Respite Care

Carers’ Action Plan for the States of Guernsey

Invitation for informal/ unpaid carers to give their views to inform a Carers Action Plan for the States of Guernsey and to attend an Engagement Event on Thursday 15th February 5.30 – 7.30pm at Les Cotils, Harry Bound Room   In line with the Supported Living and Ageing

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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

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Carers Guernsey Report

The Guernsey Community Foundation (GCF) held a stakeholders meeting to launch the Carers Guernsey report and provide an update on their progress. The report and slide deck of the evening can be found below: Carers stakeholder meeting 31 05 17 final slides – PDF Carers report Final

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Amendment is lost, but delays are in doubt

HSSD’s bid to have £1.35m of its lost budget reinstated was lost by 18 votes to 29 in the Assembly yesterday. At the time, we assumed that meant that delays to the adult learning disability respite care project would now be implemented. But it seems that is

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Improvements to respite care under threat

It seems that getting something through the States just isn’t enough anymore. As reported in Saturday’s Press, HSSD is threatening to postpone the introduction of the Adult Learning Disability Respite Care project until 2013, if not beyond. This project was intended to create a new two-bedded adult

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Step forward for Learning Disability respite care

Yesterday, after a very short debate that was slipped in right at the end of the day, the States approved the full list of new service bids in the 2011 States Strategic Plan. Amongst the nine services approved was the Adult Learning Disability Respite Care project. Currently,

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Guernsey commissions Disability Needs Survey

The Policy Council of the States of Guernsey is commissioning a study into the needs of disabled islanders.  An ‘invitation to tender’ will be advertised this week to attract research companies who are interested in bidding for the project which is due to be completed by Summer

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GDA investigates respite care

Respite care is an essential part of the support needed to enable a disabled person to continue to live at home, being cared for by their own family.  A short break of a few hours or a few days protects the health and wellbeing of family members

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