Digital copy of a Report on Family Group Home Re-Organisation relating to Norcott Villa, Clos de Roncier, and Le Squez Family Group Homes. [Some details redacted].

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July 12th 1977 - July 12th 1977

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Details difficulties in discussion the future of Family Group Home Le Squez [Blanche Pierre Family Group Home], mentioning a wife's admission to hospital, and a meeting at Le Squez with B [Brenda] Chappell. Refers to an individual's death, the decision not to renew the lease of Norcott Villa, and an assumption that the group at Norcott Villa would move to Clos de Roncier, giving the Family Group Home at Le Squez a longer life. Comments on an individual's offer to care for children at Norcott Villa Family Group Home as his own foster children from December 1978, following the completion of a house. Discusses plans for transferring residents and houseparents between properties operated by Children's Services. Plan 1. Provides details of children to be moved from Family Group Home Le Squez to [Basil Lodge] Boys' Hostel, Brig-y-don [Children's Home], and a boarding out placement. Refers to the houseparents moving to their own home, mentioning salaries, doctors, employment, and costs to the [Education] Committee. Plan 2: Notes proposal that a family and children move to Clos de Roncier on a lease basis by 31 August [1977] until 31 December 1978 rent-free but with boarding out payments. Provides details of annual costs in respect of rent and rates, boarding out rates and staffing costs under Plan 2 and comparison to annual costs under Plan 1. Expresses opinion that Plan 2 would be a more acceptable choice as it would provide continuity of care at minimal financial cost and an eventual saving. Recommends that the Education Committee should cease to rent 13-14 Clos de Roncier once empty.


Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Basil Lodge Hostel
Children's Sub-Committee
Children's Services
Clos de Roncier Family Group Home
Education Committee
Jersey General Hospital
Norcott Villa Family Group Home
Chappell, Brenda


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