News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 28 March 2022
Wiltshire Council launches a campaign to recruit more Shared Lives carers
The council is part of a national scheme which helps people live as part of a family, within the carer's home
Published 22 March 2022
Cabinet asked to approve new approach to providing day opportunities
It will be discussed at Cabinet on 29 March
Published 14 March 2022
Social Work and Me, reflecting on events, challenges, and successes in 2021
To celebrate Social Work Week, Wiltshire Council will be running a series of events to bring together social workers to learn, connect, engage and debate the growing value that social work adds to society.
Published 7 March 2022
New campaign to find foster families for 17 young people in the Calne area
Wiltshire Council began targeting local areas where this is a high need for foster carers last summer
Published 22 December 2021
More people needed for new service which helps people leave hospital sooner
Wiltshire Council is putting out a call for people considering a career in care to join them in a new service which helps people gain independence after a hospital stay.
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.