A home care worker in Wrexham has been struck off the social care register after being cautioned by police for theft and charged with gross misconduct.
Sharon Owen, who worked with vulnerable adults in Wrexham, was cautioned by North Wales police in August last year for stealing from an 81-year-old woman in her care.
Wrexham Council suspended Owen from her position in August and charged her with gross misconduct in October after she admitted that on two occasions she had stolen a total of £65 from the service user.
On Monday the Care Council for Wales removed Ms Owen from the register after she was found guilty of breaching the code of practice.
According to a spokesman for the Care Council for Wales, Owen was found to be in breach of sections two, five and six of the code of practice, including the requirements to be honest and trustworthy and not to abuse, harm or neglect.
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