Universal Positive Support Strategies for Creating a Quality Environment
What are positive support tips?
Positive support tips are possibilities you can try to do that will enhance the support of most people that you know and support. These tips are all grounded in the values of person centered positive supports practices. They may be applicable to all people. In this document, the strategies described will work with people who receive supports, people you work with and co-workers. The tips below could add or enhance your support strategies.
Who could use these tips?
Providers (e.g., direct support professionals, supervisors, managers), Lead Agencies (e.g., case managers, assessors) or others caregivers in roles to support people using supports and services could try out any of these tips.
How could they be used?
Try them out and see how they work. These tips are possibilities. Take the time to evaluate the effectiveness of these strategies to determine what is working and not working. For example, you could scroll through these online, you could print them off and you could share them with coworkers. You could also share what has been useful and effective with each other.