Press Release: NIA from Birmingham win the shield at Creative Support’s 5-a-side football tournament For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk


Press Release: Blackburn Brasilia win the cup at Creative Support’s 5-a-side football tournament For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk


Press Release: Sandy Lane Gardening Group receives The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service  For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk


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 […]


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


Creative Support is a finalist in the Skills for Care 2013/14 Accolades in the Best Employer Support for the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) category. The prestigious Skills for Care Accolades, which are now in their eleventh year, reward the best in adult social care. They are awarded to organisations and employers who […]


World Book Day takes place on Thursday 6th May. World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) reading. It’s designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading and is marked in over 100 countries all over the world. To celebrate, our service users and staff tell us […]


Creative Support has purchased Delos Community, a care provider which has been delivering excellent, person-centred services for many years in Northamptonshire. Delos provides residential care, community outreach, supported living and innovative day services for people with a learning disability. Delos and Creative Support share the same values and ethics with a firm commitment to a […]


  On 25th December, Dudley residents were treated to the first annual Christmas Day event held at The Savoy Centre in Netherton. The Christmas Day festivities, which were organised by Dudley Floating Support working in conjunction with Black Country Housing, were to offer those in the local borough who may have been feeling socially isolated […]


January is Health and Wellbeing Month at Creative Support! January is a great time to make resolutions to improve your health and wellbeing and make positive changes to feel happier and healthier. Fill in the pledge sheet below and revisit it again on Friday 31st January to see how you’ve got on. Share your stories […]


Christmas was a very busy time for Creative Support in the North East! Service users and staff at Middlesbrough’s Albert Terrace project showed festive charitable sprit by donating to their local food bank. With the support of staff, friends and family, they started collecting non-perishable food for several months before Christmas. A special hamper-making craft […]


Brian is a regular blogger for the Creative Support blog. Here is his latest post. Now another year has come to an end, I feel inclined to reflect on my continuing progress during 2013. Though I still have the medical conditions that make it necessary to take various medications, that’s second nature now, which is […]


Lindsey from Brandling Court imagines the festive fun of Christmas Day at Brandling Court: It was Christmas Day and there was a large Christmas tree with lights on, and parcels underneath. One for each tenant and staff. Tables were around the tree and no cars were in the car park as they had been parked […]


December is Customer Care Month at Creative Support! Customer Care Month 2013 will highlight the importance of good customer care and celebrate the many achievements of staff, service users and volunteers. Customer Care Month will introduce The Creative Way, look at complaints, set out Creative Support’s customer care strategy for 2014 and name this year’s […]


In the Autumn edition of Creative Life magazine, Stephen from Bradford tells us about his hobby of writing and performing poetry. Stephen has been writing for five years and is inspired by ‘Punk Poet’ John Cooper Clarke. Stephen says, “I’m always looking out for an opportunity to perform myself or encourage others to try. I […]


Regular guest blogger Pete Baldwin presents ten tips to fit exercise into your busy lifestyle: As modern day society is becoming more hectic, it’s important that we avoid using the ‘I just don’t have the time for exercise’ excuse. We can all get set in our ways, whether we’re busy or not but it only […]


On Wednesday 11th September, Creative Support hosted a stall at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust’s Hi! Tea event at Manchester Town Hall. On the day, there were information stalls and activities, and the Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust held their annual general meeting. The event was free to attend and open […]


Creative Support will be marking World Mental Health Day with a variety show featuring our talented service users! The event takes place on Tuesday 8th October 2013  from 7pm – 11pm at The Frog and Bucket in Manchester city centre Would you like to take part? We’re looking for talented people to perform on the evening. Do you […]


Earlier this year, I injured my knee in a (terrifically embarrassing) ceilidh accident. It was badly bruised and remained swollen and sore for weeks afterwards – so for a while, I couldn’t move around as freely as I’m used to without suffering pain. While my knee went through the various shades of purple and brown […]


The sun has been shining for weeks now, and lots of people are making the most of the summer. The warm weather is perfect for trips out and lazy days in the garden – but the heat can also be bad for your health. Back in January, Development Officer Imogen shared her tips for braving […]