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Visit by Alzheimer’s Society Chief Executive

Monday 6th March Alzheimer’s Society Chief Executive Jeremy Hughes CBE visited the island to share his insights on: Dementia Friendly communities Diagnosis and Post Diagnosis Support The role of Dementia Advisers The role of GPs in diagnosis Practical Support for Families Care Homes To find out more

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Be Active Forum and Accessible Activities

Be Active forum and Accessible Activities for children with disabilities We All Matter Eh? (GDA) were invited to the Be Active March session to present and facilitate a conversation on Accessible Activities for children with disabilities. Be Active is A multi-agency forum promoting and supporting physically active

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Pargiter Trust Grants now OPEN!

£50k available to benefit older people Vulnerable older people will continue to be supported by the Guernsey Community Foundation following the confirmation of repeat funding from the Pargiter Trust. The Foundation distributes funds locally on behalf of the UK-based Charitable Trust which aims to assist disadvantaged older

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Set Sail Trust in Guernsey in June

The Bristol Cutters are coming to Guernsey again, in June 2016. The Youth Commission will be seeking youth groups to fill all of the weekend slots 17/18 June 2017. The Bristol Cutters have been coming to Guernsey now for a number of years, sponsored and paid for

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Wheelchair Bouncers at Beau Sejour

Would you like to join the Wheelchair Activity Group at Beau Sejour? Meeting every Tuesday at 1pm. Please call Mel on 07781 401566 or Janina on 07781 493358.

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Business Disability Forum at Les Cotils

Come along to a workshop with The Business Disability Forum (BDF) Tuesday 21st March – 19.00 until 21:00 at Les Cotils, St Peter Port The Business Disability Forum (BDF) has been commissioned to review the States’ readiness to meet the requirements of future disability legislation as both an employer

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What’s new in the States of Guernsey

Guernsey Community Foundation Voluntary Sector and Social Policy Newsletter: March 2017 Please click on the photo to download the Guernsey Community Foundation’s Voluntary Sector and Social Policy newsletter. This update covers what is coming up in terms of States business from now until June – with topics ranging

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Dementia News – Jeremy Hughes Presentation

Dementia Friends Guernsey provided an excellent forum for discussion on Dementia with Jeremy Hughes at Les Cotils on Monday 6th March. Please see his slides attached. Click on image below to download the pdf. To learn more about Dementia Friendly Guernsey visit www.dementiafriendly.org.gg  

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Press Release – Code of Conduct by our Chair Robin Le Prevost

A number of members have commented on the recent decision by the States Members Code of Conduct Panel to dismiss our request for an investigation into alleged discriminatory comments made by three deputies regarding the non-election of Deputy Marc Leadbeater back to the Committee for Education, Sport

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Celebrating Disabled Access Day in Guernsey – 10th March 2017

This year GDA and its partners will be celebrating Disabled Access Day for the first time. Our focus for this 2017 campaign has been on Accessible Activities, the sports and clubs locally that are accessible to disabled islanders. We are encouraging more clubs to review their access

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