Kenneth Aitken

Profession: Practitioner psychologist

Registration Number: PYL24570

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 12/09/2022 End: 17:00 21/09/2022

Location: This hearing will take place remotely

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 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
wellbeing;


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
function;


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
understanding;


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
needs;


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.

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

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.

Hearing History

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
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