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VisitGuernsey Tourism seminar – September 2017

GDA, Access for All with partners Create Architects, and ESS Employment Social Security presented at the  VisitGuernsey Tourism seminar on How to make your business more accessible. Topics covered an overview on the progress of the Disability and Inclusion Strategy, an update on the legislation project, GDA

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Active Guernsey supported by the States of Guernsey

Below are outlined some of the initiatives and activities that are underway to support the aim of getting young people to be more active. There will be a presentation on the important issue of gender inequality in physical activity Getting girls active: Reducing gender inequality in physical

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Headway Guernsey New Appointment

Headway Guernsey are delighted to announce the appointment of Rosie Lesley as the new Assistant Psychologist working as a combined post with Headway, Pink Ladies and HSC. This is a highly innovative appointment and Rosie brings all her clinical and psychological training skills to boost all 3

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Wellbeing in Mind Course starting October 2017

Mind Guernsey are delighted to be running a ‘Wellbeing in Mind’ evening class in conjunction with the Guernsey College of Further Education, starting 4 October. The sessions will look at our emotional wellbeing and mental health both at home and at work, and how our wellbeing is affected

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Wigwam Events for October

Wigwam have plenty of events happening in October – call Andy Graham if you have any questions and wish to join in.   Tuesday 3rd October – 10am till Noon – Drop In for parents and carers at Les Ozouets Thursday 5th October – 7pm – Pub

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Guernsey DriveAbility News for 2017

2017 has brought several changes to Guernsey DriveAbility: Our new fitness to drive assessor, Maxine Armstrong is now fully on board, providing the service. When not on Guernsey she works in one of the UK accredited Driving Mobility centres, so maintains knowledge of current practise in this

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Guernsey Training Agency Course for Charities

The GTA are offering a training session at the GTA,Working for a Charity. This is a free, one day course to be held on Monday 16th October. The aim of the course is to equip individuals with a greater understanding of working for a charity, including considering their

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Education Proposals Comments

The GDA, in partnership with Wigwam and the Youth Commission, consulted with our members over the summer to provide a submission to Education’s proposals on Secondary and Post 16 Education. This involved drafting papers, running focus groups and an online survey . Attached is our comment on

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Presentation to Visit Guernsey Tourism Seminar

19th September the GDA, Access for All, Create Architects and States of Guernsey (ESS team) co-presented to the VisitGuernsey Tourism seminar on accessible tourism. The presentation is attached and includes an update on the legislation, our We All Matter Eh? change cards and much more …. For more

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Friends of the GDA is now launched

A new group has been launched called the Friends of the GDA (Guernsey Disability Alliance) to assist the GDA Executive Committee with fundraising to continue its work to promote the rights of disabled islanders and carers, provide research and insights to influence government policy, empowering our members

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