Miss Thando Moyo

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW11899

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 23/09/2019 End: 17:00 26/09/2019

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

Whilst registered with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Social Worker
and during the course of your employment with Southend-on-Sea Borough Council,
you:

1) Plagiarised assessments undertaken by colleagues when completing your
own assessments, in that you:

a) in a Mental Capacity Assessment for Service User B which you
completed on 28 May 2017:

i) copied and pasted sections of a Deprivation of Liberty
Safeguarding Assessment completed by Colleague L on 5 December
2016 in relation to Service User A;

ii) left the name of Service User A in your assessment, thereby
breaching Service User A’s confidentiality.

b) in a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Assessment which you began on
11 April 2017 in relation to Service user C:

i) Copied from a capacity assessment for service user C, dated 2
February 2017 undertaken by Colleague F;

ii) Copied from a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Assessment
for Service User C which had been undertaken by Colleague G, dated
17 April 2016.

c) in a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Assessment for Service User D,
which you began on 15 June 2017:

i) copied parts of a Mental Capacity Assessment for Service User C
undertaken by Colleague F;

ii) copied from a Mental Capacity Assessment for Service User D
dated 30 June 2016 which had been undertaken by Colleague H;

iii) Copied from a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards assessment for
Service User C dated 17 April 2016 and which had been undertaken by
Colleague G;

iv) Copied from an SDS Review dated 18 May 2017 for Service User D
which had been undertaken by Colleague I.

d) In a Best Interests Assessment for Service User E, which you signed on
19 July 2017, copied from a Best Interests Assessment undertaken by
person Colleague J and dated 24 December 2015.

2) Plagiarised your university assignments on The Mental Capacity Act 2005 in
Practice and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards assessment on or around 21
January 2016.

3) The matters set out in paragraphs 1 and 2 amount to dishonesty.

4) The matters set out in paragraphs 1 to 3 constitute misconduct.

5) By reason of your misconduct, 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 Miss Thando Moyo

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
23/09/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held