk to others who are going through the same experience. Health professionals also come along to the meetings to offer support and advice. You are welcome to bring your partner or a friend.

Meetings are held at The Circle, Rockingham Street, S1 (Wednesday)



  Huntingtons Disease Association - Regional Care Advisor
The Huntington's Disease Association is a registered charity which supports people affected by Huntington's Disease (HD). The charity provides information and advice to families, friends and healthcare professionals who support HD affected families.

The Regional Care Advisor is available to support and advise anyone affected in anyway by HD in the South Yorkshire region.



  Hurlfield View Resource Centre
Part of Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust. Has 14 respite/short-term care beds and 2 intermediate care beds for older people with dementia. Provides a 20 place day centre.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Hurt By Abuse
“Hurt By Abuse” is a new project set up by the Catholic Diocese of Hallam to reach out and offer support to survivors of abuse. Its aim is to support those who have been abused within the Catholic Church, or members of the Catholic community (past or present) who have experienced abuse in other settings. In the first instance, the Support Facilitator will listen carefully to you and offer support by telephone, email or face to face. You may want information, help accessing services or to have a voice and be heard, so the hope is to offer a service that is individually tailored to you. The project is new, and hopes to evolve in response to survivors’ needs.

The Hurt By Abuse project is based at Hallam Pastoral Centre, S9 but is provided across the Diocese. The Support Facilitator does not offer counselling, but can help you to access local services if that is what you would like. The project is in the early stages of development and hopes to offer a wider level of support in the future.

Alongside work with those who have experienced abuse directly, the project can also be accessed by those offering support to others. Hurt by Abuse is currently developing an information pack, but you can also contact us for individual support and guidance for your work.

Hurt by Abuse offers talks in the community and our next series of talks are due to commence in March 2014 in Barnsley, please see the website for details. Can offer a talk individually tailored to your group’s needs.

You can find further information by visiting the website www.hallam-diocese.com. From here, hover over the Safeguarding tab on the menu bar – this will open a drop-down menu, where you will find Hurt By Abuse.



  Hydrotherapy Pool
The pool, darkroom and sensory room can be hired out during term time.


  IBS Network, The
A self-help organisation for people with irritable bowel syndrome offering information, support, advice, research, a helpline, local self-help groups, email discussion groups and campaigns. Self or any referral. A registered charity.
Charity No: 1057563


  I-decide
I-decide is a social enterprise that provides personalised, community-inclusive support solutions for individuals with a support need including older people, people with physical and/or sensory impairment, people with learning disabilities and people with mental health issues.

As a wholly owned subsidiary of the charity Deafblind UK, which has been at the forefront of supporting people with a sight and hearing loss for more than 80 years, they offer specialist knowledge and an understanding of sensory impairments as well as disabilities across the spectrum. Launched in 2012, I-decide is part-funded by the Department of Health’s Innovation, Excellence and Strategic development fund 2012.

I-decide believes that truly personalised services, shaped and tailored to meet the needs, wishes and aspirations of the individual, can only occur when that person is at the centre of planning and designing their own support plan. It is essential to have lifestyle choices and aspirations and i-decide helps individuals to retain control and ownership of their support package. An expert Support Planning and Brokerage team provides advice and support at every stage of the process using all types of communication methods to meet the individual’s needs. Aims to educate customers to ensure the sustainability of Direct Payments and Individual Budgets for the long-term..

I-decide provides an accessible service for all that is customer-oriented, outcome-focused and delivers value for money. Committed to engaging with the local community as an important means to improve the lives of customers and help to maximise their budgets.

Surplus created by I-decide is reinvested back into the social enterprise, or endowed back to Deafblind UK enabling the continuation of the charitable objectives.

Employing a Personal Assistant (PA):

If you choose to employ and recruit your own Personal Assistants (PAs) you may need support. I-decide's team of experts offer vast experience of recruiting in the social care sector and can ensure that the process is simple and efficient whilst allowing you to retain full control. I-decide will work with you to appoint exactly the right people and turn your support plan into a reality. By working with I-decide, you will gain the skills needed to become the best employer possible and you will be enabled to take on more of the planning in the future. I-decide will always work to find innovative ways to make your money go further.

Supporting you in employing a PA, I-decide will help you:
• draw up a contract of employment, job descriptions and person specifications
• advertise your vacancy
• PA matching
• with interviews and job offers
• employment checks
• DBS checks (additional charge)
• training and probationary periods

Prices:
ฃ300 for recrutiment of 1-2 PAs in a 12 month period
ฃ400 for recruitment of 3-4 PAs in a 12 month period
These prices are provided by I-decide, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Payroll Services:

The Payroll Service operates a four weekly pay cycle. Alternative pay cycles are available on request, please note this will incur additional charges.

Provides an automated clocking in system which allows your Personal Assistance to clock in and out with out the hassle of a timesheet. This is free when operated from a land line.

Prices:
• Payroll set up Fee: ฃ50 one off cost
• Payslips: ฃ6-ฃ8 inc VAT per pay slip
• If employing more then one Personal Assistant a discounted price of ฃ5-ฃ7 inc VAT is available
Prices are provided by I-decide, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Managed Accounts Prices:

I-decide operate managed accounts for individuals unable to manage their own Direct Payment funds. This allows you to retain flexibility and independence and still decide how your Direct Payment can be spent to benefit you most.

I-decide can collect your Direct Payment from your Local Authority and any assessed contribution of ILF funding and/or your own contribution. Can manage your funds and make payments to your Personal Assistant, care agency, HMRC and any other Direct Payment related invoices.

I-decide also provide you with real time access to your account online and provide income and expenditure statements and reconciliations on your behalf to HMRC.

Prices:
• ฃ200 up to two funding sources
• ฃ250 up to three funding sources
Prices are provided by I-decide, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Advice and Support Helpline

I-decide wants their customers to feel safe, secure and well supported so that you are able to face the challenges of being an employer. No-one expects a problem to arise but if they do I-decide will offer you full support. This includes:
• giving you advice and support on how to deal with difficult matters
• providing professional advice that is clear and easy to follow
• helping to draft letters and other documents as and when needed

Price:
ฃ200 Per year
This price is provided by I-decide, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Company limited by guarantee 08045589.



  IDK Support 4 You
IDK Support 4 You is a service for people (including older people, people with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with mental health issues and people in transition) in Sheffield who have received an Indicative Personal Budget following a needs assessment for Self Directed Support and who are looking for help to complete their Support Plans, manage their budget or need support with payrolls. IDK Support for You is a family run business which has over 32 years experience working in social services.

Profile:

IDK have 4 Support Planners.
• Gender - Female
• Aged - under 25 years, 25-55 years, over 55 years
• Hobbies include - reading, swimming and walking
• Has a portfolio of their work for you to view
• Covers the whole of Sheffield
• Provides a home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan

Specialist Knowledge - IDK has Support Planners who are experienced in working with people with autism, complex needs, dementia, substance dependency and misuse problems, Huntingtons, Parkinsons, Multiple Sclerosis and people who have have suffered a stroke, a brain injury or a spinal injury as well as children and young people.

Services Provided:

• Support Planning
IDK Support 4 You provides advice, information and Support Planning to people receiving an Individual Budget/Direct Payments including help with finances and signposting. Provides support for 12 weeks following the creation of the plan and will attend a review with you to ensure the Support Plan is working.
Provides a home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan.

• Managed Accounts
IDK Support 4 You provides support receiving your Individual Budget and manages this on your behalf so that all the bills for your care are paid for and all the correspondence is handled for you. You can have as little or as much control over the process as you wish. Provides statement of accounts for Sheffield City Council to enable them to audit the accounts accordingly.

• Payroll Service
IDK Support 4 You provides support with employing your own staff, hours worked (this includes timesheets, holiday forms, providing payslips, HMRC paperwork, tax end returns, National Insurance, and paying staff on behalf of an employer), and sorting out all other legal aspects.

• IDK can also offer support to clients to help deal with with bills and correspondence etc.

• Offers appointeeships to manage personal money for clients.

Areas Served: IDK Support 4 You services cover the whole of Sheffield S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

Prices:

• Supporting Planning
Cost can vary depending on the complexity of the Support Planning required and time taken. The Support Plan will be reviewed after 12 weeks and then transferred back to the local authority. Support Planning is charged at ฃ20 per hour, with a maximum total cost of ฃ200 for complex cases.

• Managed Accounts
Annual charge of ฃ250-ฃ550 (2 years or more).
Set up fee ฃ30

• Payroll
Annual ฃ180 for first PA, each additional PA costs ฃ50.

• Appointeeships
Annual set up ฃ39 and ฃ25 per week if contracting the service for 6 months.

These prices are provided by IDK Support 4 You, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
All staff are DBS/CRB checked. The combined experience of the staff amounts to over 50 years experience of working for social services or in an NHS hospital in various settings and with various client groups. Other qualifications include accountancy, book keeping NVQ, Sage 50 Payroll, ITQ level 1/2. IDK has had over 300 Support Plans agreed through Sheffield City Council. Has Public Liability, Employers Liability insurance and Professional Indemnity.

Company limited by guarantee no 7787916.



  Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group
A registered charity that helps anyone who has or is about to have an ileostomy or ileo anal pouch. Counsels in hospital or at home at the request of the patient, surgeon or stomacare nurse.

A non-medical association. Events include two day trips, pea & pie supper/games evening in October and Christmas party in December.

Charity No: 1040504


  Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)
IAPT provides psychological treatments (talking treatments) to help people who are stressed by low mood or anxiety. Offers psychological wellbeing practitioners, cognitive behavioural therapists and counsellors. Service can be offered in different ways to suit different people eg online treatments, large stress control evening classes, small workshops, telephone treatment as well as face-to-face treatment. Can help to build self confidence and self esteem with regard to seeking employment etc.

Treatment is available through all the GPs in Sheffield, a range of voluntary sector organisations, some you can book directly, online or by phone. Part of Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust. NHS standards are adhered to for clinical care, record keeping and confidentiality.



  In Good Hands
In Good Hands offers a tailor-made service in the home for older people, people with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and people with mental health issues.

SERVICES PROVIDED:
• adult sitting service
• companionship and befriending
• handyperson service, snow clearance
• homecare - cleaning, cooking, laundry etc. but not personal care
• accompanying to appointments and social activities

PRICES:
Charges start at ฃ15 per hour (this price is supplied by In Good Hands, please check it yourself for accuracy).

AREAS SERVED:
In Good Hands cover the S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36 areas of Sheffield.

QUALITY STANDARDS & QUALIFICATIONS:
All staff are CRB checked. Staff are fully insured. Karen Dewsall has over 20 years experience in care and management services and is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and has an NVQ4 in Leadership & Management in Care.



  Inclusive Cycling - CTC
Inclusive Cycling offers the opportunity to cycle using specially adapted bikes for able-bodied and disabled people. Has trikes to help with balance problems, a couple of hand cycles and a trike tandem for accompanied bike rides for blind or visually impaired people.

Sessions are held at Hillsborough Park Pavilion, S6 (Thursday).



  Inclusive Fitness Initiative, The (IFI)
The Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) is a programme which offers disabled people more choice and opportunities to enjoy the benefits of physical activity. The initiative is committed to supporting the fitness industry to achieve this.

The IFI operate an accreditation scheme, IFI Mark which recognises the achievements and commitment of leisure facilities who enable disabled people to become physically active. The accreditation provides an inclusive platform for disabled and non-disabled people to be active together.

If you are a disabled person looking for an inclusive gym near you or if you are a facility looking to achieve the IFI Mark please visit the English Federation of Disability Sport website.



  Inclusive Sport Sheffield - Focusing on the Ability in Disability
Activity Sheffield working in partnership with the charity Within Reach and Sheffield International Venues have recently been successful in securing funding from Sport England to run a new and exciting project named Inclusive Sport Sheffield - which started in April 2013.

The project will focus primarily on those aged 14-25, however it will still engage those not in this age bracket. The project is all about delivering inclusive and specific activities, depending on the needs of disabled people in Sheffield. Disabled people have been at the forefront throughout the consultation and planning stages and will continue to be consulted throughout the new project to ensure that a needs-led programme is being delivered. Caters for people with physical and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities and those on the autistic spectrum.

The project aims to break down barriers around inclusive sport in Sheffield offering a needs-led programme of sporting opportunities.

Six key sports have been identified from the consultation which will be developed over the next 3 years are:
• basketball
• boccia
• movement and dance
• swimming
• trampolining
• ice skating

There will be opportunities across all the above activities throughout the City of Sheffield. Family involvement, fun participation, performance pathways and building self confidence will be some of the key themes encompassed within the project, ensuring there are opportunities for everyone.

Charity No: 1061103


  Infirmary Road Chiropractic Clinic
Infirmary Road Chiropractic Clinic is a member of the BackActive Chiropractic Clinics group. All the clinic Chiropractors are members of the British Chiropractic Association and are registered with the General Chiropractic Council. All Chiropractors are doctors of Chiropractic and not medical doctors.

Chiropractic treatment does not involve drugs or surgery but involves hands-on specific chiropractic manipulation, soft tissue work and exercises.

The first consultation and examination lasts 30-45 minutes and costs ฃ49, treatments thereafter last approximately 15 minutes and cost ฃ30, (these prices are provided by the Infirmary Road Chiropractic Clinic, please check them yourself for accuracy). The clinic also offers a free screening service which is a 15 minute appointment to discuss any problem with a chiropractor. Treatments are covered by most private medical insurers including BUPA, HSA, PPP and Westfield. The clinic also offers massage therapy and a Podiatrist. Digital X-ray facilities are available at Rotherham Chiropractic clinic.

Clinics are held at Montgomery House, Infirmary Road, S6 (Monday-Saturday).



  Inside Out - Burton Street Foundation
Runs different creative sessions for people with mild to moderate and severe learning disabilities to foster self-confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness.

The project has been running as a self directed service for the past 5 years and is experienced in catering for individuals in receipt of Direct Payments.

Activities include:
• art activities
• crafts
• cooking
• music
• drama
• advocacy
• keep fit
• a walking group
• basic numeracy and literacy

Prices available on request.



  Inside Yoga
Inside Yoga runs a small, friendly non competitive class where physical limitations are not a barrier. Dynamic movement is carried by the breath, the breath being the core of practice.

Class is held at the Stillpoint Practice, Montgomery Road, S7 (Wednesday).



  Inspire (UK)
Inspire (UK) is a high quality domiciliary care provider which aims to empower and enable users to be more independent in their own home using independent living skills. The service can also provide Support Plan and Brokerage services for clients in receipt of Direct Payments and can help clients to recruit and employ a Personal Assistant (see separate entry).

Inspire match the right PA/Care Worker to clients on an individual basis as they recognise that each individuals needs vary therefore Inspire's model of intervention and matching the correct person to the client is dependant on, for example: identifying the clients choice of PA's gender, cultural and religious needs, identifying barriers in communication and identifying holistically the clients needs.

Support provision is available to individuals with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with learning disabilities, older people, people with Alzheimers or dementia, people with mental health issues and those with a long-term illness. This service is provided 24 hours per day, including weekends, evenings and bank holidays.

Inspire are a culturally sensitive service and provide carers who are bilingual.

Services Provided:

• Help with personal care:
morning duty calls, assistance with dressing, lunch time calls, assistance with feeding, tea time calls, assistance with washing and bathing, assistance with toileting, bed calls, moving and handling, hoisting (and ensuring hoists are put back safe or put back on charge), catheter care, peg feeding

• Home care:
cooking a meal (including your favourite cultural dishes if required), shopping (if you wish to maintain your independence, an escort when shopping or getting out and about), cleaning, changing bedding, laundry, other cleaning tasks

• Medication Support:
medication reminders, picking up prescriptions from GPs, administering medication (all care and support workers will be trained to administer medication)

•Sitting service:
sitting service is provided from 9.30pm-7.30am

• Social activities:
Inspire aims to provide stimulating activities which are aligned to your personal, emotional, cognitive and physical needs. Activities include:
Library visits, religious activities, picnics indoors and outdoors, outings and visit to pubs and restaurants

• Befriending service:
where requested your personal assistant will seek to introduce you to community led activities to help you build new friendships

• Finding services that you need eg hairdressers, dentists, opticians, chiropodists

• Accompanying you to the GP/hospital appointments

• Palliative care / end of life care

• Short or long-term care for service users recently discharged from hospital

Prices:

There is an introductory offer of 3 hours free care to ensure Inspire is the right company for you. Charges are:
• ฃ14.90 per hour Monday-Friday 7.30am-9pm
• ฃ16.90 per hour evenings and weekends
• ฃ20.00 per hour bank holidays, Christmas and New Year
• Mileage is charged at 45p per mile
These prices are provided by Inspire (UK), please check them yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served:

Inspire (UK) covers the S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36 of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.

Inspire (UK) is a social enterprise managed by a qualified social worker registered with the General Social Care Council (GSCC) and who has 11 years social work experience. Inspire's care staff are progressed onto NVQ Levels 2 & 3 in Support and Care Assistance.

How service users are involved in planning and monitoring the service:
Weekly call monitoring service to either service user or significant family member. Unplanned visits every 3 months to monitor care workers (or when requested by representatives). Encouraging Service Users and Carers to be part of the recruitment drive for workers. Quarterly review meetings including service users and other professional organisations. 360 degree feedback.



  Inspire (UK) - Support Planning & Brokerage
Inspire (UK) can provide Support Planning and Brokerage services for clients in receipt of Direct Payments and can help clients to recruit and employ a Personal Assistant. Support provision is available to individuals with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with learning disabilities, older people, people with Alzheimers or dementia, people with mental health issues and those with a long-term illness.

Profile:

• Inspire (UK) has 5 bilingual Support Planners
• Gender - Female & Male.
• Aged - 25-55 years
• Specialism - adult with disabilities and people from BME communities, one planner is a qualified Social Worker
• Based in the Burngreave area but will provide a city wide service
• Specialist knowledge - knowledge of Asian and Muslim communities
• Additional languages - Arabic, Punjabi, Somali, Urdu
• Home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan
• Can provide a group planning service
• Has a portfolio of their work for you to view

Services Provided:

• Offers a Support Planning and Brokerage service for Direct Payment holders which can include formally submitting Support Plans to Social Services for approval
• Help to recruit a Personal Assistant (PA), this includes:
writing and placing an advert, application sifting, invitation to interview, interviewing candidates, successful candidate letter,
CRB support and ensures an enhanced CRB check is completed annually, checking full employment history, medical history and full 5 years references
• Help to employ a Personal Assistant (PA), this includes:
contract of employment, ongoing employment advice, ongoing employment support, disciplinary/grievance/dismissal advice, disciplinary/grievance/dismissal support
• Offers a full Managed Account service
• Offers a flexible Payroll service (providing payslips or providing payslips and paying staff on an employers behalf)

Prices:

• The Support Planning and Brokerage service for Direct Payment holders is charge at a hourly rate of ฃ22.50 per hour, package prices available
• The recruitment and employment service is currently charged at ฃ110
• The charge for an enhanced CRB check is currently ฃ55
• Payroll service prices vary according to requirements, please contact for details
These prices are provided by Inspire (UK), please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.
Inspire (UK) is a social enterprise managed by a qualified social worker registered with the General Social Care Council (GSCC) and who has 11 years social work experience. Inspire's care staff are progressed onto NVQ Levels 2 & 3 in Support and Care Assistance.
Support Planners have attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training and have had 2+ plans signed off by the council.



  Inspire Sensory and Outreach Services CIC
Inspire Sensory and Outreach Services is a Community Interest Company based in Paces Campus at High Green. The facilities can benefit a range of different people including those with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, whether congenital or acquired eg stroke, sensory impairments, those on the autistic spectrum, those with behaviours that challenge, people with mental health conditions and people with dementia. The service is open to people of all ages and ability levels including people with profound, complex needs. Please call to discuss what services and facilities are available.

Services provided:
There are 3 sensory areas, a light room, a dark room and a highly visual, tactile space all of which offer a range of sensory experiences. The equipment includes the traditional bubble tubes, fibre optics, projectors but has the benefit of the latest wireless technology that allow even the most passive user to control their environment. The Light room also has a vibro-acoustic bed which allows the user to feel the music of their choice as well as hear it. A Soundbeam 5 system, a state of the art piece of equipment which uses motion sensors and switches to translate even the most slight body movements into music and sound is also available. It can also be linked to the vibro-acoustic bed and the data projector to create feeling and visuals. The rooms offer the opportunity for relaxation, stimulation, communication skill development or to learn and play. Particular requirements with regard to music, activity or settings can be set up before arrival. Please visit for a free taster session to experience the facilities and decide whether it meets your requirement. Inspire staff are always available to offer support and advice if needed.

Social Evenings:
These are currently held monthly and are always based around a theme. To date these have included Chocolate, Diwali, Arabian Nights, various countries e.g. Spain, France and celebration days e.g. Chinese New Year. All evenings involve food and drink tasting, quizzes, activities, entertainment eg singing, dancing, music. Everyone is encouraged to join in and the evenings are a good way to meet old friends and make new ones whilst having fun and learning something new.

Sensory Art Sessions:
These sessions are held weekly and are theme based with a sensory focus. The emphasis is on the journey rather than the end result. Sessions will include painting, sculpture. Art materials include not only the traditional paints etc but also the more obscure ones like chocolate pudding, marshmallows, shaving foam, mud, toothpaste etc.

Outreach:
The service provides one to one support staff to enable disabled people to access their own and wider communities and make full use of the leisure and social facilities available e.g. swimming, theatre and sporting events.



  Institute of Biomedical Science
Institute of Biomedical Science is the professional body for local biomedical scientists and students.
Charity No: 261926


  Intensive Home Nursing Service
Provides up to 24 hour nursing care at home for adults with palliative or terminal care needs (including the care of people with cancer in partnership with Marie Curie Cancer Care). Medical care of patients being cared for by the Intensive Home Nursing Service remains the responsibility of the General Practitioner. With the agreement of the patient and carer, referrals may be received from health or social care professionals working in both acute and community care settings.


  Intensive Support Service (ISS)
The Intensive Support Service is an interdisciplinary team that works with adults with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges their carers and/or services. The service also works to improve mental health and wellbeing and has an Assessment Treatment Unit on site.

Referrals are received via the Community Learning Disability Teams when it has been agreed that an individual may require further assessment or more intensive working to assist the individual to live in the community. The interdisciplinary team consists of a psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker and specialist nurse practitioners. They offer a city-wide service and work with people in their own homes, day services, residential or supported living accommodation.

The Intensive Support Service also works with carers and staff to provide training and support and also runs an advocacy group (Friday Aden).



  Interactive Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
Offers one-to-one cognitive behavioural psychotherapy at a time to suit the individual. Groups can also be organised. Skype therapy can be arranged for individuals who are unable to attend the centre.

The principal therapist is accredited with the BABCP. Appointments are held on Solly Street, S1.



  Interchange Sheffield Counselling Services for Young People Project
Interchange Project is an independent Community Interest Company which provides counselling and therapy to young people in schools and community settings.

Works in partnership with:
• Sheffield Futures (see separate entry) to offer counselling to young people aged 16-25 years who are not in education, employment or training (NEETS).
• Community Youth Teams to offer counselling in the city centre and community hubs (www.sheffield.gov.uk/cyt)
• VOYCE project with Young Carers (http://www.chilypep.org.uk/voyce.htm)

Interchange also offers a service to schools/colleges or other organisations when this can be funded by the referrer.



  International Nurses UK 2001
International Nurses UK 2001 is a social group comprised of qualified nurses, from outside the UK who have joined the NHS Sheffield Teaching Hospitals or North Derbyshire Trusts in 2001. The nurses in the group come from all over the world, with the majority of its members coming from the Philippines, India or Africa, however they are all linked by their passion and commitment to quality nursing care. The group organises social activities and takes part in conferences.


  Its My Life - Support Planning
It’s My Life is a local company who work in an ethical way providing a Support Planning service. In addition they offer a Community Involvement service and a Training, Development and Consultancy service (see separate entries).

Profiles:
Its My Life has 3 Support Planners, Kim, Josie & Jane:
Gender - Female
Aged - 25-55 years
Hobbies include - dog walking, running, gym and swimming, theatre, cooking, food, shopping, travel & holidays, music & gigs, gardening, reading, computers, photography, pubs, real ale & wine

Specialist knowledge - Kim has expertise in Support Planning working with people with a learning disability, young people with a learning disability going through the transition process and individuals looking into supported living options. Josie has expertise in planning for older people, people with dementia, profound and multiple learning disabilities and complex needs. Jane has expertise in planning for people on the autistic spectrum and for those with complex needs.

The office is based in Hillsborough (S6) but works throughout the city
Specialist knowledge - experienced in working with families from the Pakistani community
All 3 Planners have written their own Support Plans
Have a portfolio for clients to view
Can provide written references

Services Provided:
It’s My Life Support Plan with older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments.

It’s My Life use the ‘7 Essential Criteria for a Support Plan’ guidance developed by Helen Sanderson and Associates.
• They work with you to think about what you want to spend your budget on and how best to use the money you have to meet your needs
• They will look with you to see who can meet your needs in the best way and how much this will cost
• They will then work out with you how you want to spend your budget
• Home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan
• Can offer group Support Planning as well as individuals, has experience in the 'Planning Live' process

Prices:
The first meeting with It’s My Life is free. They will meet up with you and the people you want to be involved in your Support Plan, to get an understanding of your assessed needs.
The cost of your Support Plan is charged at an hourly rate of ฃ20 per hour and an average Support Plan costs between ฃ180 - ฃ220 with a maximum price of ฃ300.
This price includes:
• Time spent with you to understand what your needs are and how you would like them to be met
• Time it takes to look at what is available to meet your needs
• Time it takes to write your Support Plan in an accessible way
• Time it takes to get the Support Plan and Support Plan Sign Off Record agreed with the Local Authority
• Once the Support Plan is signed off, It’s My Life continue to have some responsibility if any further work is needed to get the Support Plan working as it needs to, or if it needs changing in any way. This is for up to 12 weeks after the Support Plan is signed off and it is your choice if you want them to be involved in sorting out any issues you may have in getting your plan working as you need it to
• Time to attend the first review which is usually 12 weeks after the Support Plan has been signed off and agreed

These prices are provided by It's My Life, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Josie Bolland and Jane Hobson are the Directors of It's My Life.
They have both worked in Sheffield for over 20 years supporting older people and people with a learning disability. Josie and Jane previously worked for the Joint Learning Disabilities Service. Josie is a qualified Occupational Therapist and registered with the Health Professions Council. All 3 planners have completed Sheffield City Council's accredited Support Planning training and have had 5+ plans signed off by the council.

