Respite Care News

Amendment is lost, but delays are in doubt

December 15th, 2011|

HSSD's bid to have £1.35m of its lost budget reinstated was lost by 18 votes to 29 in the Assembly yesterday. At the time, we assumed that meant that delays to the adult learning disability respite care project would now [...]

Improvements to respite care under threat

December 12th, 2011|

It seems that getting something through the States just isn't enough anymore. As reported in Saturday's Press, HSSD is threatening to postpone the introduction of the Adult Learning Disability Respite Care project until 2013, if not beyond. This project was [...]

Step forward for Learning Disability respite care

October 13th, 2011|

Yesterday, after a very short debate that was slipped in right at the end of the day, the States approved the full list of new service bids in the 2011 States Strategic Plan. Amongst the nine services approved was the [...]

Guernsey commissions Disability Needs Survey

August 15th, 2011|

The Policy Council of the States of Guernsey is commissioning a study into the needs of disabled islanders.  An 'invitation to tender' will be advertised this week to attract research companies who are interested in bidding for the [...]

GDA investigates respite care

April 4th, 2011|

Respite care is an essential part of the support needed to enable a disabled person to continue to live at home, being cared for by their own family.  A short break of a few hours or a few days protects [...]

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