Mr Paul Perrett

: Occupational therapist

: OT53357

: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 29/01/2018 End: 17:00 01/02/2018

: Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service (HCPTS), 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 locum Occupational Therapist for Sandwell
Metropolitan Borough Council, you:

1. Crossed professional boundaries with Service User A in that you:
a. Offered support to Service User A, which was outside of your role, to progress her application for a Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
b. Between 6 July 2016 and 23 August 2016, sent text messages to Service User A which did not relate to your role as an Occupational Therapist
c. Visited Service User A, at her home, outside of work on or around the following dates:

i. 6 July 2016
ii. 7 July 2016
iii. 11 July 2016
iv. 14 July 2016
v. 19 July 2016
vi. 20 July 2016
vii. 24 July 2016
viii. 26 July 2016
ix. 23 August 2016

d. “air kissed” Service User A during the visits as set out in paragraph 1(c)(iv) – 1(c)(vii) above
e. On or around 14 July 2016, invited Service User A to visit your boat with you
f. On or around 26 July 2016, leaned back into Service User A and then turned and kissed Service User A on the cheek
g. On or around 26 July 2016, invited Service User to go to a café with you
h. On or around 9 August 2016, prepared and posted a Compact Disk to Service User A
i. On or around 23 August 2016, attempted to gain entry to Service User A’s property to do gardening work

2. The matters set out in paragraph 1(c) – 1(i) were sexually motivated.

3. The matters set out in paragraph 1 and/or 2 constitute as misconduct.

4. 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 Mr Paul Perrett

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
29/01/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held