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Kayleigh Elkins
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Registered role
Residential Child Care Worker
Outcome
Removal order
Location
This was a remote hearing by Zoom
Employer
Landsker Care
Type of hearing
Fitness to Practise panel

Decision summary

A Fitness to Practise Panel that sat on 3 - 4 August 2021 has found allegations of serious misconduct such as conducting an inappropriate relationship with a young person proved against Kayleigh Elkins, a registered residential child care worker.

The Panel found Kayleigh Elkins current Fitness to Practise was impaired and imposed a Removal Order which means she cannot work as a registered child care worker in Wales.

Ms Elkins 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


Media- please contact: communications@socialcare.wales

Public- please contact: hearings@socialcare.wales


Summary of allegations

It is alleged that when working as a Residential Child Care Worker with Athena Care Group Ltd, that Ms Elkins

· During March, the Registered Person and her daughter took a past resident (young person) aged 15 to a concert in Manchester where there was an overnight stay and alcohol was purchased for the minors,

· Staff asked the young person to refrain from social media for the concert to ensure no pictures or evidence was seen by others,

· The young person was told by the Registered Person "I have broken lots of noses" when he eluded he was going to share the information.