All workers (paid and volunteers) are Enhanced CRB checked.
The service is registered with the Information Commissioners Office (Data Protection) and has Employer Liability, Public Liability Insurance and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Company Limited by Guarantee no 7500077.



  Iyengar Yoga - Hartley Street Institute
Iyengar Yoga promotes wellbeing through the practice of yoga.

Classes are held at the centre on Tuesday.



  Iyengar Yoga at Silverdale School
Beginners Iyengar yoga class.

Class is held at Silverdale School, S11 (Tuesday).



  Iyengar Yoga Classes in Silverdale School
Iyengar Yoga is a carefully graded and systematic teaching programme that makes yoga very accessible to everyone, even those with injuries or illnesses and allows yoga students to progress and practice safely.

Fully qualified Iyengar Teacher and a member of the Sheffield and District Iyengar Yoga Association (SADIYA). Teaches classes from complete beginners to intermediate students plus occasional workshops. Costs ฃ5 for taster class, ฃ6 per class when paid as part of a block and ฃ8 for drop-in classes. Concessions available, please contact for details (these prices are provided by Pascale Vacher, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Classes are held at Silverdale School, S11 (Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday).



  Jabadao - Parson Cross Community Development Forum
Funded by Awards for All, Parson Cross Forum is offering a new activity JABADAO. This is a group activity for people with Dementia and their families using music, movement and dance as the shared language.

Both standing, but mostly seated in chairs, Jabadao uses lots of beautiful music and props and that enables everyone to join in – in their own unique, full-bodied, wholehearted way.

The project is delivered by a team of trained volunteers, engaging people in the activity no matter how frail or how boisterous, ensuring that everyone who participates gets the best experience possible.

Places are free but must be booked.

Company limited by guarantee 4626358.

Charity No: 1102741


  Janet Cartwright - Personal Assistant
Janet Cartwright is a Personal Assistant (PA) who offers home care and support for children and young people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and learning disabilities. Janet also provides support and home care to adults with learning disabilities and can provide respite care within her own home, overnight and weekends.

Services Provided:
• personal care
• meal preparation
• shopping
• supported living
• sleep-in nights
• support with socialising and getting out and about
• assistance attending hospital appointments etc.
• respite

Janet can provide weekly or monthly support and emergency cover. Please contact her for an informal chat to discuss your needs.

Prices:
Charges are ฃ10 per hour (plus an additional charge for unsociable hours). This price has been provided by Janet Cartwright, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served: Janet covers all areas of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Janet holds an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care, has completed a Food Hygiene Certificate and has undergone training with both Sheffield and Rotherham City Council. She has over 20 years experience working in the health and social care field and holds an up to date CRB check. For respite purposes all Janet's family members are CRB checked.



  Janet Tomlin Hypnotherapy
Janet Tomlin is an experienced, caring hypnotherapist who specialises in helping people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). She is a member of the National Hypnotherapy Society and also trades as IBS Hypnotherapy - see website for details www.ibs-hypno.vpweb.co.uk

Janet also has experience of successfully helping people to stop smoking, to change their eating habits, to sleep better and to overcome phobias such as fear of flying and fear of spiders.

A fee is charged for each therapy session, please contact for details.

Janet's clinic is located at the Wellforce Centre, S1 (Tuesdays)



  Janus Project - Sheffield Domestic Violence Intervention Programme, The
The Janus Project Domestic Violence Intervention Programme is the only voluntary programme for men who want to change their abusive behaviour within Sheffield and the surrounding area. Offers long-term group based intervention for men wishing to change their violent and/or abusive behaviour.

Aims to contribute to the reduction of domestic violence and abuse within the home and works to break the cycle of abuse. Works directly with male perpetrators who attend the groups voluntarily. Offers support to current or ex partners of the men accessing the programme.

The Janus Project is a rolling programme in which you can start or leave at any stage but it is strongly recommended that you attend for at least 12 months. Once contacting the service you will be invited to attend up to 6 one-to-one sessions in preparation for the group phase of the programme. This is a voluntary programme and a desire and motivation to change is essential. Also offers anger management-style intervention for teenagers aged 13-18 years. A registered charity and a not-for-profit business.

Charity No: 1084100


  Jasmin Court Nursing Home
Nursing and residential care home with 50 beds for elderly medical patients (36 permanent residents and 14 intermediate residents). Run by Sage Care Homes (Management) Ltd.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  JCS Community Spirit Ltd
A voluntary not-for-profit organisation which takes in and sells donated goods in order to raise awareness of PACT Cancer Charity.

JCS Community Spirit also offers volunteering opportunities for candidates doing the Duke of Edinburgh Award from bronze through to gold award.

Operates from a shop which takes in and sells donated goods on Chesterfield Road, S8 (Monday-Friday & Saturday).



  Jeni Ferguson Pilates
Jeni Ferguson Pilates run classes for small groups and one to one training. They aim to provide specific exercise sessions to improve posture, tone muscles, increase flexibility and aid rehabilitation after injury. Classes are held in a private friendly studio with qualified experienced instructors.

Classes are held at Cemetery Road, S11 (Monday-Friday & Saturday).



  Jenny Dance - Dance Movement Psychotherapist
Jenny Dance is a freelance Creative Arts Therapist, dance therapist, who works with individuals and groups to provide therapy. She works with all age groups, and has a particular interest in work with those living with dementia.

Jenny offers therapy, which uses dance and movement in a creative and
imaginative way, to explore difficult issues. This is based on the belief that the body and the mind are linked and impact directly on one another.
She is available to work within organizations to provide both group and individual therapy.

Jenny will also be running a therapeutic dance group at Sheffield Mind, starting in Autumn 2013, specifically for those living with mental health issues. Please contact her directly for further information about the group.

Prices:
Charges can be made on a sliding scale depending on income. Proof of income is not required.



  Jessop Wing, Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Part of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Specialises in all aspects of women's reproductive health, including fertility, neonatology, pregnancy and childbirth and diseases and conditions of the reproductive system.

Referral via GP or midwife.



  Jigsaw Autism Befriending Scheme
A befriending scheme for children and young people (aged 5-18 years) with an autistic spectrum condition run by Hallam Union. Befrienders are students at Sheffield Hallam University.

The scheme aims to support families and enable young people with an autistic spectrum condition to take part in activities enabling them to gain confidence and social skills. Roles are negotiated and volunteers are not expected to perform domestic duties.

The scheme runs throughout the academic year, October to May. Befrienders are matched in October/November and visits take place at the family home by negotiation between the family and the befriender - often once a week for two hours, starting from December.

Charity No: 1141925


  John Ward Diabetes Centre, Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Part of the Diabetes Care Unit within the Department of Medicine. Provides services to any adult with diabetes, including general support, information and advice and specialist clinics on particular aspects of diabetes care.

People wishing to be seen need to be referred by their GP unless already under review by the Hospital Diabetes Team. Home visit available if appropriate.



  Joint Learning Disabilities Service - Employment Services
Part of Sheffield City Council. Offers a supported employment service for people with learning disabilities, including people with mental health issues, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, long term health conditions or autistic spectrum disorders.

Employment support provided:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Debt, money management & benefits advice
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & Qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications
• Advice on funding for training
• Training assessment – high level skills
• IT skills & training

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Experience
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Careers advice / job coaching
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview
• Support into self-employment

In Work Support
• Keyworker support in the workplace
• Training assessment – high level skills
• Getting to work/ reasonable adaptations to the workplace
• Access to work / Other support

Can also offer training in:
• horticulture
• catering and food hygiene certificates
• social enterprise development

The service is available to people who have been assessed by a social worker and allocated an individual budget which can then be spent as the individual decides. Referral via social worker.



  Joint Learning Disabilities Service - Supported Living and Day Services
Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust work jointly to provide a range of support options for people with learning disabilities including those in receipt of Direct Payments.

Services Provided:

• Supported Living - the service has specialist teams providing care and support to help you live in your own home, where your support will be tailored around your needs, choices and wishes. Support can be from a few hours a week up to 24 hours a day depending on you support needs.

• Day Opportunities - offers an extensive range of social activities, leisure and general interest activities designed to meet your individual needs and for you to develop your own lifestyle. The service has a range of facilities that are designed specifically for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, behaviour that challenges and dementia. Day services are wheelchair accessible with accessible toilets

• Employment Support (see separate entry)

• Short Break Care (Respite Care) - can be provided to give you or your carer a break. Care can include:
- support in your own home
- overnight stays
- support hoildays / weekends away
- days out
- evening/weekend activities in the community
Short Break Care can be provided in one of the services short break care units where staff are available 24 hours a day. They can provide a 'rolling programme' of care over the year, for example one weekend every month. It can be:
- a one off period of short term care, for example when your family carer goes away on holiday
- support for regular activities, for example one day a week or a one-off when your carer goes shopping

• Personal Assistant Cover Service (PACS) - a service for people who employ their own Personal Assistant to provide their care and support. The service can arrange for someone to support you while your assistant (also known as 1-1) is away on holiday or sick, offering a fully trained staff member and an easy billing process.

• Community and Tenancy Support (CATS) - a service providing housing related support to help you maintain your tenancy. This can include support to pay your bills, keeping your house safe and clean, or helping you to become more independent in your community

The service aims to seek the views of service users and carers to inform service design and delivery.

Prices:
• Supported Living (Sheffield City Council) charge is ฃ20.45 per hour (ฃ41.75 per hour for sleep-in)
• Supported Living (Sheffield Health and Social Care) charge is ฃ20.93 per hour
• Day Opportunities are charged at ฃ45, ฃ53.29 or ฃ70 dependent on individual needs and chosen activities
• Personal Assistant Support (PACS) short term cover charge is ฃ16.13 per hour
• Short Breaks charge is ฃ209.48 (24 hours over night)

The prices above represent a range of set and sliding rates. Please contact the LD Business team if you require more details on the range on offer and bespoke packages (these prices are provided by the Joint Learning Disabilities service, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Areas served:
Joint Learning Disabilities Services cover the whole of Sheffield, S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
All staff receive comprehensive training, the opportunity to gain a qualification and are DBS checked.



  Joint Learning Disabilities Service, Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Provides specialist services for adults with a learning disability in Sheffield run by the Joint Learning Disabilities Service. Both Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust provide these services as a single joint learning disabilities service and work to make sure that the vision people with learning disabilities and their family carers have for their lives, becomes a reality.

The service includes:
• community learning disabilities teams
• community assessment and intensive support service
• Sheffield Case Register
• supported living service
• residential and nursing home services
• short break services
• day services
• older carers support scheme
• assessment and treatment unit (Specialist Mental Health Services)
• improving mental wellbeing team
• employment services
• Sharing Caring project
• adult family placement scheme
• Direct Payments Support (Via the Communities Learning Disabilities team)



  Jordanthorpe Dementia Caf้
Alzheimer's Society holds regular dementia cafes across Sheffield. The aim of the cafes is to provide a relaxed meeting place for people who have dementia, their carers and families to come together with staff working in local dementia services.

Whether you are worried about your memory, or have concerns about a friend or relative, you will be made very welcome.

The caf้ meets at White Willows Extra Care Scheme, Dyche Road, S8 (one Thursday in the month).

Charity No: 296645


  Jo's Yoga
Dru Yoga classes with a registered Dru Yoga teacher, which are wonderful for easing stress and back pain as well as increasing a sense of wellbeing and energy. Classes include warm up, energy block release sequence, postures or sequence and deep relaxation to nourish and nurture. Jo Kavanagh is also open to suggestions of other classes for groups of people interested in a one-off yoga session or regular appointment.


  Journey Productions, The
The Journey Productions is a start up enterprise supporting young people and adults who want to have a better quality of life and who want to help improve their situation and live a more independent healthy life, suited to support their every changing needs. Aims to tackle some of the personal and social challenges that prevent people from making positive steps to achieve their dreams, independence and aspirations.

The Journey Productions can support people with a support need including people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, health conditions, learning disabilities, people with Autistic Spectrum disorders, ADHD, people with mental health issues, carers, older people, children and young adults and people from BME communities.

Services Provided:

• Support Planning - Offers a Support Planning service which helps you to create your own Support Plan which will then be submitted to Sheffield City Council for approval. The service offers a range of different ways to develop a Support Plan including a Creative Support Plan option which can involve the client using different mediums in their plan such as dvd, graphics or musical elements.

Prices:

Fees for the Support Plan service are calculated at an hourly rate of ฃ15 per hour which includes travel costs and "sign off". For home visits there is an additional charge of ฃ3 per hour. These prices have been supplied by The Journey Productions, please check them yourself for accuracy.

• Home Support - Lifestyle Management services can deliver help with cooking, eating and staying healthy, meal plans, cleaning, laundry and shopping

• Help to recruit a Personal Assistant (PA) and employ a Personal Assistant (PA), this includes: help with writing and placing an advert, application sifting, invitation to interview, interviewing candidates, successful candidate letter, CRB support, contract of employment, ongoing employment support

• Transport - can offer a pick up and drop off service. Journey Productions have a number of workers who are willing to take you where you wish to travel

• Social, cultural and learning opportunities - offers various activities, projects, events, training and workshops. These include help to improve your wellbeing, career and employment progression and creative arts opportunities

• Employment Support - offers a variety of support for those who feel they can work or want to work

Employment support can include help with:
Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing
• Help being part of a community
• Debt, money management & benefits advice
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & Qualifications
• Training assessment - high level skills
• IT skills & training

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities

• Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Careers advice / job coaching
• job search & job search methods
• Support into self-employment

In Work Support
• Keyworker support in the workplace
• Training assessment - high level skills
• Mentoring & buddying
• Access to work / Other support

Also provides support to people in receipt of Direct Payments including:
• Advice and information for service users with regards to Direct Payments
• Coaching drop-in sessions where you can discuss employment and career opportunities and receive advice on starting your own business
• Brokerage and Advocacy service, offering health plans, personal development plans, retirement plans and work plans. Tell Journey Productions what you need and they will source it for you and set up links to other business, organisations, services, products or activities that are applicable to meeting your plan
• Payroll services - paying staff, Personal Assistants (PAs) and suppliers

Provides a Lifestyle Management Service offering lifestyle plans such as health, wellbeing and retirement plans, personal development, career or employment plans and creative development plans. Charges apply, please contact for details.

Prices start from ฃ6-25 per job or hourly rate. These prices are provided by Journey Productions, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff will be CRB checked. Diane has over 15 years experience working in community development, social settings and community arts. She is currently studying for a BSA degree in Working with Communities at the University of Sheffield and has extensive experience and knowledge in business management, music production, health and wellbeing related areas.

Diane has attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training but currently has had no plans signed off by the council.

The Journey Productions is a Social Enterprise, Not-for-Profit business.



  JS Parker Ltd
JS Parker Ltd is an independent case management and rehabilition service for adults, children and young people providing specialist brain and spinal injury services. Provides services to severely physically disabled people through to individuals with more subtle cognitive and behavioural impairments.

There are a range of case managers with different professional backgrounds, skills and experiences allowing the service to select a manager to meet the individuals needs. An extensive part of the case management work is managing support packages, including the recruitment, training and supervision of support staff. Works closely with individuals and families providing advocacy, family support and co-ordination of counselling and therapy services.

The rehabilitation services are delivered by Occupational Therapists and Rehabilition Assistants who have extensive experience of carrying out rehabilitation programmes with clients with complex physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural disabilities. The occupational therapy service aims to work with individuals to increase their independence and improve their quality of life. A client-centred approach is taken and clients are always involved in setting and reviewing their goals.

JS Parker Ltd recognises that every individual and every situation is unique and aims to tailor all of the services to meet the needs of each individual. Provides services to support the individual and their family during all the stages of rehabilitation and care. JS Parker Ltd prides itself on obtaining the optimum outcome for each individual.

JS Parker Ltd is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and also adheres to the principles and guidelines set out by the British Association of Brain Injury Case Management (BABICM) and the standards set by the College of Occupational Therapists.



  Keep Mums Fit - Antenatal & Postnatal Exercise
Keep Mums Fit is a business run by local practicing midwife Kate Campbell. For the past 7 years Keep Mums Fit has provided safe exercise classes to antenatal and postnatal mums, supporting them to remain active during pregnancy and regain fitness postnatally.

Kate offers both antenatal and postnatal classes and buggy fit sessions all of which aim to encourage mums to have fun, feel fitter, stay motivated and make friends.

Kate is a 2013 'Tommy's Hero's' award winner, her website is http://www.katecampbellprofessionalfitness.com

Prices:
• Antenatal and postnatal classes (90mins each) cost ฃ60 for 6 weeks
• Keep Mums Fit - Buggy Bootcamp cost ฃ5 per session (or purchase a fitness pass 6 classes at ฃ30)
• Keep Mums Fit follow on classes cost ฃ5 per session (or purchase a fitness pass 6 classes at ฃ30)

Sessions are held at :
• Ecclesall Parish Church Hall, S11 (Mondays)
• Trinity United Reform Church, S11 (Tuesdays)
• Millhouses Park, S7 (Mondays & Wednesdays)
• Hillsborough Park, S6 (Thursdays)



  Keeping Active and Positive (KAP)
Keep Active and Positive is an informal support group for people who have Parkinsons disease, their carers, relatives and friends. It arranges regular activities such as ten pin bowling, Tai Chi, art lessons and bridge. It also organises occasional trips to the theatre and days out and there is a Christmas dinner/dance. There is a monthly newsletter and a monthly meeting for information sharing and to hear information about the current progress of research.


  Kidney Association, Sheffield City Branch
A registered charity that runs a support group for people with any kind of kidney disorder, including those in last stages of renal failure, dialysis patients, transplant patients, etc. Also fundraises. Self or any referral.
Charity No: 506386


  Kids Together Club
A parent led friendly and inclusive group supporting families of children with neurological disabilities for example autism (including autistic spectrum disorder and aspergers), ADHD, ADD (attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders), ODD (oppositional defiance disorder), PDA (pathological demand avoidance), Downs Syndrome, epilepsy and global development delay. Babies and children welcome from birth onwards, no upper age limit).

Holds a fortnightly exclusive hire play session at Jungle Mania play centre, S9. Gives children the opportunity to socialise with others in a safe, caring and friendly environment whilst allowing parents and carers to share experiences, give and receive support or simply just sit back and have a cuppa and a piece of cake. Come along, let your children burn off some energy, make new friends and join in the fun.

There is no charge for adults and babies in arms. Children under 3 years cost ฃ2 per session and children over 3 years and over cost ฃ2.50 per session. Please check prices for accuracy.

Charity No: 1074825


  Killamarsh Osteopathy Practice
Bill Eakins is a Registered Osteopath who provides a wide variety of techniques to relieve pain in muscular-skeletal problems and sports injuries. He uses massage, mobilisation, ultrasound and interferential treatment modalities. And also uses cranial osteopathy.

It costs approx ฃ42 for the first one-hour consultation and ฃ32 for 30 minute follow up treatments. There is a ฃ5 reduction for students and children (these prices are provided by Killamarsh Osteopathy Practice, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Sessions are held on Kirkcroft Lane, S21 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday).



  Kinetic Nursing Services
Kinetic Nursing Services offer a wide range of personalised and individually tailored care support and domestic services for you in your own home. The service caters for older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical and/or sensory impairments, people with mental health issues and carers.

Services provided:

• personal care and home support, all support workers have undergone necessary training to provide personal care. This service is not exclusive and can contain aspects of other services on offer to provide a truly personalised support plan. As part of a comprehensive home service, home support with domestic tasks can be incorporated into an individual care plan in line with the customer's requirements.

• medication support, in accordance with medication policies Kinetic Nursing Services will prompt customers in the community to take necessary medication from a Nomad system. They also offer a risk assessment tool for assistance with medication where the customer's physical condition impairs their ability to take the medication.

• sitting service, this service is offered for both day and night and are charged at the same hourly rate.

Kinetic Nursing Services also offer a non-exhaustive list of tasks and social activities including getting out and about, from which they can provide support. These activities can stand alone as a service or be incorporated into a broader package of care.

Areas Served: Covers the South of Sheffield.

Prices:

Kinetic Nursing Services charge ฃ14.12 per hour for their services. This price is supplied by Kinetic Nursing Services, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Kinetic Nursing Services are inspected and registered by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), all staff are CRB checked. Care workers are required to complete their NVQ to a minimum of level 2.

Kinetic Nursing Services have Public Liability, Employer's Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance. Company limited by guarantee no 7403680.



  Kingdom House - Silver Health Care Ltd
Kingdom House is a specialist re-ablement and respite facility which provides both short-term and on-going care packages. The facility offers independent living for adults with learning disabilities, those on the autistic spectrum, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, mental health issues and complex needs.

Kingdom House aims to place each individual at the centre of
what they do, offering choice and control in all aspects of daily living. Their key objective is centred around the transition and rehabilitation of individuals back into the community.

A sympathetic conversion of a former farmhouse was recently carried out to provide a peaceful space with a host of specialist facilities to help stimulate and care for adults with a wide range of complex needs, including autism, learning disabilities and physical disabilities. Kingdom House has spacious accommodation over two floors, with four en-suite bedrooms on the ground floor and first floor, giving residents both privacy and neighbourly company. Each floor is self contained with its own spacious lounge, dining room, kitchen and laundry facilities which all allow wheelchair users and those with mobility problems easy access in and around the building. There is a lift between floors, an electronic overhead tracking system to each ensuite bedroom and a specialist assisted bathroom on the ground floor for those residents requiring dignified help with bathing.

The house stands within its own large secure landscaped grounds. To
the rear of the main house there is a detached barn which has been
converted providing a comfortable and versatile building for residents to use for training, leisure, life skills, independent living skills and recreational needs. This service encourages residents to pursue individual hobbies and shared interests together with a program of life skills training.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

Kingdom House is managed by Mr Roy Young and Silver Health Care Ltd and is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.



  Kinhon Chinese Health Programme (Kinhon)
Kinhon is a registered charity that aims to provide advocacy and support for the Chinese community in Sheffield in order to gain equal access to health services, the NHS and mental health services in the city. Self or any referral.
Charity No: 1045956


  Knit n Natter
Knit n Natter is an informal craft knitting drop-in group facilitated by the Sheffield Primary Care Trust Mental Health Team. The group is friendly, therapeutic and sociable. Donations of wool etc. are welcome. There is a waiting list in operation.

Meets at Burngreave Ashram, S4 (Friday).



  Knowle Hill
Knowle Hill is a residential care home situated in Halfway and run by Sheffcare Limited; a not-for-profit provider of excellent care, with eleven homes throughout South Yorkshire.

Knowle Hill has got Recognised Provider List (RPL) status for it's day care services only.

The care home has 40 beds, 12 of which are specialist care beds for Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) residents.

This care home strives to provide person-centred care based on an individual care plan - designed to meet each service-user’s needs and treat them with maximum levels of dignity and respect. The home makes use of a key-worker system so that each resident is assigned a dedicated member of staff.

Knowle Hill organises regular entertainment and therapeutic activities, and makes use of Sheffcare’s activity workers and external volunteers for this. Past activities have included baking, flower arranging and chair-obics. There is a hair-salon on site, as well as private gardens.
The home organises regular day trips and holds fundraising events throughout the year, which the local community are invited to. The home also holds Christmas and Easter parties. Visitors are welcome to visit the home at any reasonable time, without appointment, and families may join residents for meals if they wish.

Residents are encouraged to bring items of their own furniture for their rooms. All rooms have telephone and television points, and a carer-calling system. The communal rooms are bright and friendly. Delicious freshly cooked meals are baked by the superb chefs and served in the dining room. There is a laundry service, and a hairdresser, doctor, opticians and chiropodist visit the homes regularly.

Day Centre:

The home also runs a popular day-centre service, whereby clients are picked up in the morning by a minibus, and are then brought to the home where they can get involved in organised activities, go on trips out or simply relax and enjoy refreshments within a friendly group. Freshly cooked meals are also provided in day care. Also provide a bathing service, please contact for prices.

Day Centre Prices:

Prices per day are ฃ45 with transport included, and ฃ30 if the client is making their own way to the home (these prices are provided by Knowle Hill, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Respite Care:

Short-term care is available for clients who have been released from hospital after an illness or operation, providing support during their recovery. The home also provides respite care subject to availability to give carers and family a break from full-time care, and support for clients to undertake social activities, go shopping and visit friends and family.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked, trained to NVQ 2 level and above, regularly supervised and fully insured. SheffCare is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. Sheffcare has Investors in People accreditation and is a member of the National Care Forum.

SheffCare aims to hold residents meetings (every 4-6 weeks) in their residential homes and to involve its residents in the running of the home.

Charity No: 1054227


  Knowle Limited, The
Family-run care home which caters for people with learning disabilities and/or mental health problems aged 18-65 years. 13 single bed rooms. The home currently has a waiting list for vacancies.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

This home is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Sheffield City Council to ensure a quality service is delivered.
All staff are senior carers and have up to date DBS checks, first aid training, food hygiene, fire safety and other relevant care-related training. Staff are qualified to NVQ 2, 3 or above. The home has been in operation since 1991.



