Digital copy of a Report for the Children's Psychiatric Unit regarding a boy living at the Family Group Home, 9 Blanche Pierre Close. Signed by Mr R Davenport, Child Care Officer. [Some details redacted].

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January 21st 1987 - January 21st 1987

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Refers to the boy's attendance at Le Squez Primary School. Provides details about his mother and the father, including ages and places of birth. Notes that all of the children are in care under Article 82 of the Children (Jersey) Law 1969. Includes background information about the family, outlining history of contact with the Children's Department, referral by police, regular drinking by the mother, reliance on a relative to care for the children, admission of one the children to Hospital following feeding difficulties, failure of parents to administer medication and failure to keep paediatric appointments. Includes remarks about standard of care provided by the parents, admission of the one of the boys to Brig-y-Don and subsequent period of home supervision, continued excessive drinking by mother, failure to keep appointments, concerns about parental mismanagement and care and admission of ther children into voluntary care on 25 July 1979. Provides details about significant events between 1977 and 1979, referring to: drink problems of parents, non co-operation with health authority, health of the children, home standards, police intevention, prosecution of wife charged with neglect of children, home visits by the Children's Office, false statement of rape, claims by mother of affair by her husband, an admission to hospital following self-harm, new additions to the family, care orders issued and attempts to find accommodation.


Carter, Stephen
Davenport, Richard
D'Entremont, P, Dr
Maguire, Alan
Maguire, Jane
Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Child Psychiatric Unit
Children's Department
Children's Office
Education Committee
Jersey General Hospital
Le Squez Group Home
Le Squez School
Magistrates Court
Maternity Hospital
Police Court


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