Mr Matthew Todd

: Social worker

: SW35750

: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 05/01/2018 End: 12:30 05/01/2018

: 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 at Torbay Council you:

1) Between January 2013 and August 2014 undertook work for Devon County Council without the knowledge or consent of your manager

 

2) Did not keep accurate records in that:

a) In relation to Case 1 you:

i. Recorded the same case notes for the visit on 18 April 2014 as the visit on 1st December 2013;

ii. Recorded that a visit took place on Good Friday (18 April 2014) although the foster carer stated that no visit took place on this day;

iii. Recorded that a visit took place on 29 May 2014 although the foster carer stated that no visit took place on this day;

iv. Recorded that a visit took place on 30 June 2014 although the foster carer stated that no visit took place on this day.

 

b) In relation to Case 2 you recorded that a visit took place on 3 April 2014 although you were off on sick leave.

 

c) In relation to Case 3 you:

i. Recorded the same case notes for the visit on 18 April 2014 as the visit on 29 January 2014;

ii. Recorded that a visit took place on Good Friday (18 April 2014) although the foster carer stated that no visit took place on this day;

iii. Recorded that a visit took place on 2 June 2014 although the carer stated that it took place on 10 June 2014;

 

d) In relation to Case 4 you:

i. Recorded that a visit took place on May Day bank holiday (5 May 2014) although the foster carer stated that no visit took place on this day;

ii. Recorded that a visit took place on 18 March 2014 although the foster carer stated that no visit took place on this day;

 

e) In relation to Case 5 you:

i. Recorded notes for a visit on 9 June 2014 although it does not appear in the calendar and contains inaccurate information.

ii. Did not produce notes for a visit in the calendar on 11 July 2014.

 

f) (Not found proved)

 

3) Between approximately December 2013 and August 2014, you did not carry out the required number of visits in relation to the Following cases:

a) Case 1

b) Case 3

c) Case 4

d) Case 6

 

4) Your actions as set out in paragraphs 1 and 2 were dishonest

 

5) The matters described in paragraphs 1-4 constitute misconduct and or lack of competence

 

6) By reason of that misconduct and or lack of competence 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 Matthew Todd

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
05/01/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
13/09/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Suspended
13/09/2016 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Suspended