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Mainstream Living Newsletter: Employee Newsletter - November 2017

Congratulations to this year's annual award winners! Empowerment Award - Wanda Walker Inclusion Award - Julie Mace Champions of Change - Joni Houck, Burabari Taoh, and Trish Mull-Short Wellness Award - Christine Hatcher Rising Star Leader of the Year HCBS - Michelle Strutzenberg Rising Star Leader of the Year Mental...
Congratulations to this month's winners! Your gift card will be delivered to the offices or through your supervisor. Carol Waddle - nominated by Jenni Stephenson Staff has struggled with a member who often feels as though he is not heard and gets angry and refuses to listen to anyone. When... Read More
From an outsider’s perspective, working at Mainstream Living can seem like a pretty straightforward job. Members tell staff what they want to do with their lives, and staff help them fulfill those goals. Once we work directly with members, however, we come to realize that the work we do has... Read More
Mainstream Living’s Fremont location is a licensed “Residential Care Facility for Persons With Mental Illness” (RCF-PMI). The facility is licensed by the Department of Inspections and Appeals for 11 beds and provides a higher level of service than most Mainstream sites within the mental health department. Members that reside at... Read More
As the holidays approach, many of us become excited and are nostalgic for seasonal festivities. Keep in mind however, that while some people are very happy around the holidays, others can become depressed, experience anxiety, or have other negative feelings. There are many factors that can affect mood during the... Read More
Mainstream Living is a part of the Polk County Positive Behavior Supports network. Each month, training topics are offered to staff in an effort to continually improve and enhances services to our members.
What brought you to Mainstream Living? I have a friend who I respect very much who is a nurse. She recommended I apply at Mainstream because she thought I would be a good fit. What is your favorite thing about work? My favorite thing about work is being able to...

November Birthdays

November Anniversaries

Pumpkin: 1 medium sugar pumpkin (about 3 pounds) Canola oil, for oiling pumpkin Easy Pie Crust: 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for flouring 1/4 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup (11 tablespoons) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces Filling: One 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup whipping cream 2...
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