Northumberland social worker suspended for putting patients at 'significant risk of harm'

Northumberland social worker suspended for putting patients at 'significant risk of harm'
 

A social worker has been suspended for 12 months for failing to carry out crucial assessments which left patients at “significant risk of harm”.
Marie Devlin was reprimanded for keeping 82 confidential documents containing service users’ details in an unsecured locker.
She also failed to update care plans following visits, did not complete a mental health assessment and failed to carry out a visit to a patient following a police referral.
A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee decided to suspend Mrs Devlin for 12 months, judging her to have “breached a fundamental tenet of the... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 37
Source: Sunday Sun
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