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To help our members stay busy whilst Sheffield Mencap & Gateway is closed, we are sharing some activity sheets including wordsearches and art and crafts. Just click on any of the links in the list below to download ones of these activity sheets. Activities: Colour by numbers Easter art ideas Make a Russian doll Nature Wordsearch Scavenger hunts Keep checking back to this page as we will regularly update it with new resources!
We are really missing all of our members and we want to make sure you have things to do whilst we all have to stay in our homes for a bit. So, over the few next weeks we'll be sharing short videos of activities, like cooking, art, drama, quizzes and workouts, from our team here at Sheffield Mencap. The videos will be published on our Facebook page and on our You Tube channel. You can see both of these by clicking on the links below: Visit our Facebook page Visit our You Tube channel We hope you enjoy the videos and [...]
Closure Announcement: In response to guidance from the UK Government on the COVID-19 outbreak, we are closing all services for adults, children and carers from 5pm today (Wednesday 18 March), until further notice. We know that this is a very difficult time for everyone however we have taken this decision with the best interests of our members and their carers in mind. Your safety is our priority. We will keep you updated through our website and our social media channels (Facebook and Twitter) when we have further information about when we can reopen. In the meantime, please look after yourselves [...]
We have recently published our Annual Report for the year 2018-2019. Take a look to see our highlights from the year, how we have met the objectives in our Business Strategy and what we are focusing on in the year ahead. Just click on the image below to download our report. Click here to download our Annual Report 2019
In summer 2019 we received a #SpeakUp Grant to explore the awareness of and experiences of people with learning disabilities regarding annual health checks (AHCs). We carried out research with more than 50 people, including our members and their carers, and produced a report of our findings and recommendations, called My Health. This work was part of a larger programme, funded by Healthwatch Sheffield to carry out engagement work with communities about their experience of health and social care services in the City. Our findings told us that there is good awareness of AHCs, what happens at them and why [...]
Are you looking for a challenge? Would you like to raise funds for Sheffield Mencap & Gateway, making a big difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities in Sheffield? We would love you to join us in the Sheffield 10k, running as part of a friendly and supportive team. There is no entry fee to pay, we are just asking our runners to raise a minimum of £50 each in sponsorship. In return, you’ll get a Sheffield Mencap & Gateway running vest, a fundraising and training pack, and most importantly, you’ll have a great time! Last year our [...]