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HSC CareWatch

The GDA membership is represented on the new Health & Social Care (HSC) CareWatch team. to find out more please read their recent article in the GEP. They hope to set up new contact details and a website soon. The first draft of the feedback from the

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News from Alderney

Since Karen GDA coordinated a visit from Access for All, States of Guernsey and Wigwam came over to Alderney and gave Accessible Alderney the boost it needed, lots of small but encouraging moves have been made in the direction of making the island more accessible.. Of course

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Equality Rights Organisation (ERO)

Please find attached the slides and notes from a workshop given by Rob Platts for the Equality Rights Organisation. Equality and Rights Organisation presentation Dec 2017 ERO Presentation

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Equality Working Group Chair

The Guernsey Equality Working Group is looking for a new chair. The specification and advert is attached, the applications deadline is MIDDAY – Monday 22nd January 2018, with interviews in the following few weeks. Please share widely. Please see attached advertisement. EWG Chair Specification October 2017 final

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Accessibility Cards from CT Plus Bus Service

New Accessibility Cards are making travelling around Guernsey even easier A new card is available for those who may have difficulty in using public transport because of their age, disability, illness or any other factor. The Accessibility Card is a discreet ‘I may need help’ card that can

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Christmas Fayre for Guernsey Cheshire Home at the Town Church

Please read and share the attached poster for the Christmas fayre for the Guernsey Cheshire Home, at the Town Church on 14th December. Christmas Fayre Poster_Proof 3

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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

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How to apply for a grant from the 2017 Christmas Lottery

The attached media release has been issued regarding charities applying for a grant from Christmas Lottery.  A page has been added to the AGC website with links to the application pack. As you are probably aware, the tickets are selling well, and the first prize jackpot currently

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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

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What’s happening this weekend! We All Matter Eh? Celebrations!!!!

Celebrating “Think Differently about Disability” #MakeAChange Guernsey is celebrating the UN International Day of Persons with Disability #IDPwD Friday 1st December, find out more about the day and activities, go to:- • What other companies are up to (add your event on • Celebrations at the

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