Among the DSPs, moral fluctuates.
The upper management have an open door policy and are available to talk when needed.
Management can sometimes block requests from going to upper management so it is important to keep inquiring on requests and see proof that the request has been submitted to the higher management.
Depending on what home you work at the level of gossip and negativity among staff is different - surrounding yourself with positive people is needed to keep some level of sanity in this crazy role.
Answered - Direct Support Professional (Current Employee) - Windsor, ON
The culture of the place that I worked was very team orientated
Answered - Full Time Front Line Support Worker (Former Employee) - London, ON
It is definitely not what they claim to be!
In short, backstabbing, constant caution kind of feeling
Answered - Direct Support Staff (Former Employee) - Windsor, ON
The focus is the residents as it should be but it is also the importance of the well being of the support staff.
Answered - Support Staff (Former Employee) - Sarnia, ON
The Staff here are very much a great team that do everything they can to provide the best life to the individuals they serve
Answered - Full-time Residential Counsellor (Former Employee) - Hamilton, ON