Urgent child care reform needed

SOME of the care services provided to Jersey’s most vulnerable children are in need of urgent reform, according to a new report.

Phil Dennett, director of Children’s Services at the Health department
Phil Dennett, director of Children’s Services at the Health department

SOME of the care services provided to Jersey’s most vulnerable children are in need of urgent reform, according to a new report.

The review, carried out by UK charity Action for Children, found that a specialist team which supports disabled children was under-staffed and that many families struggled to obtain respite care services.

Full report in today's JEP.