Ms Arlene Nicholson

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW84724

Interim Order: Imposed on 27 Mar 2017

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 25/03/2019 End: 12:00 25/03/2019

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 Substantive hearing on 15 March 2018

 

1.Between March 2011 and June 2015, whilst employed as a Social Worker by Hampshire County Council:

 

2. In the case of Service User B:

a) You did not adequately complete a Care Needs Assessment;

b) You did not undertake a Mental Capacity Assessment;

 

4. In the case of Service User D:

a) You did not communicate effectively with the service user;

 

5. In the case of Service User E:

a) You closed Service User E’s case without having obtained feedback from a Mental Health Review / CPA meeting;

b) You did not promptly respond to a safeguarding alert;

 

6. In the case of Service User F:

b) You did not complete adequate notes in respect of your visit for Service User F on 6 May 2015;

 

7. In the Case of Service User G;

a) You did not inform the domiciliary agency that you had arranged for Service User G to move into residential care;

c) You did not adequately complete a Care Needs Assessment;

 

8. In the case of Service User H;

a) You did not progress the case in a timely manner, in that you:

ii) Did not update the Service User’s daughters following your visit on 6 May 2015;

iii) Did not make and/or record a decision and/or outcome about the Service User’s capacity;

b) You did not adequately undertake a Mental Capacity Assessment.

 

9. Your actions described at Particulars 2 to 8 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

 

10. 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 Ms Arlene Nicholson

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
25/03/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
15/03/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Suspended
27/03/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Suspended