  Krysia Ochyra - Counselling / Psychotheraphy
Krysia Ochyra has 14 years experience as a counsellor/psychotherapist using a Gestalt approach. She offers short or long term, individual sessions for young people and adults in a confidential, safe space. Within a non-judgemental relationship she can support you to deepen your understanding of your issues and discover your needs so you can make choices about how you manage difficulties and live your life.

The way of working depends on what you are comfortable with and, as well as talking, can include art, visualisation, drama and movement. Krysia has extensive experience of working with a wide range of issues such as: anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, stress, loss and
bereavement, work related issues, menopause and mid-life crisis.

Krysia's qualifications are: MA Gestalt Psychotherapy; UKCP accredited; MBACP. She is a member of The Sherwood Psychotherapy Institute and PTUK.

Prices: Krysia charges a fee of ฃ35 per 50 minute session, including an initial meeting. This price is provided by Krysia Ochyra, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Sessions are held at Wellspring Complementary Health Centre, S6.



  Kundalini Yoga - Yogalove
Kundalini yoga is a combination of breath, movement and mantra and is a very powerful spiritual practice. Kundalini Yoga Fit is a combination of breath and movement designed to de-stress the mind and tone the body.

Both systems work with the muscles, glandular system, brain, organs and energy system. Stretching and working on the body brings easier movement, better posture and more flexibility. They have a Kundalini Research Institute certified teacher with full insurance and a member of the Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association.

Offers yoga and breathing courses to manage stress, anxiety and depression, this is suitable for all ranges of experience and melds yoga, mindfulness, neuroscience and psychotherapeutic holding techniques. Also Yoga Nidra courses for complete relaxation which starts with some yoga and then lie down Yoga Nidra which is Yoga of sleep and is suitable for everyone. Also offers Yoga Therapy for people with mental health conditions.

Classes are held at Rushdale Road, S8 (Monday-Friday & Saturday).



  Kutien Arts - Loh, Panni
Panni Loh is available to deliver art activities and art workshops and create themed public art works for major sites. She has successful experience of working with adults, families, older people, children from BME and faith groups, people with learning disabilities and/or mental health issues. Panni is available to give talks and her art can be viewed by appointment.

The art workshops are enjoyable and easily accessible for people with no experience of art and needing encouragement through to the more experienced. Her workshops use creative techniques such as music and gentle movement to free people up to paint and draw, use textiles and make small sculptures, in their own venue.

Prices:
Workshops cost ฃ20 per person (minimum of 5) for 2-4 hours at your own venue.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Panni is CRB checked and has a track record of working with major organisations such as Sheffield Galleries and Museums, Sheffield City Council's Children, young People and Families, Chinese Arts Centre, Northern Refugee Centre plus schools in London, Manchester, South Yorkshire and Lancashire. Panni is a trained artist, teacher and social worker, PhD, CQSW, PGCE.



  La Leche League Sheffield
La Leche League Sheffield is part of LLLGB, a volunteer-run breastfeeding support charity.

La Leche League's mission is to help mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and the mother.

Monthly meetings cover topics such as the benefits of breastfeeding, a new baby in the family, avoiding common difficulties and nutrition and weaning. Meetings such as toddler meetings and informal meet-ups are arranged from time to time.

Company limited by guarantee no 1566925.

Charity No: 283771


  Ladies Monday Group
The Ladies Monday Group is a support and self-help group for women in Sheffield with mental health problems, encouraging social interaction, interests and activities.

Sessions are held at the Limbrick Centre, S6 (Monday).



  Lane End Farm Trust
Lane End Farm is a working hill farm situated in the Peak District National Park in North Derbyshire. The farm provides a simple environment of real quality where disabled and disadvantaged young people can be at one with nature and connect with their beautiful surroundings and the farm animals.

Lane End Farm caters for young adults from all walks of life, including those with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health issues, challenging behaviour and people on the autistic spectrum. As well as providing new experiences for young adults from inner city, deprived, abused or neglected backgrounds.

The farm offers developmental day opportunities for participants by providing excellent outdoor farm activities and encouraging personal development through individually tailored programmes. These have
proved to be particularly successful for young people with autistic spectrum disorders. The service has provided work experience and employment support that has enabled some of their young people to achieve NVQ’s in Land Based Operations and Animal Care and also offer conservation and horticulture courses. Activity programmes on the farm support young people to develop life skills, such as cooking at the farmhouse kitchen, food safety and hygiene and independent living skills such as budgeting, conflict resolution and problem solving. Placement usually last for several months, activity placements are currently on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Employment support provided includes:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Debt, money management & benefits advice
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & Qualifications
• Advice on funding for training
• Vocational courses, accredited training qualifications including:
- NVQ level 1 Land Based Operations
- NVQ level 1 Equine Studies
- NVQ level 1 Farming
- NVQ level 1 & 2 Animal Care
- NVQ level 2 Conservation
• Training assessment – high level skills
• Apprenticeships

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Taster and Occupational Taster Courses
• Work Experience
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• A specialist disability careers advisor
• Careers advice / job coaching
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Job matching
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview
• Support into self-employment

In Work Support
• Mentoring & buddying
• Getting to work/ reasonable adaptations to the workplace
• Access to work / Other support


Lane End Farm Trust also provides disabled holiday accommodation in a converted stone barn called 'The Room for All Seasons' which has been specifically designed for wheelchair users, in particular, young people paralysed by spinal cord injury. The Room for All Seasons is an all on one level, wheelchair accessible, self-catering accommodation with stunning views of the countryside set in the heart of the Peak District. The interior has been specifically designed for wheelchair users, having adjustable-height kitchen facilities, with generous space to move around in the open-plan kitchen, dining and lounge area. There is a specialist bedroom with electric adjustable bed and ceiling hoist, a wet room with mobile shower/toilet chair, and an easily convertible bedroom area and en-suite for the parents or carer. Guests are welcome to join in the activities provided on the farm.

Prices:
Day activity placements are charged at ฃ58.50 per day, these are usually funded through Direct Payments. These prices have been provided by Lane End Farm Trust, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

All Lane End Farm Trust staff, volunteers and trustees are DAB checked (Disclosure And Barring service, formerly CRB checks). Training and education programmes are delivered by qualified staff and are assessed by Dale Agriculture & Rural Training service (DART).

A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 6212037.

Charity No: 1119872


  Language Therapy Ltd
Language Therapy Ltd offers private Speech and Language Therapy for children, young people and adults. Providing one to one speech and language therapy in your own home, in your childs school or nursery, or at their office on Ecclesall Road in Sheffield.

Language Therapy Ltd therapists have particular expertise in working with people with autistic spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy and Downs Syndrome. They also work with people who have had strokes or have other communication difficulties.

The service can work with individuals and their families as well as local charities, schools, colleges and other organisations to provide accessible and affordable speech and language therapy. The service also has satellite offices in Bingley, Bradford and Littleover, Derby.

Prices:

Prices vary according to the therapy and venue required. Please contact for a full list of prices.


Qualifications & Quality Standards:
All therapists are all CRB checked, registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and are members of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

Company limited by guarantee no 4595247.



  Leahyrst Care Home
Leahyrst Care Home is a private 41 bed residential care home offering high quality dementia and residential care for the elderly. Short term respite care is also available.

Free trial visits available for up to 48 hours where you can experience the services provided before having to make any decision.

Prices:
Fees are dependent upon individual residents needs and circumstances. Can take both private and local authority funded residents. Fees set at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.

Company limited by guarantee no 3475391.



  Leaping The Void (LTV)
Leaping the Void aims to assist disabled people aged 18 years and over, by working to increase their level of independence through enterprise.

Leaping the Void is an extension of the Paces School programme (see separate entry) offering support to young disabled adults to help them adapt to the world outside of school and to keep fit & healthy.

Disabled adults involved in our LTV programme have the chance to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to help them make choices and lead more independent lifestyles, learning about other opportunities available to them. The programme is designed to develop skills in self-care and independence.

Activities include:
• Art enterprise project: involving designing, making and selling items such as canvasses, paintings, cards, felt scarves, bags etc.
• Money management
• Personal, social and health related matters
• Food - how to plan, prepare and cook meals
• Personal plan for learning linked to interests e.g. animals, sport, music, photography etc
• Independent living skills

Staff have CRB checks and senior staff are qualified in Conductive Education. Support to obtain funding through Individual Budgets (Self Directed Support) is given and arrangements are tailored to individual needs.

Charity No: 1104356


  Learning Disability Partnership Board
In line with the Department of Health publications "Valuing People" and "Valuing People Now"; Sheffield First for Health and Wellbeing Partnership and the Learning Disability Partnership Board aim to develop services, policy and opportunities to help all adults with a learning disability live positive and fulfilling lives.

Aims to help people with learning disabilities to:
• exercise choice and control
• experience better health
• live in the home of their choice
• access employment and education opportunities
• enjoy friendships and relationships
• fully participate in society
• exercise full rights as citizens.



  Leisure Time
Leisure Time aims to enable access to a variety of sports and physical activities suitable for people aged 16 years and over with learning disabilities, autism, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments.

Sessions are held at Concord Sports Centre, S5 (Friday). Sessions cost ฃ3.



  Leonard Cheshire Disability
Leonard Cheshire Disability is a registered charity that provides permanent, respite and day care for people with physical disabilities. The nursing home, Mickley Hall, has 39 permanent beds and 1 respite bed for people aged 18 years and over.

The charity organises activities, outings and crafts and arranges aromatherapy, physiotherapy, chiropody sessions and reflexology.

Leonard Cheshire also provides 4 mini buses which are used by the residents for social outings, shopping etc, and holds various fetes and activities.

In addition Leonard Cheshire Sheffield offers a home care service which provides personal and domiciliary care services for older people and anyone with a disability, see separate entry.

Prices:
The cost for the day centre is around ฃ48 per day. Prices for residential care vary and are dependent on level of need following a full assessment.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Registered with Neighbourhood and Community Care Directorate and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. All staff are DBS checked (Disclosure and Barring Service, formerly CRB). Company limited by guarantee no 552847.

Charity No: 218186


  Leonard Cheshire Disability Sheffield Support at Home - Support Planning Service
Leonard Cheshire Disability Sheffield Support at Home offers a Support Planning service for individuals in receipt of Direct Payments or an Individual Budget.

Sheffield Support at Home Support Planning Service is for anyone with a support need including older people, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities and people with mental health issues.

To enable the service to devise a Support Plan catered to your support needs, Support at Home works in a person-centred way that places your needs and aspirations at the centre and makes sure you are involved in the development of your Support Plan at every stage.

Services Provided:

The Support Planning service includes:
• mapping out your individual needs and identifying who can meet those needs
• developing a Support Plan for submission
• support to arrange and meet service providers
• support to attend service provider meetings

Quality assurance reviews are carried out after 6 weeks after the support plan has been agreed.

Prices:
Support Planning charges are ฃ25 for an initial visit to assess your requirements/needs. Followed by a charge of ฃ16.50 per hour for all further work relating to the Support Plan up to a maximum charge of ฃ320 (the equivalent of 20 hours).
These prices have been provided by Leonard Cheshire, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
All 4 Support Planners have attended the Local Authority Support Planning Training and can develop Support Plans with you. All staff are DBS checked and have undertaken an in-depth training programme with regular refreshers for core training.

Sheffield Support at Home is regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and all standards were met on their last inspection in Oct 2012. Leonard Cheshire has professional indemnity insurance.

A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 552847.

Charity No: 218186


  Leonard Cheshire Sheffield Support at Home Service
Leonard Cheshire Sheffield Support at Home Service is a registered charity which provides personal and domiciliary support services for older people or anyone with a disability (people with physical impairment and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, people with mental health issues) or anyone with a support need wishing to remain in their own home.

Services provided:

Home care provision is available from 30 minutes to 24 hour live-in service. Respite and holiday relief can also be arranged. Emergency 24 hour on call system. All support packages are tailored to the individual, the service can help you achieve specific goals and to remain as independent as possible offering choice and opportunity. Care plans are agreed with each client. Leonard Cheshire Sheffield can provide the following:
• Personal care, including getting up and going to bed, bathing, dressing
• Shopping
• Meal preparation
• Cooking, laundry, cleaning
• Companionship, getting out and about, hospital visits
• Medication support
• Sitting service
• Social activities
• Employment support

Leonard Cheshire can support private clients as well as clients in receipt of Direct Payments or who have an Individual Budget. Referrals via Sheffield City Councils Adult Services or self referral if you have an individual budget funded by Direct Payment, Independent Living Fund or the Health Authority. The service can provide advice and information on Direct Payments.

Prices:

Prices start at ฃ12.41 per hour during the daytime and ฃ16.22 at night time (minimum call time is 30 mins). Bank Holidays and sleep-in nights incur an extra cost (these prices have been provided by Leonard Cheshire, please check them yourself for accuracy).


Qualifications and Quality Standards:

Registered with Adult Services and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. A member of the UK Home Care Association and operates under their code of practice. All staff are Enhanced CRB checked. Company limited by guarantee no 552847.

Charity No: 218186


  Lets Care Services
Lets Care Services provides home help / home care and a domestic service. Provides one to one, 24/7 care, to anyone with a support need including older people, people with physical and/or sensory impairment, people with learning disabilities or people with mental health issues. Also provides dementia care.

Services Provided:
• personal care and support
• Shopping
• Laundry and ironing
• Cleaning services
• Live in care
• Companionship
• Dementia care

Prices:
• ฃ10 per hour for care assistants
• ฃ13 per hour for one to one support workers
• ฃ15.50 for personal assistants (PA)

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
Lets Care Services is a new company and will be inspected by the CQC (Care Quality Commission) shortly. Staff are DBS checked and have or are working towards NVQ2.



  Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research, Sheffield and Rotherham Branch
A registered charity that fundraises for research into leukaemia and lymphoma and other related diseases.
Charity No: 216032


  LH Social Care
LH Social Care is a small privately owned company which provides respectful, reliable and high quality support to children and adults with learning disabilities, physical and or sensory impairments and to older people, both inside and out of their own homes.

LH Social Care has been supporting people for 10 years and believes that everybody has a fundamental right to exercise choice and control in their own lives.

For people with learning disabilities, LH Social Care works within the ‘valuing people’ framework, offering the choice, control and freedom to live a fulfilled and active life. Aims to promote social inclusion through accessing education, employment, social and leisure activities.

For people with physical disabilities or sensory impairments even the most simple tasks can prove challenging. LH Social Care strives to promote maximum independence, providing the required assistance when necessary.

LH Social Care uses a person-centred approach in getting to know the individual and skill match staff to the individual. As a small service provider they use small staff teams to provide support, which builds up continuity of care preventing client anxiety.

Based in Barnsley, LH Social Care offers a quality service to the Sheffield area and has staff that can service the Sheffield area.

LH Social Care can support private clients as well as clients in receipt
of Direct Payments or who have an Individual Budget. Home support provision is available from 30 minutes to 24 hour live-in service. Home respite and holiday relief can also be arranged. Operates an emergency 24 hour on call system. All support packages are tailored to the individual, with the service helping you achieve specific goals and to remain as independent as possible offering choice and opportunity. Care plans are agreed with each client.

LH Social Care can provide the following services:
• Personal care support
• Personal Assistants (PA)
• Day to day support for living in your own home
• Respite care in your own home from a few hours to overnight
• Respite holiday care
• Holiday support
• Community outreach (getting out and about)
• Advocacy and counselling services
• Support with social activities/day opportunities
• Employment support

Prices:
Prices start at ฃ13 per hour during the day, waking-nights ฃ14.45 per hour (minimum call 30mins), Sleep-in nights cost ฃ47 per night and Bank Holidays are charged at double time. Please contact to discuss your personal needs and costings. These prices are providede by LH Social care, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Quality Standards and Qualifications:

LH Social care aims to lead the way in community care by providing a professional, quality service, offering choice, reliability and sensitivity to meet the needs of each individual client. The key values underpinning the service are based on privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights and fulfilment. Registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. All staff are enhanced CRB check and complete a comprehensive training programme.

Company limited by guarntee no 4891297.



  Life Pregnancy Care Service
LIFE Pregnancy Care Service offers confidential counselling for anyone with an unexpected pregnancy who is wondering what to do and what help is available. LIFE offers the time and space to think and talk things through, calmly before reaching a decision. LIFE also offers counselling for those who have had an abortion and are feeling depressed or confused. Experienced helpers can assist in untangling difficult emotions and feelings, thus leading to healing.

LIFE Fertility programme offers help to couples who are having difficulties achieving a pregnancy. LIFE Education offers presentations on pregnancy and abortion issues and a LIFE education officer can respond to requests for speakers on a variety of topics to do with pregnancy and abortion, please contact on 01926 312 272.

Charity No: 1128355


  Lifelong Learning, Skills and Communities - Vocational Education and Training
Part of Sheffield City Council unit incorporating Sheaf Training, Red Tape Central, Engineering Centre and the Construction Design Centre. Offers apprenticeships and other training in a wide variety of vocational areas, including Administration, Customer Service, Child Care, Construction, Painting and Decorating, Health and Social Care, Cleaning, Joinery, Engineering Trades including electrical and mechanical maintenance, Horticulture, Hospitality, Information Technology and Music Technology.

Training is available to people aged 14-16 years (referral from school or Children, Young People and Families) and 16-18 and adults (self or any referral), including Foundation Learning, Traineeships, Study Programmes Diplomas, National Vocational Qualifications, Apprenticeships and Advanced Apprenticeships. Also runs Work Choice a Government supported employment programme designed specifically for people who due to their disability or health condition, may find it difficult to find or keep a job (see separate entry).

The service is available to people who are in employment who wish to improve their current skills or people who are not working who wish to learn new skills or update existing ones. Employment support includes:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & Qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications
• Advice on funding for training
• Vocational courses, accredited training & qualificions
• Training assessment – high level skills
• IT skills & training

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Apprenticeships
• Work Placements



  Lifetime Home Care - Complete Domiciliary Care Solutions
Lifetime Home Care Ltd are a unique domiciliary home care provider, offering homecare to vulnerable individuals living in the community. Specialises in home care for older people requiring support to remain independent within their own homes.

Services Provided:
• personal care
• medication support
• meal preparation
• befriending service
• domestic duties and house cleaning
• shopping
• pension collection
• community integration
• end of life care
• money management including managed accounts
• care planning to ensure all needs are met appropriately

Lifetime Home Care provides a variety of care and support services to assist people with the activities of daily living aiming to ensure that service users remain independent and free to make their own decisions in their own home. Packages are tailor made to suit all individual needs.

Lifetime Home Care are able to guarantee your needs will be met appropriately and in a timely manner and take care to match Personal Assistants with clients. There is a live call monitoring system which monitors all visits and ensures call compliance for all clients and care staff. Wellbeing is at the very heart of the company's ethos and Lifetime Home Care aims to provide a professional, friendly service. "Personalisation" focuses on client's strengths, preferences, needs and wants as well as family and friends to draw together an individual care and support programme.

Prices:
• 15 minutes costs ฃ6.45 to ฃ6.70
• 30 minutes costs ฃ 8.90 to ฃ 9.40
• 45 minutes costs ฃ 11.35 to ฃ12.10
• 1 hour costs ฃ13.80 to ฃ14.80
These prices have been provided by Lifetime Home Care, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served:
Lifetime Home Care covers the S12, S13 & S20 areas of Sheffield and S25 & S26 on the outskirts of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Lifetime Home Care is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and comply with all professional guidelines. All carers are screened and CRB checked. There is a complaints procedure should clients feel that their care needs are not being met or that any other service issues need raising.



  Lifeways Community Care
Lifeways Community Care is a national organisation providing specialist support to people with learning disabilities, physical impairmentsand/or sensory impairments, people with mental health issues, acquired brain injury, autistic spectrum disorders and complex needs.

Services Provided:

Lifeways services are designed to provide intensive, person-centered support to people with specialist or complex needs, these services include:
• Home support including help with personal care
• Home support including cooking, cleaning or shopping
• Medication support
• Sitting service
• Supporting clients with social activities and cultural or educational opportunities
• Employment support
Lifeways do not provide general domiciliary care or short visits.

Prices:

Support charges start from ฃ12.25 per hour and are dependent on each individuals situation (this price is provided by Lifeways Community Care, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Areas Served: Lifeways covers the whole of Sheffield S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked and have had full induction plus specific training as required. Most staff have NVQ level 2 or 3 or are working towards the new Diploma. This company is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Light
Light is a voluntary support group for women suffering from mental illness in and around child birth, particularly post natal depression. The groups works in partnership with the NHS Perinatal Mental Health Unit, Jessops Hospital, midwives, health visitors and other agencies in order to promote awareness of post natal depression and provide support groups for women to attend with or without their children.

Light offers peer support to mums which includes telephone, text, email support, home visits and buddying.

Light holds informal group meetings at various caf้s and parks across Sheffield. Please check the website or Facebook for the latest information.

Meetings held at the Michael Carlisle Centre, S11 (Thursday).



  Limbrick Centre, The
The Limbrick Centre is part of Sheffield Health & Social Care and is an adult mental health unit offering art therapy, a dental clinic and a mental health outpatients department. A referral from a GP is required. An independent chiropody service also operates from the centre.


  Lip Reading Classes
Lip reading classes for people with hearing impairments and people who have contact with hearing impaired. The classes are run by lip reading students.

Prices: There is a charge of ฃ20 per 4 sessions, this price is provided by Rachael Frith, please check it yourself for accuracy.

Classes held at Stocksbridge Library, S36 (Thursday) and St Mary's Church, Walkley, S6 (Monday).



  Lister Project - SYHA
Provides long-term supported accommodation to 25 service users with enduring mental health problems. Part of South Yorkshire Housing Association which is a registered charity.

This home is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is delivered.

Charity No: 501639


  Little Signers Club Sheffield
Little Signers Club was set up in January 2010 with a team of highly competent and experienced baby signing teachers.

Baby signing is the use of gesture to help babies and toddlers communicate before speech begins. At just 6 months old, a baby's motor skills are sufficiently developed to make simple gestures, enabling them to bridge the communication gap and show their parents what they need.

Baby Signing Basics:
For babies aged 5 months to 18 months. The course is ten weeks long and is structured and informative covering different topics and signs. Each class is 45 minutes long and guides you through the building blocks of speech so you can be informed about other ways in which your baby is trying to communicate with you and show you where (and how) gesture can be a great aid to speech development.

Sing, Sign and Rhyme:
For babies of 5 months to 2 years, these courses are designed to be great fun. These lively informal classes can be an ideal introduction to getting started with baby signing or come along as a follow on from the Baby Signing Basics Course, helping you to keep signs fresh in your memory. Based loosely around a theme every week, there is plenty of singing, signing and popular rhymes to gently engage your baby. A ten week course and advance booking is required.

Little Signers Club Sheffield also offers free sessions once a month in the Central Childrens Library and Walkley Library.

Prices:
Baby Signing basics course ฃ70. Each person booking on the course receives a copy of Signing Hands; Baby Signing basics (RRP ฃ10.99) as part of the course package.
Sing, Sign and Rhyme course ฃ50.
These prices are provided by Little Signers Club Sheffield, please check them yourself for accuracy.



  Living with Secondary Breast Cancer Programme
A group run by Breast Cancer Care (see separate entry) for people with a diagnosis of secondary breast cancer. Members have an opportunity to talk openly with others who really understand about what it is like to live with this diagnosis.

The programme focuses on providing the opportunity for people with a diagnosis of secondary breast cancer to meet and chat once a month. Meetings include a programme of guest speakers on a wide range of issues from diet and treatments to complementary therapies. You can choose to attend regularly or just pick and choose sessions that are of interest to you and there will be a counsellor on hand to provide support if needed. Refreshments will be provided and the longer sessions will also provide lunch.

The group is welcoming and small (up to 10 people) . Meetings are based on whatever members want to talk about that week. The group is a registered charity.

Meets at Irwin Mitchell offices, S1 (1st Thursday in the month).

Charity No: 1017658


  Lloyds Pharmacy
Late night pharmacist in the S2 area of Sheffield.


  Lodge House Natural Health Practice, The
The Lodge House Natural Health Practice in Walkley was set up in January 2007 to offer a range of complementary therapies to the local community in a professional, safe and friendly environment.

Therapies offered include: acupuncture, Alexander Technique, counselling, herbal medicine, homeopathy, hypnotherapy, massage and reflexology.

The Lodge House Natural Health Practice aim to make complementary therapy more accessible and often advise people on which therapy is the most appropriate. Due to their relaxed and friendly atmosphere they have attracted people who may not previously have thought of using natural health.

The Lodge House Natural Health Practice is a not-for-profit organisation and is run as a co-operative.

Prices:

Prices range from ฃ35 to ฃ50, these prices are supplied by The Lodge House Natural Health Practice, please check them yourself for accuracy.



  Longley Hall Ltd
16-bed supported accommodation for people with learning disabilities and people on the autistic spectrum or people with a dual-diagnosis aged 18-65 years. Includes 1 self-contained flat and 4 flats with shared space. 24hr support. One flat is wheelchair accessible.


  Longley Park View Nursing Home
Nursing home with 67 beds for elderly and Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) patients. Run by Longley Health Care Ltd.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Looking Forward Together - Breast Cancer Support Sheffield
Breast Cancer Support Sheffield are a support group of breast cancer survivors who are moving forward with their lives. The group meet together to have fun, promote confidence, wellbeing and friendship through a range of activities. Activities include art, swimming, poetry, walking, yoga, tai chi and any suggestions that group members come up with. New members welcome.

The group is supported by Macmillan, Sheffield Cancer Voices and Weston Park Cancer Support Centre.



