News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Wiltshire Council encourages experienced social workers back into the workplace during Social Work Week
Wiltshire Council social workers have been sharing their experiences of being a social worker and the benefits of working for the council as they celebrate Social Work Week.
Published 10 March 2023
Shared Lives carers help people regain the skills and confidence to return home from hospital
Wiltshire Council has launched a new support service to help people that are medically fit to leave hospital and continue their recovery in a safe environment while regaining the daily living skills and confidence they need to return to their own home.
Published 15 December 2022
Paralympian shares support for Wiltshire Council care staff as more people encouraged to join inspirational teams
British Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Millward MBE DL has taken on a new challenge of highlighting the great work of Wiltshire Council care staff saying they are "superheroes" for the difference they make in people's lives
Published 30 September 2022
Ukraine webinar provides latest news on support and next steps
Wiltshire Council hosted a Ukraine webinar on Wednesday (28 September) to provide latest information on support available and hear from hosts and community figures.
Published 6 September 2022
Cabinet to consider new long-term plan for people with learning disabilities, mental health conditions and autism spectrum conditions
Wiltshire Council cabinet will discuss the Wiltshire Independent Living Strategy at its meeting on 13 September
Published 6 September 2022
Wiltshire Council is part of technology pilot to help people maintain independence
Wiltshire Council has received £75,000 in funding as part of a national scheme to help involve older residents in shaping new digital services
Published 23 August 2022
Report reveals positive response to the Wiltshire Independent Visitor Scheme
Wiltshire has been highlighted twice in a national report which charts the success of a scheme which recruits volunteers to have a positive impact in a young person's life.
Published 27 July 2022
Residents updated on new care plans for Extra Care
Residents at four Extra Care Housing sites in Wiltshire can be assured of continued additional support while maximising the option to live independently.
Published 7 July 2022
Food network set-up to provide support in Salisbury
Food charities and community organisations in Salisbury have joined forces to establish a new local food network to offer additional provision to residents of Salisbury that are in most need of support.
Published 13 June 2022
Shared Lives Week
Wiltshire Council is visiting different towns in the county to mark Shared Lives Week from Monday 13 June - Friday 17 June