Dr Angela Kent

Profession: Practitioner psychologist

Registration Number: PYL17351

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 23/08/2021 End: 17:00 27/08/2021

Location: This hearing will be taking place virtually

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

As a registered Psychologist (PYL17351) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of misconduct. In that:

1. Between approximately April 2016 and December 2018, you did not maintain appropriate professional boundaries with Service User A, when :

a. You bought and/or gave Service User A presents, namely:

i. Bottles of vodka;

ii. Bunches of flowers and/or plants;

iii. Packets of cigarettes;

iv. 2 photo frames;

v. Drill set;

vi. Perfume;

vii. £50 voucher for ASDA;

viii. Advent calendars and/or Easter Eggs for Service User A’s children.

b. You bought a painting from Service User A;

c. You took Service User A to your own home and/or introduced Service User A to a family member, namely your daughter;

d. You took another service user to Service User A’ s home;

e. On or around 09 September 2019, you took Service User A to a dental appointment;

f. You invited Service User A to accompany you on a trip to the supermarket, ASDA;

g. You cuddled and/or hugged Service User A at the end of treatment sessions.

2. Between approximately May 2017 and January 2019 you sent a number of SMS texts to Service User A without a work-related reason to do so.

3. Between approximately May 2017 and March 2019, you made a number of phone calls to Service User A ‘s mobile without a work-related reason to do so.

4. The matters set out in particulars 1 to 3 amount to misconduct.

5. By reason of your misconduct your fitness to practise is impaired.

 

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

“This hearing adjourned, part heard. The date for the reconvened hearing is to be confirmed.”

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Dr Angela Kent

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
25/10/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Caution
23/08/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard