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In your role as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Danshell Healthcare Group, between June 2017 and 9 November 2017, you:
1. Failed to undertake and/or record psychology input for the following service
users in the following ways:
a. Patient 1 in that you failed to undertake and/or record:
i. a risk assessment in respect of internet access;
ii. a capacity assessment
b. Patient 2 in that you failed to undertake and/or record:
i. a sexual risk assessment;
ii. a cognitive assessment;
c. Patient 3 in that you failed to undertake and/or record a dementia assessment;
d. Patient 4 in that you failed to undertake and/or record a risk assessment;
e. Patient 5 in that you failed to:
i. undertake and/or record an assessment of Patient 5’s capacity and/or
ii. Record and/or provide a copy of your risk assessment report for Patient 5 to your colleagues and/or Adult Support and Protection Services;
f. Patient 6 in that you failed to undertake and/or record:
i. a baseline assessment on obsessions/compulsions and cognitive
ii. an assessment of Patient 6’s audiology problems in terms of him not
wearing his hearing aids;
g. Patient 7 in that you failed to:
i. Undertake and/or record an assessment of Patient 7’s social
ii. Undertake and/or record an IQ test for Patient 7;
iii. Develop a bespoke programme for intervention for Patient 7.
h. Patient 8 in that you failed to undertake and/or record assessments to obtain functional analysis profile of baseline.
i. Patient 9 in that you failed to undertake and/or record a risk assessment;
j. Patient 12 in that you failed to:
i. undertake and/or record a clinical assessment of Patient 12’s presenting
ii. prepare a treatment plan for Patient 12;
iii. complete a CPA report for Patient 12.
k. Patient 13 in that you failed to:
i. Undertake and/or record an assessment and/or intervention in relation
to Patient 13’s psycho-education and relationships;
ii. Undertake and/or record an assessment of Patient 13’s capacity;
iii. Develop a treatment plan for Patient 13.
l. Patient 14 in that you failed to:
i. undertake and/or record assessments of treatment needs and interventions
for Patient 14;
ii. develop a treatment plan for Patient 14.
m. Patient 15 in that you failed to review and/or record Patient 15’s obsessional behaviours.
n. Patient 16 in that you failed to undertake and/or record an autism assessment.
2. Failed to make any or adequate 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.
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Final Hearing of the conduct and competence committee which adjourned no evidence heard to reconvene between 12-21 September 2022 at 10:00am on day 1 and 09:30 am between days 2-8.
Panel will not be sitting on 19th September. Period of National mourning due to the death of Her Majesty the Queen.
History of Hearings for Kenneth Aitken
|Date||Panel||Hearing type||Outcomes / Status|
|12/09/2022||Conduct and Competence Committee||Final Hearing||Hearing has not yet been held|