Ms Sarah Helen Goldby

: Social worker

: SW72678

: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 18/12/2017 End: 17:00 21/12/2017

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

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

Allegation

During the course of your employment as a Social Worker with Durham County Council between December 2015 and 24 August 2016;

1. Between or around the 4-6 May 2016, in regards to service user A, you arranged the discharge of service user A from hospital and;
a) Did not complete a comprehensive assessment of service user A’s needs and/or what services were identified to meet these needs;
b) Did not complete a Care Plan for service user A upon his discharge;
c) Did not complete an assessment and/or Care Plan for service user A after visits onto the ward on;
a. 11 April 2016; and/or
b. 28 April 2016.
d) Did not advise relevant parties of the planned discharge of service user A, which included;
a. your colleagues; and/or
b. the Locality Team;
e) Did not provide a level of care package that was permitted under the Children & Adults Service Scheme of Delegation.
f) Did not seek the appropriate authorisation for the care package;
g) Did not maintain accurate daily recordings in regards to service user A;
h) During May 2016 on your return to work, you amended your recordings about service user A after his hospital discharge.
i) Did not involve service user A’s family in the assessment process
a. to ensure their views were included; and/or
b. to ensure that they could provide the level of care required during the day;
j) Did not share appropriate and/or accurate information with;
a. service user A;
b. his family; and/or
c. the care agency.

2. Your actions as set out in paragraphs 1a - j amount to misconduct and/or lack of competence.

3. By reason of this misconduct and/or lack of competence your fitness to practise as a Social Worker is impaired.

 

 

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Hearing history

History of Hearings for Ms Sarah Helen Goldby

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
18/12/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held