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Anna’s Blog – The Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018


The announcement that the Mental Health (Use of Force) Act 2018 will finally come into force from March 31st this year is very welcome news. After years of delays since the initial consultations and announcement of the Act in 2018, the full details were recently published, and will create necessary…

Storytelling Month- Braille

Storytelling Month- Braille


  What is braille? “Blind people must be treated as equals, and communication is the way this can be brought about” – Louis Braille Braille is type of communication made up of raised dots which can be used by visually impaired or blind people to read and write. Contrary to…

Storytelling Month- Audiobooks; the Old Modern

Storytelling Month- Audiobooks; the Old Modern


Hundreds of years ago, long before we wrote books, we told stories to our friends and family out loud. Stories are as old as human language itself, and people would gather to hear these stories and pass them down through generations. This method of storytelling is as old as they…

International Women’s Day- Interview with MIMA winner Toni

International Women’s Day- Interview with MIMA winner Toni


We spoke with Team Leader and Manager Toni in Manchester, who recently won Manager of the Year in the Made in Manchester Awards! She’s told us about her Creative Support journey, and how it felt to win the coveted award. “I’ve worked for Creative Support for ten years now,” explained…

International Women’s Day- Interview with MIMA winner Hollie

International Women’s Day- Interview with MIMA winner Hollie


Hollie from our HR team was recently awarded the HR Professional of the Year at this year’s Made in Manchester Awards! She spoke to us about her work and how it felt to be recognised on such a platform as the MIMA's “I’m one of the HR Coordinators in the…

Get involved in International Women’s Day!

Get involved in International Women’s Day!


Tuesday 8th March marks International Women’s Day, and this year’s theme is ‘Break the Bias’. The official International Women’s Day organisation explained the meaning behind the theme, saying: ‘Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world…

Take part in our Storytelling Month this March!

Take part in our Storytelling Month this March!


March is our Storytelling Month! We’d love as many people as possible to get involved to help make this a really magical, interactive month. We want to help everyone tell their story - in their own way. Do you have a knack for writing stories or poems? Do you like…

LGBTQ+ History Month- Rainbow Laces

LGBTQ+ History Month- Rainbow Laces


By Rebecca from the LGBTQ+ Network Football has the power to bring us together. These are the words that I remind myself of over and over; that football is for everyone. The Rainbow Laces campaign began when Stonewall UK looked to fight homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia in sport. Stonewall claim…

Our Great Outdoors Grants are now open!

Our Great Outdoors Grants are now open!


The Great Outdoors Grant is now open!   We are providing over 100 individual grants of £30 to buy or put towards clothing or equipment for outdoor activities. Spending time outside can positively effect your wellbeing, from improving your mood and reducing stress to increasing your confidence and self-esteem to…

We have an Instagram!

We have an Instagram!


Finally, after years of ‘will they, won’t they?’, we are so excited to announce we have officially launched the Creative Support Instagram! Check us out @crtvspprt for all of your gram updates, and give us a follow to see what we have planned. Get an extra sneak peek into the…