Disability Strategy News

#NoMoreDelays

March 11th, 2020|Tags: |

GDA's call for #NoMoreDelays As you may be aware G4 (IOD, GIBA, Chamber of Commerce, CGI and CIPD) have announced a call to delay the debate on the new Discrimination Ordinance. You can read their statement here, which [...]

Policy proposals in the news

March 5th, 2020|

The education debate has distracted many of us over the last few weeks and months. Monday ESS released the Discrimination legislation policy letter. each week we will try and keep track of the media announcements here in the blog and [...]

Discrimination Policy Letter published

March 2nd, 2020|

2nd March 2020   https://www.gov.gg/article/176559/Proposals-for-a-New-Discrimination-Ordinance   The Guernsey Disability Alliance is pleased that after twelve years of campaigning and six years of working with the government and with other stake holders, including representatives from business, that the Committee for [...]

Discrimination Legislation Policy Letter

March 1st, 2020|Tags: |

Tuesday 2nd March - ESS Discrimination Legislation policy letter will be published. Watch this space for the link.  Our next GDA members meeting 24th march will focus on the policy letter and ESS staff and deputies will be available [...]

Carers Action Plan

June 26th, 2019|

CARERS-ACTION-PLAN-FINAL-30-April-2019-1Download The Carers Action plan was released earlier April 2019 find out more at https://www.gov.gg/CAPmedia The next review meeting will be held in July 2019

GDA and Access for All meeting – March 2019

March 28th, 2019|

thank you to everyone who attended our meeting in March and especially to our guest presenters: Claire, Darren and Mike please find attached our slide deck from the night

Disability Review: Business Disability Forum (BDF) reports

January 29th, 2019|

Disability Review - BDF reports You can view the reports and commentary on the States of Guernsey website here The States of Guernsey's Disability and Inclusion Strategy contains an action for the States' to commission an audit of its practices, [...]

Adult Disability Service

November 18th, 2018|

Disability Services provide different kinds of support for people with physical and sensory impairments and for people with learning disabilities. There are sessions being held, please see dates in the poster and contact the Adult Disability Service for further information [...]

Disability Survey by Island Global Research

November 12th, 2018|

Island Global Research are conducting a survey on issues related to disability, which is available to complete on line using the link below: https://survey.islandglobalresearch.com/s3/Disability-Survey-2018 Please can you share widely and encourage participation in order to get as many responses as [...]

Review of Adult Learning Services

September 17th, 2018|

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 [...]

The GDA’s first ten years

June 27th, 2018|

“It’s barriers”, Rob Platts, founder of the Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA) said, “That’s what ten years of the GDA have been all about - removing the physical and social barriers which are preventing many islanders from being included socially, economically, [...]