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Carers’ Update Meeting – 12th June 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the joint carers meeting Tuesday 12th June 2018, 7-9pm, Les Cotils with Carers Guernsey and the States of Guernsey. The Agenda for the evening was as follows: Welcome and introductions Developing a Carers Action Plan and Carers’ Survey Summary of FindingsRead more

Saffery Rotary Walk 2018

Congratulations to all our members and the scouts who took part in this year’s Saffery Rotary Walk on 9th June 2018. A big thank you to all the volunteers and to Olly Tracey of OnScreen Creations for his wonderful video of members on the accessible route from Bordeaux to the finish. Another wonderful chance for us all to get involved in an inclusive community event.

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May 2018 Guernsey Disability Alliance Newsletter

Hi everyone, please see attached the May newsletter which is full of news, updates and information. Please do click on the links within the newsletter, which will take you to the blog to read further and in more detail. Please also note the forthcoming events calendar. Don’t

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Wigwam New Directors needed

Wigwam Support Group are currently looking to build capacity within their Committee by recruiting new Directors. To fulfil the roles applicants would need to be able to commit between 2 and 5 hours a week and have prior experience at board level (charitable or commercial). Roles can be developed to

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Message from Trudi Kent – our new Member Services Co-ordinator

Hello, I am really pleased to be joining the GDA as the Member Services Co-Ordinator. Since qualifying as a Registered Nurse (Learning Disabilities) in 1993, I have had a varied career working in a wide range of roles and settings with children and adults with a learning

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Volunteers needed 8th July

Blanchelande Park Nursing & Residential Home open garden afternoon Blanchelande Park Nursing & Residential Home are arranging an Open Garden afternoon on Sunday 8 July and will be fundraising for the Guernsey Disability Alliance. They are looking for volunteers to get involved in the afternoon. If you are

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Carers coming together

Public Health Services, on behalf of the Office of the Committee for Health and Social Care, is undertaking a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment for Older People. It has three main aims, outlined below: To identify the health, care and support needs of older people in the Bailiwick of Guernsey

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Sailing Trust Sailability Open Evening 25th May

The Guernsey Sailing Trust would like invite any one who would like to experience boating with the Guernsey Sailing Trust to a Sailability open evening on Friday 25th May 18.00-20.00. We are really keen to make boating accessible to all so are putting on this event to

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Guernsey Community Foundation news May 2018

A bold new vision for the charitable sector The GCF outlines its view on the future of charities in Guernsey The Guernsey Community Foundation today unveils a bold six-point plan intended to transform the voluntary sector for the benefit of the Island, and invites all Islanders to take part

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GDA response to the Assisted Dying Requête

GDA response to the Assisted Dying requête 8th May 2018 The Guernsey Disability Alliance acknowledges the compassion and integrity of those who have brought forward the Requête on assisted dying. Both understandings of the term “assisted dying” and moral positions in relation to legalisation vary across our membership.  The

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