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Digital copy of Minutes of the 22nd Meeting of [a Committee].
March 3rd 2004 - March 3rd 2004
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Details pressures on Residential Services in Jersey, referring to 24 children requiring residential care between La Préférence and Heathfield [Children's Homes], both 10 bed institutions. Describes the impact of the use of Greenfields as a specific Remand Unit on other Residential Services. Refers to the emergency establishment of a child care unit at Newways (formerly a Family Centre) in order to protect the welfare of a family of 5 children. Comments on the difficulty in accommodating the children within current resources, and provides figures relating to the cost of the unit for 2004. Refers to the position of the Acting Chief Executive with regards to the resources available on Jersey to provide residential care for children, noting Greenfields' use a specific remand facility and the findings of Dr [Kathie] Bull's Report. Suggests that as the number of children being remanded was decreasing, a meeting between the Home Affairs and Education, Sport and Culture Committees should take place in order to discuss flexibility at Greenfields. Youth Custody: proposition and responses. Provides details regaridng a report and proposition entitled 'Youth Custody for persons aged 12 and over", lodged au Greffe on 20 January 2004 by the Deputy of St Martin [F J Hill]. Refers to the thoughts of the Manager of Children and Adult Social Services [Marnie Baudains] and Deputy Hill.
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