Click on an image to see the full picture. Dinner is served Eat, drink and be merry! Warrington Day Centre Sharon, Christianna & Janice Father Christmas arrives Adrian & Gary meet Santa Presents from Santa Paul & Mary open their gifts John, Jonathan & Iponeng All smiles! Enjoying the party! Janet and Gill Dressed in […]

I have worked in health and social care for 20 years, for a number of large providers, and for the last five years within a managerial position. In this time I have had positive and negative experiences. I decided to pursue a new challenge and applied for the position of Team Leader with Creative Support, […]

My name is Vivienne and my role within Creative Support is Receptionist in the North East. I began working for Creative Support in 2006 as a Senior Support Worker at one of the supported living schemes purposely built for people with complex Learning Disabilities. I really enjoyed my role and found it very rewarding supporting individuals […]

Janet moved into one of our Stoke services from a hospital service 4 years ago. She was in one of the care home flats until 5 months ago, when she moved into one of the bungalows. Janet chose what colours to paint the rooms of the bungalow, the curtains and other furnishings. ‘I feel like […]

Creative Support has been supporting me for 7 years now. Before this I was drinking and getting into fights and had to keep moving, living in different houses. I was not happy with my family and in trouble with the police. At Creative Support I lived with other guys and they became my friends. Creative […]

Creative Support is to the Health Care industry what Google is to the field of Information Technology … unpretentious, staff friendly and completely client focussed. About 5 years ago, I completed my Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and then got involved with doing some work for people with learning disabilities. Since then I have wanted […]

My day usually begins at 9am when I meet with my Line Manager and colleagues at our office. We have a brief meeting, updating each other on any issues, on-call emergencies which have arisen and plans for the forthcoming day. I also read our Communication Book, address any issues there and list my duties in […]

I moved into my home here in March 2002. I had lived in residential care before this. Since moving here I am more able around living skills. I am supported to make meals for myself and my co-tenants, I use the kitchen appliances with support from the staff, the oven, washing machine, tumble drier, doing […]

Hello, my name is Chris and I volunteer at an animal care centre. Penny the dog needs a good home and she is lovely. At animal care I clean out the dogs and goats and rabbits. I have worked with the cats as well. Nicola, my Support Worker, comes once a month to take photographs. […]

I have worked in this Telford service for just over 2 years. The first six months with the previous provider and the rest with Creative Support. Working as a Support Worker, then Acting Senior Support Worker, then Senior Support Worker and now Acting Team Leader. The move to Creative Support was exciting and welcomed by […]

Jess joined Creative Support in 2004 as Senior Café Coordinator for the Cyber Café in Manchester. At that time she was the only full-time and regular member of staff in the café, which provided a fairly basic menu. Over the next 4 years Jess enjoyed building up the service by expanding the menu, providing specials […]

Gary transferred to Creative Support under TUPE after we successfully tendered for the service he works for. Since then his role has developed: ‘Creative Support is a vibrant and exciting company. People are stretched and challenged, in a good way. My manager looks out for me, but also pushes me to develop my skills and […]

Ray started his career in care in 1992, as a care assistant. He has worked in elderly care, dementia care, with young people, and with people with mental health needs and learning disabilities. He gradually progressed into management roles and looked to develop his career further. Whilst working as Care Manager in a large nursing […]