Safeguarding adults in Wiltshire

If you live or work in Wiltshire and need to speak or refer someone to Adult Safeguarding here’s how to get in touch:

During Office Hours (8.30am – 5.20pm Mon -Thurs: 8.30am - 4.20pm Fri)


  • Adult Social Care: Tel 0300 456 0111
  • Police Safeguarding Adults Investigation Team: Tel 01380 826350

If the allegation involves someone in a hospital bed - contact the relevant hospital’s social work team.


Out of Hours Service (including weekends and Bank Holidays)


  • Social Care Emergency Duty Service (5.00pm – 9.00am): Tel 0845 6070888
  • Police Out of Hours: Tel 101 (Request Control Room)

Safeguarding adults from abuse and harm

Wiltshire Council  offers 2 half day introductory ‘Safeguarding Adults’ workshops to meet the needs of the Social Care workforce in Wiltshire.

  • Safeguarding Adults (Group A) - for all staff in health and social care services
  • Safeguarding Adults (Group B) - for managers of care services 

The workshops are delivered in line with the National Capability Framework for Safeguarding Adults (Sept 2010). 

Image of Safeguarding adults information flyerThis information flyer tells you everything you need to know about the workshops, including:


°  Target groups

°  Content and learning outcomes

°  Cost

°  Dates

°  How to book and find out more


If you have any queries please contact the Wiltshire Council  team on 01225 713183.


Please note the following:

As part of your learning your will be informed of the relevant policy and procedures for Wiltshire as contained in the Adult Safeguarding Guide for Provider Services (updated for 2016).

The Wiltshire No Secrets document can be found here. An 'easy read' adult abuse document can be found here.


Your place is not confirmed until you receive confirmation in writing from the Wiltshire Council team.

In the event of non attendance or cancellation at short notice, Wiltshire Council reserves the right to charge a cancellation fee in line with our cancellation policy, available on request.