Digital copy of Pages 59 and 60 of the Report of the Inspection of the Children's Section (States of Jersey) produced for the Department of Health and Social Security's Social Work Service, Southern Region by Social Work Service Officers David Lambert and Elizabeth Wilkinson. [Some details redacted].

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February 1st 1981 - March 31st 1981

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Provides overview of Residential Care provided by the Voluntary Sector, describing La Préférence [Vegetarian] Children's Home and Brig-Y-Don Children's Home. Provides overview of La Préférence's accommodation facilities, history, culture, and funding. Notes funds raised for La Préférence by voluntary bodies around Jersey such as the Lions [Club of Jersey] and the Rotary [Club] of Jersey. Refers to the age range of children at La Préférence, and the duration of the children's residencies at La Préférence in comparison ot other children's homes. Details links between La Préférence and the Children's Section, mentioning the Children's Officer [C A Smith] and Child Care Offiers. Notes concern regarding the Education Committee's recent change of policy in considering vacancies in children's homes operated by the States of Jersey before consulting the voluntary sector, in cases of individual placements. Notes view that the continuation of the policy would lead to a changing of the function of La Préférence in order to meet other needs.


Children's Services
Education Committee (Children's Section)
Department of Health and Social Security
Department of Health and Social Security Social Work Service
Education Committee
Education Department
Brig-y-Don Children's Convalescent and Holiday Home
La Préférence Children's Home
La Préférence Vegetarian Children's Home
Lions Club of Jersey
Rotary Club of Jersey
Vegetarian Home For Children
Holley, Margaret
Lambert, David
Smith, C A
Wilkinson, Elizabeth


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