Experienced West Midlands based speech & language therapy

Quality Standards

At Soundswell we measure ourselves against the following criteria:

Safe … caring …responsive … effective … well-led.... value for money

 ….   Safe

All therapists are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (RCSLT)

We have rigorous safeguarding checks in place including enhanced DBS.  

Record-keeping is subject to annual audit

We are General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant

For details  visit www.ico.org.uk or click HERE for information about Soundswell's GDPR compliance

Data protection lead officers are Diana McQueen and Jo Williams.

… caring

Therapists choose to work towards improving the educational, social and life-chances of children and young people.  They work in partnership with any/all others with similar goals & understand how difficult things can be for parents

responsive

We prioritise children with the most significant difficulties but do not exclude any child who has speech, language, or communication needs (SLCN)

Are flexible enough to respond to needs as they change or develop

… effective

Soundswell clients receive consistent & sustained quality therapy

Helping you measure impact is an integral part of what we do

All Therapists have access to relevant and up-to-date training

… well-led

Activity is underpinned and governed by policies and procedures www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-code-of-practice-0-to-25

We have robust and unambiguous contracting arrangements (with built in reviews) which support a service tailor-made for your client group &, if needs be, allow for trouble-shooting at an early stage

… value for money

Fees include contract reviews, annual report to evidence value for money, &, if you want it, strategic directional support for whole-school development plans in the area of SLCN

Ongoing support to make the most of your outcome data

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Quality Standards

At Soundswell we measure ourselves against the following criteria: Safe, Caring, Responsive, Effective, Well-led

  • All therapists are HCPC registered with the HealthCare Professions Council (HCPC) the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists & comply with their standards, including evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) (hyperlink to HCPC/RCSLT)
  • We have clear safeguarding checks in place (including enhanced CRB/DBS) (hyperlink to our summary form and info) Activity is underpinned and governed by policies and procedures (hyperlink to SEND Bill)
  • We have a robust and unambiguous contracting arrangements (with built in reviews) which support a service tailor-made for your client group. 
  • Fees include contract reviews, annual report with data and information for staff and to support your Governing Body in particular, and, if you need it, strategic directional support for whole-school development plans in the area of SLCN
  • Soundswell clients receive consistent & sustained quality therapy which prioritises immediate need but does not exclude any child whose primary presenting problem is one of speech, language, communication and/or interaction
  • Record-keeping is subject to annual audit
  • All Therapists have access to relevant and up-todate training