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Digital copy of Exhibit 26: Children's Section Annual Report 1968. Signed by P L Thornton, Children's Officer. [Some details redacted].
1968 - 1968
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Includes a lists of members and co-opted members of the Children's Sub-Committee, Children's Office staff including the Children's Officer, Assistant Children's Officer, field staff and administrative staff, and staff at Haut de la Garenne and the Family Group Homes at Clos de Roncier, Clos des Sables, Le Squez and Nicholson Park. Includes comments about the provision available in Jersey to meet the different needs of children, including assessment and short and medium term care at Haut de la Garenne, long term care at the four Family Group Homes and care provided by foster parents. Includes remarks about the annual gathering of foster parents in May referring to a talk by Miss E Pugh of the National Bureau for Co-operation in Child Care on a research project on fostering. Describes major events at Haut de la Garenne, including a visit by the Home Secretary, James Callaghan and Mrs Callaghan with the Lieutenant Governor and Lady Villiers and the official opening of the swimming and paddling pool presented by the Ladies Auxilliary of the Jersey Licensed Victuallers Association. Refers to an exchange holiday with a group of children in the care of the Bournemouth Children's Committee and a camp for younger children at St Brelade, work with unmarried mothers and adoption work, referrals, and co-operation from third parties and organisations including Elizabeth House, St Helier Welfare Department's Day Nursery, voluntary societies, members of the public, voluntary homes (La Préférence and Brig-y-Don) and the Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship Hostels (Basil Lodge and Camelot). Includes tables detalining the number of children in care in Jersey each year between 1959 and 31 December 1968; an analysis of work in the child care service; comparative child care costs with English counties; and overall pictures of reasons for admissions to and discharges from care at Haut de la Garenne.
Basil Lodge | 9-11, Blanche Pierre Close | Brig-y-Don, Coast Road | Bournemouth | Camelot, Waverley Terrace | 13-14, Clos de Roncier | 108, Clos des Sables | Elizabeth House | England | Green Street | Hastings | Haut de la Garenne | La Préférence, St Martin | Le Squez | Somerset | Southampton | St Brelade | St Helier | Wales | Approved Schools | adoption | Babies | Committees | childcare | Children | children's homes | Children's Officers | Child Care Officers | Constables | deputies | Education | Family Group Homes | foster parents | Hotels | Hostels | foster parents | fostering | Homelessness | IJCI | illegitimacy | lodgings | mothers | official visits | Politicians | probation | reports | residential homes | Schools | statistics | swimming pools | unmarried mothers | voluntary homes
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