Digital copy of Exhibit CW8: Report by the Children's Office regarding the numbers of children in residential care. Produced by AJS [Anton Skinner] and signed by T W Strettle. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Christine Wilson's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 31 July 2015 [C/D/AW2/B3/9/WS000626].

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April 30th 1984 - June 1st 1984

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Provides details of the number of children presently in residential care at Haut de la Garenne (Aviemore and Dunluce Groups), and La Préférence, as well as predictions as to the numbers of children in residential care between Haut de la Garenne, La Préférence, Group Homes at Le Squez [Blanche Pierre Family Group Home] and Les Quennevais [Clos des Sables Family Group Home], and Brig-Y-Don should proposals be put into effect. Refers to an individual's responsibility for the day-to-day management of La Préférence whilst remaining in post at Haut de la Garenne. Notes nine children cared for at La Préférence by a total of seven staff employed by the Vegetarian Home for Children (Jersey) Limited, and three children placed at La Préférence on private day-care. Notes children cared for at La Préférence as a preventative measure against the breakdown of the home situation and resultant threat of a full admission into care. Notes intention, upon the purchase of La Préférence, to transfer the Aviemore Group at Haut de la Garenne to La Préférence. Lists children in care and staff at La Préférence as at 30 April 1984, including those young people still in residence by private agreement, those in shared care and those at La Préférence under private day care arrangements.


Skinner, Anton
Strettle, Terry
Wilson, Christine
Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Brig-y-Don Children's Home
Children's Services
Children's Office
Clos des Sables Family Group Home
Education Committee
Haut de la Garenne
La Préférence Children's Home
La Préférence Vegetarian Children's Home
Vegetarian Society
Vegetarian Home for Children (Jersey) Limited


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