Digital copy of Case Notes by a Child Care Officer concerning Witness 167's return to her foster home. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 167's Witness Statements to the States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/12.

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August 20th 1980 - August 22nd 1980

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• Case Note dated [20] August 1980 concerning a home visit to review Witness 167's return to the foster home. Includes comments about the relationship between Witness 167 and another child, describing the other child as jealous of Witness 167's return to the foster home and includes remarks about the child. Also outlines opinion regarding feeling that the [foster mother] suffers divided loyalties between Witness 167 and her own child, noting that the other child left home at the same time as Witness 167 due to efforts by the [foster mother] not to show favour. Includes comments about the foster mother's thoughts on the situation, outlining intention to reassure Witness 167 and to visit the foster mother's child to attempt a reconciliation. • Case Note dated [22] August 1980 concerning a visit by Witness 167 and her foster mother to the Children's Office. Describes seeing Witness 167 on her own and then with both Witness 167 and her foster mother. Includes remarks about Witness 167 seeming to wish to return to Haut de la Garenne despite explanation regarding hopefulness to resolve problems in the foster home. Outlines possible reasons for Witness 167 wishing to return to Haut de la Garenne, mentioning family difficulties or Witness 167 missing the routine and her friends at Haut de la Garenne. States that readmission to Haut de la Garenne for two weeks on grounds of the latter remark would not be acceptable.


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Education Committee
Haut de la Garenne


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