Comments

Digital copy of Case Conference on Home Circumstances report, held at Haut de la Garenne, relating to Witness 28. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 28. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 28's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 15 January 2015 [C/D/AW1/B3/5/WS000334].

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Reference

C/D/AW1/A3/6/2/5/WD002438

Date

June 30th 1967 - June 30th 1967

Scope and Content

Refers to personal details of Witness 28, including date of birth, date of and reason for admission, and details of parents. Details history and home circumstances of Witness 28, including concerns raised by Health Visitors over parents' alcoholism and living conditions. Describes birth of Witness 28 at the Maternity Hospital, admittance to General Hospital with mother, and discharge to Elizabeth House. Refers to Witness 28 and his mother's time at Elizabeth House. Also refers to move of parents and Witness 28 to a flat, and Witness 28's time at Westaway Creche. Details mother's second pregnancy, and birth of Witness 28's sibling whilst Witness 28 was resident at Brig-y-don Children's Home. Refers to arguments between Witness 28's parents, and instances of physical abuse against Witness 28 by his parents. Mentions inspection by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Witness 28 and his sibling being taken into the care of Children's Services, and their subsequent transfer to Haut de la Garenne. Details general health, personality and behaviour of Witness 28 and his sibling. Refers to Mrs L Bygrave and Haut de la Garenne Superintendent Colin Tilbrook's reports on Witness 28 and his sibling, and other reports concerning Witness 28's mother's reaction to her children being taken into care. Discusses possiblilty of children being placed in a Family Group Home, the complications provided by the mother's third pregnancy, and agreement to encourage parents to visit their children. Mentions Centenier Le Brun, Dr J W Wishart, Mrs Birt, and Police Constable Susan Bond.

Names

Brig-y-Don
Children's Department
Elizabeth House
Haut de la Garenne
Jersey General Hospital
Maternity Hospital
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Westaway Crèche
Birt, Mrs
Bond, Susan
Bygrave, Lois
Le Brun, Centenier
Tilbrook, Colin
Wishart, J W, Dr

Keywords

Haut de la Garenne | Elizabeth House | General Hospital | Maternity Hospital | Brig-y-Don Children's Convalescent Home | Westaway Creche | behaviour | Children | Child Care Officers | children's services | children's homes | case conferences | doctors | Family Group Homes | health | police officers | physical abuse | Pregnancy | parents | residential homes | residents | reports | staff

Dimensions

1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

PDF file - please click on the link to download

Closed until

2100

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