Dr Kenneth Aitken

Profession: Practitioner psychologist

Registration Number: PYL24570

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 14/06/2021 End: 17:00 23/06/2021

Location: Hearing taking place virtually

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

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Allegation

In your role as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Danshell Healthcare Group, between around May 2017 and 9 November 2017, you:

1. Did not undertake and/or record psychology input for the following service users:


a. Patient 1 in that you did not undertake and/or record:


i. a risk assessment in respect of internet access;


ii. a capacity assessment


b. Patient 2 in that you did not:


i. Undertake and/or record a sexual risk assessment;


ii. Undertake and/or record a cognitive assessment;


c. Patient 3 in that you did not undertake and/or record a dementia assessment;


d. Patient 4 in that you did not undertake and/or record a risk assessment;


e. Patient 5 in that you did not:


i. undertake and/or record an assessment of Patient 5’s capacity and/or wellbeing;


ii. Record and/or provide a copy of your risk assessment report


f. Patient 6 in that you did not:


i. Undertake and/or record a baseline assessment on obsessions/compulsions and cognitive function;


ii. Undertake and/or assess Patient 6’s audiology problems in terms of him not wearing his hearing aids;


g. Patient 7 in that you did not:


i. Undertake and/or record an assessment of Patient 7’s
social understanding;


ii. Undertake and/or record an IQ test;


iii. Develop a bespoke programme for intervention.


h. Patient 8 in that you did not undertake and/or record undertaking assessments to obtain functional analysis profile of baseline.


i. Patient 9 in that you did not undertake and/or record a risk assessment;


j. Patient 12 in that you did not:


i. undertake and/or record a clinical assessment of Patient 12’s presenting needs;


ii. prepare a treatment plan;


iii. complete a CPA report


k. Patient 13 in that you did not:


i. Undertake and/or record an assessment and/or intervention in relation to psycho-education and relationships;


ii. Undertake and/or record assessing Patient 13’s capacity


iii. Develop a treatment plan


l. Patient 14 in that you did not:


i. undertake and/or record assessments of treatment needs and interventions.


ii. develop a treatment plan


m. Patient 15 in that you did not review and/or record reviewing Patient 15’s obsessional behaviours


n. Patient 16 in that you did not undertake and/or record an autism assessment


2. Failed to make any or any adequate record of clinical contact with the following service users and/or record entries relating to your contact in their respective case files:


a. Patient 1;

b. Patient 2;


c. Patient 3;


d. Patient 4;


e. Patient 5;


f. Patient 6;


g. Patient 7;


h. Patient 8;


i. Patient 9;


j. Patient 12;


k. Patient 13;


l. Patient 14;


m. Patient 15;


n. Patient 16.


3. Failed to regularly attend Multi-disciplinary meetings and/or attend Multi-disciplinary meetings in a timely manner across the following organisations:


a. Wallace Hospital;


b. Thistle Care Home;


c. Ellen Mhor;


d. Rainach House;


e. Trinity House.


4. Failed to make yourself available to attend a meeting with the police in relation to Patient 5 on 26 October 2017 or advise that you were unavailable on this date.


5. The matters set out in Paragraphs 1 - 4 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.


6. Your fitness to practise as a Clinical Psychologist is impaired by reason of your misconduct and/or lack of competence.

Finding

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Order

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Notes

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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Dr Kenneth Aitken

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
14/06/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held