Tag Archive for 'HSSD'

Guernsey Community Foundation facilitates a stronger partnership between HSSD and voluntary sector

July 2nd, 2015 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Guernsey Community Foundation hosted a workshop at St Pierre Park Hotel on 30 June 2015, which looked at opportunities to benefit the community by building a stronger partnership between the voluntary sector and the States of Guernsey Health and Social Services Department (HSSD). The workshop attracted 76 delegates representing over 50 voluntary organisations as […]

Guernsey Community Foundation meeting on Guernsey’s Supported Living and Ageing Well Strategy

May 11th, 2013 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Guernsey Community Foundation is hosting a meeting, at 7.30 pm on Monday 13 May 2013 at Les Cotils in St Peter Port, of representatives from organisations that work with older people in both the voluntary and private sectors. The meeting is to enable the States of Guernsey to update attendees on the progress that […]

Guernsey Disability Alliance news, achievements and developments

January 1st, 2013 by Guernsey Disability Alliance

Below is a brief summary of the GDA December 2012 newsletter – please download the newsletter for complete information. The next GDA meeting will be on Wednesday 6 February 2013 beginning at 7 pm at the Ron Short Centre. States of Deliberation meetings are now accessible for wheel chair users who have permission from the […]

Making our community inclusive

May 4th, 2012 by Emilie Yerby

In our community, we all work together. When your dream job comes up, you know you will be able to get into the office to take that interview. When you start your job, you know your employer will value your skills and ideas, and will work with you to overcome any practical barriers that might […]

Guernsey business seminar on supported employment on 17 April

April 14th, 2012 by Coast Media

The Guernsey Chamber of Commerce hosts an early morning seminar on ‘Disability in the workplace – how your business can benefit from supported employment’ in La Seigneurie Suite, St Pierre Park Hotel, St Peter Port on 17 April 2012.  The seminar starts promptly at 8 am. Coffee, tea and biscuits will be available. Coast Media […]

Interwork Services helps Guernsey companies recruit and retain skilled disabled employees

April 12th, 2012 by Coast Media

Coast Media has been working closely with Ian Thoume through the Supported Employment Service of Interwork Services to give him an insight into the graphic design industry. Ian Thoume is a budding designer who was set the task of creating posters for the company’s Coast Guide and Map, to be displayed at Guernsey Airport. Ian […]

Guernsey’s cigarette end litter

May 11th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Legacy which works to stop Americans smoking states that smokers in the USA light-up more than 360 billion cigarettes each year.  Another website states that globally humans smoke 15 billion cigarettes every day.  It is estimated that over 5.6 trillion cigarettes are thrown out into the environment each year. According to Legacy, smoking is the […]

Maintaining control of Guernsey’s health care costs

July 16th, 2010 by Peter Roffey

With Health & Social  Services Department (HSSD) funding under huge stress some may question whether it’s worth spending money, every five years, on a major survey examining locals’ lifestyles, habits and state of health. Wouldn’t that cash be better spent on front line healthcare? The reality is quite the opposite. The tighter the money, the […]