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Rhys McCloy
Registered role
Domiciliary care worker
Removal Order
This was a remote hearing by Zoom
Previously Gateway Support and Care Limited
Type of hearing
Fitness to Practise panel

Decision summary

A Fitness to Practise Panel has found the following conviction proved against Mr McCloy, a domiciliary care worker.

Mr McCloy was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment suspended for 24 months for possession of prohibited images of children and making indecent photographs of children.

The Panel found Mr McCloy’s current fitness to practise was impaired and imposed a Removal Order which means he can no longer work in any regulated social care role in Wales and will be placed on the persons removed list.

Mr McCloy has the right of appeal to the Care Standards Tribunal within 28 days.

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

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Summary of allegations

Mr McCloy was convicted on indictment of possession of prohibited images of children contrary to section 160(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988