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Thank you to our Disability Support Workers!

6th August 2020

Friday 7 August is Disability Support Worker (DSW) Day at Rocky Bay! It is a chance for us all to recognise the incredible work of our DSWs across our Community and Supported Accommodation divisions, and the vital support they provide to our customers every day. One of our Community DSWs, Chiara Pieravanti, has been with Rocky Bay for five years, and spends much of her time supporting customers in the …

Meet Daniella – Rocky Bay Physiotherapist with a focus on paediatrics

23rd July 2020

Did you know Rocky Bay has a dedicated physiotherapy service in Mandurah that focuses on paediatrics? Rocky Bay Physiotherapist, Daniella Stoch, is a physio whose focus area is paediatrics and is based at the Mandurah hub three days a week, and in Ascot two days a week, providing services from early childhood intervention to the youth age group. The services provided include: Assessment and intervention such as hydrotherapy Play-based therapy …

Lesley and Crystal ride again

23rd July 2020

Lesley, a Rocky Bay customer of nearly four years, has been able to continue her much loved hobby of riding her horse Crystal, thanks to some innovative thinking and funding from Rocky Bay’s Wishing Tree for a custom-built sulky. Lesley lives with fibromyalgia, a condition which causes severe muscle pain and stiffness. Riding is a passion for Lesley, who has been an avid equestrian for most of her life, but …

Why is fibre important?

2nd July 2020

Our Advanced Clinician Dietician, Catherine, shares some information about fibre and why it is so important for a healthy, balanced diet. Be sure to also check out a delicious, healthy recipe for a zucchini slice that you can easily make at home below! WHAT IS FIBRE? Fibre is the parts of plant foods such as cereals, fruits and vegetables that cannot be digested and help to keep our digestive system …

Grant’s gift

2nd July 2020

Rocky Bay supports everyday West Australians living with disability achieve great things. It is Rocky Bay’s customers, dedicated staff and the generosity of the community that have allowed the organisation to support people living with disability for over 80 years. Thanks to the generosity of Maurice Grant Lewis (Grant to his friends and family), a Rocky Bay customer of 11 years who sadly passed away on 18 September 2019, Rocky …
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