Mr Aman Kumar

Profession: Physiotherapist

Registration Number: PH110658

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 14/05/2021 End: 17:00 21/05/2021

Location: Virtual hearing, videoconference

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

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Allegation

Whilst registered as a Hearing Physiotherapist (PH110658)

1. On 20 February 2018 during a treatment session with Patient A you:

a) Did not maintain professional boundaries and/or communicate appropriately with Patient A, in that you:

i) Said to Patient A “because you have been so nice to me we can do a full back massage to help” or words to that effect;

ii) Provided a full back massage to Patient A and did not explain to Patient A your reasons and/or clinical justification for doing so;

iii) Asked and/or allowed Patient A to remove her top and unhook her bra strap when this was not necessary for the treatment being provided;

iv) Said to Patient A “don’t take this the wrong way but you have a really nice body” or words to that effect;   

v) Failed to leave the room or turn away to allow Patient A to get undressed and/or dressed in private;
   

vi) Said to Patient A “can you do me a favour?” or words to the effect and then made a flashing gesture indicating to Patient A that you wanted her to show you her breasts.

b. Did not explain to Patient A that she could have a chaperone present during the
   treatment session.

c. Performed a back massage on Patient A when this was not clinically justified.
d. Did not explain in your notes the reason for treating Patient A’s back.


2. Your actions at 1(a) (i)-(vi) and/or 1(b) and/or 1c were sexually motivated.

3. The matters set out in paragraphs 1 and 2 constitute misconduct.

4. 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 Mr Aman Kumar

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
14/05/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held