A child is given an admission number once accepted in CGRH. Under normal circumstances, children admitted into the Home shall be between 10 to 18 years. All children must be committed or ordered to stay in the Home by the Court of Law.
CGRH being a Christian organization, daily evening devotions must be respected and both Sabbath is mandatory. Duty roster on daily devotions must be respected and both children and staff must participate. Every child in the home and in the society must observe discipline, self respect and obedience. Indiscipline cases such as drug abuse, sexuality, theft, rudeness and use of bad language are prohibited and may lead to serious disciplinary actions.
Reporting of cases should follow the established chain of command: Child – Headgirl – Staff – Manager – Director – Board of Directors. Guidance and counseling will be provided to all children and individuals from time to time. Every child is given opportunity to express himself or herself. No child is allowed to invite or entertain strangers within the institution. Permission must be sort from the caretaker or relevant staff if it is a must to go out of the institution or a visitor to the Home. Visitation request to the Home must be made to management in advance. Also management must approve visitation out of the institution.
Cleanliness and tidiness must be observed and maintained at all times in the dorms, toilets, bathrooms, classrooms, kitchen, utensils, clothes and bodies. Each child must ensure safety of others as they play. Any sickness must be reported to management for action. Arrangements have been made to refer cases to local dispensary and district hospital for treatment. It is mandatory to undertake monthly physical check up including taking weight and height measures. The institution provides a modest balanced diet- breakfast, lunch, supper. All edible foods prepared in the institution must be taken unless certified on medical grounds. Every child is given opportunity to attend school within the area or the public schools in the neighborhood.
Each child is responsible for hi/her academic performance. Each child must attend tuition classes organized by the institution All children are equal and treated equally and without biasness, harassment or intimidation. Children will be assigned chore duties to perform at appropriate times. At sunrise security of the child will be observed and maintained.
It is mandatory for immediate family members/relative/guardian or foster parent t abide by the rules and regulations of the organization.
The home will try hard to maintain good behavior of its children. The home will put in place a behavior management policy. The policy shall outline measures of control, restraint and discipline. Good behavior by any child shall be rewarded. The child will be given an opportunity to be heard before using any of the measures. Copies of the policy will be given to the children once admitted to the institution, the parents, guardians and the staff. This policy will be reviewed from time to time.
The home will maintain a record book for recording measures used against any child. The record will be entered within twenty four hours of the use of the measure. The record will have the name of the child, details of the behavior that led to the use of the measure and the name of the office/staff who used the measure.