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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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Carers Coming Together at Les Cotils

We have the following dates with Jan Le Billon for Carers Coming Together at Les Cotils Thursday 28th September 10am to 2.30pm an Away Day at Les Cotils for Carers with a craft session, massage, manicure and lunch with a speaker in the afternoon Monday 2nd October

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September 2017 Newsletter

Please find here the link to the September 2017 newsletter. We have certainly packed September full of news, so many events going on, not to mention our “Think Differently about Disability” Campaign! Don’t forget to see the Forthcoming events, with plenty of member charities to support. You

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Disability in the Workplace slides from a Presentation September 2017

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Karen Blanchford partnered with GET to present a session on disability in the workplace to GFSC Guernsey Financial Services Commission, on September 14th. Click on the link below to read the slides. From the slides you can source a multitude of information regarding disability issues and to

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GDA Annual General Meeting 3rd October

Dear All Please find attached the revised agenda for the GDA AGM, if you could please RSVP to info@disabilityalliance.org.gg if you plan to attend or register at EventBrite or confirm on the FaceBook event. Thank you The meeting opens at 6:30pm with refreshments, start time 6:45pm. Welcome and introduction from GDA Chair

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Guernsey Down Syndrome Group Training Day

On Friday October 20th, the Guernsey Down Syndrome Group will be welcoming Becky Baxter to Guernsey to provide training for our parents in the See and Learn Early Intervention communication, reading and maths packs. If anyone would like more information and possibly join us for the training

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