  Lost Chord
Lost Chord is a registered charity that organises interactive musical sessions for dementia sufferers in residential homes throughout South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire as well as Cardiff, Coventry, Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich.

Highly trained professional musicians perform a variety of musical styles in an effort to stimulate response from those who can't walk, talk, feed themselves or communicate in any way. Residents are encouraged to sing, sway, dance or play percussion. Music is often the only way to stimulate a response from one of the most disadvantaged groups in the community. The activities give people with dementia a vehicle through which they can continue to communicate.

Charity No: 1099385


  Lower Bowshaw View
Nursing home with 40 beds for elderly medical patients providing daycare, respite and longer term care.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Loxley Court - Loxley Healthcare
Nursing home with 72 beds, comprising 16 beds for general nursing, 22 beds Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) nursing, 24 beds for EMI residential (including 4 doubles) 10 challenging behaviour.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Loxley Park Care Community
Loxley Park Care Community is located on the edge of the Peak District within access of the town and the countryside and is situated in beautiful grounds, gardens, woodland and has its own lake.

Residents can choose from 1 and 2 bedroom flats facing the lake or the river. Although not a registered care home, Loxley Park is served by a registered domiciliary care agency (Signature at Loxley Park (Operations) Ltd and can provide a full range of home support services (including personal care) up to 24 hour care if required.

Services Provided:

Signature at Loxley Park offers short stays and respite care at the centre, ideal for short stays (from as little as 24hrs) and post operative care needs etc. Reservations can be made in advance.

The service also runs a day care service for clients (including people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health issues and of course older people) in receipt of Direct Payments or an individual budget. Day care groups run from 10am-3pm Monday to Friday.

Individual Day Care services available 7 days a week and includes:
• refreshments on arrival
• medication support and management
• a 2-course lunch
• afternoon tea
• on site activities
• access to the site shop
• access to a hairdresser (at an additional charge)
• access to chiropody (at an additional charge)
• personal care and bathing service (at an additional charge)

Prices:

• Home support for Loxley Park residents and short term visitors cost ฃ19 per hour.
• Respite care and short stays costs ฃ130 per 24hours for single occupancy and ฃ160 per 24hours for double occupancy
• Day care sessions cost ฃ35-45 per session
• Transport for day care attendees living in S6 costs ฃ15 per return journey
These prices are provided by Signature at Loxley Park (Operations) Ltd, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Company limited by guarantee no 623793.



  Lullaby Trust, The
The Lullaby Trust is the UK's leading baby charity that works to prevent sudden infant deaths and promote baby health by funding research.

The Lullaby Trust support families whose baby has died suddenly and unexpectedly and promotes lifesaving information to health professionals and the public. There is a regional development officer who covers the area of Sheffield.

Charity No: 262191


  Lupus Group, Yorkshire
A registered charity that runs a self-help group, offering advice and medical and emotional support to people with lupus and their carers.
Charity No: 1051610


  Lymphoedema Support Group, Sheffield
Support group for anyone with lymphoedema, their carers, friends or family. Lymphoedema occurs when the drainage routes of the lymphatic fluid in the body are impaired, sometimes following surgery. It is a chronic condition, but with the right treatment it can be both controlled and managed.

Holds regular meetings, provides information, holds social events, sends regular newsletters and seeks to improve services for patients. Also seeks to raise awareness amongst service users and health professionals. Self or any referral.

Meets at the Quaker Meeting House, S1(1st Monday in the month).



  Lynx Care (UK) Ltd
Lynx Care (UK) Ltd is a well established business that provides a home support services for people requiring assistance in their own homes. Caters for older people, people with learning disabilities, people with a physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and people with dementia.

Service Provided:
• personal care including washing and dressing
• cleaning, laundry and ironing
• medication support
• support to go on day trips and outings
• support to attend appointments
• night sitting
• befriending
• palliative care
• handyperson jobs

Prices:
Homecare:
• Care services are charged at ฃ13 (Mon-Sun)
These prices are provided by Lynx Services, please check them yourself for accuracy. For other services please contact Lynx for prices.

Areas Served: All areas of Sheffield considered.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

All staff experienced, well trained and DBS checked (disclosure & barring Service, formerly enhanced CRB) . Lynx Services is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. The service was last inspected on 29/07/2013.

Lynx Care staff have over 60 years combined experience in social care as senior and middle managers for local authorities and the NHS. Their
qualifications include Social Care Certificate in Social Sciences(CSS) 3 years Social work training, RSA in counselling, D32- D33 NVQ assessor and D36 internal verifier, Certificate in Management and Business Studies with Hallam University, Dementia Care Mapping & all mandatory training. (BTEC) Certificate in Business and Finance, NVQ 4 Registered Managers award, Advanced Management in Care, D32-D33 Assessor award in Service and in Social Care, NVQ Social Care Award. CMS (Professional Certificate in Management Studies), Foundation degree in
Social Sciences, BA (Hons) degree.



  Lynx Care (UK) Ltd - Direct Payments
Lynx Care (UK) Ltd is a well established family run business providing services to people in receipt of an Individual Budget or Direct Payments who have a support need. This includes older people, people with learning disabilities, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and people with dementia.

Support Planning and Brokerage Service:

• Lynx will identify with you what services you require
• source who can deliver them
• support plan within the Indicative Budget
• implement and arrange services as instructed
• monitor quality and prices of services
• support you to review your achievements and outcomes

Price: ฃ20 per hour.

Money Management Service:

Lynx Care can manage your account on your behalf paying invoices for your care and dealing with all correspondence, you choose how much control you want over the process:
• Level 1 is for people who have simple care arrangement such as a single care provider or daycare - and also covers slightly more complicated budgets with up to 3 providers.
• Level 2 is for complex budgets, involving multiple components. This level contains everything in level 1, financial monitoring support and payroll services for up to 3 employees plus as many visits as are needed to ensure everything is running smoothly.

Prices:
• Level 1 costs ฃ250 per year
• Level 2 costs ฃ450 per year
(Discounts will apply when using Lynx Home Care services)


PA Services:

• Payroll
- Payroll Services Level 1 (ฃ248) - includes timesheets, payslips and payroll management (including end of year return)
- Payroll Services Level 2 (ฃ320) - as for level 1 and includes monthly direct debit to PA

• Direct Employment of a PA or PAs
Direct and ongoing employment of PA by Lynx - including contracts, payroll, training, revision of care plan, risk assessment, grievance and disciplinary procedures.
Price ฃ14.25 per hour

• Recruitment Service of PA
Comprehensive recruitment package for PA including initial home visit to understand your specific needs, job description, advertisements, interviewing, reference checks, employment contracts, CRB checks, risk assessment and training if needed.
Price ฃ18 per hour (including additional costs such as advertising etc)

All prices shown are provided by Lynx Care, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served:
Lynx covers all areas of Sheffield, S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S35 & S36, and surrounding areas (Managed Accounts service is available nationwide).

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

Lynx Care is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). 6 members of staff have completed Support Planning certification with Sheffield City Council (and 2 pending). Lynx Care has already had over 70 Support Plans completed and accepted.

Lynx care staff have over 60 years combined experience in social care as senior and middle managers for local authorities and the NHS. Their qualifications include Social Care Certificate in Social Sciences(CSS) 3 years Social work training, RSA in counselling, D32- D33 NVQ assessor and D36 internal verifier, Certificate in Management and Business Studies with Hallam University, Dementia Care Mapping & all mandatory training. (BTEC) Certificate in Business and Finance, NVQ 4 Registered Managers award, Advanced Management in Care, D32-D33 Assessor award in Service and in Social Care, NVQ Social Care Award. CMS (Professional Certificate in Management Studies), Foundation degree in
Social Sciences, BA (Hons) degree.
Support Planners have attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training and have had 5+ plans signed off by the council.



  MAAN - Somali Carers Support Group
Maan is a registered mental health charity that helps the Somali population in Sheffield (see separate entry). The service runs a weekly drop-in support group for Somali carers located in the city centre. They also run separate carer support groups for men and women at a location in Burngreave, please contact for further information about the dates of these sessions.

Sessions are held at Maan, Paradise Street, S1 (Mondays).

Company limited by guarantee no 6639255.

Charity No: 1125763


  MAAN - Somali Mental Health Sheffield
Maan is a registered charity that helps the Somali population in Sheffield to access mental health services provided by the voluntary and statutory sectors. Caters for people with mental health issues, carers and older people. Maan have Sheffield City Council's Recognised Provider List status for all their services except for their money management and support planning services.

Trained staff provide basic counselling and floating support for assistance with everyday life including:
• mental health support
• help attending appointments
• faith and spiritual needs
• help with benefits and correspondence
• befriending and emotional support
• tenancy and utility issues
• lifestyle support, Khat/substance harm reduction
• advocacy
• interpreting
• provides support for people in hospital and in social care
• housing advice
• escorting and accompanying to social activities, employment/voluntary placements and learning opportunities.

Employment Support:
Maan runs occasional employability training for the wider Somali Community and offers employment support as part of therapeutic work with client.

Preparing for Work
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Life skills

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Support to apply for jobs
• Support at interview

Prices:
Support Workers cost ฃ30 per hour or ฃ75 for a weekly support package including up to 2 hours of support, and telephone support as required.

MAAN can provide advice and information on Direct Payments of Self Directed Support (SDS) as well as support with managing a SDS budget. Maan can help to recruit a Personal Assistant and employ a Personal Assistant.

Maan also has a Support Planning service to individuals and can provide support to statutory sector workers in completing SDS assessments. Support can be given from communication and interpreting to help understanding clients and their carer's needs in a culturally sensitive manner. Maan can write a Support Plan to meet an individuals needs or can give assistance and information to allow clients to write their own plan. Maan's Support Planners have completed Sheffield City Council's accredited Support Planning training.

Price for Support Planning is ฃ250 for a full Support Plan. These prices are supplied by MAAN, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

Maan has Sheffield City Council's Supporting People's Quality Assurance Framework and is on the Recognised Providers list. Holds Public Liability and Employer's Liability Insurance.

Self or any referral.

Company limited by guarantee no 6639255.

Charity No: 1125763


  MacIntyre
MacIntyre is a national registered charity that provides a diverse range of integrated services including home care and has been delivering person centred services for children, young people and adults who have learning disabilities for over 40 years. MacIntyre also support individuals with dementia, autism, physical disabilities, complex health needs, mental health/dual diagnosis, forensic needs and mobility issues.

MacIntyre's mission is to be recommended and respected for offering the best choice, providing best value and employing the best people in support of children and adults with learning disabilities. MacIntyre have Recognised Provider List status (RPL) for their homecare service.

Services Provided:
• Supported Living
• Domiciliary Care
• Live in Care
• Lifelong learning and day opportunities
• Respite and outreach
• Community Support
• Short Breaks
• Specialist Registered Care
• Transition
• Brokerage Plus
• Residential special schools
• Further Education College
• Forensic Support Services

MacIntyre's homecare provides help with
• support with personal care including washing, dressing, feeding and encouragement to remain incependent
• home support including help with laundry, cleaning and cooking, help with budgeting and finances, help with speaking to your landlord and other utility companies, advocacy
• Medication support
• Respite care and holiday support - can provide responsive outreach and respite on a one to one basis or small group basis dependent on a person's or a group's preferences. MacIntyre support people to pool resources, to share costs and to make their money go further. Respite can be provided at home, in the community or for support to go on holiday
• Sleep-in and waking nights
• Transport - MacIntyre can support you to learn new skills in using public transport and taxis to get to your appointments and activities
• Social, Cultural and learning opportunities - MacIntyre will help you to get out and about in your community and to partake in activities and build your self confidence and increase your independence
• Befriending service - MacIntyre's Friendship Rings are community based support models that enable friendships to develop and for friends to take control of the activities they want to do together. They can be as creative as you wish them to be and enable people to achieve a real sense of independence and citizenship

MacIntyre also provide a Support Planning and Brokerage service for those on Self Directed Support (SDS) or in receipt of Direct Payments. Please see separate entry.

Prices:
Available on request.

MacIntyre is committed to make you at the centre of your individual service:
• treat you respectfully at all times
• support you to communicate with us in the way you choose
• check that you are satisfied with our work
• support you to take as much control over your life as you wish,
listen to you and put right anything you are not satisfied with

Areas Served: MacIntyre cover the whole of Sheffield.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
"Great Interactions" is MacIntyre's way of improving interactions of all the staff, both new and old. As a result of MacIntyre's commitments and Great Interactions you can expect to benefit from support delivered by teams who are reflective about their practice and who understand what it really means to deliver personalised support that is centred on you.

MacIntyre seeks the views of the people it serves through involvement in the recruitment process, house meetings, link worker sessions and its complaint, comment and compliment process.

All staff are CRB checked and registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service.

Charity No: 250840


  MacIntyre - Support Planning
MacIntyre is a national registered charity that provides a diverse range of integrated services and has been delivering person centred services for children, young people and adults who have learning disabilities for over 40 years. MacIntyre's mission is to be recommended and respected for offering the best choice, providing best value and employing the best people in support of children and adults with learning disabilities, dementia, autism, physical disabilities and or sensory impairment, complex health needs and dual diagnosis, mental health issues, forensic needs and mobility issues.

Support Planning and Brokerage:

MacIntyre can support you if you are in receipt of Self Directed Support (SDS) or Direct Payments to plan your service and help you to make decisions about how you will spend your budget, what to spend it on and who you will spend it with. Using person centred planning tools and techniques, MacIntyre will help you explore the support options that are available to you, whether paid or unpaid, and to plan and organise the support you need to keep you safe, fit, well, active and happy.
Specialism - learning disabilities.


MacIntyre is committed to make you at the centre of your individual service:
• treat you respectfully at all times
• support you to communicate with them in the way you choose
• check that you are satisfied with their work
• support you to take as much control over your life as you wish
• listen to you and put right anything you are not satisfied with

Prices:

Available on request.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

"Great Interactions" is MacIntyres way of improving interactions of all the staff, both new and old. As a result of MacIntyre's commitments and Great Interactions you can expect to benefit from support delivered by teams who are reflective about their practice and who understand what it really means to deliver personalised support that is centred on you.

MacIntyre seeks the views of the people it serves through its complaint, comment and compliment process.

All staff are CRB checked and registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service.

Charity No: 250840


  Macmillan Cancer Support
A registered national charity that raises funds to support local people living with cancer as well as their families, friends and colleagues through provision of nurses, healthcare professionals, grants, buildings and information.

Annual fundraising events include the World's Biggest Coffee Morning.

Charity No: 261017


  Making Space - Carers Respite Service
Making Space is a charity that works with people with learning disabilities, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, mental health issues or people with dementia.

The service offers a respite service so that carers can have a break to do other things safe in the knowledge that the person they care for is safe. Making Space engages with the cared for person by taking them out for coffee, shopping, bowling or to the cinema, encouraging them to integrate into the community at a level they are comfortable with and aiming to build their confidence and self-esteem and enhance their ability to deal with life on a daily basis. The service does not provide any personal care.

Making Space works with people of all backgrounds over the age of 18.

This is a free service.

Charity No: 512907


  Male Sexual Dysfunction Clinic
This clinic is an NHS service for the management of male sexual difficulties, erectile dysfunction (ED) and andrology. Following a full assessment, ED is treated by pharmacological agents, vacuum devices or implants as appropriate. A full counselling service is available. GP or consultant referral required.


  Manor and Castle Development Trust - Work Clubs
Manor and Castle Development Trust runs work clubs across the South East of Sheffield. The service can provide support for all including people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health issues, autistic spectrum or long term health conditions.

Friendly staff provide a variety of employment support including help with:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help being part of your community

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Clubs

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Job matching
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview
• Help with online applications
• Training searches
• UK Online training in basic IT

The service is free and confidential. Please ring to book for an appointment before attending.

In addition there is an Employment Progression Programme to help people build up their confidence, raise self awareness and progress into employment. The course covers interview techniques and hints on how to get motivated.

Work Clubs are held at Manor Community Space, Park Centre, Arbourthorne Community Centre, S2, and Stradbroke Community Centre, S3.



  Manor and Castle Development Trust (MCDT)
A community led development trust working with local people and other agencies to improve the quality of life for those who live in the Manor and Castle neighbourhoods.

Runs several projects which include one to one help with a health trainer, a mental health support group, 'Steps to Excellence' (a group to help people improve their confidence) and Work Clubs providing employment support and help with jobsearching (see separate entries).

A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 3427303

Charity No: 1123187


  Manor and Castle Development Trust (Supporting Families) - Tenancy Support
Supporting Families Ltd is a subsidiary company of Manor and Castle Development Trust (see separate entry) and a community voluntary sector organisation, working with families and individuals aged 16 years and over, including vulnerable older adults.

Services provided:

There are two main services offered to help maintain independence and prevent homelessness.
• a floating tenancy support service providing people with support to deal with issues in their life and preventing homelessness if they are at risk of losing their tenancy
• a Self Directed support service offering tailor made packages of support, designed to suit people's lifestyles and needs and help them live a more independent lifestyle (see separate entry - Supporting Families Ltd - Self Directed Support)

MCDT Supporting Families seeks to promote independence and prevent homelessness for those who are having difficulty in managing their tenancy. The service provides short-term support up to a maximum of two years for tenants and is for those who feel they are not coping well on their own, including:
• a practical helping hand
• help setting up utility services
• advocacy on accessing care and support and GP services
• advice and support around the home including, security and safety measures
• assistance and advice with personal budgeting and debt counselling
• help with benefit forms, including housing and council tax benefits
• help with the security of the dwelling for individuals fleeing domestic
violence
• advice on lifeskills eg cooking, shopping, cleaning and laundry
• help with finding furniture
• help with explaining how appliances and systems work on a daily basis
• advice and support on minor repairs that are the tenant’s responsibility
• advice and mediation on tenancy agreements and breaches

Money Matters:
MCDT Supporting Families is available to offer help if people are experiencing difficulty in managing their money. The service can help with many different debts such as rent arrears, council tax arrears, credit cards and bank loans.
Workers can:
• check people are getting all the benefits they are entitled to
• help plan a weekly and monthly budget
• draw up a financial statement by looking at income and outgoings
• help make a plan to deal with debts and negotiate with creditors
• advise on court procedures, help reply to court documents and
support through court appearances where appropriate

Family Matters:
MCDT Supporting Families can help a parent or carer if they are having problems looking after their children and finding it hard to cope with daily life. Workers can:
• help with setting up home if a person is fleeing a violent relationship
• help in finding the right type of support for a person and their family
• help with finding support with parenting skills eg parenting groups
• offer practical help in the home
• help in arranging counselling for the parents, the children, or the
family as a whole

Community Matters:
MCDT Supporting Families helps people to settle into their communities.
Workers can provide help with:
• finding the right schools, nurseries and cr่ches for the children
• accessing the right medical advice and help, from GP surgeries to
dental care
• supporting families in improving their quality of life
• finding out what activities are happening in the area
• getting involved, from fitness classes to playschemes for the kids

Health & Wellbeing:
MCDT Supporting Families supports people in adopting healthier lifestyles and in feeling good about themselves.

Workers can help with:
• getting the right help and advice whether this is help with a medical
condition of an individual or family member
• getting the right support and accessing the right services to help people
feel better about the things around them and whats important to them

To find out if you are eligible for this service please ring and have a chat with a member of MCDT Supporting Families staff.

If you are eligible, a support worker will make contact with a client and arrange a visit to assess your needs and to discuss the best way the service can support you. They will spend time talking through any problems you may have and will then agree a "support plan" with you that explains what you can expect from the service.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are have up-to-date enhanced CRB checks. These are renewed every 2 years. The qualifications amongst staff varies however all staff are trained in Safeguarding Adults and Children, debt awareness, risk assessment, support planning and EU migration. In addition staff members work backgrounds have included advice work, working with vulnerable adults and children, working in social care and housing settings in children's homes and elderly residential care, substance misuse and homelessness.

MCDT Supporting Families has been reviewed by the Housing Independence Service, which is responsible for the Supporting People programme in Sheffield. The review was concerned with the Quality Assessment Framework which examines five core service objectives in the following:
• Assessment and Support Planning
• Security, H & S
• Safeguarding, Abuse
• Access, Diversity, inclusion
• Client involvement.



  Manor Clinic
A community service base for various groups and subject areas, including:
• child health clinic
• dieticians
• family planning - by appointment only
• health visitors
• heart failure nurses
• home care support team
• IAPT counselling service
• incontinence care and aftercare
• phlebotomy
• physiotherapy
• podiatry
• respiratory nurses
• school nurses
• special needs dentist
• speech & language
• TB nurses
• tissue viability service
• vision and hearing tests
• women's health

Referral via GP. Please contact for details and to check services are running.



  Manor Mental Health Support Group
Manor Mental Health Support Group is a community group which is run by volunteers who provide a drop-in service offering advice, company and general support. The group offers a relaxed, non-judgmental, safe, warm and welcoming environment where you can talk to people who understand the effects of mental ill health.

Activities include:
• a listening service
• various leisure and recreational activities
• informative discussions
• life skills
• short courses to help you develop your skills
• health and fitness activities
• signposting to other services
The group will try and cater for your hobbies and interests



  Manor Training and Resource Centre (MATREC)
A registered charity and not-for-profit organisation which provides training in:
• new information technology (computer courses)
• ICT for beginners
• business administration training
• text processing and audio, legal, medical, business presentations and document presentation
• Tutor Training (PTLLS)
• Confidence building & teamwork skills
• bookkeeping for SMEs using Quick Books
• study skills
• personal budgeting
• functional skills (English and Maths)
• GCSE Mathematics
• GCSE English Language
• GCSE English Literature
• British Sign Language
• Fun with Fotos
• Employability - skills for gaining employment (an ideal course for job seekers)

MATREC also run a Community Work Club every Friday in association with JobCentrePlus, where job seekers can receive Employment Support, including:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Debt, money management & benefits advice (MATREC runs Looking After Your Money workshops which are free one day stand alone monthly workshops that will benefit anyone wishing to keep control of their finances)
• Life skills

Training & Qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications
• Advice on funding for training
• Vocational courses, accredited training & qualifications (see above)
• Training assessment – high level skills
• IT skills & training

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Clubs
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Job search & job search methods including using the internet and email
• CV/Application form support and covering letters
• Job matching
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview
• Support into self-employment
• Create a Gateway account so participants have a record of activities
(there is also an opportunity for learners to build their own course from a
wide range of subjects including Preparation for Work, Work Experience, Personal Development Skills, Customer Service, Reception Skills, a wide range of ICT, and much more.)

In Work Support
• Training assessment – high level skills
• Mentoring & buddying
• Access to work / Other support
Employment Support is available to everyone including people with physical impairments and or sensory impairments, people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and those with long term health conditions.

The centre's resources include a creche, computers, photocopiers and meeting rooms.

The centre is based on 304 Prince of Wales Road, S2 (Monday - Friday), however training can be delivered to other venues if required.

Charity No: 1000516


  Marie Curie Cancer Care
A national registered cancer care charity providing free quality nursing to give people with terminal cancer and other illnesses the choice of dying at home, supported by their families. Employs nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals to provide care to terminally ill patients in the community and in hospices. Provides support for their families. Undertakes a wide range of fundraising events and initiatives. Volunteers welcome.

Referral via GP or District/Community Nurse.

Charity No: 207994


  Marigolds Clean & Care
Marigolds Clean & Care is a family run domiciliary care company working in Sheffield and South Yorkshire. The service works with a variety of clients including older people, children, people with physical impairment and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health issues or people with substance misuse issues. The unique needs of each client are catered for by creating an individual careplan which enables clients to live as comfortably and independently as possible.

Services provided:
• personal care
• Personal Assistant (PA) provision
• 24hr care (waking nights and sleep-in nights)
• respite care
• companionship / befriending
• sitting service
• accompanying to appointments
• outings and social activities
• shopping
• budgeting including pension collection and paying bills
• help with mail (reading and understanding)
• cleaning (heavy, light and deep cleaning)
• laundry, ironing and sorting of clothes
• gardening
• pet care
• decorating
If there is a service you require that is not listed please contact the manager for further information.

Prices:
Care visits:
ฃ9 for a 15 minute call
ฃ10.50 for a 30 minute call
ฃ12 for a 45 minute call
ฃ13.50 for a 60 minute call

Mileage is charged at 45p per mile.

Cleaning visits are charged at ฃ15 per hour, minimum charge of 1 hour applies.

Bank holidays and Christmas day all calls are charged at double time.
These prices are provided by Marigolds Clean & Care, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Areas served:
Marigolds Clean & Care cover the S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36 areas of Sheffield.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. All staff are insured and Enhanced CRB checked.



  Meadow View (Priory Care - Amore Care)
Meadow View is a purpose built dual registered care home providing residential care and nursing care with 48 beds for residential care, residential EMI (Elderly Mentally Infirm) care, nursing care, nursing dementia care and respite care supporting older people with physical disabilities, mental health problems and dementia.

Meadow View involves its users through meetings and individual talks.

Prices on request.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
The home has been running for 25 years, all staff are enhanced CRB checked, and include Registered General Nurses. The registered manager has a Registered Manager Award and is City & Guilds qualified. Registered and inspected by the CQC (Care Quality Commission) to ensure a quality service is provide.



  Medical Detection Dogs - Speakers for Meetings
Nicola Crawford's subject is Medical Detection Dogs.

Cancer Detection Dogs:
Dogs are being trained to detect the smell of cancer by screening samples in a laboratory environment. It is hoped that not only can the dogs be trained to screen for cancers which are difficult to detect by conventional methods, but will also help scientists develop new, cheaper, mechanical methods of screening for cancer, such as "electronic noses".

Medical Alert Assistance Dogs:
Dogs are trained to assist individuals who manage complex health conditions. They are placed in a similar way to guide dogs but are trained to be able to identify and warn individuals of oncoming life threatening events - such as the sudden changes in sugar levels in severe diabetes. This gives people greater independence and confidence and helps save lives.



