Introduction from the Chairman of the GDA

Dear Members This is my first contribution to our newsletter since my election as the GDA Chair. It has been a bewildering few months as there is so much to learn not just about the current and future situation but also to get a feel for what

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New Disability Champion

Deputy Sarah Hansmann Rouxel is the new States’ Champion for Disabled People. You can hear Sarah talk about her new role on BBC Guernsey at 09:10 here. The Champion’s role was created in 2009 and was previously held by Deputy Jane Stephens and Deputy John Gollop and,

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Newsletter • September 2016

September’s newsletter is now available to download. You can view all of the latest updates from the GDA You can view it here – gda-september-newsletter-2016 or by clicking on the image.

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GDA Welcomes Chris Le Page to the Executive Committee

GDA welcomes Chris Le Page, Board Apprentice to the GDA Executive Committee Chris has over 26 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Carey Group Chris worked for Orangefield Legis Fund Services in Guernsey as a Manager in the Company Secretarial team and

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Updates on CYPP and SLAWS

The following updates on The Children and Young Peoples Plan (CYPP) and Supported Living and Ageing Well Strategy (SLAWS) were presented to the Social Policy Partnership Forum. The governance structures for these have been agreed and are being established, with the first meetings happening next week.  Please

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Disability and Inclusion Strategy

Responsibility for the Disability and Inclusion Strategy has moved to the Committee for Employment & Social Security, where a Project Board, led by Ed Ashton, Head of Operations, (E&SS) is leading the strategy. GDA members are represented on the Board by our Executive Director who facilitates the

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GDA welcomes its newest member the Guernsey Macular Society

The Guernsey Macular Society was launched in June 2014 by Bill Gardiner and Tilly Fisken.  It is a self-help group for islanders who are coping with the difficulties presented by macular degeneration, a condition that affects central vision creating a blind spot and distorting the surrounding image,

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