Members' Benefits

What are the benefits to care providers of joining the Wiltshire Care Partnership?

  • Exclusive access to our new CQC Inspection Toolkit launched in February 2017, which is now available in the Members' Area of our website 
  • Monthly e-bulletin with key local, national and members’ news, information, and links to guidance, resources, events, training and publications
  • Members’ Forum meetings held three times per year exclusively for members, focused on issues that are of importance to care providers
  • Invitations to future WCP events and conferences (free or at discount to members)
  • Members’ Briefings summarising the key points of any important new policies that impact on members
  • Regular email updates and e-surveys to identify your needs and issues
  • Free listing of your service on our online Care Provider Directory
  • Permission to use the WCP logo on your website, showing that you are a WCP Member and adhere to our Code of Conduct
  • Access to the joint work programme with commissioners focused on shared priorities, e.g. the Care Act, Working Group on Costing Care, Quality Assurance, Continuing Health Care & Funded Nursing Care, Dementia Strategy, End of Life Programme Board and Wiltshire Workforce Action Group
  • Opportunity to engage with and influence the agenda of commissioners and new local developments, e.g. development of systems to improve transfers of care
  • Input into the joint work programme between WCP and BANES, Swindon and Wiltshire Care Skills Partnership (BSWCSP)
  • Discounted cost to attend the joint WCP and BSWCSP Annual Conference
  • Representation on Wiltshire Safeguarding Adults Board, and direct access to the Safeguarding Adults Mental Capacity Act Team (SAMCAT) for advice and consultation
  • Voting power to elect WCP Board and to influence our annual work programme
  • Free business health check from our partner, RedLink Alliance Buying Group. RedLink can work with members to review existing purchasing arrangements and offer a range of suppliers to work with, to help care providers achieve the best pricing and levels of service. RedLink’s suppliers include those providing fresh and frozen food, accountancy and legal services, waste management, furnishings, and technology solutions
  • Free initial phone consultation and free review of staff contracts and policies from our legal partner Royds Withy King.

If you are an independent provider of residential, nursing or domiciliary care for older people or adults with disabilities, in Wiltshire, please join Wiltshire Care Partnership now.
The stronger our membership, the better we can develop effective peer support, grow our collective voice and influence, and work together with commissioners to achieve the provision of high quality, safe services for older people now and in the future.