  Medical Herbaliss - Robyn James and Janet Alton
Robyn James and Janet Alton provide treatment for both short term and longer term chronic illness. The services provided are medical herbalism, including herbal remedies, nutrition and lifestyle advice.

Robyn and Janet have Diplomas in Herbal Medicine and are members of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists.

A free initial 10 minute chat is available at ฃ5, which is refundable against any later full consultation. Following this costs are approx ฃ40 (ฃ30 if on low income) for a first 60-90 minute consultation. Follow up consultations of approx 45 minutes cost approx ฃ20 (ฃ15 if on low income) plus medicine costs. These prices are provided by Robyn James and Janet Alton, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Clinics are held at Sharrow Vale Road, S11 (Monday-Saturday).



  Medical Teaching Unit, University of Sheffield
The Medical Teaching Unit offers a service whereby people can donate their bodies to medical science. Because it is not possible for donors to bequeath their body in a legal sense, it is advisable that their relatives are informed and that their approval is sought. No payment is made to donors or their relatives, but the University will meet all reasonable cremation charges using B&C Funeral Directors, Suffolk Road, Sheffield.

Should the family/next-of-kin wish to make their own private funeral arrangements, then they would incur the cost. A bequest/bequeathal letter or form MUST have been signed and, if completed after September 2006, it must have a witness signature. Please contact for further details and an application form.



  MedicAlert
MedicAlert is a registered UK charity that provides medical identification jewellery for people with severe asthma, allergies and other medical conditions (such as epilepsy, diabetes, blood disorders, heart conditions etc).

The medic ID provides vital information in an emergency so that the professional treating the person can diagnose them quickly and correctly. Emergency personnel and healthcare professionals are trained to recognise the MedicAlert emblem so that they can get you the right treatment at the right time.

MedicAlert supports members with a wide range of medical conditions and allergies, which they help you to describe on a custom made emblem piece. The charity also keeps secure, detailed medical records for their members which must be kept up-to-date with your current conditions, medications, allergies and wishes. This information can be accessed in an emergency, 24 hours a day 7 days a week, from anywhere in the world, using the emergency telephone number with staff who are able to converse in over 100 languages.

Prices:
The service is available for a annual membership fee of ฃ30 per year, this price is provided by MedicAlert, please check it yourself for accuracy.

A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 814000.

Charity No: 233705


  Melrose House
Melrose House provides supported accommodation provided by Melrose Hostel Ltd for people with learning disabilities aged 18 years and over. 12 units in service. 24hr staff.

Service users receive individual support plans which include:
• managing personal safety
• motivation and encouragement
• meaningful activity and use of time
• life skills
• money matters and personal administration
• health
• community networks
• cultural and social integration
• mental well-being
• managing offending behaviour and use of alcohol/drugs
• living in your home and getting a home
• move on aspirations

Also provides advice and help in seeking a job, training and education. Offers a befriending service. There is a charge for this service. Self or any referral.



  Men at Work - Mens Family Breakdown Peer-Support Group
Men at Work is a group of fathers who have come together to share their support, experience and a personal understanding of family breakdown. Offering help and support to other fathers who are experiencing issues associated with family breakdown such as shared parenting and child contact problems.

Men at Work aims to work closely with fathers to give them the support, tools and techniques needed to move forward in life, whilst maintaining positive, warm and fulfilling relationships with their children. Helping their children to grow into adulthood by continuing to provide the same opportunities and support as their peers.

Men at Work provides support in a number of ways, including:
• Support to establishing start over tenancies and new homes
• Help applying for DWP benefits, council tax and housing benefit etc.
• Sign-posting to legal help and family court advice
• Support with other related issues that may arise such as drug and alcohol problems

Men at Work can offer a one to one peer-support service as well as help via the group setting. They run a drop-in service from 1-4pm on a Wednesday afternoon for anyone who wants to come and chat to find out more about the service and the forms of help available. In conjunction with Shipshape the group can also offer a number of services that can help with physical and mental wellbeing such as swimming, access to local gyms etc .

Drop-in sessions are held at Shipshape, S11 (Wednesdays).



  Mencap - Community Action (Campaigns)
Mencap identifies and forges campaigns in relation to equality for people with learning disabilities and disability rights. Campaigns on both a national and local scale. Welcomes volunteers to help with campaigns.

A registered charity.

Charity No: 222377


  Meningitis Now
A registered charity that supports individuals whose lives have been affected by meningitis. Raises awareness of the signs and symptoms of meningitis and associated septicaemia. Services include a 24 hour nurse-led helpline, counselling, art therapy, financial grants, home visits, 1-to-1 contacts scheme and family days.
Charity No: 803016


  Mental Health Action Group Sheffield (MHAGS)
MHAGS offers a cheerful and respectful drop-in centre supporting people who are /or have experienced mental health problems, aged 18 years and over. The group offers a safe environment for members to come and meet others for support, a chat and friendship. There is always someone available to help with a problem or refer you to an appropriate organisation or service if necessary.

Offers social and recreational activities including:
• arts and crafts
• pool/snooker
• chess
• table tennis

Also have a small number of computers connected to the internet and photocopying facilities for members use. An open lounge with free drinks and subsidised meals available Monday, Wednesday & Friday (12noon-3pm).

GP referral - a letter is needed from your GP saying you suffer from mental illness. A registered charity.

Charity No: 1054610


  Mental Health Diversion and Liaison Scheme
The Mental Health Diversion and Liaison Scheme is part of Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust. Mental health nurses offer support to people with mental health issues aged 18 years and over, who have been arrested or who are in the criminal justice system. Accepts referrals via police, court, probation service or self referral.


  Mental Health Mobility Bus Pass
The bus pass is available to people with severe and continuing mental health issues aged between 18-65 years. To check for eligibity people can talk to their social worker, community mental health nurse, community psychiatric nurse, day services worker or contact Sheffield Mind or Sheffield Mental Health CAB (see separate entries).

Guidelines and an application form are available to download from the website.



  Mental Sheffield (MESH)
MESH is a community led self-help group for adults who have experienced mental health problems. The MESH mission is to provide self-help and support through social activities and workshops, enabling members to socialise, learn and develop. Also, to engage people who have experienced or cared for people with mental health problems.

In the future MESH would like to engage in campaigning, targeted at improving the mental health system, educating society and providing members with a positive focus to feel more involved in society. Hoping to help bridge the gap that leaving an institute or the mental health system can cause.



  Mental Team for Teen Sheffield
A new group for teenagers struggling with mental health issues like depression, anxiety, self harm etc.

The group was created and set up by Agnieska (psychologist) and Rosy (social worker).

Will have a venue shortly. Please check the website for information or contact via Twitter @Mental_Teen.

Get in touch! Spread the word!
Your mind matters!



  Mental Wealth
Mental Wealth is primarily a social group for mental health service users and their carers 18 years and over. Meets regularly and often collectively attends other service-user led events such as the Harland Caf้ open mic night. Isolation is a key factor in mental health and the group provides a chance for users and carers to combat this. The ethos of the group is that people can all become experts of our own experience and that peer support is in fact as helpful as what is currently being offered by regular statutory services.

Meets in S1 (Thursday).



  Midhurst Road
Midhurst Road is a residential care home run by Sheffcare Limited; a not-for-profit provider of excellent care, with eleven homes throughout South Yorkshire.

Midhurst Road has got Recognised Provider List (RPL) status for it's day care services only.

The care home has 42 beds for elderly residents.

This care home strives to provide person-centred care based on an individual care plan - designed to meet each service-user’s needs and treat them with maximum levels of dignity and respect. The home makes use of a key-worker system so that each resident is assigned a dedicated member of staff.

Midhurst Road organises regular entertainment and therapeutic activities, and makes use of Sheffcare’s activity workers and external volunteers for this. Past activities have included baking, flower arranging and chair-obics. There is a hair-salon on site, as well as private gardens. The home organises regular day trips and holds fundraising events throughout the year, which the local community are invited to. The home also holds a Christmas, Easter and bonfire night party. Visitors are welcome to visit the home at any reasonable time, without appointment, and families may join residents for meals if they wish.

Residents are encouraged to bring items of their own furniture for their rooms. All rooms have telephone (except respite) and television points, and a carer-calling system. The communal rooms are bright and friendly. Delicious freshly cooked meals are baked by the superb chefs and served in the dining room. There is a laundry service, and a hairdresser, doctor and chiropodist visit the homes regularly.

Respite Care:

Short-term care is available for clients who have been released from hospital after an illness or operation, providing support during their recovery. The home also provides respite care to give carers and family a break from full-time care, and support for clients to undertake social activities, go shopping and visit friends and family.

Prices:

• ฃ355 per week, standard care
• ฃ391 per week, higher dependancy
• ฃ489 per week, self funders
(these prices are provided by Midhurst Road, please check them yourself for accuracy). Fees set at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked, trained to NVQ 2 level and above, regularly supervised and fully insured. SheffCare is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. Sheffcare has Investors in People accreditation and is a member of the National Care Forum.

SheffCare aims to hold residents meetings (every 4-6 weeks) in their residential homes and to involve its residents in the running of the home.

Charity No: 1054227


  MILAAP
Milaap is a support project for Asian women with children with a disability. Funded by Sheffield City Council's Children and Young People's Directorate.

The project provides health information, counselling and guidance. Has links with other agencies. Events include day trips.

Sessions held at: Old Firth Park Library, S5 (Monday); Pakistan Muslim Centre, S9 (Tuesday); Rushey Meadows, S7 (Wednesday).



  Mindful Mamma Hypnobirthing Antenatal Class
Mindful Mamma Hypnobirthing Antenatal Classes will help you feel empowered, in control and give your baby the best possible start.

The class is relaxed, informal and uncomplicated, and is designed around you, your baby and birthing partner. The course will give the birthing partner the confidence to support you during the birth and the ability to communicate effectively with midwives and doctors.

You can learn how giving birth is not something to be feared, but something to look forward to and discover how your state of mind affects your hormones and your baby. You'll feel more confident, comfortable and in control at the birth, so you can give your baby a calm journey into life outside the womb.

You'll learn a range of techniques including hypnosis and mindfulness as well as practical things that can help you have the birth you want and feel in control. The course is recommended by midwives, some of whom have used it themselves for their own births. The course is accompanied by a relaxation CD.

Prices:
Classes cost ฃ99 per couple, please check price for accuracy. Visit the website for course dates, book online or buy a CD separately. One to one workshops can also be arranged.



  Minor Injuries Unit (Adults)
A walk-in service for adults with minor injuries e.g. cuts, sprains, burns and small fractures, open from 8am-8pm. All medical and surgical cases should attend the Accident and Emergency Department at the Northern General Hospital. No ambulance cases will be brought to the Minor Injuries Unit.

Located at Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, S10 (Monday-Friday, Saturday and Sunday).



  Missmopalot Cleaning and Befriending Services
Missmopalot Services is a small business with vast experience.
Missmopalot offers a cleaning and befriending service which is available to anyone in receipt of Self Directed Support as well as individuals in receipt of a personal budget or those wishing to pay privately.

Missmopalot is managed and run by Jackie Furniss and Margo Sinclair who between them have over 30 years experience in the health and social care field. The pair have experience gained in working with a variety of service user groups, ranging from families, young people and young adults in the care system who then made the transition into independent living, people with mental health issues and older people.

Services provided:
• Cleaning - all domestic cleaning and housework including washing and ironing if required
• Befriending - this can range from
- Escorting to appointments
- Transporting to access services e.g. day centre services
- Trips out
- Support with social activities
- Shopping and generally getting out and about
All services are tailored to meet individual needs, please contact to discuss any other services you may require.

Why choose Missmopalot?
As a small company you are more likely to have the same person
supporting you every week thus providing a person-centred approach
which will encompass your wishes and feelings as well as enhancing the client/worker relationship.

Prices:
Service charges are:
Cleaning ฃ15 per hour which includes all cleaning materials
Befriending ฃ16 per hour dependent on the nature of the service required
(these prices are provided by Missmopalot Cleaning and Befriending Services, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Areas Served: The service is available across the whole of Sheffield.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
All staff are CRB checked which is reviewed every 3 years. Qualifications
include NVQ level 2 and 3, NVQ Assessor Award D32, D33, Certificate in
Education, Social Work qualification (C.S.S.) and Practice Teaching Award (provided by the Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work, C.C.E.T.S.W.)
Staff update their training on a regular basis which includes First Aid,
Moving and Handling, Safeguarding Adults and Risk Assessment. Risk
assessments are undertaken in conjunction with service users and reviewed on a regular basis. Feedback on service provision is encouraged by the completion of service user and professional worker questionnaires in order to continually maintain high quality service provision. Holds Public Liability, Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance and are registered under Data Protection.



  Mobile and Home Library Service
Part of Sheffield Libraries, Archives and Information. Special function is to facilitate access to library and information services for those people unable to use a building based service. All services are outreach, working with communities and with individuals.

Also includes materials for adults, with a large selection of books in large print and on compact disc and tape, jigsaws, DVDs and CD's. Monthly delivery and collection door to door.

The Mobile Library Service stops at 98 locations around the city. Details can be found on the website or telephone for details.



  Mobility and Specialised Rehabilitation Centre
Clients must be referred by a GP or other healthcare professional for permanent loan of wheelchairs. A Wheelchair Voucher Scheme is in place for non-powered wheelchairs only. Referral by a GP or health professional is required for access to the prosthetic, orthotic, Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) and gait analysis services held at the centre.


  Mobility Scooter Bus Permit Scheme
First and Stagecoach bus companies have launched a scheme designed to give users of mobility scooters improved access to bus services. The scooter owners can apply for a permit which will enable users to take their scooters on the designated low-floor buses.

To obtain a permit passengers will need to have a class 2 scooter (capable of a maximum speed of 4mph) that is no larger than 1000mm long and 600mm wide, with a turning radius no greater than 1200mm. The weight of the scooter (including user) must be no more than 300kg (47 stone). Both First and Stagecoach will be offering assessments and issuing permit passes to those who meet the criteria outlined above. Anyone wishing to apply for a permit needs to contact the appropriate operator.



  Money Advice Service - A4e
A4e run a money advice service. Trained advisers can help you manage your money day-to-day, plan for monthly outgoings and explain money matters and debt in an easy to understand way.
The service can advise on:
• budgeting and saving
• credit and borrowing
• mortgages
• insurance
• pensions and retirement planning
• benefit reviews to see what you are entitled to

The service does not negotiate with debtors.



  Moorend Place Care Centre
Residential and nursing care with 52 beds for Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI) patients. Offers individualised person centred care for dementia service users. Committed to providing high quality care within the guidelines of the National Dementia Stategy.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Moorville Residential Home for Supported Living
Moorville Residential Home provides supported living for 6 adults aged 18-65 who have autism, Asperger Syndrome and/or learning disabilities.
The home aims to provide a high quality service, inspiring service users with a person-centred approach and aiming to provide a stepping stone towards independence. Also provides respite care.

Moorville is a unique and tranquil home in the S10 area set in landscaped gardens and is equipped with a swimming pool, jacuzzi and sensory room.

Prices:

Costs are based on a detailed assessment of clients needs, starting from ฃ1000 per week (this price is provided by Moorville Residential Home, please check it yourself for accuracy and contact the home for further details).

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

Moorville Residential Home is a registered home and is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).



  Morning Yoga - Helena Turner
Yoga class with gentle postures, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation practices as a way to improving physical, mental and emotional well-being. Currently training in the Satyananda Tradition. Classes are suitable for all levels of fitness, mats and blocks are provided and classes cost ฃ4 (please check these prices yourself for accuracy).

Classes are held at Sharrow Old Junior School, S7 (Friday), Quaker Meeting House, S1 (Thursday) and The Old Rectory, S13 (Wednesday).



  Mosborough Methodist Church - Exercise and Osteoporosis
Exercise programme sponsored by Osteoperosis 2000. Particularly for the over-fifties, including people with restricted mobility due to osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatism or just advancing years.

Session are held at Cadman Street, S20 (Monday).

Charity No: 1043657


  Motor Neurone Disease Association, South Yorkshire Branch
The South Yorkshire Branch of the MND Association is a registered charity, run by volunteers that supports people affected by MND whether they are a person living with MND, a carer, family member or friend. Holds regular support meetings, raises awareness of MND, raises funds to support people with MND and has a team of trained visitors who can provide ongoing information and support. Anyone can refer.
Charity No: 294354


  Mulberry Lodge - Short Breaks
Mulberry Lodge is a residential respite home offering short-break care services for carers of children and young people, aged 7-18 years, who have severe learning disabilities.

The 6-bed care home is run by Sheffield City Council. Access to the service requires an assessment and referral by a social worker. Please contact the Children with Disabilities Team in the first instance.



  Mulberry Practice, The
NHS primary care service for asylum seekers residing in Sheffield. Clients must register with the practice prior to attendance. Self or any referral.


  Multi Sensory Room - Concord Sports Centre
• The Sensory Room is a great place to come and relax as well as play and explore all the different equipment that will stimulate your senses
• The Interactive Room is full of lots of fun equipment. This room will aid people with learning disabilities with diffferent sounds and colours - use your feet to create music or change the colour of the whole room to match your mood
• The Relaxation Room is an ideal place to unwind and chill out to calming music, aromas and visuals

These facilities are suitable for any one including children, people with dementia, learning disabilites, physical and/or sensory impairments or people with mental health issues.

The cost of a room session is ฃ10 per hour. This price is povided by Concord Sports Centre, please check it yourself for accuracy.



  Multi-Agency Psychological Support for Looked After Children
The multi-agency psychological support service is a child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) for looked after children and is under the operational management of Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with Sheffield City Council's Children and Young People's Service.

Offers intervention at an individual and systemic level to the most vulnerable looked after children aged 18 years and under with the aim of improving mental health. Referral is via the Council's Children and Young People's Service.



  Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Directory
To see groups and services for people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Sheffield, their families and carers, click on the website hyperlink below. These groups and services are drawn from the Help Yourself database and are not an exhaustive list of all that is on offer on the Help Yourself website.


  Multiple Sclerosis Exercise Class
Seated gentle exercise class for people suffering from MS, supported by Rotherham and Sheffield Multiple Sclerosis Society, a registered charity (see separate entry).

Sessions are held at 57 Burton Street, Hillsborough, S6 (Friday) and St Marys Drive, Catcliffe, S60 (Monday).

Charity No: 207495


  Multiple Sclerosis Society, Rotherham & Sheffield Branch
A registered charity that offers support to MS sufferers and their families. Provides funding for necessary house alterations and equipment. Offers physiotherapy at a subsidised rate, has a support group once per month and organises exercise classes and social events.

Sessions held at Bradbury House, Rotherham, S60 (Monday and Friday).

Charity No: 207495


  Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nursing Service
The Specialist Nursing Service aims is to encourage people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) to take an active role in their own care and promote a sense of well being.

The service gives practical advice and tips to overcome problems faced by people living with Multiple Sclerosis, as well as listening and providing support in any decisions that people living with MS make.

Their role includes helping people to understand Multiple Sclerosis care by organising education sessions. This includes health workers in hospitals and the community, other professional organisations and the general public.

Contact is referral by a GP or other health professional only.



  Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre (South Yorkshire) Ltd
Charity offering advice, support and counselling, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, physiotherapy, osteopathy, Indian head massage, reiki, aromatherapy, reflexology, massage and a foot health practitioner.

Has a meeting place for MS sufferers, their carers, families and friends at 25 St Marys Drive, Rotherham (Tuesday-Friday). GP, health professional or self-referral. Our therapies are also open to people with medical conditions other than MS. Please contact Reception for further information.

Company limited by guarantee no 2215138. Self or any referral.

Charity No: 700382


  Mum and Baby Yoga and Massage Classes
Yoga classes for pregnant women and mothers and babies. The teacher is a qualified pregnancy, post natal and baby massage teacher.

Sessions are held at Sharrowvale Road, S11 (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Nicola is CRB checked and is a qualified British Wheel of Yoga, pregnancy, post natal and ashtanga teacher.



  Muslim Elders Day Service
The Day Care service for Muslim Elders was established following requests from the Muslim community and is delivered by Care2Care Services.

Services Provided:

The aim of the service is to provide:
• a day care service for Muslim Elders, older people aged 65 years and over, which caters for all the city's Muslim communities
• a safe, supportive and structured environment, where the individual's needs can be met and they are encouraged to develop independent living skills
• a range of personal care services and appropriate activities to improve and sustain a quality of life that promotes dignity and encourages service users to achieve their maximum potential
• a culturally sensitive service that will respect and celebrate the cultural, ethnic and religious beliefs of service users and continue to develop in response to their wishes
• a culturally sensitive service that gives full consideration to gender segregation, language differences and the differences between the varied ethnic groups in the Muslim community

The service provides refreshments and a varied lunch menu, with a range of halal and vegetarian options.

Transport to and from Sorby House day care centre is provided. Pick up times for this service start at 9am.

Day centre facilities and services include:
• Activities - all activities will be varied and individualised to suit service users' preferences. Care staff will provide service users and their carers with the opportunity to find out about the variety of social activities the service has to offer and a weekly activity programme will be incorporated into individual care plans. Regular trips out will be offered to provide the opportunity to visit different places and events of interest. A fee will be charged to cover the cost of trips.

• Personal Care - information will be provided about hairdressers, dentists, opticians, chiropodists and other personal care services. Care staff will be happy to arrange visits for anyone wishing to use these services whilst at the centre.

• Health Care - staff will work with service users and their carers to ensure the person has full medication support to ensure it is taken correctly and safely at the appropriate times.

• Spiritual Care - information regarding the facilities available for worship will be made available to all service users. Care staff will endeavour to assist and lead worship or prayer times as required.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Care2Care is registered with and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. All staff have an Enhanced CRB check prior to commencing service delivery.

Sessions are held at Sorby House, S4 (Monday).



  My Choice Independent Living Skills Day Service
My Choice Local operates a Monday to Friday day time service for adults (18+) with learning disabilities including Autism. The day service is called ‘My Choice’ because it is your choice what works for you and gives you a great day.

The service is fast becoming the service of choice for people as there are small group settings and lots to do! The focus is ‘real life’, so activities help people become more independent. My Choice can access local city resources such as libraries, parks, leisure facilities and public transport. The Day Service is run from a house near local amenities and public transport routes to enable everyone to participate in everyday life. Clients spend much of their day practicing skills that are of real importance in enabling independence such as making a drink, cooking a meal, using money, shopping, interacting with others or using public transport. Attenders also regularly access local leisure opportunities such as swimming, sports and walking. My Choice works in partnership with Activity Sheffield to promote a sport for all session at Graves Leisure Centre.

As well as the Independence Skills Service there is also an art studio where clients can really express themselves through art using a variety of materials and using techniques such as batic and collage. There are lots of great things to make such as handmade soft toys, bags and t-shirts as well as doing candle art, soap making and much more, ideal for those who love arts and crafts!

There are 2 allotments for growing plants and vegetables. The allotments provide the perfect outdoor space and physical activity for people who prefer being outdoors.

There is a lot to do at My Choice and the team are constantly doing new things because clients asked them to give them ‘their choice’. My Choice prides themselves on their person-centred service where everyone is valued, welcomed and fully included no matter how much support is needed.

The service is well staffed. For those who need one to one support, this can be accommodated through your personal budget to either have My Choice Local staff provide one to one support or bring your own support either in the form of a PA or a support worker from another agency.

Anyone is very welcome to come and see what the day service provides and book 2 free taster sessions (more can be arranged if necessary).

Prices:
ฃ38 per day
ฃ13 per hour for one to one support from staff (however you will not have to pay for the Day Service if you are supported by us)
ฃ30 per day if you come along with your own PA.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
All our staff are DBS checked (Disclosure and Barring Service, formerly CRB checked), undertake mandatory training and have a thorough induction.

My Choice Local are members of The National Autistic Society, Sheffield Autistic Society, BILD and the Chamber of Commerce. A not-for-profit organisation where income generated goes directly into paying staff and providing more resources and facilities for our clients.

Company Limited by guarantee no 8221704



  My Choice Local - Money Management Services
My Choice Local can help to manage a budget for anyone with a support need. This can be someone who uses My Choice Local services or employs another agency/PA for their needs, who does not want the responsibility of having to pay invoices and manage a Direct Payment. This service is available to anyone who receives Direct Payments or a personal Budgets including adults with physical impairment and/or sensory impairments, people with learning disabilities, older people and people with mental health problems.

My Choice Local can receive your Direct Payment on your behalf and be responsible for the administration of that money including audits to the Direct Payment Team who monitor how your Direct Payment is being spent. If, as part of your package of care/support with My Choice Local, you employ Personal Assistants (PA), the service can provide a payroll service to pay them on your behalf. This can take a lot of the worry away about becoming an employer. My Choice Local will issue your PA with contracts and timesheets, pay them monthly, issue pay slips and set your Personal Assistants up with HMRC. They will also helps you to put in place Employers Liability Insurance.

Prices
To set up a Managed Account costs - ฃ250 (to receive and be responsible for your Direct Payment, pay all your invoices and do your quarterly monitoring audit with Sheffield City Council).
To put Personal Assistants onto a Payroll system will cost ฃ150 per Personal Assistant (setting your Personal Assistants up with HMRC, issuing them with contracts and timesheet, paying them monthly, dealing with end of year tax returns and issuing P45 at the end of service with you should a PA leave your employ)

Other help – Case Management

My Choice Local can offer to manage teams of PAs on behalf of clients (this is irrespective of if they have support or services through them). My Choice Local charges a monthly fee and will take over the full management of teams of PAs. This is particularly useful when someone has to employ a large number of PAs. My Choice Local can deal with all recruitment, payroll, contracts, and staffing issues including disciplinary procedures. Can deal with rotas, training, covering annual leave etc. and much more. This is called Case Management. The Case Management Service costs ฃ300 per month. (for this you will get a dedicated Managers time to oversee your team, including monthly visits to you to check how you are and keep you in control as the Employer).

