Difficulty getting around the island and into local buildings is just one of the barriers that disabled people face in Guernsey but it is probably the first one that most people think of.
The Guernsey Disability Alliance campaigns in relation to all aspects of disabled islanders lives but partners with many other third sector and public bodies. For Access please contact the States Disability Officer or Access for All, please visit the Access for All group.
Access for All is a local charity that works in partnership with the community to improve accessibility, in its widest context, for islanders and visitors alike. Access covers a number of areas including the
- Physical Environment (Places)
- Information (web, hard copy, signage etc)
- Services (Customer Service)
- Activities (events etc).
If you are coming to visit Guernsey and want to hire a wheelchair or other equipment, contact St John’s Healthcare Shop on 729268 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to find out about the accessibility of various venues in Guernsey, including hotels, go to AccessAble.