Ms Yvonne Frankum

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW39166

Interim Order: Imposed on 29 Aug 2018

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 23/08/2019 End: 17:00 23/08/2019

Location: Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service, 405 Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PT

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

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Allegation

As found proven at the final hearing on 29 August 2018:

 

During the course of your employment as a Social Worker with Bolton Council:
1. Between 2015 and 2016, you did not maintain accurate and/or up to date records for your Service Users, which included:
a. For Service User A:
i. Your diary showed a visit on 30 July 2015 but this was not recorded on Liquid Logic;
ii. Your diary showed a visit on 3 August 2015 but the Liquid Logic entry made states it was cancelled as you were going home sick; and/or
iii. Found not proven
b. For Service User B:
i. Your diary showed a visit on 1 October 2015 but this was not recorded on Liquid Logic; and/or
ii. Your diary showed a visit on 12 October 2015 but this was not recorded on Liquid Logic.
c. Found not proven
2. Did not comply with departmental and/or legal deadlines, which included:
a. For Service Users I and J:
i. The Personal Education Plan (PEP) was due on the 29 August 2015 but was still outstanding in October 2015.
ii. A statement to the Court providing an update on the children’s behaviour which was due on 4 September 2015.
b. For Service User D you did not update the Service User Risk Assessment when they were accommodated in residential care on 25 June 2015.
c. Between 6 May 2015 and October 2015 did not complete a Section 7 report for Service User E.
d. For Family 2, you were allocated the case on 31 July 2015 and:
i. the carer’s report (CRC) was outstanding on the due date of 16 October 2015; and/or
ii. Found not proven
e. Found not proven
3. You did not undertake statutory visits for all your service users, which included:
a. between August 2015 and October 2015 for Family 2;
b. visits for Service User E between 12 May 2015 and October 2015;
c. visits to Service User A between 30 July 2015 and October 2015;
d. visits to Service User B between September 2015 and October 2015;
e. visits to Service User C between September 2015 and October 2015;
f. Found not proven
4. On 19 October 2015, following a Court hearing, you refused to take Service User F into care.
5. In or around September 2015 you did not inform the father of Family 2 in a timely way of the Local Authority’s plan for adoption.
6. The matters set out in paragraphs 1-5 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.
7. By reason of your misconduct and/or lack of competence your fitness to practise as a Social Worker is impaired.

Finding

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Order

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Notes

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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Ms Yvonne Frankum

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
23/08/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
29/08/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Suspended
14/05/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard