Office for People With Developmental Disabilities

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Wendy Hurlburt

REGION: 3 – Capital District
09/13/17
Wendy Hurlburt

Position: Direct Support Assistant

Years of Service: 7

WENDY’S FAVORITE OR MOST REWARDING PART ABOUT BEING A DSP:

“My favorite part about being a direct support professional is providing care to the individuals that directly improve their quality of life,” says Wendy. “I also enjoy being able to assist our individuals with experiencing new and existing activities in the community. I work with amazing staff who allow me to work in an environment that is cohesive and positive.”

ABOUT WENDY:

Sandra Walker, Developmental Assistant 2, says Wendy has always, and continues to be, a great staff member and an excellent employee.

“Wendy is honest, hard-working, and caring,” Walker continues. “She is a cut above the rest. Wendy works at several locations, volunteering her time. The individuals look forward to seeing her.”

Walker says Wendy volunteers to take the people she supports on trips, often coming up with great ideas for both indoor and outdoor activities. Walker adds that Wendy ensures that the individuals have a clean home and look good at all times.

“Wendy is, and has always been, an outstanding employee,” Walker says. “She treats the individuals with great care, always coming up with fun and new ideas for things to do. Wendy is always willing to help out with anything. She is one of a kind.”