Digital copy of Movements of Children, September 1983. Page 4 from the Children's Officer's Report for a Children's Sub-Committee meeting. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 599's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 17 July 2008, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/50/WS000367.

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September 1st 1983 - September 30th 1983

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Provides an overview of movements of children under the care of the States of Jersey in September 1983. Includes details about the children including years of birth, placement and reason for movement. Refers to admissions to Haut de la Garenne, [Child Psychiatric Unit] General Hospital and La Préférence, citing abandonment by fathers, mother's hospitalisations, family breakdowns, beyond parental control and parents' inability to cope. Provides details about discharges of children in placements including supervision in own home, Haut de la Garenne, hostel flatlets, foster home, citing return to care of parents at home, self-supporting, home with family in the United Kingdom, milestone birthdays and an order made regarding prospective adopters in Guernsey. Also refers to transfers of children including Witness 599's transfer from La Préférence to the Juvenile Remand Wing, La Moye. Includes a note about a child admitted and discharged from Haut de la Garenne in September prior to his eventual committall to Care and placement at the Child Psychiatric Unit.


Child Psychiatric Unit
Children's Services
Children's Sub-Committee
Education Committee
Jersey General Hospital
Haut de la Garenne
HM Prison, La Moye
Juvenile Remand Centre
La Préférence Children's Home
Les Chênes Residential School
States of Jersey
Victoria College


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