Carolyn Newton’s smile and positive outlook has been an integral part of her position as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) at Opengate since 2013. She works with a contagious enthusiasm that is felt among those she cares for as well as her co-workers.
Respect and dignity as part of our Opengate mission is taken seriously by Carolyn and her example for other DSPs serves as a teaching tool. Her warmth and comfortable personality engages everyone who meets her.
With a positive outlook on life, Carolyn adapts to any situation she encounters and she has no problem taking on tasks. She understands her duties to the residents and provides an organized structure while planning activities necessary for the success of our individuals.
Carolyn has had the opportunity to work at several Opengate sites where she immediately assesses what’s needed to complete all that she encounters. She has a full understanding of what’s expected of her and continuously rises above and beyond her assignments.
Advocating for the individuals with a positive approach, Carolyn recognizes the importance of leading by example. She works side by side with everyone and does her best to make each person feel special.
Opengate is grateful to have Carolyn Newton as a DSP representing our mission among our individuals as well as her co-workers.