Teen who doused grandmother with hot water to get counselling

first_img…no charges institutedA Linden teen, who doused his 57-year-old grandmother with hot water recently has been referred to a children’s charity – Blossom Inc – for therapy and counselling.The 14-year-old male threw the hot water on his grandmother during an altercation which took place at their Wismar, Linden home a few weeks ago.Reports are the teen became annoyed after his grandmother attempted to speak to him concerning his “unruly” behaviour. During the incident, he doused her with hot water, causing her to be hospitalised at the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) for serious burns about her body, including her face, neck, chest and breasts. A report was made to the Police and according to information reaching Guyana Times, the teen was sent for anger therapy and counselling based on legal advice. The source explained that anger therapy is one of the newest ways of reforming juveniles, rather than having them face the judicial system.Blossom Inc is a children’s charity which was registered in 2014 with the aim of supporting the child protection system in Guyana and providing support for children and families affected by trauma.The teen’s grandmother was discharged from hospital but had to be readmitted since her injuries began to worsen.last_img read more