learning disability

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 […]

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 […]

Stop Hate UK has launched a new 24 hour helpline service, Stop Learning Disability Hate Crime. People in England and Wales who have experienced, witnessed or know someone who is experiencing learning disability hate crime can contact the helpline on 0808 802 1155 for support and information. The helpline is open 24 hours a day, […]

Unless you have been living under a rock recently you will have heard, at least in passing, about Ricky Gervais’ new Channel 4 television show, Derek. Derek is a mockumentary which follows the daily affairs of a care home. We are introduced to the older men and women who reside in the care home, the […]

2012 has been an exciting year in the world of disability sports, and the stars of this summer’s Paralympics shone brightly at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards, held at the Excel Centre in London on Sunday 16th December. Three Paralympic athletes were nominated for the overall Sports Personality of the Year prize: […]

Places are still available on two upcoming staff training courses, and our service users are also encouraged to attend. Understanding Learning Disability and Understanding Interpersonal Skills will both be held at Creative Support head office in Manchester on Thursday 23rd August from 9.30am until 4pm. To book your place, please complete a service user training […]

The residents of Scartho Road, our complex needs project in Grimsby, are making the most of their very own sensory room! The facility, pictured here, features mirrors, bean bags, cushions, mats, lights and tactile toys. A mural was painted by staff member Emily North, using glow in the dark, glitter and neon paints. Claire Steed, […]