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
All staff are DBS checked (Disclosure and Barring Service, formerly CRB), undertake mandatory training and have a thorough induction. All Pas provided through My PA – a bank of PAs, a sister company of My Choice Local are also DBS checked and trained.

My Choice Local are members of The National Autistic Society, Sheffield Autistic Society, BILD and the Chamber of Commerce. My Choice Local is a not-for-profit organisation where all the money generated goes directly into paying staff and providing more resources and facilities for our clients.

My Choice Local works in conjunction with FISH Insurance to provide Employer’s Liability Insurance to you.

Company Limited by guarantee no 8221704



  My Choice Local - Outreach Support
My Choice Local is a not-for-profit organisation based in Sheffield that offers a number of services to support people to make the most of their Personal Budget / Direct Payments. The service caters for people with learning disabilities, autism, older people as well as adults with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and mental health issues.

My Choice Outreach services are focused on you, what you want to do and achieve. They are committed to designing their services around the needs of the individual and are constantly evolving these services and developing new ones based on the feedback of the people who use them.

The aim of My Choice Local is to provide a range of creative and flexible support solutions, including (but not limited to):
• Housing Support
• Home care including cleaning
• Companionship support and befriending
• Support to attend another service where the person requires one to one support
• Support to attend activities
• Support in the home to provide carers with a break/sitting service (respite care)
• Overnight support in the home
• Shopping
Support is provided for a minimum of 3 hours at a time.

My Choice Outreach Service currently does not provide personal care support, however the Care Quality Commission registration for this service is in process.

Prices:
Prices start from ฃ13-ฃ14.75 per hour depending on the level of need.

Areas Served: My Choice Local services cover the whole of Sheffield, S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 & S36.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are are DBS checked (Dislosure and Barring Service, formerly CRB), undertake mandatory training and have a thorough induction. My Choice Local is a member of the National Autistic Society, Sheffield Autistic Society, BILD and Chamber of Commerce.

Company limited by guarantee no 8221704.



  My Choice Local - Transition Planning
My Choice Local provides a Support Planning and Brokerage service for young people in transition who have physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, autism and mental health issues. My choice is also experienced in Support Planning for young people with autism and those with complex and high support needs.

Profile:

• My Choice Local has 1 Support Planner, Niki Marshall
• Gender - Female.
• Aged 25-55 years
• Niki is a specialist planner for young people in transition. She has been support planning since 2001. Niki is a family carer herself and she enjoys walking, music festivals, socialising and reading
• Specialism - learning disabilities, mental health, physical impairments
• Can home visit to Support Plan or can meet at a location of the clients choice.
• Can Support Plan for groups pooling resources as well as individuals.
• Has a portfolio of work for you to view and can provide written references.

My Choice Local provide other services to young people in transition including day time and short break support (see separate entries).

Prices:
Support Planning is charged at a rate of ฃ16 per hour (the first hour is free and the cost of the package will not be over ฃ300). Discounts and packages may also be arranged.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Niki is DBS checked and has attended the National Brokerage Network Support Planning Training and Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training. Niki has 5+ plans signed off by the council. My Choice Local holds Public Liability Insurance.



  My Choice Local Transition Specialists
My Choice Local offers a specialist service for young people and adults with disabilities in Transition. Whether a young person is leaving school or college, or an adult who wants to learn to be more independent, My Choice Local can help. Offers several services to help a young adult through their Transition and all of the services offer great support to carers too.

Niki Marshall is the Operations Manager and is well known for her Transition expertise and relationships with families and carers. Niki worked for many years with Sheffield City Council's Transition Team and is a carer herself. Niki has almost 20 years’ experience with adults with learning disabilities and in particular young people on the autistic spectrum.

Wayne Shortland is the Managing Director and is an individual who has taken the lead since 2007 in being a provider who did things differently through young people’s personal budgets to tailor make a great service to meet each person’s needs.

Joanne Darwin is the Business Manager, she has over 20 years’ experience of supporting her own son who is autistic and now lives successfully in his own home. Joanne is a highly experienced Business, Finance and Administration Manager.

My Choice Local draws on a team of highly committed support workers who have all the right values. The services offered are great value for money, which is essential in today’s financial climate. My Choice Local prides itself on its service regularly seeking customer feedback to ensure they are getting it right.

My Choice Local works closely with people with disabilities, their families, their Schools and Colleges as well as Social Workers and other professionals.

Offers:
• A spealist Support Planning service for young adults in Transition
• An Independence Skills Day Service that promotes skill building and independence. Works closely alongside schools to ensure the continued learning for young adults beyond school. The service is already supporting some young people to achieve ASDAN awards through My Learning My Way. There are also 2 allotments and Arts groups with real artists operating from Bank Street Arts
• A flexible short break service that runs 4 evenings a week from 4pm until 9pm where the focus is on gaining independence, making friends and giving families a few hours break to re-charge their batteries!
• A flexible short break servicruns from the Independence Skills house overnight and young people can bring along their own PAs to support them or tap into My Choice Local's pool of PAs through their branch called ‘My PA’. This really is a great way to take a break at a fraction of the cost of traditional respite
• A Managed Account Service for individuals who take up some or all of their services with My Choice Local. Can manage your personal budget, do all the audits and offer a payroll service for PAs
• Offers a service that assesses young people for the level of support they need to live in Supported Living. This is a great way of ensuring any assessments have all the right evidence to support how much help a person will need to live in their own home. This service is called TISL (Training for Independent and Supported Living). This is a great service to put into a NOW Plan.

Runs an 8 week service that consists of intense support at Day Service to assess independent functioning skills for everyday tasks such as using money, shopping, household tasks, being safe, making decisions, cooking a meal and much more, this is complemented with 3 weekend stays in the Independence Skills House to further assess the support required and give the person the opportunity to see if they really like having their own home. All assessments and information are shared with Social Workers, Planners and Supported Living Providers. Helps source a property to live in with others that are also looking for a home of their own.



  My New Hair
My New Hair caters for anyone with any form of hair loss, for example, through cancer, alopecia or other illness. The session is designed to help you prepare, cope and make stylish choices to help you feel better and more confident. The sessions can also offer wig cutting and styling, re-styling, colouring with natural colours, new styles for new hair types and help with scalp conditioning and hair regeneration.

Prices: Free consultation, price dependent on services.

Sessions are held at 309-311 Ecclesall Road, S11

Part of a national charity founded by Trevor Sorbie MBE.

Charity No: 1130815


  My Time - A Flexible Short Breaks Service - My Choice Local
My Choice Local offers a very flexible and affordable short break service for adults with learning disabilities, with something to suit everyone!
My Choice Local provides a breaks service called My Time and this service is split into two different services to suit all short break requirements. This service is for people and families who could just do with a few hours off regularly. It is a great alternative to an overnight service that offers the person great flexibility and choice.

My Time Evening Service
The evening service runs from 4pm until 9pm on Mondays to Thursdays. Based in the Gleadless area of Sheffield. People with learning disabilities can come along and enjoy a range of well supported activities on a night/s of their choosing. There will be a "Keeping Healthy" evening where everyone will enjoy a swim followed by cooking a healthy tea. There will also be a "Who Let The Dogs Out" evening where everyone will enjoy taking out dogs for a walk in the park and maybe stopping off for a drink at the local pub on the way back to the base to enjoy tea together. Another evening will be just for the ladies (pamper night and Karaoke), alternating with a games night just for the lads! There will be an arts and crafts night with take away tea! Attending one of the evening services means you will need to be able to get there and back, you could be dropped off from your day service or families/carers can drop people off. Where this would be very difficult a member of staff can provide some of the transport at a cost.

My Time Overnight Breaks
My Choice Local can hire out their Independence Skills House to individuals who wish to take an overnight break. Anyone hiring the property would be issued a short term lettings agreement (a bit like a holiday let!) and will pay to hire the property for the number of nights they require. People can then be supported by their own PAs or Support Workers to enjoy a break away from home. If someone does not have any support of their own My Choice Local are able to provide people with temporary Personal Assistants to ensure they can take their breaks. In order to plan for a break you will need to tell your Support Planner to include the cost for hiring the house and your support costs for the PA, Support Worker or temporary PA. The house can be hired 7 nights a week (please check with My Choice Local before putting this into your support plan, for availability). Why not book in with a friend and share the costs?

Prices:
• Evening Service: 4pm-9m Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ฃ35 per session
• Evening Service for those who require 1 to 1 support: If you attend an evening service and have support provided by My Choice Local, it will cost ฃ13 per hour but you will not have to pay the ฃ35. If you attend the evening session and bring your own support with you the cost will be ฃ25 per session. If you are having an overnight break and wish to join in with the evening service activities you will just contribute ฃ10 to join in with your PA.
• Transport Costs (to be paid for by the person) - ฃ2.50 per journey.
• Overnight Break – To hire the Independence Skills house will cost ฃ50 per night. Don’t forget to factor in the costs of your support!
• Overnight Break with support through a My PA Pool Personal Assistant:
Our Sister Company, ‘My PA Pool’, has personal assistants available to support people. The cost will be ฃ8 per hour to pay the PA, plus ฃ45 per night sleep in support or ฃ75 per night waking night support to be paid to the PA. My Choice Local will charge ฃ3.50 per hour (for through the day support) and ฃ10 per full night. These costs are for sourcing and administering all PAs made available to you through My PA Pool. My Choice Local will ensure these PAs are DBS checked and trained, paid on your behalf.

Below is an example of how to cost out an overnight stay using a My PA Pool personal assistant? (Please note if you are staying over on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday you will need to add an additional ฃ10 to your stay to contribute towards joining in with the evenings activities (this does not apply if you are going to go out and do your own activity with your support).
Tuesday night stay over: (example)
My PA Pool Personal Assistant at ฃ8 per hour plus ฃ3.50 per hour from 4pm until 10pm = ฃ69
Contribution to evening activities = ฃ10
Sleep in support from 10pm until 8am ฃ45 plus ฃ10 to My Choice Local = ฃ55
Support from 8am until 9am ฃ8 per hour plus ฃ3.50 per hour = ฃ11.50
One nights’ hire of house - ฃ50
Total cost for overnight break = ฃ195.50

This flexible support for a break can cost significantly less than using traditional respite services and it is far more person centred. The example above is based on a one night stay with My PA Personal Assistants supporting and joining in with activities. Costs will vary according to how many nights, waking or sleep in support and if you bring your own staff as their costs will apply. People are welcome to book in with friends where they can share support. Operates a booking system to ensure people are booked in for their nights on a rolling programme to ensure they are guaranteed their night. If someone needs to cancel a night we will require a months’ notice to do so without charging you so that we can make the house available to others, short notice cancellations will still have to be charged for. If someone wishes to book additional nights using their contingency we will always endeavour to book in for the preferred night, however this may not always be possible if someone else is booked in. Where this is the case we will let you know of all other available dates.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
All our staff and PAs are DBS checked (Disclosure and Barring Service, formerly CRB), undertake mandatory training and have a thorough induction. All PAs through My PA – a bank of PAs administered by My Choice Local are also DBS checked and trained.

My Choice Local are members of The National Autistic Society, Sheffield Autistic Society, BILD and the Chamber of Commerce. My Choice Local is a not-for-profit organisation where allincome generated goes directly into paying staff and providing more resources and facilities for clients.

Company Limited by guarantee no 8221704



  NACRO
NACRO offers care and support and encourages teenagers and young adults (aged 16-19 years, or up to the age of 25 with a learning disability) to access training.

The service offers a variety of study programmes and training for 16-19 year olds, including participants who need extra support due to literacy/numeracy difficulties, lack of confidence, offender issues, home or personal problems, learning disabilities, physical impairments or mental health issues.

Nacro provide a range of government training schemes including ICT, graphics, catering, mechanics, sport, army preparation, English, maths and Key Skills. Accredited and non-accredited learning opportunities are available according to need. Support is also provided as required to help service users move into employment or to progress into further education. Employment support can include help with:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Debt, money management & benefits advice
• Life skills

Training & Qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications
• Vocational courses, accredited training & qualifications
• IT skills & training

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Placements

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• CV/Application form support
• Support to apply for jobs

Charity No: 226171


  Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous is a group for people who want to stop using drugs. There are no fees. The national helpline will refer callers to their nearest meeting.

Self or any referral.



  National Association for Colitis and Crohns (NACC), South Yorkshire Area Group
A registered charity that runs a self-help group for inflammatory bowel disease sufferers, relatives, friends and interested professionals. Fundraises for the charity.
Charity No: 282732


  National Blood Service, Sheffield Centre
The National Blood Service holds regular blood donor sessions throughout the Trent Region. There are 3 static venues in Sheffield, Nottingham and Leicester, plus mobile sessions around the region. New donors are welcome.


  National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
The National Childbirth Trust wishes all parents to have an experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood that enriches their lives and gives them confidence in being a parent, providing local support and putting parents in touch for social networking.

The NCT also runs antenatal classes and provides information on maternity issues, breastfeeding and postnatal support including specialist groups for caesareans and miscarriage. It has approximately 320 branches throughout the country and the NCT is also involved in research and campaigning. A registered charity.

Charity No: 801395


  National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) - Sheffield Group
The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society runs a local support group for people in the Sheffield area living with rheumatoid arthritis. The group is a source of ongoing support and can provide details of local services and information relating to condition management. The group arranges occasional speakers and visits by health professionals as well as providing an opportunity to meet new friends and gain support.

A private company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales no 7127101.

Meetings are held at the Quaker Meeting House, S1 (Saturday).

Charity No: 1134859


  Nethermoor Care Home
Nethermoor Care Home offers residential care for older people, including those with dementia and nursing needs. The home also offers respite care and day care services for non-residents. Nethermoor had been awarded Recognised Provider List status for it's respite and day care services only.

Prices:
• ฃ380-400 per week (residential care)
• ฃ450 per week (dementia clients residential care)
• Respite care ฃ65-ฃ80 per night depending on needs
• Day care ฃ30 per day, including all meals
• ฃ500-ฃ550 per week (nursing)

These prices are provided by Nethermoor Care Home, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
Inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. All staff are CRB checked and have received full dementia care training and are qualified to NVQ level 2 or 3. Nethermoor has Public Liability, Employers' Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance.

Company limited by guarantee 06914274.



  Neurocare
Approximately 2.5 million people are served by the department of Neurosciences at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, including patients from Lincoln, Doncaster, Barnsley, Rotherham, Mansfield and Bassetlaw.

Neurocare raises money to buy very specialised equipment for the Neurosciences Department - equipment that would not have been bought by the NHS.

They help patients who suffer from brain tumours, head injury, stroke, MS, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, motor neurone disease, cancers of the nervous system, etc. They aim to have one of the best equipped departments in the country.

Charity No: 1067575


  Neurological Enablement Service (NES), The
NES is a specialist community team in Sheffield. The team works with people who have a long term neurological condition, their families and carers. The service aims to help people to lead as full and independent a life as possible within their homes and communities.

Service users and their carers play a vital part in the team, working towards making life better.



  New Arrivals, New Beginnings
New Arrivals, New Beginnings is a joint project between Voluntary Action Sheffield and the Northern refugee Centre. The projects works to help refugees and asylum seekers to get into worthwhile volunteering opportunities that develop employment skills, and enable them to intergrate socially and economically into local Sheffield life. Project workers can give in-depth support to refugees and asylum seekers who want to volunteer or find work, including helping to find a good volunteer placement, helping to fill in application forms, calling agencies and arranging appointments. Can accompany the volunteer to the first volunteering interview if necessary. Self or any referral.

A registered charity.

Charity No: 223007


  Newfield Nursing Home
Nursing home with 60 beds for elderly medical patients.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Newfield View Supported Living Ltd
Newfield View Supported Living is a not-for-profit organisation which offers support to enable people with learning disabilities to live in their own home. Support can also be provided to people with a sensory impairment and people with a mental health issues.

Services Provided:

• home care including personal care
• cooking
• cleaning
• shopping
• medication support
• social activities
• support includes counselling, advice, advocacy and independent living and life skills
• has 6 units in service as well as providing outreach support
• offers advice and support to people who receive Direct Payments
• helps individuals with budgeting and managing their care budget
• offers a managed account service
• can help to recruit a Personal Assistant (PA) and employ a Personal Assistant (PA), this includes: help with writing and placing an advert, application sifting, invitation to interview, interviewing candidates, successful candidate letter, CRB support, contract of employment, ongoing employment support, on going employment advice, disciplinary/grievance/dismissal advice and disciplinary/grievance/dismissal support

Prices:

Newfield View Supported Living Ltd charge ฃ15.09 per hour. Bespoke day time activities are available charged ฃ40 per day and includes transport (these prices are provided by Newfield View Supported Living please check them yourselves for accuracy).

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

This service is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is delivered and at the last inspection was rated as an 'Excellent' provider. All staff are CRB checked and have reached at least NVQ level 2 in Health & Social Care.

Company limited by guarantee no 06189203.



  Newfields Learning and Resource Centre
A private resource centre that offers day time activates, employment support and opportunities predominantly but not solely for adults with a learning disability. Also caters for older people, people with mental health issues and people with physical impairment and/or sensory impairments, aged 16 years and over.

Services Provided:

The service is available 5 days a week and there are many activities on offer for people of all abilities. The centre has a cafeteria where drinks and snacks can be purchased and where work-experience can be offered. Facilities for adults with high needs include: a spa, a multi sensory room, disabled shower and changing room.

The centre also runs a gardening service twice a week, where volunteers from the centre provide free garden maintenance to older or vulnerable people in the local area, as part of their work experience and developmental learning activities.

The resource centre can provide tailored employment support to clients as part of their day activities, this can include help with:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Life skills
• Careers advice & guidance

Training & Qualifications
• Vocation courses including independent living skills, budgeting, basic food hygiene and cookery

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Club
• Work Experience

Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Careers advice / job coaching
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview

In Work Support
• Keyworker support in the workplace
• Mentoring & buddying
• Getting to work/ reasonable adaptations to the workplace

Prices:

The cost of the service is ฃ40 for a full day (9.30am-4.30pm) or ฃ25 for a half day. Can offer free, day taster sessions to potential new clients and ADHOC school leavers. To use the spa, sauna and sensory room, price is available on request. Transport to the Centre is provided at a charge of ฃ1 per mile, the centre has a special adapted bus that can accommodate wheelchair using clients. These prices are provided by the resource centre, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Quality Standards & Qualifications:

All Newfields Learning and Resource Centre staff are DBS checked.



  NHS Breast Screening Service (Sheffield)
The NHS Breast Screening Service provides routine mammography, information, advice and support. All women will receive an invitation for screening before their 53rd birthday.

The Service currently routinely invites women up to the age of 70. Over the age of 70 women can ring the unit to make their own appointment every 3 years. Each GP practice is screened once in a 3 year period.

The service is currently participating in a national trial to assess the results of extending the age range from 47-49 and 71-73. The trial will run for 6 years.



  NHS Cancer Screening Programmes
Does not provide any direct screening services but has a national role in developing local programmes throughout the country. The office can answer queries from members of the public regarding breast, cervical and bowel cancer screening and prostate cancer risk management.


  NHS Complaints Advocacy Service (VoiceAbility)
As part of the Health and Social Care Act 2012, Sheffield City Council have to establish the NHS Complaints Advocacy Service, a specialist independent advocacy service for people in Sheffield who wish to make a complaint, or raise an issue about the National Health Service.

NHS Complaints Advocates can help if you or someone you know has not had the care or treatment you expect to receive from your NHS services and you want to complain. When your health care is provided or commissioned by the NHS you are allowed to make a complaint
using the NHS complaints process. An NHS complaint might include something that happened during care or treatment provided by:
• a hospital
• your General Practitioner (GP)
• a dentist
• a pharmacist
• a optician
• an NHS funded care home
• specialist services
• a paramedic or ambulance staff member
• NHS Community staff
• other NHS staff or clinicians.

NHS Complaints Advocacy service is independent of the NHS and delivers a free, confidential service. The service is provided by VoiceAbility. A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 379884.

Charity No: 1076630


  NHS Direct
NHS Direct is the national healthline, providing health care advice, information and services, delivered by a telephone service and the website 24hrs a day, 365 days a year.

Services offered include:
• NHS 111 - dial this number if you need medical help or advice fast, but it is not urgent enough to ring 999. You will be assessed, given advice and directed straight away to the local service that can help you best. Operates 24 hrs, call are free from both landlines and mobile phones.
• check your symptons online with the NHS Health and Sympton Checkers
• download the NHS health and sympton checker app
• access health advice and information on NHS Choices



  NHS Travel Health Clinic
Based at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, the weekly clinic offers specialist, up-to-date pre-travel advice, vaccinations (including Yellow Fever), anti-malarials and travel-related equipment.

Run by an experienced team with extensive travel knowledge who can provide a thorough evaluation of each client's specific travel health needs. If possible clients should visit at least 4 weeks prior to their departure date.

Clients can fill in the pre-travel questionnaire online and email it to staff in advance of their appointment or they can fill in the form just before their appointment.

The initial consultation costs ฃ15, any vaccines required incur an additional cost.

Sessions are held at the Infectious Diseases Outpatient Department, Royal Hallamshire Hospital S10 (Wednesday).



  Nightingale Residential Care Home
Private residential care home for the Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI). 40 beds.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  No Panic Sheffield
No Panic Sheffield is a voluntary organisation that provides regular self-help support groups to people in Sheffield suffering from panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), phobias and anxiety.

The organisation is part of No Panic UK which provides a national helpline for anxiety sufferers. A registered charity the service relies on grants and fundraising.

Sessions are held in S1 (Wednesday & Thursday).

Charity No: 1018184


  Norbury Court
A dual registered home providing residential care and nursing care for elderly mentally infirm (EMI) people.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Norbury Resource Centre
A partnership between Sheffield Care Trust and Sheffield City Council. Provides day care including mental illness day care units. Facilitates and supports self-help groups and works in partnership with voluntary and private organisations.

The service now incorporates the Community Dementia Support Service.

Sessions are held at Norbury Resource Centre, S5 (Monday, Friday) and Hurlfield View Resource Centre, S12 (Saturday & Sunday)



  Norfolk Park Youth Centre - Youth Club
The youth club gives access to a range of leisure activities for young people:
• The opportunity to get involved in groups and projects and volunteering opportunities
• Access to sexual health advice available from trained staff
• Advice and guidance on education, careers and training opportunities
• Get involved in your local community and have your say on what you want
• Support is available from staff on a wide range of issues eg. school, family, relationships
• Signposting to specialist services

The club also runs school holiday programmes and occasional residentials.

Meets at Centre in the Park, S2 (Tuesday & Thursday).



  North East Support Service
The North East Support Service provides community support to adults with severe and enduring mental health problems who live in North East Sheffield. Provides outreach services 7 days a week as well as drop-in services. Referral required via the community mental health teams e.g. Northlands.

Sessions held at: Howard Road, S6 (Wednesday & Friday); Limbrick Centre, S6 (Saturday, Sunday).



  North Sheffield Federation for The Disabled
The North Sheffield Federation for the Disabled is an activity and social group for elderly and/or disabled people living in the North of Sheffield. It is run by volunteers, through government grants for the benefit of local people. Organises trips out with the help of carers and escorts.

Prices:
There is an annual membership charge of ฃ3
• tea ฃ1
• bingo ฃ1 per 3 games
• raffles 50p
• games 20p
(these charges are provided by North Sheffield Federation for the Disabled, please check them yourself for accuracy).

The group meets at Shirecliffe Community Centre, 349 Shirecliffe Road, S5 (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday).

Charity No: 700846


  North West Community Services
North West Community Services is a not for profit social enterprise providing home and community support services for people requiring assistance to maintain their well being and promote their independence. The service caters for older people, people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and people with physical impairments, sensory impairments and/or long term health conditions.

Services provided:
• Personal care - staff are trained to deliver care in a sensitive and dignified manner and can provide assistance with mobilising and hoisting
• meal preparation
• cooking
• support with dietary requirements
• medication support - including safe handling, storing and administration; specialized training can also be given if required
• cleaning and domestic tasks
• assistance with weekly shopping trips, getting out and about, attending classes, visiting friends and family
This list is not exhaustive and if there is an area of support that you need please contact North West Community Services and they will be happy to discuss your requirements.

The service has an ethos of enablement and empowerment, customers are supported to maintain or acquire skills whilst receiving support with all daily living skills. In order to support a positive quality of life and social inclusion staff can support clients with social activities, learning opportunities and extending friendship networks.

Areas Served: North West Community services covers the whole of Sheffield.

Prices:
Support is charged at a rate of ฃ11.91 per hour, no weekend rates apply. Bank holidays are charged at time and 1/3 (i.e. ฃ15.88 per hour). It may be possible for hours to be "banked" by a client to accommodate a special occasion. Mileage is charged at 45p per mile, if a staff members vehicle is used for transport (all driving/car/insurance documentation is inspected on a bi-annual basis).

Qualifications & Quality standards:
All staff are DBS cleared (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB check), receive a full induction and are fully trained to meet QCF standards. All employees must provide at least 2 satifactory references. All supervisory staff are NVQ level 3 qualified and are working towards a management award. The Director of Services is BA Hons Social Work, NVQ Level 5 management and NVQ Level 4 care qualified, with 27 years experience. Inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.

Company limited by guarantee no 2071750.



  North West Sheffield GP Referral Self-Help Exercise Group
The GP Referral Self Help Exercise Group was set up to provide an opportuntity for individuals who have completed the 12 week physical activity referral scheme from GPs and health clinicians, to continue to exercise. The group supports members and is open to individuals of all ages although the majority are older.

