In the News

We are seeking a new Chair of the GDA

The GDA is seeking a new chair to lead us through the next phase of our work, taking us up to June 2020. This is a leadership and governance role, guiding our Board and three service areas: Thought Leader – Social Policy led by Dr Rob Harnish

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Meeting update and ideas for the next big event – The Accessible Town project

A very big thank you to all our members and supporters who attended our meeting on Wednesday 26th September. The key topics for discussion were the Guernsey Referendum (10th October) and the new Accessible Town project which is in partnership with Chamber of Commerce and Access for

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Citizen’s Advice Bureau Report on the treatment of non-locals

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau have carried out some research on the treatment of foreign nationals living and working in Guernsey. Please download the pdfs to read their findings. Guest workers report Employment contracts 2017 report (Final) 2017 Case analysis of discrimination enquiries_final If you wish to speak

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Ron Short Open Day

On Tuesday, 18 September 2018, the Ron Short Centre held its first accessibility afternoon to raise awareness about the work that happens there and the reasons it is so important to so many.  Although the emphasis on the equal dignity of all people was serious, the tone

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Reopening of Accessible Toilet at Le Crocq

St Sampson Douzaine would like to inform you of the reopening of the accessible toilet at Le Crocq, Southside, St Sampson as of 08.00 today 18th September 2018. The toilet is fitted with a RADAR lock so is available to disabled users 24 hours a day.  The

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Review of Adult Learning Services

The Disability & Inclusion strategy has mandated Adult Disability Services to lead on a framework for People with Learning Disability. This will be informed by having a review of Adult Disability Services. This review will be incorporated into the review of children’s disability to form the framework.

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Alzheimer’s Society Information Postcard

Dementia Support postcard 2 Please read below, an information postcard from the Alzheimer’s Society in Guernsey.  

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Equality Working Group

The Equality Working Group ( EWG) was set up in 2016 from a shared interest in “accelerating the equality agenda” in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Karen Blanchford from the GDA was one of the founder members. Earlier this year I was appointed as Chair . Previously I

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Sex Discrimination Consultation

The consultation on the Sex Discrimination Ordinance is now live on the States of Guernsey website. It can be accessed at:www.gov.gg/sexdiscrimination The Committee for Employment & Social Security has launched a consultation seeking feedback from employees who have witnessed or experienced sex discrimination, and employers, HR professionals and lawyers

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Friends of Grow Limited Hoe-Down

Please see attached a poster for the Friends of Grow (FroGs) Hoe-Down event next month. This should be a great evening with a Hog Roast, Country and Western Band and the Rodeo Bucking Bronco. Please circulate to friends, family and colleagues and anyone that you believe will

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