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Social worker Martin Sands has been suspended from the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Register for 12 months on grounds of misconduct after failing to respond to child protection and/or child welfare concerns whilst employed by Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee…
Occupational therapist John Valmoria was struck off the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Register because of a conviction for theft from a service user while working as a care home manager. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard that Mr Valmoria stole from a service user,…
Social worker Shaun Woosey has been struck off the the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Register on the grounds of misconduct after serious failings over a protracted period put vulnerable service users at risk of harm. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard that Mr Woosey…
Social worker Diane Cleasby has been suspended from the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Register for one year on grounds of misconduct after putting vulnerable service users at risk of harm on four separate occasions whilst employed by Lancashire County Council. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence…
Social worker David Longe has been struck off the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Register for dishonesty constituting misconduct, after using counterfeit immigration documents to secure employment at Thurrock Council. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard that checks carried out by Comensura (working on behalf…
A Gwynedd adult care home manager has been struck off the Register of Social Care Workers for neglecting older people in her care. Joan Lesley Heatley, formerly employed by a private residential home in Gwynedd, failed to uphold the standards of the Code of Practice for Social Care Workers by…
A registered residential child care worker has been struck off after taking guns into a Monmouthshire home and letting two young people fire them. James John Gurie’s removal from the Register of Social Care Workers means he will no longer be able to work as a residential child care worker…
A misconduct case against a residential child care worker has been dropped by a Care Council for Wales conduct committee in Cardiff. Benjamin Howells, formerly employed by Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, will be allowed to continue working in social care after a charge of misconduct against him was…
An adult care home manager has been struck off the Register of Social Care Workers for making offensive comments to a vulnerable resident in her care. Patricia Thomas, formerly employed the Ty Gwynno Care Home in Pontypridd, South Wales, failed to uphold the standards of the Code of Practice for…
Social worker Mrs Tsitsi Nhevera has been suspended from The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Register for a period of 12 months after receiving a caution from West Midlands Police for neglect-child cruelty. A Conduct and Competence Committee Panel heard that at the time of the incident which gave…
Two care home workers have reappeared in court accused of failing to seek medical help for an elderly resident who died after suffering a head injury. Benter Ouma and Sabrina Hewitt are both alleged to have wilfully neglected 85-year-old Norah Boyle in September 2013. Ouma, 31, and Hewitt, 39, are…
Social worker Rebecca Allen has been suspended from the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) Register for a further six months following a review of a suspension order imposed in 2014 as a result of misconduct and current impairment. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee conducted a…