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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

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Guest Blog Piece from Liberate (Guernsey equality charity)

Liberate launched DIFERA at the end of September. DIFERA is the first accreditation in the Channel Islands to award organisations with a quality mark that demonstrates to employees (past, present and future), to clients and suppliers that an organisation places Diversity, Inclusion, Fairness, Equality, Respect and Acceptance at the heart of what they

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Bright Tights Day 2017

Please find attached a poster for Bright Tights Day on November 3rd which we would be very grateful if you would display on your notice boards, share around and send to friends and colleagues. Yvonne Le Page Health Promotion Manager Health Promotion Unit, Public Health Services States of Guernsey

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Raising Money – HopeWalk – Papyrus Prevention of Young Suicide

On Sunday 15th October we have a charity walk called Hopewalk in aid of Papyrus Prevention of Young Suicide the event is starting at 2pm from Pembroke beach cafe and we have an almost 5 mile coastal walk our justgiving page is here. Or visit their Facebook

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Saffrey Champness Cocktail Challenge 2017 for Autism Guernsey

Come along to the Saffery Champness ’70s Cocktail Challenge at Urban Kitchen on 10th November. Autism Guernsey are delighted and honoured to have been chosen as one of the first two charities to benefit from Blue Islands’ new initiative. Donations made on board a Blue Island’s flight during

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‘Think Differently about Disability’ and #MakeAChange

The We All Matter Eh? new campaign to encourage Guernsey to Think Differently about Disability is picking up momentum. We have launched the background to the campaign, and shared information on the number of disabled islanders and carers (which continues to shock the community) , the diversity

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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

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Membership – why not join us?

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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

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Disability and Inclusion Strategy Highlight Report No 8

The States of Guernsey has been working closely with a company called Business Disability Forum (BDF) to understand how disability smart the public services are. It is important that the States understands what is working well, and where improvements for disabled employees and customers can be made.

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Older People’s Week 2017

Older People’s Week 2017 starts this Saturday. The week encourages those aged 65 and over to get active. During the week we are offering taster sessions in a variety of activities and sport, all free of charge. We have a leaflet with all of the activities outlined, which

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Guernsey Disability Alliance
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Guernsey
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