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Waypoint Centre For Mental Health Care

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August 2, 2016

Caregivers at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care work with some patients who have committed serious crimes.

Workers say violent incidents are increasing in both frequency and severity.  Yet, the caregivers aren’t trained in appropriate self-defence techniques. 

August 2, 2016

Penetanguishene – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is demanding that Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care provide caregivers with specialized training in self-defence.  Waypoint includes a maximum-security forensic division that is home to patients who have been found not crim

July 29, 2016

Penetanguishene – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) has released a new video that emphasizes the correlation between worker safety and patient safety at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care.  The vid

July 26, 2016

Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care includes a maximum-security forensic division for patients who have been found not criminally responsible or unfit to stand trial by the courts. 

July 25, 2016

Penetanguishene – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is calling on Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care to implement safer staffing levels.  Workers say patient-on-staff attacks are becoming more frequent and more severe.   Yet caregivers at Waypoint often have to work alone, which puts