This page contains information about the effectiveness of provision for SEND in Wiltshire and Wiltshire Councils strategic SEND plans.
Provision for those with special educational needs and disabilities in Wiltshire is regularly evaluated, the results from these reviews are a part of the process that informs the future strategies to improve services. You can also share your personal reviews of the services you interact with, details on how to do this can be found by visiting, Getting involved.
Wiltshire SEND Strategy
The following document sets out all the areas Wiltshire Council aims to improve and how it expects to act for those in the SEND community until 2024.
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Ofsted - is the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills
Between 29 January 2018 and 2 February 2018, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducted a joint inspection of the local area of Wiltshire to judge the effectiveness of the area in implementing the disability and special educational needs reforms as set out in the Children and Families Act 2014.
ILACS - Inspection of Local Authority Childrens Services
To read more about what this inspection type please visit the GOV.UK: Guidance - Inspecting local authority children’s services.
Inspection dates: 3 June 2019 to 19 June 2019
HCRG - Health Care Resourcing Group Quality of Care Inspection
This report describes the judgement of the quality of care at this service. It is based on a combination of what was found when inspected, information from the ongoing monitoring of data about services and information given by the provider, patients, the public and other organisations.
Date of inspection visit: 18 and 19 October 2022
JSNA - Joint Service Needs Assessment
A Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) is a statutory document produced for the local Health and Wellbeing Board to support the production of a joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy. These documents provide a critical resource to enable evidence-based planning for local services, with the aim of improving health and wellbeing outcomes and reducing inequalities.
For information specific to SEN you can find this under education and employment. The report also covers health, population, housing and other areas.
To read the full report including the SEN specific findings please visit Wiltshire Intelligence: Education and employment.
Designated Clinical Officer annual report
The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the role and responsibilities of the Designated Clinical Officer (DCO) for Special Educational Needs and / or Disability (SEND) working at NHS Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire (BSW) Integrated Care Board (ICB). It will identify some of the work undertaken over the last 12 months and describe plans and aspirations for the next 12 months.
For the full report please visit: DCO for Special Educational Needs and / or Disability (SEND) annual report (bsw.icb.nhs.uk)