News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 23 September 2021
Wiltshire Council statement on Care Quality Commission report
The council funds 19 residents at Furlong Close, with 13 other residents funded by 12 other local authorities
Published 22 September 2021
Wiltshire Council encourages "empty nesters" and those who fancy a change in direction to think about fostering
The council is encouraging these people to consider fostering and help meet the demand for more people to foster with Wiltshire Council
Published 21 September 2021
New dedicated out of hours line for domestic abuse
People wanting to report domestic abuse will be able to access a new out of hours number from this week.
Published 20 September 2021
New community support service soon to be available across Wiltshire
A community support service which has been available in eight areas in Wiltshire is being restructured and expanded to provide wider support across the whole county.
Published 16 September 2021
Wiltshire Council's Reablement Service has been shortlisted for MJ Award
Wiltshire Council's Reablement Service has been shortlisted for a prestigious MJ award for the way it has worked with community health partner, Wiltshire Health and Care, to integrate its services into an aligned discharge facilitation service.
Published 25 May 2021
Furlong Close update
Residents at Furlong Close will continue to access care and support as usual while the future provision at the site is determined.
Published 18 May 2021
Foster Care Fortnight - meet the team behind the scenes
To find out more about fostering with Wiltshire Council you can talk to the friendly team behind the scenes and hear from foster carers by joining a series of online events.
Published 5 May 2021
Foster Care Fortnight - Foster a teenager
Young people in care have been sharing their thoughts on what makes a good foster carer as Wiltshire Council launches a new campaign to encourage more people to consider fostering.
Published 24 February 2021
People urged to sign up to social care training and a potential new career
Wiltshire Council is encouraging people who may have time to spare or thinking of a new career in social care to join a government scheme that will support care provision across the county.
Published 23 February 2021
Statement on Furlong Close
At Full Council on 23 February, Wiltshire Council Leader Cllr Philip Whitehead said a rapid scrutiny review will go ahead around issues surrounding Furlong Close where Wiltshire Council has a number of residents.