Digital copy of the Haut de la Garenne Superintendent's Annual Report 1961 for the Education Committee (Children's Section). Signed by C H Tilbrook, Superintendent. Undated, c. February 1962. [Some details redacted].

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February 1st 1962 - February 28th 1962

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Reflects on Mr Tilbrook's first year's work as Superintendent at Haut de la Garenne, referring to major changes during 1961 mentioning the closure of the Girls' Home, consideration regarding the future of Westaway Crèche, the opening of a Family Group Home and plans to open more. Includes comments about Family Group Homes and refers to trends in England regarding the use of residential homes. Refers to aims outlined by himself a year previously and outlines action take in respect of a number of promises made regarding the following matters: health and hygiene, diet, clothing, leisure, community and island life, group (family groups), religious training, emotional outlets, living conditions, daily routine and chores, discipline, staff and holidays. Explains how policies of the [Education] Committee affects staff and children. Provides statistics about the period February 1961 and January 1962, referring to the average number of children in residence, admissions, discharges and reasons for admissions. Includes comments about two approaches to residential care and explains how staff at Haut de la Garenne cope with complicated problems relating to children, referring to staff woking hours, staff training and the roles and responsibilities of staff.


Tilbrook, Colin
Caesarean Cycling Club
Education Committee
Education Committee (Children's Section)
Girls' Life Brigade
Haut de la Garenne
Home Office
Ingleby Committee
Jersey General Hospital
Jersey Home for Girls
Juvenile Court
Westaway Crèche


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