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Jun 4, 2020, 2:27 PM
Countryside, the leading UK mixed-tenure developer has donated £3,500 to Swan Housing Association to support two projects that provide additional support to residents and Care and Support customers.
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Mar 23, 2020, 11:37 AM
Unfortunately there have been reports of people knocking on doors to say they are carrying out coronavirus tests on behalf of NHS/your surgery etc. Please note, there are no such initiatives. If anybody knocks on your door that you do not know, please ignore them, if they are persistent, call the police. These are thieves trying to take advantage of vulnerable people.
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Jan 29, 2020, 7:01 PM
The party hats have been out at Oakroyd House! One of our wonderful residents celebrated her 100th Birthday. Over 50 people joined the fabulous tea party that had been arranged to ensure the perfect celebration.
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Nov 22, 2019, 2:56 PM
At Swan we support younger people aged 16-25 through our Foyer services which provide accommodation and support to achieve their transition to independence. Young people coming into our schemes are people who have experienced significant challenges in their young lives such as experiencing a family breakdown, leaving the care system, being at risk of or even being homeless.
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Oct 15, 2019, 5:25 PM
Pete Morely-Watts, Swan’s Director of Care and Support has scooped the ‘Housing Professional of the Year’ award at the prestigious 24 Housing Awards and the Housing Essex Excellence Awards. Pete, who has worked for Swan since 2015 has had a significant impact on the lives of many vulnerable people throughout his career. He is also dedicated to being the best manager he can and recently became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management.
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Jun 7, 2019, 4:04 PM
Swan Housing Association has today welcomed Julia Lopez MP to Heather Court Foyer to celebrate achieving formal Foyer Federation FOR Youth accreditation. The accreditation celebrates the quality of the service Swan provides to the young residents who live at the Foyer in Harold Wood, Romford.
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May 24, 2019, 9:54 AM
Swan’s Supported Housing Team have been working to bridge the generation gap with a Growing Together gardening project. Charlie, a young resident living at Swan House Foyer in Basildon travelled to Dobsons House in Rayleigh where he joined staff and residents to replant the garden.
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Apr 11, 2019, 11:57 AM
Swan Care and Support South recently underwent a Care Quality Commission (CQC) Inspection and are delighted that they have, once again, been rated as good across all five areas. The inspection took place with just 48 hours’ notice and involved seven staff, seven service users and five relatives.
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Dec 21, 2018, 10:52 AM
Yesterday The Cannons held yet another successful Christmas party, involving customers, friends, families, social care partners and of course the fabulous care team.
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Sep 26, 2018, 5:15 PM
The Rapid Response Service, based in Colchester, has just been shortlisted for the Great British Care Awards, South East region.