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Waypoint: Stay Safe Be Safe

Stay safe, be safe

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.

News

July 11, 2016
Penetanguishene – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is demanding that Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care immediately hire security personnel on all wards to prevent more violence again
July 8, 2016
Penetanguishene – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is releasing a dramatic new video today as part of its campaign to demand a safe workplace fo
July 7, 2016
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) has launched a media blitz to highlight what it sees as unsafe working conditions at Penetanguishene’s Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care.
July 4, 2016
Penetanguishene – “I’ve been punched so hard I was knocked unconscious and suffered a brain bleed,” says one worker from Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care.
May 31, 2016
Brockville – An Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) order made on May 30 that helps protect staff and patients at Brockville Mental Health Centre should be applied provincewide, according to the

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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