Digital copy of the Haut de la Garenne Superintendent's Report for a meeting held at Haut de la Garenne on 9 March 1966. Signed by C H Tilbrook, Superintendent. [Some details redacted]. Taken from minutes of the Education Committee Children's Sub-Committee.

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March 9th 1966 - March 9th 1966

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Refers to the transfer of babies from the Westaway Crèche to a new Nursery Wing at Haut de la Garenne on 16 February 1966. Includes comments about the transfer and the mission statement of the Children's Sub-Committee. Provides statistics with respect to the number of children in residence at Haut de la Garenne as at 28 February 1966 and the usage of the detentions rooms during [February 1966]. Includes comments about the admissions of eight children to Haut de la Garenne. Reasons cited for admission include financial difficulties of parents, mother's admission to the Marie Lousie Ward at the General Hospital, admissions on request of the Children's Officer, the Probation Officer and the Police, and admissions on remand from the Police Court. Includes comments about the discharges of seven children from Haut de la Garenne, including a child boarded-out with a couple and children discharged to the care of their mother. Also includes comments about staffing changes, referring to the arrival of non-residential and residential staff at Haut de la Garenne. Include remarks about the difficulties of retaining and attracting staff to Haut de la Garenne, noting shortages in respect of a married couple for the older childre, two Assistant Housemothers and two Nursery Assistants.


Tilbrook, C H
Children's Sub-Committee
Children's Services
Education Committee
Education Committee (Children's Section)
Education Department
Jersey General Hospital
Haut de la Garenne
Marie Louise Ward
Police Court
St Helier Assistance Board
St Saviour's Hospital
States of Jersey Police
Westaway Crèche


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