This year Creative Support reaches it’s 20th year of supporting people to enjoy their lives and reach their full potential! To celebrate this we are making September a special Service User Involvement Month featuring activities and events chosen and led by service users throughout the country, with a celebration finale in Manchester in October. We […]


Can you kick it? Yes you can! After the success of last year, the 5 a side football tournament is back! The date is confirmed for Saturday 5th June and it will be held at the Power League Soccer Dome, Trafford, Manchester. Keen to get involved? Well, you can … Enter a team Form a […]


A day celebrating physical health and mental wellbeing! Wednesday 7 April 2010, 10.00am to 3.30pm, Longford Park Stadium, Ryebank Road, Chorlton cum Hardy, M21 9TA. For more details, click for the poster


Congratulations to our Droitwich project, which has been awarded a Five Star "Excellent" rating for Food Hygiene Standards by the Environmental Health Department of Wychavon District Council!


Creative Support is pleased to announce that a new floating support service for vulnerable people in Blackpool is opening on 1st March 2010. This service will offer short-term housing related support and advice and we will work with service users to promote independence, social inclusion and well-being through outcome focused support, signposting and advocacy. Although […]


On Thursday 14th January, Sam Allardyce, Manager of Blackburn Rovers, formally opened Creative Support’s Social Inclusion Service for Blackburn and Darwen, funded by Blackburn with Darwen Council. There was a good turnout of service users and representatives from our partner organisations and great excitement about Sam’s participation. He was asked for many autographs and posed […]


Creative Support are holding a Recruitment Open Day in Leeds to find warm, motivated individuals to join our exciting new service which provides support to individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs. At our event you will have the opportunity to meet some of our staff, discuss the posts that are available and learn more […]


Every year in December Creative Support holds a service user Christmas party in Manchester. This party brings together service users from all our services throughout the country. This year we had so many service users wishing to attend that we had to put on two parties and much fun was had by all at both […]


To the excitement of service users and staff, on Thursday 14th January, Sam Allardyce, Manager of Blackburn Rovers, will formally open Creative Support’s Social Inclusion Service in Blackburn. To read more, click here.


The Creative Support Calendar of service users’ artworks is now available. All staff and service users will receive a copy soon. If you would like a copy please contact Harriet Knowles at the Creative Support Head Office. We would like to thank all our service users who have sent us photos of their beautiful artworks […]


We have had a great response to Creative Support’s ‘I Quit’ programme, with 23 service users and 50 members of staff giving up smoking so far and receiving a reward of £130 each, with many more on the way to being smoke free. A member of staff in Head Office recently quit smoking, ‘I was […]


The North East Service User Christmas Party was held on 9th December at the River Tees Watersport Centre. The party involved a tombola and lots of dancing. It was organised by the Training Team, who got into the Christmas spirit by dressing up, much to the amusement of the service users, some of whom quickly […]


Creative Support Maidenhead held a Christmas Party for all service users and tenants on 6th December 2009, at the Magnet Leisure Centre. The Party was a terrific success with more than 35 service users attending along with support workers and managers. It took a great team effort by the Maidenhead staff to organise the party, […]


The North Lincs Christmas Party took place on the 2nd December at the RAOB Club in Scunthorpe. 60 Service users attended and they all had a fantastic time. There was a lovely buffet, disco, Christmas Quiz and a raffle. The local newspaper attended and Mark Holmes won the signed Scunthorpe United Football whilst James Dawes […]


VOICES UK came to Creative Support’s Head Office in early December to give a couple of interactive workshops for vulnerable adults living in the community on ‘Keeping Yourself Safe’. Everyone enjoyed themselves and we all learnt about keeping safe out and about, at home, on public transport and getting help from the police. We would […]


Simonside Court raised £250 for Children in Need in November by participating in a 3 mile fancy dress walk. The weather stayed dry and despite the cold the team made it to the Crown Pub for a nice hot meal, reward for their hard work! They received a really positive reaction from passers by, including […]


We are pleased to welcome some new staff members to our Head Office team: Jenny Lovett has recently taken up the position of Quality and Complaints Manager and will be leading our internal quality audits in 2010. Our Development Team has grown with the arrival of Lucy Bell (PA to Anna Lunts), Alannah Gale (part-time […]

Dec

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CQC Success!


CQC (formerly CSCI) is the independent regulator of all heath and social care in England. Following recent CQC assessment visits to 32 Creative Support Projects, 15 projects were given a 3* excellent rating, with a further 15 projects reaching the 2* good rating. Not all Creative Support projects and services are assessed by CQC, only […]


In September, Beardall Court held an open day to mark the opening of their new landscaped garden, which was developed using the Elected Mayor’s Wellbeing Fund grant that they received from North Tyneside Council, and in consultation with their neighbours. The sun shone and a fun day was had by all. As can be seen in the pictures below, […]

Nov

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Pink Day


Friday 30th October was national Wear It Pink day in aid of the Breast Cancer Campaign. Staff and service users at Creative Support’s head office and some of our projects, joined in the activities, raising money for this important cause. At Cringle Road, everyone wore pink and some even had pink hair! All the tenants got […]