Comments

Digital copy of a Draft of a Report on an incident involving Witness 125 by [a member of staff at Haut de la Garenne]. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 125.

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Reference

C/D/AW1/A3/6/2/11/WD002168

Date

January 22nd 1981 - January 22nd 1981

Scope and Content

Refers to Witness 125 having a fight with another resident, detailing response by the member of staff to incident. Refers a brief account written in the report book about the incident, noting that Witness 125's glasses were broken during the fight. Notes that punishment for both boys was payment for Witness 125's glasses and to go without television and supper for 3 nights. Details Witness 125's reaction to being told his punishment, noting destruction of property and attempts to calm him. Notes that Witness 125 also brandished a knife, leading to involvement of a senior female member of staff. Notes that Witness 125 put the knife down when the senior staff member entered the playroom and spoke to Witness 125. Includes a note in manuscript by Jim Thomson noting that that staff are not allowed withhold food from children as punishment by law. [For a typed version of this Report, see C/D/AW1/A3/6/2/11/WD002169].

Names

Thomson, Jim
Children's Services
Haut de la Garenne

Keywords

Haut de la Garenne | child protection | childcare | Children | children's homes | Children's Officers | children's services | Correspondence | damage | drafts | Fighting | Glasses | groups | IJCI | knives | laws | memoranda | Notes | physical abuse | Punishment | reports | staff | Superintendents | witnesses

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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