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Claire Sheppeck
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Registered role
Adult Care Home Manager
Outcome
Removal Order
Location
This is a remote hearing by Zoom - please contact hearings@socialcare.wales if you would like to observe
Employer
Previously SOUTHERN CARE GROUP
Type of hearing
Fitness to Practise Panel

Decision summary

A Fitness to Practise Panel that sat remotely on 22 – 30 April 2021, has found allegations proved that Claire Sheppeck, a registered adult care home manager, failed to ensure two care homes were run with sufficient care, competence and skill in a way that protected, promoted and maintained the safety and well-being of individuals.

The Panel found Claire Sheppeck’s current fitness to practise was impaired and imposed a Removal Order which means she will be unable to work in a regulated social care role in Wales.

Claire Sheppeck has the right of appeal to the Care Standards Tribunal within 28 days.

A copy of the panel’s full reasons are available on request.

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Summary of allegations

It is alleged that Ms Sheppeck as quality assurance advisor for Coed Duon should have supported Ms Mellor in running the home and is therefore jointly responsible for the failures.

It is further alleged that Ms Sheppeck was managing Plas Coch and failed to protect, promote and maintain the safety and well being of the individuals in her care and failed to run the home with sufficient care, competence and skill.