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Aging in the Workplace


Aging in the workplace can bring up so many challenges - from opinions being overlooked and younger workers being prioritised for promotion. This is particularly an issue that impacts women, as research shows that men can be viewed as more valuable and competent as they age. The reality is that…

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day


Interview with Abigail For International Women’s Day, we wanted to highlight some of the achievements of our incredible staff. We spoke to Abigail Harker (Senior Registered Manager in Doncaster) who recently won our Achieve Q Registered Managers Award. Abigail was nominated for the award by her Service Director, the staff…

Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic Month

Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic Month


This March, we are celebrating diversity with our Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic Month! This month will celebrate, appreciate and support our Black, Asian, and minority ethnic staff and service users. We aim to use this month to share joy, celebrate excellence and highlight the diverse backgrounds, cultures, and faiths…

Doing the very BEST we can

Doing the very BEST we can


Creative Support is committed to fighting Covid, protecting the vulnerable people we support and all our amazing staff.   These are the ways we can all do our BEST to help fight Covid.     Being Prepared  Ensuring effective infection prevention and control (IPC) and contingency planning   Engaging Others Engaging everyone…

COVID-19 Vaccine Positive Impact

COVID-19 Vaccine Positive Impact


By Lyndsey Downes Service Director and Vaccination Lead for Creative Support Be a vaccine advocate for our Creative Support service users! As the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine continues to gather momentum, Creative Support must make a real effort to capture this, encouraging our Managers and Senior Staff to…

LGBT+ History Month – Our Stories

LGBT+ History Month – Our Stories


To celebrate and commemorate LGBT+ History Month, we have spoken to staff and service users from Creative Support, who explore their own personal journeys to acceptance, love, and triumph. These honest and inspirational articles show the power of the individual, and the strength that comes from understanding. Thank you so…

Creative Support’s Guide to ‘Going Digital’

Creative Support’s Guide to ‘Going Digital’


Today marks #SaferInternetDay which aims to kickstart conversations about using technology safely and responsibly!  Since 2020, a lot of us have had to make the switch to using digital technology so we can connect with each other, take part in activities, and more. Some of us have found this easier to do…

LGBT+ History Month Introduction

LGBT+ History Month Introduction


February marks LGBT+ History Month! This month, people across the UK celebrate and educate themselves and others about LGBT+ issues and history which has been ignored or glossed over in the past. While a lot of the focus is on history, the aim of the month is to also look…

Creative Competition 2021

Creative Competition 2021


We are excited to introduce you to our brand new Creative Competition, where we want to celebrate creativity in all its forms! We would like you to send us your paintings, drawings, models, crotchet, embroidery, photography, creative writing, performances, or whatever other creative endeavours you enjoy, and each month we…

The Exceptional Staff Achieve Q Award Winners December 2020

The Exceptional Staff Achieve Q Award Winners December 2020


Aspirational, Compassionate, Hardworking, Inclusive, Effective, Value-Based, Empowering December 2020 Exceptional Staff Achieve Q Winners! Creative Support strives to achieve a high-quality service at all times, through our support workers, service managers and teams. This year we have seen an incredible sense of collective purpose to make things work and maintain an excellent level of service for the people…