Quality Assurance & Corporate Governance
Swiis have a robust Quality Standards Policy which underpins, and is implemented in conjunction with, a comprehensive set of operational policies governing each aspect of our Foster Care provision.
Our policies fully cover the statutory requirements outlined within the Looked After Children (Scotland) Regulations 2009, and all other relevant elements of the legislative framework for Foster Care.
The qualitative aims and objectives of our service which are identified within our policies and procedures include, but are not restricted to:
We ensure the services we provide meet:
Further to this, Swiis Foster Care Scotland operates a Quality Standards Framework which has been designed to monitor and appraise the management of our services, ensuring consistent quality of performance is maintained across every region and measured against a comprehensive set of criteria.
Swiis utilises CHARMS ™, a comprehensive, industry-leading, web-based software suite designed specifically for the management of fostering, adoption and children’s residential care services. CHARMS ™ enable us to integrate and monitor the processes and operations analysed by the Quality Standards Framework, improving our ability to measure these qualitative indicators accurately and dynamically. Our investment in CHARMS ™ exemplifies our commitment to ensuring that the quality of each of our policies, procedures and systems is monitored, assessed and optimised on a continual basis.
Swiis Foster Care England and Swiis Foster Care Scotland are governed within the parent company of Swiis International Limited.
The Board of Swiis International Limited comprises; Mr Dev Dadral; Chairman and Shareholder, Mrs Kamla Dadral; Shareholder and Mr Timothy Notchell; Company Director and Chief Executive Officer.
The Board has overall responsibility for the surety, stability and internal controls for the organisation. The control systems in place include (but are not restricted to) on-going internal and external auditing of the following functionalities:
Swiis International Limited recognises that sound governance provides a vigorous foundation for the entire range of Swiis services and the effective governance of our organisation has created a platform from which our services can develop with absolute confidence.