Mrs Marie Devlin

: Social worker

: SW50528

: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:12:30 13/12/2017 End: 17:00 13/12/2017

: Health and Care Professions Council, 405 Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PT

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

Allegation

The following allegation was considered by a Panel of the Conduct and Competence Panel at the substantive hearing on 19 to 22 September 2016.

During the course of your employment as a Social Worker with Northumberland County Council:

1. On or around 2 September 2013 you kept 82 confidential documents in an unsecured locker.

2. On 20 April 2010 you visited Service User W to conduct a Continuing Health Care ("CHC") assessment checklist, but you:

a) did not make reference in your care plan document to:

i. CHC assessment checklist;

ii. Mental Capacity assessment.

3. On 20 October 2010 you visited Service User W, and you:

a) did not make reference in your care plan document to the information gathered at that review meeting;

b) did not record your risk assessment on the care plan;

c) incorrectly recorded the date of the care plan as 20 April 2010.

4. In respect of Service User D:

a) in relation to the care plan dated 21 November 2012, you:

i. did not record information regarding mental capacity;

b) in relation to a police referral of 14 March 2013 and/or the care plan dated 19 March 2013, you: 

i. did not record a risk assessment on the care plan;

c) following a police referral on 24 June 2013, you:

i did not undertake a visit to Service User D's principal carer.

5. Between 6 December 2011 and 11 January 2012, in the case of Service User G, you:

a) did not make arrangements for contact to be facilitated in respect of Service User G and the family;

b) did not provide the family with a copy of Service User G's care plan.

6. Between 13 November 2012 and 12 June 2013, in the case of Service User R, you:

a) did not progress the case to enable Service User R to return home;

b) did not record risk assessments;

c) did not complete a Mental Health Assessment;


7. The matters set out in paragraphs 1 - 6 constitute misconduct

8. By reason of your misconduct, your fitness to practise is impaired.

The following allegation was considered by a Panel of the Conduct and Competence Panel at the substantive hearing on 19 to 22 September 2016.

During the course of your employment as a Social Worker with Northumberland County Council:

1. On or around 2 September 2013 you kept 82 confidential documents in an unsecured locker.

2. On 20 April 2010 you visited Service User W to conduct a Continuing Health Care ("CHC") assessment checklist, but you:

a) did not make reference in your care plan document to:

i. CHC assessment checklist;

ii. Mental Capacity assessment.

3. On 20 October 2010 you visited Service User W, and you:

a) did not make reference in your care plan document to the information gathered at that review meeting;

b) did not record your risk assessment on the care plan;

c) incorrectly recorded the date of the care plan as 20 April 2010.

4. In respect of Service User D:

a) in relation to the care plan dated 21 November 2012, you:

i. did not record information regarding mental capacity;

b) in relation to a police referral of 14 March 2013 and/or the care plan dated 19 March 2013, you: 

i. did not record a risk assessment on the care plan;

c) following a police referral on 24 June 2013, you:

i did not undertake a visit to Service User D's principal carer.

5. Between 6 December 2011 and 11 January 2012, in the case of Service User G, you:

a) did not make arrangements for contact to be facilitated in respect of Service User G and the family;

b) did not provide the family with a copy of Service User G's care plan.

6. Between 13 November 2012 and 12 June 2013, in the case of Service User R, you:

a) did not progress the case to enable Service User R to return home;

b) did not record risk assessments;

c) did not complete a Mental Health Assessment;


7. The matters set out in paragraphs 1 - 6 constitute misconduct

8. 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 Mrs Marie Devlin

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
13/12/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
20/09/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Suspended