GDA meeting – Wednesday 26th September

All welcome to our next meeting on Wednesday 26th September 7-9pm Les Cotils You can view a PDF of the agenda by clicking here GDA members meeting agenda – Sept 2018 GDA members meeting agenda Wednesday 26thSeptember 2018, 7-9pm Les Cotils, Harry Bound Room 6.45pm     Welcome tea/coffee Liz Dene

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September Newsletter

We are very pleased to attach the September newsletter for the Guernsey Disability Alliance and its members and partners. Please use the hyperlinks within the pdf to find further information or check out our news page on our website for more detail on each topic Best wishes

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Citizen’s Advice Bureau Report on the treatment of non-locals

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau have carried out some research on the treatment of foreign nationals living and working in Guernsey. Please download the pdfs to read their findings. Guest workers report Employment contracts 2017 report (Final) 2017 Case analysis of discrimination enquiries_final If you wish to speak

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Ron Short Open Day

On Tuesday, 18 September 2018, the Ron Short Centre held its first accessibility afternoon to raise awareness about the work that happens there and the reasons it is so important to so many.  Although the emphasis on the equal dignity of all people was serious, the tone

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Reopening of Accessible Toilet at Le Crocq

St Sampson Douzaine would like to inform you of the reopening of the accessible toilet at Le Crocq, Southside, St Sampson as of 08.00 today 18th September 2018. The toilet is fitted with a RADAR lock so is available to disabled users 24 hours a day.  The

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Review of Adult Learning Services

The Disability & Inclusion strategy has mandated Adult Disability Services to lead on a framework for People with Learning Disability. This will be informed by having a review of Adult Disability Services. This review will be incorporated into the review of children’s disability to form the framework.

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Alzheimer’s Society Information Postcard

Dementia Support postcard 2 Please read below, an information postcard from the Alzheimer’s Society in Guernsey.  

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Equality Working Group

The Equality Working Group ( EWG) was set up in 2016 from a shared interest in “accelerating the equality agenda” in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Karen Blanchford from the GDA was one of the founder members. Earlier this year I was appointed as Chair . Previously I

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Update on Development of Discrimination Legislation

The GDA has recently published a communique to members which explains how the States are approaching the development of discrimination legislation now that the scope has been expanded to multiple grounds (Sex, sexual orientation, age, race, religion & belief, family status and civil or marital status, gender

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Sex Discrimination Consultation

The consultation on the Sex Discrimination Ordinance is now live on the States of Guernsey website. It can be accessed The Committee for Employment & Social Security has launched a consultation seeking feedback from employees who have witnessed or experienced sex discrimination, and employers, HR professionals and lawyers

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Guernsey Disability Alliance
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