Mrs Josephine Veronica Tait

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW68321

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 30/08/2019 End: 13:00 30/08/2019

Location: Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Hearing has not yet been held

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Allegation

During the course of your employment as a social worker with Leicestershire County Council, you:

 

1. Did not complete and / or upload case notes to IAS in a timely manner for:

a. Service User D, between 25 February 2016 and 25 April 2016;

b. Service User F, between 11 February 2016 and 26 April 2016;

c. Not proved;

d. Not proved;

e. Not proved.

 

2. Did not complete required Mental Capacity At Assessments for:-

a. Service User F, between 4 February 2016 and 26 April 2016;

b. Service User R, between 25 February 2016 and 26 April 2016.

 

3. Did not complete and or records assessments and or reassessments for:

a. Service User M, between 25 November 2015 and 26 April 2016;

b. Not proved;

c. Service User K, between 17 November 2015 and 26 April 2016;

d. Not proved;

e. Service User V, between 9 February 2016 and 18 April 2016;

f. Service User P, between 12 April 2016 and 25 April 2016;

g. Not proved;

 

4. Not proved.

 

5. Provided delayed and or inaccurate information to service users and their family regarding funding of services and or care and or placements in respect of:

a. Service User W;

b. Not proved;

c. Service User X;

d. Not proved;

e. Service User C.

 

6. Did not follow instructions and guidance provided by managers in relation to:

a. Service User L;

b. Service User X.

 

7. Did not raise concerns with managers in relation to:

a. Service User I;

b. Service User L;

 

8. Not proved.

 

9. Delayed in arranging:

a. Home Care Services for Service User G between 16 February 2016 and 8 April 2016;

b. Not proved;

c. Not proved.

 

10. Not proved.

 

11. Not proved.

 

12. Did not record the exceptional circumstances that justified Service User E’s caring arrangement between 28 September 2015 and 1 March 2016.

 

13. On or around 7 January 2016 did not record the outcome of an assessment relating to Service User G.

 

14. On or around 6 October 2015 recorded the outcome of a Decision Support Tool meeting incorrectly in that you labelled it as Fast Track Review in relation to Service User X.

 

15. On or around 27 April 2016 produced an inadequate support plan for Service User O in that:

a. there was no consideration of transport costs;

b. The care exceeded the bracket of care which you were permitted to authorise.

 

16. In relation to Service User J:

a. labelled the service user as having a learning disability when they did not;

b. did not follow up the service user’s need for assistive technology.

 

17. The matters set out in paragraphs 1 - 16 constitute misconduct and or lack of competence.

 

18. By reason of your misconduct and or lack of competence your fitness to practise is impaired.

Finding

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Order

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Notes

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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mrs Josephine Veronica Tait

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
30/08/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
03/09/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Suspended