About Swan Care & Specialist Accommodation
What We Do
Swan provides a range of care and support services, delivering oursocial purpose to make a difference to real lives in Essex.
Our services include strategic provisions of care and support; working in partnership with local authorities and clinical commissioning groups to deliver care and support services to those most in need. This includes older persons, young persons and those with learning disabilities, as well as providing a range of community and in-home support, including care.
Why We Do It
Swan Housing Association is a charity and is a registered provider of affordable accommodation across Essex and East London. This means that unlike many other care companies, we are not accountable to shareholders for profit. Any surplus that is made is returned to the charity to enable the building of homes for families within our area of operation.
Swan Care and Support delivers services in Essex.
We pride ourselves on the excellent service that we provide to our customers. At our CQC inspection, they noted that the support customers receive was “personalised and tailored to their needs.” That our colleagues were “committed to supporting people to remain safe in their homes.” We will work as hard as we can to make sure our we maintain these standards and push ourselves to improve wherever we can.
You can also find the CQC Reports below.
Our Foyers are members of the Foyer Federation and have received accreditation through the FOR Youth quality assurance and accreditation process.
Our services have been endorsed as follows:
- Swan House Foyer - Strategically Secure and Operationally Secure
- Dove Cott House - Strategically Secure and Operationally Secure
How To Compliment Us Or Complain
We want to provide good customer care and high quality services to all of our customers. We believe we get things right most of the time but recognise that sometimes things go wrong, or we may fail to meet your expectations. If you are unhappy with a service you have received we would like you to tell us. We can then look into your complaint, explain what has happened and, where necessary, put things right. Our complaints procedure tells you how to make a complaint and how we will deal with it
It is always nice to receive compliments too, so please do let us know if you have been happy with our level of care and / or our services.
Where we deliver care services, we must show evidence that we comply with The Care Quality Commission (CQC) Essential Standards. The CQC regulates all health and adult social care services in England to ensure they meet the essential standards of quality and safety. Further information can be found at www.cqc.org.uk
They inspect our care provision regularly and have given us the below ratings.