Assist employee allowed to return to care after failing to bathe weak affected person with dementia after they’d dirty themselves

A SUPPORT employee has been allowed to return to care after failing to bathe a weak affected person with dementia after they’d dirty themselves.

Sandra Clark was given a 24-month warning after her misconduct at Southside Older Individuals’s Service in Glasgow April 2020.

Clark additionally left the identical affected person sitting bare from the waist down and didn’t cowl her with a sheet or towel.

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The dementia care employee failed to take care of the weak resident’s dignity and was additionally discovered to have shouted and sworn on the identical lady.

She mentioned: “Cease this f*****g keep it up.

“No, it’s time to stand up, come on.

“Behave your self, I instructed you it’s time to stand up.”

On Tuesday the Scottish Social Companies Council (SSSC) dominated in opposition to putting Clark from their register and as a substitute positioned a warning over her identify for twenty-four months.

They famous that Clark had not cooperated with their investigation however that she had expressed some regret and perception into her actions.

Of their choice the SSSC wrote: “Social care employees ought to deal with weak folks of their care with respect and maintain them protected from hurt.

“You shouted and swore at AA.

“This was severe and will have triggered misery to AA particularly as AA is a weak resident residing with (Data redacted).

“Social care employees also needs to keep the dignity of weak residents.

“You didn’t bathe AA when AA dirty herself and left AA sitting bare from the waist down with out overlaying AA.

“The behaviour is severe as this isn’t the usual that’s anticipated of social care employees.

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“There’s a danger that you could be repeat this behaviour as there’s no proof that you’ve corrected the behaviour.

“There may be subsequently a danger to the general public together with residents. Your actions are additionally more likely to negatively have an effect on public confidence within the social care career.

“After referring to our Selections Steering, we determined the suitable sanction is to put a warning in your registration for a interval of two years.

“A warning marks the behaviour as unacceptable and that it mustn’t occur once more.”

The 2-year discover of warning comes into impact on 13 September 2022.