Digital copy of [Page 1] of Notes on Working Party on the DHSS [Department of Health and Social Security] Report. [Some details redacted]. [Undated, c. 1978 to 1986].

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1978 - 1986

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Lists Director of Education, Children's Officer C A Smith, Senior Child Care Officer A J Skinner, Child Care Officer P Vautier, and Secretary L Crocker as present. Notes absences from Deputy [Anne] Baal, Deputy [Enid] Quenault, and a representative from Haut de la Garenne. Discusses provison for childcare within the island of Jersey. Refers to the total of places available in residential care for children, also mentioning provision available at the JAYF [Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship] Hostels. Provides details of alternative placements considered for Haut de la Garenne residents. Refers to need to negotiate a new working relationship with the Committees at Brig-y-don [Children's Home] and La Préférence [Children's Home], and to discuss Brig-y-don and La Préférence's views on their future in relation to the Child Care Service. Notes complaints made by Brig-y-don and La Préférence regarding the low numbers of children in their care, and the Education Committee's insistence that all admissions to residential care should be to Haut de la Garenne in all but exceptional circumstances, due to the low numbers of children at Haut de la Garenne. Also refers to Les Chênes Residential School, Maison Variety, and fostering provision. [For other pages of Notes on Working Party on the DHSS [Department of Health and Social Security] Report, see C/D/AW1/A3/3/WD004836 and C/D/AW1/A3/3/WD004837].


Brig-y-Don Children's Home
Basil Lodge Hostel
Camelot Girls' Hostel
Children's Services
Department of Health and Social Security
Education Committee
Haut de la Garenne
Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship
La Préférence Children's Home
Les Chênes Residential School
Maison Variety
States of Jersey
Social Services
Baal, Anne
Crocker, L
Quenault, Enid
Rodhouse, John
Smith, C A
Skinner, Anton
Vautier, Pauline


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