General

Pargiter Trust Grant Applications

The Pargiter Trust grants applications round is now open. Attached is the media release which has been issued today, plus guidelines and criteria. Grant criteria is as follows: Improving health & well-being – reducing isolation, providing hot meals and refreshments and  helping older people to stay active through

Read more

Committee for Employment and Social Security search for expert advice

Ellen Pragnell, the Disability Discrimination Officer has written to us to outline the following request:- The Committee for Employment & Social Security are seeking expert advice to help them to decide which jurisdiction to model the new Disability Equality Legislation on. It is intended that by finding

Read more

Guernsey Airport helps Travellers with Hidden Disabilities

A new initiative is being launched by Guernsey Airport this Friday which will help staff discreetly identify travellers who may require additional support. The ‘Hidden Disability Lanyard’ scheme recognises that travelling can present particular challenges for people dealing with a range of conditions.  Staff working for the

Read more

Longer Working Lives Policy Letter

Just to advise that the Longer Working Lives Policy Letter was submitted to the Greffe today and is available here (the date of the States Debate at which it will be considered is yet to be confirmed): https://gov.gg/article/162603/Longer-Working-Lives Our media release is available here: https://gov.gg/article/162604/Barriers-to-staying-in-work-for-older-islanders-could-be-addressed-through-Longer-Working-Lives-proposals The consultation results previously

Read more

The definition of disability

GDA icon
The recent media around the Disability & Inclusion Strategy has raised a few questions which we plan to answer over the next few weeks. This report from GDA founder Rob Platts November 2014 outlines “Definitions and qualifications of “disability” within disability discrimination legislation - a brief studyRead more

GDA Annual General Meeting

GDA AGM presentations by Employment, Social Security (ESS) Thank you to everyone who attended or watched online our Guernsey Disability Alliance LBG AGM  3rd October. The presentations by Deputies Michelle Le Clerc, Emilie Yerby and Disability & Inclusion Strategy lead at ESS Ed Ashton are below as are

Read more

Be Active Forum Newsletter October 2017

How can we encourage a shift from private vehicles to alternative forms of transport? Please read the attached poster for further information. Thank you Alun Williams THS Poster 2

Read more

Disability Officer Update October 2017

Working and caring Are you thinking about leaving work or do you want to know more about combining work and a caring role? For more information visit signpost.gg via this link. Visiting the Princess Elizabeth Hospital If you have an appointment at the PEH or you are

Read more

HSC CareWatch Focus Group 

Please find attached the first draft of the feedback from the CareWatch focus group on health and social care priorities for disabled islanders and carers. Please do email me your comments or amendments so we can finalise the document. Thank you Karen Blanchford Executive Director karen@disabilityalliance.org.gg hsc

Read more

Membership – why not join us?

GDA icon

To become a formal member of the GDA please complete the attached membership form and forward it to the GDA for approval at the next Executive committee 1. Individual member 2. Member charity We welcome membership from all charities, clubs and groups that represent disabled islanders and

Read more
Page 1 of 512345

Contact the GDA.

We'd love to hear from you.

+44 (0)7781 467316
info@disabilityalliance.org.gg

      
Lloyds-bank-foundation-Charity-Achievement-Awards-runner-up

Write to us at:

The Guernsey Disability Alliance
c/o Calliope
La Planque Lane
Forest
Guernsey
GY8 0DR