Child death case worker ban was 'disproportionate'

October 2009
Community Care;10/1/2009, Issue 1789, p10
The article reports that a Care Council for Wales conduct committee has been accused of being overly influenced by a child's death in its decision to bar a social worker from Swansea, Wales. It was the verdict of the First-tier Tribunal, which reinstated Eleni Cordingley on the Welsh social care register. Swansea Council, which had sacked Cordingley after the hearing because she was unable to continue practising as a social worker, said it had offered to reinistate her in her old post.


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