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Volunteers needed 8th July

Blanchelande Park Nursing & Residential Home open garden afternoon Blanchelande Park Nursing & Residential Home are arranging an Open Garden afternoon on Sunday 8 July and will be fundraising for the Guernsey Disability Alliance. They are looking for volunteers to get involved in the afternoon. If you are

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Carers coming together

Public Health Services, on behalf of the Office of the Committee for Health and Social Care, is undertaking a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment for Older People. It has three main aims, outlined below: To identify the health, care and support needs of older people in the Bailiwick of Guernsey

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Sailing Trust Sailability Open Evening 25th May

The Guernsey Sailing Trust would like invite any one who would like to experience boating with the Guernsey Sailing Trust to a Sailability open evening on Friday 25th May 18.00-20.00. We are really keen to make boating accessible to all so are putting on this event to

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Guernsey Community Foundation news May 2018

A bold new vision for the charitable sector The GCF outlines its view on the future of charities in Guernsey The Guernsey Community Foundation today unveils a bold six-point plan intended to transform the voluntary sector for the benefit of the Island, and invites all Islanders to take part

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The GDA call to local businesses to support its vital services 

The GDA are calling on local businesses to support its vital services.  We are sending each one a flyer asking them to give us a hand as we work to support our 40+ disability charities and individual members. This year, the GDA is celebrating its 10th anniversary. 

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GDA response to the Assisted Dying Requête

GDA response to the Assisted Dying requête 8th May 2018 The Guernsey Disability Alliance acknowledges the compassion and integrity of those who have brought forward the Requête on assisted dying. Both understandings of the term “assisted dying” and moral positions in relation to legalisation vary across our membership.  The

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Members’ letters agreed for public release

  ‘Assissted Dying’ letter to deputies (1)

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The Assisted Dying Debate

The Assisted Dying Debate On Wednesday 16th May the States of Guernsey will debate Assisted Dying. The Requête can be found on the Gov.gg website at: https://gov.gg/article/163966/Assisted-Dying You can provide your opinions to deputies by email all deputies2016@gov.gg if you are happy to, please cc us on info@disabilityalliance.org.gg There are a

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ESSC Media Release on multi-ground Equality Legislation

Following on from the previous blog, ESSC media release on multi-ground equality legislation, here is the press article on the subject including quotes from MIND and Age Concern. You can also listen back to our Partnership Director Karen Blanchford interview on BBC Radio Guernsey (1:10pm) https://www.bbc.co.uk/radioguernsey

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Committee for Employment & Social Security consider multi-ground Equality Legislation

Please find below the press release from ESSC. The GDA, Rob Platts & Karen Blanchford sit on the legislation project team that has been reviewing disability discrimination and working with the Galway legislation experts. We support this proposal but would look for a commitment from the States

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