27 June 2023
The Government’s Disability and Inclusion team's annual report for 2022 has been
published. The report focuses on progress of the Government’s Disability Strategy.
The strategy was launched in May 2017 and aims to improve the wellbeing of Islanders
with disabilities and challenge inequalities faced by disabled people.
The report focuses on
a number of areas including the cost of living, improving accessibility of Government
buildings and support for dDeaf services.
Assistant Minister for Social Security, Deputy Malcolm Ferey, said: "I am pleased that we
have published this latest report, which demonstrates our continued focus and progress in
becoming more inclusive across the Island.
“We have a very diverse community and supporting Islanders with a disability and their
families remains our key priority. We have made positive progress in a number of areas
and I am hopeful that we will continue this further in 2023.
“The Embrace our Difference event made a greater impact last year with more businesses
and organisations showing their support and commitment to supporting people who are
living with disabilities and giving them the same opportunities as everyone else in the
The full report can be found online.