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Waypoint: Stay Safe Be Safe

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If mental health workers aren’t safe in their workplaces neither are their patients. We need your help to support a safe environment for workers and patients.

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September 20, 2017
Toronto – Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), is applauding an
September 8, 2017
Penetanguishene – Ministry of Labour charges against the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care haven’t done anything to stem the flow of injured hospital staff to the local Emergency Room, the Ont
August 11, 2017
Toronto – In the wake of yet more attacks on staff by patients at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is urging health care leaders to act on
August 10, 2017
On August 8, 2017, a patient at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care came out of the shower swinging.
August 5, 2016
Penetanguishene – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) has released a new video calling for improved wor

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August 2, 2016
Caregivers at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care work with some patients who have committed serious crimes.
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 19, 2016
Workers at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care provide care to some patients who have been deemed not criminally responsible or unfit to stand trial by the courts.
July 12, 2016
Workers at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care need a safer work environment.
July 5, 2016
The number of assaults by patients against staff at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is growing, yet management isn’t doing what it should to address worker concerns. 

Media

Through the shadows : Dangerous and unpredictable

Through the shadows : Dangerous and unpredictable

Radio ad: Caregivers at Waypoint need self-defence training

Through the shadows: Everyone needs to be safe

Through the shadows: Everyone needs to be safe

Radio ad: Working alone at Waypoint: maximum insecurity

Through the shadows: No one is safe

Through the shadows: No one is safe

Radio ad: Waypoint needs walk-through metal detectors on all wards

Through the shadows: Mental health workers and mental health

Through the shadows: Mental health workers and mental health

Radio ad: Waypoint needs security personnel on wards

Through the shadows

Through the shadows

Radio ad: Safer building, safer workplace

Peter Sheehan interview

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