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Digital copy of Exhibit 24: Children's Section Annual Report 1966. Signed by P L Thornton, Children's Officer. [Some details redacted].
1966 - 1966
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Includes a lists of members and co-opted members of the Children's Sub-Committee, Children's Office staff including field staff and administrative staff and staff at Haut de la Garenne, the Family Group Homes at Clos de Roncier, Clos des Sables and 46 Nicholson Park, and the Junior Training Centre. Refers to the opening of Westaway Wing at Haut de la Garenne by the Bailiff, Sir Robert Le Masurier and improved facilities for remand at Haut de la Garenne. Also includes comments about admissions to and discharges from care, referring to children in need of long term care, short term care and those children living in their own homes supervised by the child care staff. Refers to help provided by third parties; details of a visit by the Lieutenant Governor and Lady Villiers to Haut de la Garenne; the opening of Camelot Girls' Hostel; and remarks about the progress of children in the Family Group Homes. Includes remarks about the annual meeting of foster parents at the Pomme d'Or Hotel and a discussion group for a small group of foster parents. Provides details of referrals to the Children's Section, work with families and with unmarried mothers and their children; adoption and fostering services and the education of children in care. Also includes comments about care leavers, employers of children in care, need for good communications and flexible structure for an effective family service, and social work in Jersey, referring to discussion with schools and various organisations. Refers to a staff vacancy and shortage of social workers, responsibility of the Children's Sub-Committee for the work of the Junior Training Centre and the Junior Training Centre's move from the Home for Girls at Grouville. Refers to children having a holiday at the Trafalgar Bay Hotel courtesy of the Jersey Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and an outline of aims and objectives of the Children's Department, referring to the advent of a new Jersey Children's LAW. Includes tables detailing comparative child care costs with English counties; an analysis of work in the child care service; overall pictures of reasons for admissions to and discharges from care at Haut de la Garenne; and work with unmarried mothers in 1966.
Birt, St John, Mrs
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