Monthly Archives: May 2020

Are you up for the patchwork challenge?

Are you up for the patchwork challenge?


We need your help to make a Creative Support patchwork tapestry! We want services across the country to decorate a patchwork square and send it back to us so that we can sew them together into a masterpiece! The more services that get involved, the bigger and better the tapestry…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Briefing Videos by Anna Lunts


  Video #5 Briefing - 06/05/2020  Our Chief Executive Anna Lunts, talks about how as a society how we need to do everything possible to prevent the spread of the virus and Abbie DuttonGuiver, Acting Hardship Fund Officer speaks about our Coronavirus Hardship Fund.   Video #4 Briefing -…

In her blog this week our CEO celebrates an ‘outstanding’ CQC for one of our services and reflects on the dedication of staff across the organisation


During these challenging times it is uplifting to hear that our ‘Transforming Care’ service in Essex has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission. For some of the people we support in this service, it is the first time in many years they have experienced what it means to…

Creative Support service that ‘has transformed peoples’ lives’ rated ‘outstanding’

Creative Support service that ‘has transformed peoples’ lives’ rated ‘outstanding’


New Release Tuesday 5th May 2020 Creative Support’s Intensive Support service in Braintree has been rated ‘outstanding’ following a Care Quality Commission inspection undertaken in February and March this year. The CQC asks five questions of all the services it inspects: Is it safe? Is it effective? Is it caring?…

Creative Support increases hardship fund to help staff through Coronavirus crisis


News Release Tuesday 5 May 2020 A hardship fund established by national care provider Creative Support to help staff and service users through financial difficulties caused by Coronavirus has been increased to £15,000. The fund was initially set up with £10,000 at the end of March to be distributed as…

Do you enjoy writing? We want to publish your work!

Do you enjoy writing? We want to publish your work!


Creative Support are publishing a collection of service user writing, whether you write poetry, short stories, letters or something else, we want to hear from you! Writing is a great way to express yourself and talk about your thoughts, feelings and experiences. Each writer included in the collection will be…

We are recruiting key workers


  We are continuing to work in our local communities supporting vulnerable adults during the Coronavirus outbreak Working for Creative Support is more than just a job. It’s the opportunity to make a difference and have a positive impact on people’s lives. We are looking for caring individuals to join…