Our case studies are based on real life fitness to practise concerns we have received. They illustrate the types of issues that are taken into consideration by a panel when deciding if a registrant’s fitness to practise is impaired, and if so what sanction to apply.
|Type of concern||Failure to maintain adequate records|
Standards of conduct, performance and ethics (updated in August 2012)
An occupational therapist’s employer raised concerns relating to their clinical practice and conduct, following a number of incidents relating to nine different cases. The concerns included a failure to maintain adequate case files; not completing case notes about contacts with service users, assessment reports and care plans.
|Measures we put in place to protect the public||The Conduct and Competence Committee imposed a twelve-month caution order.|
- Learning material
- Case study
- Registrants, Employers
- Occupational therapists