Fitness Suite sessions are held at: Wisewood Community Sports Centre, S6 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday).



  Northern General Hospital
Northern General Hospital is part of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. It is a large, acute general teaching hospital with an Accident and Emergency Service.


  Northern General Hospital Diabetes and Endocrine Centre
Part of the Department for Acute and Elderly Medicine. Multi-disciplinary diabetes team provides a comprehensive service to any person with diabetes, including general support, information and advice and specialist clinics on particular aspects of diabetes care. Medical referral is preferable but not always needed, an appointment system is operated.


  Northfield Nursing Home
Nursing home with 63 beds for elderly medical patients.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Norton Lees Hall Residential Care Home
A private residential care home for older people with 20 general residential beds and 20 EMI residential beds. Run by Orchard Care Homes.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Norwood Grange EMI Residential Home
Private residential home for the Elderly Mentally Infirm (EMI). 39 beds. Respite/permanent care, en-suite rooms, open plan lounge and dining area, regular entertainment, activities, hair salon, private gardens and television point in bedrooms.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Norwood Stroke and Carers Club
Set up to help rehabilitation of patients following stroke or cardiovascular accident (CVA) in North Sheffield. Consists of both stroke victims and carers. Holds monthly meetings with speakers, fun afternoons and general outings as funding allows. Self-funding at present with staff support from Norwood Medical Centre.

Meets at 360 Herries Road, S5 (last Friday in the month).



  Nutritionist Resource
The Nutritionist Resource website allows individuals to search for a professional nutritionist, find information about how a nutritionist could help and review the answers to the most frequently asked nutrition questions. The site also lists useful articles written by nutritionists, the latest news and upcoming events.

The publishers truly believe that bringing this information together in one place makes searching for support much easier. To ensure quality standards all nutritionists listed are required to provide proof of qualifications and insurance cover, or proof of membership with a professional body.

Prices:
Costs depend on individual nutritionists.



  Occupational Therapy Sheffield
Occupational Therapy Sheffield is an independent provider of occupational therapy to South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire.
The team have experience in a wide range of acute and chronic healthcare conditions including physical health, mental health and learning disabilities.

Using a wide array of clinically proven and research backed interventions the service is able to maximise your potential and help you to achieve your goals. Appointments in their city centre office or home visits are available.

Occupational Therapy Sheffield can offer fast access to assessments for physical health problems such as joint pain or replacement, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, and Stroke. They are experts in equipment provision and can work with you to increase your independence in and out of the home.

The service also has a team of mental health specialists who can offer assessment and assistance for conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia as well as general anxiety disorder.

Please visit the website for more details of the services on offer.



  Older Carers Support Service (OCSS)
OCSS provides support for older carers (aged 70 years and over) who care at home for a dependant with a learning disability.


  On Balance Physio
Karen Stevens specialises in treating people with neurological disorders such as stroke, MS, head injury, Parkinsons disease and balance disorders. Karen has a special interest in vestibular disorders (inner ear) that lead to dizziness, vertigo and balance disorders. These can be effectively treated with physiotherapy. Karen also has expertise in managing facial palsies such as Bells Palsy. Clients can be seen at home or at Hallamshire Physiotherapy clinic in Broomhill.


  One to One Support Services
One to One Support Services is a specialist domiciliary care company offering high quality bespoke care. The service can also offer training and consultancy in the field of sensory impairments as well as health and social care (see separate entry).

One To One Support Services know "Quality only truly happens when you care enough to do your best".

• Disability Services - this service is for those who have a disability, be that long term or after an accident or illness including people with learning disabilities, a brain injury, mental health problems, physical impairments and/or sensory impairment

• Children and Families services - this service has the knowledge and skills to help support children or those with a young family. For example - supporting a parent looking after their child high on the autistic spectrum

• Older People services, including people living with Dementia, Parkinson's or Huntingtons disease - this service is dedicated to supporting older people, from sitting services to end of life care

• Specialist sensory support for deaf and deafblind clients

Services Provided:

• homecare eg cooking, cleaning and shopping
• personal care eg washing and dressing
• medication support
• respite care
• sitting service
• support accessing social activities, getting out and about, learning opportunities
• support for carers
• culturally sensitive service
• Communication Services - this is a highly trained and experienced team that have British Sign Language qualifications as well as other forms of communication skills specifically to help support people with sensory impairments
• employment support

The care services are provided 24/7 with an on call manager always available. Support is provided in peoples homes as well as out and about, whether shopping or away on holiday.

Prices:

Care service charges start from ฃ13.74 per hour - ฃ26 per hour dependent on complexity of service (these prices are provided by One To One Support Services, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Areas Served:
The service area covers Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire covering all areas of Sheffield, S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35 and S36 as well as S18 and S21.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are Enhanced CRB checked. 90% of staff hold NVQ Level 2 or 3 qualifications or are working towards. Staff also hold a variety of disability, dementia, sign language, medication and children and young people qualifications to complement their care awards. One to One Support Services is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.

One to One Support Services also provides training and consultancy in subject areas related to the above. See separate entry.

Company limited by guarantee no 5687915.



  One To One Support Services - Support Planning
One to One Support Services provides a Support Planning service for people in receipt of Direct Payments, delivered in Sheffield by Sarah Middleton.

Profile:

• Gender - Female
• Aged 25 - 55 years
• Specialist Knowledge - Sarah is a registered Social Worker and has also worked in the NHS, voluntary and private care sectors. She has extensive experience of supporting people to record their needs and to find the best ways to support and improve their wellbeing
• She has worked with older people, those with learning disabilities and Aspergers / Autism / Autistic Spectrum, people with mental health issues and those with complex needs
• Specialism - sensory impairments
• Sarah is specifically trained in the areas of Dementia and Sensory Impairment (Communicator Guide qualified and Level 3 BSL), Person Centred Care Planning and Safeguarding
• Works across the whole of Sheffield
• Can travel to your home to Support Plan

The Support Planning service includes:
• meeting with you, and anyone else you would like present, at a location of your choice to understand your needs and preferences
• sourcing, contacting and putting together service options
• working out the finances
• typing up and submitting your support plan document once you are happy with the package of care

Prices:

The Support Planning service is charged at ฃ180 for the initial 10 hours package. Any subsequent time required is charged at ฃ23.50 per hour.
These prices are provided by One To One Support Service, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

All One to One Support Services staff are CRB
checked, and Sarah has attended the Sheffield City Councils Support
Planning training. One to One Support Services is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.

Company limited by guarantee no 5687915.



  One to One Support Services - Training Provider
One To One Support Services offers training and consultancy in sensory impairments and Health & Social Care. Training includes:
• Sensory impairments, from awareness to learning British Sign Language
• Challenging behaviour - from children to adults
• Early years setting management - practical training in the setting up and running of an early years setting such as a day nursery

One To One Support Services run evening classes in British Sign Language, accredited by Signature teaching . Health and Social Care qualifications - award, certificate and diploma levels, as well as apprenticeships in Health and Social Care at Levels 2 and 3 are accredited by City and Guilds.

In addition One to One provides a home care service (see separate entry).

Company limited by guarantee no 5687915.



  Opticians
Opticians providing services in your postal district area in Sheffield can be found via the NHS Choices website.


  Organ Donation and Transplant Awareness - Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Gives advice, and answers questions, about organ donation and transplantation. Provides information and educational courses for professionals regarding organ donation and transplantation. Available for lectures and seminars. Covers South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire.


  Osteopath - Susan Pawsey
Susan Pawsey, Osteopath, provides diagnosis and treatment of the musculo-skeletal system using manual treatment which treats a whole range of conditions and can be very helpful during pregnancy.

Costs approx ฃ35 for a 30 minute appointment (this price is provided by Susan Pawsey, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Recognised by Westfield Contributory Health Scheme, PPP, and other health insurance schemes. Qualifications - Diploma in Osteopathy, registered with the General Osteopathic Council.

Clinics are held on Slayleigh Lane, S10 (Monday-Friday).



  Osteopathic Practice, The
The Osteopathic Practice provides osteopathy for all including adults, mums-to-be, babies and children. Provides relief from a wide range of conditions including back pain. Also provides gentle cranial osteopathy for a range of childhood conditions. Initial baby treatments, up to a year old, are free of charge (parents are invited to make a donation to the Sheffield Children's Hospital if they would like to). Westfield, Simply Health, AXA PPP, Cigna and Aviva registered. Registered with the General Osteopathic Council.

Clinics held on Sale Hill, S10 (Monday-Friday).



  Osteopathy - Simeon Hempsall
Simeon Hempsall, Osteopath, treats musculo-skeletal injuries and sports injuries using manipulation, massage, and articulation.

Costs approx ฃ40 for all consultations/treatments (this price is provided by Simeon Hempsall, please check it yourself for accuracy). Health insurance schemes are accepted.

Qualifications - BSc (Honours) Osteopathy, General Osteopathic Council (GOSC). Approved service provider for PPP/AXA, BUPA and more.

Clinics held on Ecclesall Road, S11 (Monday-Friday).



  Osteoporosis 2000
Registered charity and support group for those suffering with osteoporosis. The charity seeks to improve awareness and understanding of this disease amongst sufferers and their carers and in the community. Exercise classes take place at various centres around the city, please contact for details. Self or any referral.
Charity No: 1043657


  Osteoporosis 2000 - Sheffield 6
Exercise programme sponsored by Osteoperosis 2000. Particularly for the over-fifties, including people with restricted mobility due to osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatism or just advancing years.

Session are held at Sutton Community Hall, Dunella Road, S6 (Thursday).

Charity No: 1043657


  Out Aloud - Sheffield LGBT Choir
Out Aloud welcomes all members of the LGBT community who can hold a tune. A fun and friendly group which aims to build community and provide a positive and creative LGBT presence in South Yorkshire. Ability to read music is not required. The choir rehearses weekly and holds regular public performances.


  Out and About - Sheffield Mencap
A registered charity that supports people with learning disabilities to go out into the community, develop friendships and take part in leisure and social activities. The scheme mainly runs through small group activities with support from volunteers and staff.

Activities include trips out, to the theatre or cinema, meals out, snooker, bowling, walking group etc. Activities are held in the evenings and at weekends. Also offers inclusive fitness classes and healthy eating.

Prices:

The service costs ฃ40 for an afternoon session and ฃ25 for an evening group (these prices are provided by Sheffield Mencap, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Charity No: 1056155


  Overeaters Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is a fellowship of individuals, who through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive eating. If you have issues with food, whether that be overeating, anorexia or bulimia, we welcome you.

OA believes compulsive overeating is an addiction, which, like alcoholism and drug abuse, can be arrested. Compulsive eating is a disease that causes or contributes to illness on three levels: emotional, physical and spiritual. OA is not a diet and calories club, nor do they endorse any particular plan of eating. OA practice abstinence by refraining from compulsive eating and compulsive food behaviours, whilst working towards a healthy body weight. They do this by practicing the Twelve Step programme of recovery, one day at a time.

Sheffield has 3 OA meetings each week, and all are welcome to attend any meeting or all meetings. One of the meetings take place in the mornings and is Toddler/Child-Friendly (Please call ahead of time to discuss whether this is suitable for your child).

Price:
OA do not charge dues or fees; members make contributions at each meeting to pay for the room rent and other associated costs. The current suggested contribution is ฃ3.50 but do not let lack of funds deter you from attending a meeting, as the contribution is up to each individual.

Meetings are held at the Victoria Centre, S2 (Mondays & Wednesdays) and St Mary's Church, S2 (Thursdays).

A registered charity and company limited by guarantee no 03266580.

Charity No: 1059240


  Paces Campus
Family neighbourhood centre hosting a national school for conductive education and a range of inclusive activities for children and families including an indoor play area, STOMP (out of school club), sports hall and dance studio, LtV project for disabled adults, Steps Community Nursery, COSY (computer recycling project), community caf้, High Green Development Trust (responsible for managing the Campus) and programmes for adults recovering from strokes. Facilities are open to the local community.

Also houses the Coterie Art Galleries, Hullaballoos Childrens Play centre, The Green Room snooker club, Abbeycare Nursing offering home care and nursing to all people (including older people, people with physical impariments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities or mental health issues), and Inspire Sensory and Outreach Services offering onsite sensory rooms, an outreach service and activity/social sessions.

All activities are held at: Pack Horse Lane, S35 3HY (Monday -Friday)



  Paces High Green School
Paces is a Department for Education Non-Maintained Special School (DFE Registration No 373/7044) for children aged between 2 and 18 years of age with neurological motor disorders, including cerebral palsy and other brain dysfunctions. The school also provides a developmental programme for children under 2 years of age who have motor disorder or global developmental delay with motor dysfunction. Childrens services are normally funded through a statement of Special Educational Needs by the Local Authority.

A programme, Leaping The Void (LTV) for young adults aged 18 years and over is also available.

Paces is a parent-led charity so the foundation, vision, planning and design of services is structured by the needs of the families.


Qualifications & Quality Standards:
The Paces School has been providing internationally recognised conductive education since 1997 and has achieved an Ofsted rating of "Excellent". Teaching staff have QTS. Self or any referral.

A registered charity and a company limited by guarantee no 4793176.

Charity No: 1104356


  Paces Sheffield Ltd - Day Provision
Paces Sheffield Ltd offers day provision for adults with physical impairments and learning disabilities that may have complex needs. The day provision is focused on addressing independence. Paces aims to improve physical and daily living skills by providing activities and learning opportunities to practice skills appropriate to the person's condition.

Offers the following individualised programmes in a group setting:
• a healthy living programme maintaining and improving physical condition
• independent living skills such as cooking and budgeting
• arts and crafts activities in a not-for-profit enterprise

Prices:
• ฃ12 per hour for those attending day programmes who attend evening "off site" activities such as going to the movies, shopping and other leisure activities
• ฃ125-ฃ160 per day depending on dependency needs

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
All staff are CRB checked. Holds Public Liability, Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Company limited by guarantee 4793176.

Charity No: 1104356


  Paddock Hill
Paddock Hill is a residential care home situated in Gleadless and run by Sheffcare Limited; a not-for-profit provider of excellent care, with eleven homes throughout South Yorkshire. The care home has 40 beds for elderly residents.

This care home strives to provide person-centred care based on an individual care plan - designed to meet each service-user’s needs and treat them with maximum levels of dignity and respect. The home makes use of a key-worker system so that each resident is assigned a dedicated member of staff.

Paddock Hill organises regular entertainment and therapeutic activities, and makes use of Sheffcare’s activity workers and external volunteers for this. Past activities have included baking, flower arranging and chair-obics. There is a hair-salon on site, as well as private gardens. The home organises regular day trips and holds fundraising events throughout the year, which the local community are invited to. The home also holds Christmas, Easter and bonfire night parties. Visitors are welcome to visit the home at any reasonable time, without appointment, and families may join residents for meals if they wish.

Residents are encouraged to bring items of their own furniture for their rooms. All rooms have telephone and television points, and a carer-calling system. The communal rooms are bright and friendly. Delicious freshly cooked meals are baked by the superb chefs and served in the dining room. There is a laundry service, and a hairdresser, doctor and chiropodist visit the homes regularly.

Respite Care:

Short-term care is available for clients who have been released from hospital after an illness or operation, providing support during their recovery. The home also provides respite care to give carers and family a break from full-time care, and support for clients to undertake social activities, go shopping and visit friends and family.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

All staff are CRB checked, trained to NVQ 2 level and above, regularly supervised and fully insured. SheffCare is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure they provide a quality service. Sheffcare has Investors in People accreditation and is a member of the National Care Forum.

SheffCare aims to hold residents meetings (every 4-6 weeks) in their residential homes and to involve its residents in the running of the home.

Charity No: 1054227


  Pakistan Advice and Community Association
The Pakistan Advice and Community Association offers advice in the following areas:
• benefits
• immigration
• employment
• housing
• consumer
• education
• training
• debt
• equipment and adaptations from Neighbourhoods and Community Care Directorate

The immigration service includes advice on passports, visas, extension of stay, renewals, lost work permits, nationality and a wide range of related advice including support and advice on the "Life in the UK" test. Can also give advice to the Slovak community.

The service also offers:
• a home visiting and advocacy service which includes assisting people to appointments eg at hospitals, doctors, Jobcentre Plus.
• volunteering initiatives providing training and work experience
• interpreting and translation to the public
• can access legal advisors, solicitors etc.
• runs Positive Activities for children and young people and a support project for older people (see separate entries).

Sessions held at Page Hall Road, S4 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday).

Company limited by guarantee 8409928.

Charity No: 1152121


  Parents Association of Children with Tumours and Leukaemia (PACT)
A registered charity providing support and organising trips, treats and holidays for families of children aged 0-16 years being treated for cancer or leukaemia at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust. Supports research projects. PACT House provides accommodation for use by families whilst a child is undergoing treatment at the hospital. PACT also provides equipment for the ward, clinic and community nurses.
Charity No: 508412


  Parkinsons UK, Sheffield Branch
Open to anyone with, or interested in, Parkinsons disease. Has part-time welfare visitor who gives information on all aspects of disability, benefits, holidays etc. Four specialist Parkinsons disease nurses available for consultation. Self or any referral. A registered charity.

Meets at the Quaker Meeting House, S1 (1st Tuesday in the month).

Charity No: 258197


  Parson Cross Community Development Forum
Parson Cross Community Development Forum is a community based organisation and a registered charity, which aims to improve the social welfare of the whole community and to improve the quality of life for local residents.

The forum seeks to ensure local people lead the regeneration process in their area and have access to high quality services including training, health and employment support. The forum also aims to integrate into the community marginalised, vulnerable and isolated people.

The forum operates 5 days a week and is a valuable asset for the community. It offers a range of services unavailable elsewhere in the locality such as photocopying, typing and faxing. The forum also provides and delivers training courses for individuals who are looking to go back into employment after being unemployed for some time, offering confidence building and motivation skills as well as basic office skills.

The forum also provides opportunities for the community to become healthier and more active by providing a range of classes aimed at changing their lifestyle such as chairobics, 50+ activities, a book club and cooking on a budget courses etc. Other activities include genealogy - learn how to research and chart your family history and adult activities - such as badminton, boccia, table tennis, bookclub etc.

Sessions are held at St Thomas More Church & Community Centre, Margetson Crescent, S5.

Company limited by guarantee no 4626358.

Charity No: 1102741


  Partially Sighted Society (PSS)
The Partially Sighted Society is a registered charity that aims to help people with a visual impairment to make the best use of their remaining sight by offering:
• advice and information
• daily living aids
• low vision aids
• information literature

The Society also has a resource centre.

Company limited by guarantee no 917003.

Charity No: 254052


  Patient Advice and Liaison Service, Sheffield Childrens NHS Foundation Trust
PALS aims to act as the contact point to enable patients and the public to easily access the system of patient and public involvement; to provide information to patients to help them make contact with the NHS as easily as possible and to help resolve concerns quickly and efficiently and improve the outcome of care in the process.

This branch of PALS focuses on children and families and is based at the Children's Hospital, it also covers the Ryegate Centre, Beckon Centre, the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Teams and community clinics.



  Patient Relations Helpdesk, Yorkshire Ambulance Service
The Patient Relations Department at Yorkshire Ambulance Service aims to act as the contact point to enable patients and the public to:
• get help resolving an issue or question regarding their care or treatment by the ambulance service
• raise a concern or make a formal complaint about the service they received
• send a compliment to a member of staff who has provided good service



  Patient Services
The Patient Services Team (PST) has replaced the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) and provides a point of contact for patients who have a concern but either don’t know which member of staff or department to raise it with, or feel that they need to speak to someone outside of the department or ward to which their concern relates.

The PST are knowledgeable and experienced in handling patients’ concerns and have overall responsibility for ensuring responses to complainants are co-ordinated effectively and efficiently.

The main responsibility of the PST is to provide a high quality initial response to complainants and to pass concerns and complaints to Directorates and Departments for investigation and resolution.

Where possible, the PST will deal with questions, complaints and straight forward low risk concerns there and then in order to provide a speedy service to callers. They can also offer advice and guidance to any member of staff who is trying to provide direct support to a patient or relative with a concern.


The team can be contacted by email, telephone, in person or by post.



  Patients Against Unnecessary Suffering (PAUS)
A voluntary organisation which provides support, advice and information for sufferers of pain, for victims of medical negligence and for complainants who are experiencing difficulties with the procedures.

Special additional advice for people who have gained weight as a result of taking prescribed steroids, HRT or amitriptyline, plus advice about reducing obesity in general.



  PDA Contact Group
Children and young people with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) find being asked to do things, even simple everyday things, extremely difficult and try hard to avoid these demands. PDA is increasingly recognised as part of the autistic spectrum. It is a lifelong condition and people with PDA will require different amounts of support depending on how their condition affects them.

The PDA Society offers support, information and advice to anyone involved with an individual with PDA, whether suspected or diagnosed. The PDA Society runs a local support group in Sheffield, which holds monthly drop in support meetings. For more details please contact info@pdasociety.org.uk with ‘Sheffield support group’ in subject line.


Meets at Springfield School, S10 (one Friday in the month).



  Peace Foundation Network
The Peace Foundation Network offers programmes and training courses which help to promote peace within an individual, in relationships with others and globally. Specialises in work with young people aged 9 years and over, focusing on emotional health, wellbeing and dealing with stress.

The foundation also focuses on work with parents, community groups and drug rehabilitation. Can offer a 2-day workshop for the general public and specialist groups. Training is available to relevant professionals. Resources include a relaxation CD and sets of affirmation cards. A registered charity.

Charity No: 1098828


  Peach Wilkinson Limited
Peach Wilkinson provides a service to people who receive an Indiviual Budget or Direct Payments for their support needs and who employ a Personal Assistant/s. Caters for disabled children, older people, people with mental health issues, physical impairment and/or sensory impairment, learning disabilities and people with substance or alcohol misuse problems.

Services Provided:

• basic payroll services - weekly or monthly (monthly is cheaper)
• full payroll service - BACS payments
• advice around tax

Prices:

Payroll costs around ฃ6 per payslip including VAT but please enquire for a quote (this price is provided by Peach Wilkinson, please check it yourself for accuracy).

Areas Covered: The office is based in Ecclesfield and can cover the whole of Sheffield, S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14, S17, S20, S35, S36 and beyond.

Qualifications & Quality Standards

Peach Wilkinson is a small friendly company, with experience of relatives and friends receiving Direct Payments. It is run by a Chartered Accountant and is regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants.



  Pedal Ready Cycle Training
Pedal Ready is a not-for-profit cooperative which provides cycle training to people of all ages and abilities, from those who have never ridden a bike before to those who are experienced cyclists.

Pedal Ready delivers training to adults and children. Their mission is to get more people cycling, more safely, more often. Courses run at various venues across the city for different levels of ability:
• Learn to Ride for beginners
• Cycle Confidence for those practicing their skills in a traffic-free environment
• Road Confidence for on-road cyclists
All of these courses are usually free to adults who live or work in Sheffield.

CycleBoost also offers subsidised bicycles to local residents and free maintenance classes.



  Peer Activities in Sexual Health Project (PASH)
PASH is co-ordinated through the Centre for HIV and Sexual Health (Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust). The project comprises of young volunteers (16-20 years) who deliver sexual health education sessions to young people in Sheffield schools, colleges and youth settings.


  Penderels Trust
Penderels Trust is an established provider of Direct Payments and Personal Budget advice with over 20 years experience of working with people with disabilities to enable them to live independently and be active in their local community. The Trust is a not-for-profit organisation.

The Trust provides support services locally in Sheffield and supports all disability groups including: physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, disabled parents in a parenting role, older people, mental health service users, people living with HIV/Aids related illness, children and young people, carers, young carers and families.

Services Provided:

• Penderels Trust provides advice and information to Direct Payments holders covering choice of provision, costs, payroll, becoming an employer, legal working regulations, Employers Liability Insurance, employment law, risk assessment, job descriptions / person specification / terms and conditions
• Penderels Trust is a registered vetting agency for the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly the Criminal Records Bureau)
• Direct Payment support services (e.g. recruiting and employing a Personal Assistant (PA), help with choosing and using a care agency)
• Help to recruit a Personal Assistant (PA) and help to employ a Personal assistant (PA). Penderels has experience of providing this service to parents of disabled children and young people in transition. Penderels runs "Good Employer Workshops" for customers who have been employing staff for over a year.
• Money Management
• Third party supported accounts (managed accounts)
• Appointeeships (where Penderels Trust manages the care funding and personal money of an individual)
• Money Mentoring, a preventative service that avoids the ongoing cost and responsibility of an appointeeship or a managed account and helps individuals to manage their own daily budgets in an ongoing capacity
• Support Planning and Brokerage - full support from an experienced team to help produce clear, outcome-focused plans. Also provides brokerage support to achieve goals and changes in the plan in the most appropriate and cost effective way

The Trust has a Payroll Bureau, which currently supports over 7000 people to pay their employed staff accurately and on time. They also offer a direct debit (BACS) service to enable individual employers to pay their staff directly. The Trust works to strict deadlines and is committed to setting up customers within 7 days.

Penderels Trust's approach is to place choice and control in the hands of those who use their services, whilst providing support where necessary to ensure goals are achieved safely and effectively. Services are continually reviewed to ensure they reflect the changing needs of users, carers and families.

Prices:

• Set Up Packages
- Basic Level: 2-hour initial visit only - ฃ50
- Medium level: 10 hours of support - ฃ200
- High Level: 22 hours of support - ฃ440
- ฃ66 per CRB check

• Ongoing Support
- Ongoing support (including telephone and home visits) is charged at ฃ20 per hour
ฃ25 per quarter for completion of financial returns
ฃ40 per quarter for completion of financial returns plus a home visit
- ฃ66 per DBS check (formerly CRB)

• Third Party supported account: from ฃ190 per year

• Appointeeships: from ฃ400 per year

• Payroll: from ฃ6 per payslip

• Support Planning costs ฃ20 per hour. Typically a low level need plan will require up to 6 hours of Support Planning (ฃ150).

