Sharing resources can enhance staff relationships and programming, librarian says

Newly-opened centre looking for a name By Lisa Bailey PosAbilities staff can now find every resource to support their programs in one place. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Positive approach is pathway to success, senior support worker says

Rapport builds to reveal a love for life By Lisa Bailey A positive approach marks the pathway to a successful relationship, says senior support worker Jonny.It’s the most important guidance he says he offers when training or orientating colleagues. He points to a relationship with an individual he supports as an example that it works. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Safety and health committee heightens communication and awareness

Initiatives foster staff involvement By Lisa Bailey A joint management-staff committee is engaging posAbilities staff members to help keep health and safety utmost in their minds. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Parents encouraged by Laurel consultants’ case study

Down syndrome conference presentation examines applied behaviour analysis Lisa Bailey Behaviour analyst Katie Allen and behaviour consultant Kathryn De Lisser recently shared a treatment strategy with approximately 40 parents that can enhance the lives of their children who have Down syndrome. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Chris Alex is ‘a typical guy like me,’ residential care worker says

Determination and drive revealed in sports and work endeavours By Lisa Bailey Reflecting on a relationship with Chris Alex that has spanned approximately 16 years, Chris Giles says he is “a typical guy like me” who has a penchant for sports, fun and good food. [click the title to read the full story ...]