Congratulations to Pauline, winner of our Service User Achievement Award for April 2014. Despite her learning disability and visual impairment, she works as a volunteer teaching computer skills to people in her local community. Pauline will receive a £50 gift voucher in recognition of her efforts. For more information, including a full list of this […]


In our latest blog, Creative Support service user Tony tells us about his experiences of being a radio presenter on the inclusive online station LDOK.net, and explains why you should get involved: “My time as an LDOK radio presenter has been a great journey and experience. It began in the summer of 2013 (which sounds a little like […]


In the run-up to our Creative Communities Month in June, we’re inviting you to make nominations for our Community Champion Awards. We are looking for service users or staff who have shown a significant commitment to improving their community or achieved an outcome to be proud of in this area. Winners will receive a certificate and a voucher worth £20. […]


Two of our Support Workers from the West Midlands contacted us to tell us how the people they care for experienced discrimination on a trip to the cinema. Here, they discuss their experiences, and explain how the situation was resolved: Two service users from  Foresters Fold, Dudley Supported Living Service were the subject of discrimination […]


Last night, ITV Tonight broadcast a report into the lives of people living with dementia. There are now about 800,000 people in the UK with the condition, and presenter Fiona Foster met experts and carers who help those with the illness cope. It’s now estimated that one in three people will develop dementia in the […]


May is Creative Support’s Older Persons’ Month. An events fund is available to relevant services. Please complete this application form and return it by email to natasha.parmar@creativesupport.co.uk. Below is a list of useful resources  which will be updated throughout Older Persons’ Month: Information on Creative Support’s Older Persons’ Services Older Persons’ Month – Useful Links […]


The Space Centre‘s gala ball takes place on Friday 13th June at The Villa, Wrea Green. Places are limited for this popular annual fundraising so book now to avoid disappointment. For more information, take a look at this poster, or call Hilary on 01772 769391.


Comment by Service Director Gary Sheehan: Manchester as an Age-Friendly City For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk


Press Release: Mental Health Awareness Events in Dudley For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk


Congratulations to Paul, winner of our Service User Achievement Award for March 2014. He raised £230 for Epilepsy Action by completing a one mile sponsored swim. Paul will receive a £50 gift voucher in recognition of his efforts. For more information, including a full list of this month’s nominees and Highly Commended Winners, read our […]