The prices above are provided by Penderels Trust, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Staff are DBS checked. Penderels Independent Living Advisers (ILAs) are expected to achieve NVQ level 2 in Advice and Guidance. Staff undergo regular and refresher training in Employment Law, Child/Adult safeguarding procedures, disciplinaries and grievances, Risk Assessment level 2, Health and Safety Law & Practice, interviewing skills, appraisals, presentation skills, assertiveness skills, combatting bullying and harrassment, equality and diversity training, working towards and monitoring outcomes, person-centred planning skills and understanding carers.

Support Planners have attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training and have had 2+ plans signed off by the council.

Staff are available who are fluent in British Sign Language and Makaton and can help with some communication systems such as AAC, signing, PECS, Cueing, Communication Aids etc. Can offer communication in easy-read formats with picture-supported English, visual plan aids, colour combination choices etc. It can be supplied in CD Rom or tape form. All information is approved by Penderels' Readers Group. Holds Public Liability, Employers' Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Charity No: 1073513


  Perinatal Mental Health Service
Perinatal Mental Health Service is a mental health service for women who are pregnant or are mothers with children up to 1 year old. It offers open referral for advice and information. The service also gives pre-conceptual advice to women with mental health issues.


  Perkins, Karen - Life Coach
Karen Perkins runs a life coaching business that works with people who are looking for positive change in life. She can help people find their motivation to reduce stress, improve health and wellbeing, cope better with the challenges of life and have fun doing it. As part of the coaching she helps people to find a range of services that meet their needs, many clients are helped to access NHS and free provision they did not realise existed.

Also offers a mini money-makeover to help clients maximise their income, and career planning to help them re-focus to have a better chance of moving forward, getting a new job, starting a business, etc.

Karen has an ILM Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring and is a member of the Association of Coaching.

Free taster sessions may be available to help people decide if coaching is for them. Please visit the website for further information.



  Person Centred Counselling - Cath Parker
Cath Parker is accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and Member of the British Association for the Person Centred Approach.

Costs approx ฃ15-25 per hour on a sliding scale, with some concessions available. These prices have been provided by Cath Parker, please check them yourself for accuracy.



  Pexton Grange Nursing Home
Pexton Grange is a nursing home which has 57 beds, 38 of which are reserved for intermediate care for adults aged over 18 years, 10 beds are for general nursing care for adults and 9 beds are for nursing dementia care for adults. Registered for younger disabled.

Approved for accommodation of renal specialist care by NHS Sheffield. Contracted placements with NHS Sheffield for convalescent and intermediate care.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.



  Pharmacists
Find a Pharmacy. Pharmacies providing services in your postal district area in Sheffield can be found via the NHS Choices website.


  Pharmacy Department - Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Provides information and advice on all aspects of drug treatment relevant to community health services eg mental health, family planning and immunisation. Available to professionals and to the public (in moderation).


  Phillimore Youth Group
A youth club supported by Sheffield Futures which provides access to a range of leisure activities for young people:
• An opportunity to get involved in groups, projects and volunteering opportunities
• Get advice and guidance on education and training opportunities
• Get involved in your local community and have your say on what you want
• Support is available from staff on a wide range of issues e.g. school, family, relationships as well as sexual health advice and staff can signpost to specialist services

The club also runs school holiday programmes and occasional residentials.

Sessions are held at Phillimore Community Junior School, S9 (Thursday).



  Phoenix Association
The Phoenix Association is a registered charity that provides support for Phoenix Futures - a drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre (see separate entry).
Charity No: 1025064


  Phoenix Futures
Phoenix Futures is part of a national charity and runs a residential project, committed to the care of adults recovering from problematic drug or alcohol use in a therapeutic community setting. A variety of group work and individual interventions are used with an emphasis on peer group involvement and self-help to explore the underlying reasons for their problems with drugs/alcohol and learn new skills to develop a drug/alcohol-free lifestyle.

The treatment programme is approximately 6 to 9 months long with a further period of around 6 months in the resettlement project. The daily routine is centred around activities that are carried out within a structured framework. The re-entry support service aids residents to return to the community and continue to live drug/alcohol-free lives.

Open to men and women aged 18 years and over. Referrals taken direct or through other agencies.

Charity No: 284880


  Phoenix Futures National Specialist Family Service (PFFS)
Phoenix Futures National Specialist Family Service is a residential project for families where substance misuse is a problem. Service users gain support to identify and resolve substance misuse issues whilst remaining as primary care givers for their children.

The service provides an intensive residential rehabilitation programme to help families to become drug free and stay together. Accepts couples or single parents of either gender and children up to the age of 10 years.

Offers a combination of group work, one to one key sessions and written work to bring about change. Offers parenting courses for clients who are supported to enhance and develop their parenting skills to work in the best interests of their child/children. PFFS work is based on a Therapeutic Community Model and utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

PFFS is part of a national registered charity. Referrals to the service need to come via a health practitioner, social services or a voluntary agency.

Charity No: 284880


  Pilates and Yoga - Graves Tennis and Leisure Centre
Graves Tennis and Leisure Centre run fitness yoga and pilates classes. Class timetable is available on the website. Prices are ฃ5 for a 45 minute class and ฃ6 for a 60 minute class (non-card) and ฃ4 for a 45 minute class and ฃ4.80 for a 60 minute class (life card), these prices are provided by Graves Tennis and Leisure Centre, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Classes are held at the centre on Bochum Parkway, S8.



  Pilates and Yoga Classes - Ponds Forge International Sports Centre
Get fit with like minded individuals in the group fitness studios which have semi-sprung floors and air conditioning. Ponds Forge International Sports Centre offers pilates, yoga and body balance classes for the mind, body and soul. Provides an opportunity to relax, re-energize, stretch, improve flexibility and balance, lengthen and tone your entire body.

Classes are held at the centre on Monday-Friday and Sunday.



  Pilates in Mind
Pilates in Mind is a holistic exercise which works on the muscular-skeletal system by strengthening the body through movement. It can help to improve posture, increase joint flexibility, relieve stress and tension, increase energy levels and help to increase mental clarity and alertness.

Classes are held at Ridgeway Arms Function Room, S20 (Wednesday).



  Pink Counselling Sheffield - Carol Sexty
Provides a safe, supportive space for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or are unsure about their sexuality, to explore problems or worries.

Run by a qualified and accredited counsellor and member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Pink Counselling Sheffield offers one-to-one short or long term counselling. People come with many different problems or worries, including anxiety and depression, relationship endings, loss, abuse and violence.

PRICES:
Costs approximately ฃ45 per 50 minute session (these prices are provided by Carol Sexty, please check them yourself for accuracy).



  Pit-Stop
A registered charity and voluntary organisation working with teenagers aged 11-16 years who need support due to self esteem issues, adverse family circumstances or bullying etc.

The organisation works closely with young people from the Foster Care Association, Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 units in Sheffield and main feeder schools. Referrals are made via schools, the Children and Young People's Service and the Foster Care Association.

Charity No: 1138391


  Places for People - Convent Walk Project
The Convent Walk Project is part of Places For People homeless service. It offers supported accommodation and self-contained flats with tenancy support to people who have had difficulties sustaining a tenancy in the past due to poor mental health or because they are homeless or are in temporary accommodation. Support workers provide support, information and advocacy on a range of issues including help with budgeting, paying bills, claiming benefits and gaining help from other services. Tenancies are initially for 6 months but can be extended up to 18 months.

The project has 6 self-contained, furnished 1-bedroom flats.

People can self refer or be referred by a GP, social worker, CPN, Pathways Directive Health, SCC Housing Department, hospital discharge service, a friend or a family member.

Charity No: 20014R


  Podiatrists (Chiropodists)
Find a Podiatrist. Podiatry services in your postal district area in Sheffield can be found via the NHS Choices website.


  Podiatry Service
Part of NHS Sheffield. Provides general and specialist podiatry treatment in Sheffield, based on clinical/medical need. Services include nail surgery, podiatric surgery, community and hospital based diabetes care, rheumatology clinics and special needs clinics.

All referrals are triaged by a senior podiatrist and offered an assessment appointment according to risk status. High risk patients are seen within 4 weeks of receipt of referral and low risk patients within 12 weeks. Also takes self referrals.

Services are provided in community clinics, some GP clinics, hospitals, a mobile clinic and at home for bedbound patients.



  Polish Catholic Centre - Exercise and Osteoporosis
Exercise programme sponsored by Osteoporosis 2000. Particularly for the over fifties, including people with restricted mobility due to osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatism or just advancing years.

Session held at Polish Catholic Centre, S11(Wednesday).

Charity No: 1043657


  Ponds Forge International Sports Centre Swimming Pool
Ponds Forge International Sports Centre Swimming Pool has sessions which include: Leisure swimming - Surf City sessions, ducklings, flumes, baby pool, lazy river ride and wave pool. Lane swimming - international pool sessions include: aqua Zumba, swimming lessons (adult and children), swim fit, sub aqua, swimming squads, waterpolo, lifesaving, diving and Age Concern lane swimming (25 and 50 metre). Holds regional, national and international aquatic events. Caf้ and licensed bar.

Sessions are held at Sheaf Street, S1 (Monday-Friday, Saturday & Sunday).



  Porterbrook Clinic
Porterbrook Clinic is a service for individualsand/or couples with concerns relating to sexual relationships, sexual medicine & sexual function.

Also offers transgender services for patients with concerns around transgenderism or transsexualism whether patients may be seeking sex reassignment surgery or simply advice.

Part of the work of the clinic is to offer MSc level training to professionals wanting to train or qualify in Sexual Relationship Therapy or equivalent level modular learning.

Referrals are via health care professionals only. The service is provided regionally, for all adults within travelling distance. Part of the Specialist Services Directorate of Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust.



  Positive About Life
Living with cancer is a 6 week course covering issues faced by people living with cancer including talking to friends and relatives, Communicating with professionals, how to deal with stress and anxiety, and coping with fatigue and tiredness. Part of a registered charity. Self-referral.

Carers course is a 5 week course for people supporting someone with cancer or the treatments. It covers communication with professionals, talking to friends and family, accepting help, how to deal with stress and anxiety, looking after yourself as a carer, healthy eating and low appetites and understanding fatigue and tiredness. Self-referral.

Bereavement course is a 6 week course for those who have lost a loved one to cancer. Helping you to understand the grieving process, exploring feelings and learning to cope, relationships with family and friends, restoring hope and looking after yourself.



Courses are held at 23 Northumberland Road, S10 (Monday - Friday)

Charity No: 509803


  Positive Psychology Practice, The
The Positive Psychology Practice offers a life coaching, consultancy and stress management business.

Combines scientifically validated psychological assessments that are designed by world-leading organisations such as the Centre for Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) and the University of Pennsylvania. Offers a Solution Focused approach and other Positive Psychology Interventions in order to help deliver positive change.

Promotes a collaborative approach that is respectful of your knowledge and experience because we believe that solutions are to be found in the interaction between us, and are therefore co-created. As a result, effective working relationships are quickly established, and resistance, disruption and other unwanted consequences that frequently accompany change (such as increased absenteeism and reduced performance) are minimised.

The Positive Psychology Practice's philosophy and approach focuses on:
Appreciation – not criticism
Small, effective changes – not large-scale disruption
Evidence-based interventions – not folklore
Strengths – not weaknesses
Solutions - not problems

Qualification & Quality Standards:

Michael has amassed a tremendous wealth of experience working with
both children and adults. He has trained with the Centre for Applied Positive Psychology in strengths coaching, where he has been accredited as a Realise2 Strengths Practitioner. He is also an accredited Stress Manager; and he is currently studying towards an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology, which will qualify him as one of the first Positive Psychology specialists in Europe.

Michael has over 15 years experience of helping to deliver positive change for both individuals and organisations. He has trained in several different psychological approaches including person-centred counselling, Transactional Analysis, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy; and he is a Certified NLP Practitioner. In addition Michael has a first class Honours Degree in social work from the University of Lincoln

Member of:
• the International Stress Management Association UK
• the International Positive Psychology Association
• the European Positive Psychology Network
• the UK Association for Solution Focused Practice

A free initial consultation is available. The hourly rate for individuals is ฃ70 (this price is provided by the Positive Psychology Practice, please check it yourself for accuracy. Various packages are also available, please see website for further details.



  Potential4Skills
Potential4Skills offers a 3 week course which centres around the following subjects:
• Week 1: Employability or personal and social development.
• Week 2: IT Level 1
• Week 3: IT level 2

Upon completion, the client will have up to four qualifications under their belt and will then be offered one of the following fantastic incentives:
• Free CSCS test and card
• Free Provisional driving licence or theory fee and lessons
• Free SIA Security Guarding training
• Free UKATA Asbestos Awareness training and certificate
• Free Food hygiene certificate
The first week of the course runs from 9am-12.30pm from Monday to Friday, which falls below 15 hours including breaks. The second
and third weeks are full time, 9am-4pm from Monday toFriday.

The Subjects:
• Employability:
This is an accredited and certified BTEC qualification at entry level 3 or level 1 and centres around CV writing, interview techniques, assisted job search, job applications and much more.
• Personal and Social Development:
This is an entry level 3 accredited qualification centred around confidence building, esteem, well being, healthy living, personal organisational skills and much more. This includes a combination of online learning, work-shops, and group discussions
• IT:
The IT qualifications on offer are the European Computer Driving licence at a level 1 and 2.

To qualify for the programme, clients must be over 19 and a half years of age. All courses are online, meaning it would be advantageous for the client to already possess at least a beginner’s knowledge of computers. On their first day the client will be assessed to see what level they are currently working at and to see how Potential4Skills can help them the most. This initial diagnostic lasts approximately one hour and all course offers are subject to this result.

Please note that unfortunately, travel expenses are not available for learners. New starters are taken on every Monday. The programmes of learning are online and are hosted by Learn Direct. All qualifications are fully certified and are nationally accredited. All courses and incentives are completely free.

Other courses available include:
• Pre Employment Training in the Call Centre Industry
• Pre Employment Training in the Construction & Site Labouring Industry
• Pre Employment Training in the Health & Beauty Industry
• Pre Employment Training in the Security Industry
• Literacy
• Numeracy
• Customer Service Level 2



  Power To Change Group Work Programme
Power to Change Group Work Programme is an educational self-help group for women coming out of an abusive relationship which focuses on changing patterns of learned behaviour. It can also be appropriate for women still with the abusers. The group is run by Sheffield Domestic Abuse Outreach Service (SDAOS) - see separate entry.

The main aims are:
• To change patterns of behaviour learned by women within abusive relationships
• To raise awareness of women’s basic rights
• To build self-esteem, self-determination and empowerment

If you are interested in taking part in this group, or want to find out more, please contact the SDAOS team or speak to your support worker.



  Prescription for Exercise - Ponds Forge
Aims to help people towards leading a healthier lifestyle. Sessions include aerobics, gym sessions, lane swimming and leisure swim, all with qualified instructors. Referral by GP only.

Sessions are held at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, S1 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday).

Price:
There is a charge of ฃ3.30 per day (this price is provided by Ponds Forge, please check it yourself for accuracy).



  Primary Care Addiction Service Sheffield (PCASS)
An NHS service which is commissioned by Sheffield Drug and Alcohol Action Team (DAAT) to provide the GP Shared Care Deputising Service, GP Shared Care Support (Drugs) and the Specialist Pregnancy Clinic (Drugs and Alcohol).

The GP Shared Care Deputising Service provides community prescribing for drug misusers within a GP-led service assisted by a specialist drug team. The service provides a range of specialist prescribing interventions including stabilisation on substitute opioids, including dose titration, prescribing for a sustained period to substitute illicit drugs such as methodone and buprenorphine (maintenance prescribing), prescribing for withdrawal from opioids with opioid of non-opioid medications such as buprenorphine and lofexidine (community detoxification), prescribing to prevent relapse, stabilisation and withdrawal from sedatives such as benzodiazepines, prescribing for assisted withdrawal from alcohol where appropriate and treatment for stimulant users which may include symptomatic prescribing and non-medical prescribing (by nurses and pharmacists).

The service is delivered by a multi-disciplinary substance misuse team, employing GPs, clinical nurse specialists and drug workers. Works in partnership with Jessops Hospital and other clinical and safeguarding professionals in a multi disciplinary team. Referral by health professional only.

PCASS also provides access to SMART Recovery meetings on Wednesday evenings at 5pm for patients in treatment at the service. More details available on request.



  Primary Care Eating Disorder Clinic - University of Sheffield
The clinic offers one-to-one appointments based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques. It is open to registered patients of the University of Sheffield.

Sessions are held at the University of Sheffield Health Service, Gell Street, S1 (Tuesday, Thursday).



  Primary Mental Health Care Project - Pitsmoor Surgery
The Primary Mental Health Care Project aims to meet the health and social needs of people who have mental health problems, that are not in contact with conventional mental health services and are registered with Pitsmoor Surgery.
Provides:
• assertive outreach
• assessment
• referral
• engagement
• rehabilitation
• help with benefits
• accessing leisure activities
• information
• advice to users and carers

The project also promotes the development of other services which enhance the lives of local people with mental health problems. Referral via a GP at the Pitsmoor Surgery.



  Primary Provider Ltd - Non-Scalpel Vasectomy Service
Primary Provider Ltd working with General Practitioners (GP's) and Health Commissioners, offering a convenient, personalised vasectomy service in a community setting. The service includes counselling, after care and post operative testing. Their Surgeon, Dr Chris Maden, is experienced in a range of procedures and will carry out the operation using the "gold standard" non-scalpel technique. This is a free service available under the NHS and therefore there is no charge to patients.

The service is contractually obliged not to carry out a vasectomy until a patient’s youngest child is 6 months old. However, pre-operative counselling and examination appointment are available once their youngest child turns 4 months old. The service will not refuse anyone an appointment on the grounds of age, marital status, or because they have no children.

A not for profit company who and reinvest any surplus back into Primary Care.

The vasectomy service is held at Richmond Medical Centre, S13.



  Primelife Care Ltd
Primelife Care is a domiciliary care agency based in Sheffield but which operates throughout South Yorkshire, providing a service to older people (including dementia care), people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, people with learning disabilities and/or mental health issues and end of life care. Primelife supports people with care needs to maintain their independence.

Services Provided:

• home care including personal care, cleaning and meal preparation
• medication support provided by trained staff
• respite care, staff can provide both planned and emergency respite care to people in their own homes who are looked after by family or their loved ones
• befriending service
• provide support on hospital visits
• day care services in clients own home
• live-in care
• supply of nursing and care staff to residential and nursing homes
• sleep-in night care
• advocacy service
• staff can support clients with social activities, getting out and about, gardening, pension collection etc.
• end of life care
• dementia care
• learning disability care

Primelife Care can also help to recruit and employ a personal assistant (PA) and offers Moving & Handling training for support workers, home carers and personal assistants (PA's).

Prices:

• Prices start at ฃ12.50 per hour (plus VAT) but may vary for weekends and bank holidays.
• Medication support prices start at ฃ10.20 per hour, sleep-in night care, based on one to one support, ฃ80
• Advocacy service is charged at ฃ50 per hour
(these prices have been provided by Primelife Care, please check them yourself for accuracy).

Area served: Primelife covers all of Sheffield

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Staff are trained in all mandatory training including Health & Safety, food hygiene, moving and handling, lone worker training and basic first aid. Support staff have achieved or are working towards NVQ2 qualification in Health and Social Care. Primelife is registered with and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided. Holds Public Liability, Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance.

Company limited by guarantee no 07228644.



  Principle Support Ltd (PSL) - Home Care
Principle Support Ltd (PSL) is a domiciliary care agency providing high quality focused support to adults with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour and physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and older people in their own homes and community. Principle Support Ltd is committed to Self Directed Support and believes that the people they support should be in control of their lives as equal participants in society, with the same rights and opportunities as any other citizen.

Services provided:

• personal care including medication support
• meal planning and meal preparation
• maintaining tenancies
• domestic household tasks including laundry and cleaning
• shopping including budgeting
• sleep-in nights and waking nights support
• sitting services
• respite care
• one to one support to access leisure and social activites, getting about, employment, college or day centres

All the people PSL supports can expect to receive their commitment to support their personal development. PSL encourages individuals to take an active role in their local communities, to live as independently as possible, making their own decisions and establishing their own future. Support is designed around each individual and provided by support workers with similar hobbies and interests.

Prices:

• ฃ14.79 per hour
• ฃ150 per night
These prices are provided by PSL, please check them yourself for accuracy.

Areas Served: PSL covers the whole of Sheffield.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:
PSL is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to ensure they provide a quality service. All staff are CRB checked and are either working towards or have the Health and Social Care Diploma level 2 or 3. PSL's employees include Qualified Social Workers and a Community Nurse.



  Principle Support Ltd (PSL) - Support Planning, Brokerage and Direct Payments
Principle Support offers an independent Support Planning and Brokerage service to anyone with a personal budget.

PSL Support Planners are qualified and experienced professionals with proven support planning track records.

Jan Majchrzak

Jan specialises in Support Planning with young people with learning disabilities coming through the transition stage and adults with learning disabilities looking for home support and opportunities to develop their independent living skills. First and foremost Jan is a mother of 3 amazing grown up children; 2 of whom have learning disabilities. Jan wrote her children’s support plans; both went through the learning disabilities panel and were agreed. She has raised her children to be caring, considerate and well balanced individuals who make the most of their abilities and is extremely proud of each of them. Jan is a qualified Beauty and Holistic Therapist in treatments such as Reflexology, Massage, and Reiki amongst others.

Justin Riley

Justin has expertise in Support Planning with young adults going through the transition process and adults with learning disabilities looking for social and leisure/creative day time activities in their communities, educational, employment and volunteering opportunities. Justin is a qualified lecturer in Live Performance, Studio Technology and the History and Context of Music. He has worked within local community groups on theatre and music projects that warn against issues such as knife crime, teenage pregnancy, disability hate crime, drugs misuse and racism.

Alison Wylie

Alison specialises in Support Planning with young people and adults with profound learning disabilities/complex needs looking for day centres, supported living and respite options. Alison Wylie is a qualified social worker, with over 30 years’ experience of working with people with learning disabilities in Sheffield. During that time she has held a variety of roles within Adult Disability Services, ranging from providing hands on support to individuals with profound and multiple disabilities, to being part of a Day Services Management Team.

Willard Kashangura

Willard is a qualified social worker with experience working with people with learning disabilities within Sheffield City Council Learning Disabilities Service. Willard has expertise in planning with people with learning disabilities, autism, asperger’s syndrome, challenging behaviour and down syndrome. He has produced many support plans for young people going through transition and adults with learning disabilities wishing to move into supported living respite and those looking for support at home.


Profile:

Principle Support has a number of Support Planners:
Gender - Female & Male.
Aged - under 25 years, 25-55 years, over 55 years
Hobbies include - cooking, watching movies, music, football, tennis, golf, watching sports, gardening, pubs, bowling, dancing, photography, cooking, walking, swimming, reading, camping, bingo, travelling, going to the theatre, yoga
Specialist knowledge - experience of working with African-Caribbean, Pakistani, African and Muslim communities.

Planners are experienced in writing their own Support Plans
Has a portfolio of their work for you to view
Can provide written references
Based in S13 but covers the whole of the city

Services Provided:

PSL can help you put together a plan that says how you would like to spend your money. Whatever your needs, and your budget. they can help you select your staff, plan your support schedule and help you come up with ideas of how to get the most from your budget.

Support Includes:

• Home visiting service - will travel to your home to Support Plan
• Can offer group support planning as well as for individuals
• Identifying your preferences, needs, and resources, leading to planning goals with support providers
• Putting together a Support Plan that fits your needs
• Writing and costing a Support Plan
• Identifying and evaluating of potential support options
• Finding and negotiating with support providers (brokerage)
• Finding and or preparing community services and resources
• Building personal networks and/or helping you to do so
• Coordinating support arrangements and other resources within the plan in readiness for implementation
• Initiating implementation and reviewing within the first 3 months and making necessary changes
• Mediating and solving any issues that arise along the way
• Recruiting Personal Assistants, this includes:
writing and placing an advert, application sifting, invitation to interview, interviewing candidates, successful candidate letter, CRB support including CRB checking and contract of employment

In order to develop your support plan PSL will help you to identify
• What is your support network?
• What are your likes and dislikes?
• What is important to you?
• What is working and not working for you?
• What you want to change about your life?
• How you would like to be supported?
• How you will spend your budget?
• How your support will be managed?
• How you can have more control over your life and choice?
• How to make your plan happen?
Once your Support Plan has been agreed by the authorities PSL can work with you to enable you to purchase the services identified in it.
PSL offer a very flexible Support Planning service and can arrange support planning time that suits you, this includes evenings and weekends.

Prices:

The first meeting is free of charge. Thereafter the hourly rate is ฃ15 per hour. Minimum costs for a support plan is ฃ150. No support plan will cost more than ฃ300 irrespective of how long it takes. (PSL have provided these prices please check them yourself for accuracy.)

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

PSL is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). All Support Planners are DBS/CRB checked, are qualified and experienced Social Workers with support planning experience and have worked for Sheffield City Council as Social Workers.
Support Planners have attended Sheffield City Council's Support Planning training and have had 5+ plans signed off by the council.
Has Public Liability, Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance. Company limited by guarantee no 7327086.



  Prior Bank House Residential Care Home
Voluntary sector residential care home for older people aged 65 years and over for people with or without dementia, which is run by the Anchor Trust. 32 beds.

Fees:
Fees at Sheffield Funding Level.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
This care home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to make sure they provide a quality service.

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