In rare cases, a complaint against a practitioner results in the Practice Standards Panel recommending to the executive board that the person's membership is revoked or that they are de-registered. The following people have been deregistered or had their standard membership revoked. There are a handful of other deregistrations that have been deleted from the website because of time or the person is no longer practising in a health or social service field.
All names and deregistration details can be obtained from the Executive Director of dapaanz.
Jackie Bloor's standard membership was revoked on 13 October 2016 due to complaint being upheld against her practice. The specific area of breach was the principle of trust.
Steven Brady's standard membership was revoked on 31 March 2016 due to a complaint being upheld against his practice. The specific areas were breach of the principles of benefience and skillfulness.
At its meeting on 27 February 2015, the Executive approved the recommendation of the Practice Standards Committee to deregister and expel Gladis Robinson from the Association for non-disclosure of behaviour putting her client at risk. Her appeal against expulsion, which was heard at the May meeting, was declined. The facts of the complaint were not contested.
At its meeting on 28 May 2015, the Executive accepted the Practice Standards Committee recommendation that registered practitioner Kumeroa Johnson be deregistered and expelled from the Association for serious misconduct. The facts of the complaint were not contested. She did not appeal the recommendation.
The Executive accepted the Practice Standards Committee recommendation that registered practitionerTheresa Spinks be deregistered and expelled from the Association for falsifying client records. She appealed the recommendation but the facts of the complaint were not contested.