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GDA Newsletter for May 2017

Please find on our blog here, our May newsletter for you to read, follow the links on the PDF to find out more. The GDA Team GDA May 2017 Newsletter  

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Jersey Disability Strategy

Today, 26th May 2017 Jersey has launched its Disability Strategy. We will comment further on this in our meeting 6th June but for now please check out our blog, Facebook and Twitter. We will also comment on ITV news tonight. Any queries please contact Karen The strategy

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Volunteers Week 2017

  Volunteers’ Week 2017 is nearly here.  As in previous years, we are aiming for some great publicity about our local volunteers, and it is the ideal time for charities to also do something to say “thank-you” to their teams. We also want to encourage more people

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Ellen Pragnell – Senior Policy Officer – Disability Discrimination Legislation

The Office of the Committee for Employment & Social Security Ellen Pragnell has been seconded from her normal day job as Manager – Policy and Legislation to lead on the development of detailed policy proposals in respect of the introduction of disability discrimination legislation. Ellen has spent

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Review of the Committee for Health and Social Care Children’s Disability Service

As you may be aware, last year there was a review of the Committee for Health and Social Care Children’s Disability Service. Amongst other recommendations, it was proposed that the Child Development Centre and Children’s Disability Team merge to create one team for children/ young people aged

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Saffery Rotary Walk – download the new poster

Don’t forget to register for the Saffery Rotary Walk 3rd June, with 3 start points: Chouet 10:30am Bordeaux 1:30pm Admiral Park 3:15pm All to finish for 4pm access saffery walk poster v2

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Secondary pensions and third sector document from Social Security

Please find attached the document from Secondary Pensions department of Social Security. The main aim of the Secondary Pensions project is to make sure that people of working age are saving enough for their retirement and, if they can afford to, add some personal pension provision to

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Saffery Rotary Walk 2017 IMPORTANT UPDATE

Saffery Rotary Walk – 3rd June – closing date for GDA/Access for All legs – Sunday 14th May. If you/your charity/members would like to take part in the more accessible legs of the Saffery Rotary Walk the GDA and Access for All are organising starting points from:

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St John Beach Wheelchair Project

St John Guernsey will be releasing an update on the Beach Wheelchair project soon. Looking good for accessibility to one of our beautiful beaches with some special wheels available to borrow on site. Massive thanks to Access for All for all their technical advice and guidance so

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It’s Dementia awareness week

To find  a copy of the Guernsey Dementia Framework You can find it on signpost.gg in ‘improving island lives’ It is also on the Dementia Pathway. http://signpost.gg/article/152079/Dementia-Pathway In addition you can view it on gov.gg: https://gov.gg/article/152056/Mental-Health-Services

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Association of Guernsey Charities AGM May 2017

2nd May the Association of Guernsey Charities AGM took place, Peter Rose stepped down as Chair (to Vice Chair) after 3 years in the role and Malcolm Woodhams was elected as the new chair. Peter made an impassioned closing statement including the role of the 3rd sector

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