Disability Strategy

GDA April Newsletter

Please find attached the April newsletter for you to read, and share with your members. Don’t forget to sign up for the FREE disability awareness training, the training is free and all you need to do is create an account at bit.ly/2cAKeWv Once you have created your

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Disability and Inclusion Strategy Highlight Report No 4

Please find attached the most recent Highlight Report relating to the various workstreams of the Disability and Inclusion Strategy. Please feel free to share the Highlight Report as required.   Caroline Mullins Disability Officer, States of Guernsey  Tel: +44 (0)1481 732557    Mobile: 07839700425 Email: caroline.mullins@gov.gg Highlight Report

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GDA at the States leadership forum

Our Executive Director, Karen Blanchford, was invite to present to the States leadership forum, which focused on Customer Service. Karen teamed up with ESSC Ed Ashton and Caroline Mullins to discuss the Disability and Inclusion strategy key themes and then presented a number of We All MatterRead more

States Disability and Inclusion Strategy Framework

Have you seen the States Disability and Inclusion Strategy framework before? It is located here.

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“Inclusive” plan for future of Guernsey published

The first stage of Guernsey’s new Policy and Resource Plan (“Future Guernsey”) is now up on the States website at www.gov.gg/policyandresourceplan.  It will be debated on 15th November. The aim of the Plan is to “give Guernsey direction and a clear set of priorities”.   This is

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Updates on CYPP and SLAWS

The following updates on The Children and Young Peoples Plan (CYPP) and Supported Living and Ageing Well Strategy (SLAWS) were presented to the Social Policy Partnership Forum. The governance structures for these have been agreed and are being established, with the first meetings happening next week.  Please

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Disability and Inclusion Strategy

Responsibility for the Disability and Inclusion Strategy has moved to the Committee for Employment & Social Security, where a Project Board, led by Ed Ashton, Head of Operations, (E&SS) is leading the strategy. GDA members are represented on the Board by our Executive Director who facilitates the

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Guernsey States of Deliberation

New guernsey states of deliberation Our new States of Deliberation are now in place and all the roles have now been filled. To assist our members in contacting the right people about the Disability and Inclusion Strategy as well as day to day activities we have put

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Disability Legislation workshops

The GDA is running a series of workshops to outline Disability Legislation. They are optional for all members and charity members. Discussion 1 – an introduction Purpose of the Discussion • To introduce the concept of Disability Legislation in general • To develop a shared understanding among

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Disability Strategy question at SPP hustings

Michael Henderson; David Noakes; Charles Parkinson

Photo courtesy of Guernsey Press & Star Ltd.   Last night, the candidates in the St Peter Port by-election were asked by a member of the public what they would do to revitalise the Disability and Inclusion Strategy. Here are our notes on what they said: Charles

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