Digital copy of Report on Family Group Homes by the Education Committee. [Some details redacted]. Taken from Children's Sub-Committee minutes.

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July 9th 1976 - July 9th 1976

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Refers to discussions between Children's Officer and Senior Child Care Officer regarding adminstration of Family Group Homes. Contains Terms of Reference regarding review of Family Group Home system, mentioning children, staff, and costs. Refers to meetings held since November 1974 attended by foster parents. Details appointment of [Patricia Thornton] as Children's Officer in 1959, and subsequent establishment of Family Group Homes at 46 Nicholson Park (1960), 108 Clos des Sables (1964) under [Les] Hughes, 9 Blanche Pierre (1964), an unspecified location [1969], and Norcott Villa (1972). Provides comparative costs for children resident at Haut de la Garenne, at Family Group Homes, and for children in foster care. Details children cared for in [1975], mentioning [Les] Hughes. Describes system of reports regarding Family Group Homes by houseparents to Children's Sub Committee, and appointment of Senior Child Care Officer with responsibility for the Family Group Homes. Suggests improvements for dialogue between Family Group Home staff, Children's Services staff, Education Department, and Haut de la Garenne concerning children in care. Details financial implications of Family Group Homes, mentioning National Joint Council, salaries, wages, rents, rates, utilities, medical attention, food, clothing, and household upkeep. Contains estimate of allowances to be paid for 1976. Suggest recommendations for administration of Family Group Homes going forward.


Children's Services
Children's Sub-Committee
Education Committee
Education Department
Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Clos des Sables Family Group Home
Haut de la Garenne
National Joint Council
Nicholson Park Family Group Home
Norcott Villa Family Group Home
Hughes, Les
Thornton, Patricia


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