Comments

Digital copy of an Application Form relating to the Historic Abuse Redress Scheme as supplied by Lacey Advocates. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 210's witness statements to the States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/25.

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Reference

C/D/AW1/A3/6/2/32/WD002080

Date

September 27th 2012 - September 27th 2012

Scope and Content

Includes personal details of Witness 210 and their legal representative, Sarah Dale of Bedell Cristin, 26 New Street, St Helier, Jersey. Details of care: refers to Witness 210's tenure in the residential care of the States of Jersey, mentioning Haut de la Garenne and a foster home. Refers to her parents' divorce, and her and her sisters' admissions to Haut de la Garenne. Mentions that she and one of her sisters were not allowed to have contact with their other sister at Haut de la Garenne. Believes her father was in prison during her time at Haut de la Garenne. Names other children in care with Witness 210. Abuse alleged to have taken place: details physical abuse and neglect by Morag Jordan, and sexual abuse by a male member of staff. Refers to instances of absconding due to her experiences at Haut de la Garenne, and on return to Haut de la Garenen being placed in the [detention] cells. Describes the conditions in the [detention] cells, citing neglect. Refers to emotional abuse by staff at Haut de la Garenne. Refers to being prevented from visiting her mother or sister whilst at Haut de la Garenne. Cites one of the consequences of her experiences at Haut de la Garenne as her poor relationships with her sisters in the present day. Refers to being informed by her Child Care Officer Dorothy Ingles [Inglis] that she would not be allowed to leave Haut de la Garenne until she was an adult. Details sexual abuse committed by [a houseparent] at her foster home towards female residents. Describes sneaking [her boyfriend] into the foster home to avoid becoming subject to sexual abuse herself. Refers to her pregnancy, marriage, and use of alcohol as a coping mechanism. Refers to the removal of her baby son from her care due to concerns she could not care for him. Details alcoholism, mentioning employment and mother's death, and emotional consequences of her experiences at Haut de la Garenne. Describes the consequences of her experiences at Haut de la Garenne on her mental health, mentioning overdoses and her care under the Adult Psychiatric Unit and Jim Hollywood and Pat Dwyer. Comments that she would feel content to be referred to another psychologist or psychiatrist should the [Historic Abuse Redress] Scheme lawyers thought such a course appropriate. Details effect of abuse at Haut de la Garenne on her friendships and relationships. Refers to domestic abuse by her former partner reminding her of abuse at Haut de la Garenne. Complaints of abuse: comments that she did not report physical abuse at Haut de la Garenne due to the abuse occurring daily and to many children. Believes that she reported the sexual abuse to her mother, but is uncertain whether her mother reported the abuse to the Manager [Superintendent] of Haut de la Garenne. Comments that she has recounted some of the abuse to psychiatrists and psychologists in the years since the abuse. Criminal proceedings: refers to statement [to States of Jersey Police] regarding abuse she had suffered. Notes that Morag [Jordan] and another individual have been found guilty and sentenced for abuse committed by them towards [Haut de la Garenne residents]. Declaration of truthfulness: signed by Witness 210 on 27 September 2012 in the presence of V S Milner, Advocate. Authority for access to Medical Practitioner Records: signed by Witness 210.

Names

Adult Psychiatric Unit
Bedell Cristin Advocates
Haut de la Garenne
Historic Abuse Redress Scheme
Lacey Advocates
Mourant Ozannes
States of Jersey Police
States of Jersey
Dwyer, Pat
Dale, Sarah
Hollywood, Jim
Inglis, Dorothy
Jordan, Morag Louise, née Kidd
Milner, V S

Keywords

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Dimensions

1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

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