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Final steps to independent living

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As individuals, we aspire to live in a comfortable, secure and stable home environment. Rocky Bay’s new independent living units, opening soon, will offer sixteen people living with disability a valuable opportunity to live within the Rocky Bay community but enjoy a greater level of independence in state-of-the-art, accessible units in Mosman Park. Several residents … Read more

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Successful return to the Wasps Nest

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Congratulations to the Western Wasps electric wheelchair sports team on an awesome result at the recent national games. The Wasps travelled to Sydney for the National Electric Wheelchair Sports finals in April. They won the Balloon Soccer Final 1 – 0 against QLD, the 3rd place Rugby playoff 16 – 0 against QLD, and played … Read more

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‘Holiday and Stay’ an awesome learning experience

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During the April school holiday, children between 10 and 16 years of age enjoyed a three day stay at Rocky Bay’s guest houses in Beeliar and Rockingham. Rocky Bay’s Home and Community and Therapy and Professional Services teams joined forces to provide participants the opportunity to practise life skills, being independent and making friends. It … Read more

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What a relief – avoiding pressure sores

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We all know how uncomfortable it can be to sit in one seat for a long period of time – just think of your last long-haul flight. Wheelchair users have to deal with this day in, day out. Pressure injuries are of great concern for people with limited mobility. They occur where prolonged pressure against … Read more

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Child assessment centre

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Rocky Bay’s Mosman Park facilities have been redesigned for families and children with the introduction of a child friendly assessment space and parent lounge and cafe. The previously open plan dining area has been transformed into an appropriate therapy area with state of the art equipment and technology thanks to the generous support of Variety, … Read more

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We have the technology

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On 13th June, a young paraplegic Brazilian stood up from a wheelchair to kick off the 2014 Soccer World Cup. He wore an exoskeleton, a robotic suit controlled using his mind. This is just one example of the huge strides being made in technology to improve peoples’ lives. Many everyday items such as controls in … Read more

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Support worker Lisa wins top award

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Congratulations to Rocky Bay support worker Lisa O’Donnell. She stood out from the crowd at the recent Disability Support Worker Awards, winning the Community Support Award. Lisa was recognised for her work in developing a sensory programme for two Getabout members living with disability. The programme required extensive research and took a year to develop. … Read more

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Celebrating National Volunteers Week – 12-18 May 2014

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Rocky Bay thank all our volunteers for their generosity and great contribution they make each and every week! We highly value all our volunteers assisting in Getabout , RecConnect, Residence, Transport & Facilities, Administration, events, community and also our School Holiday Programmes. We also thank the students in the local community who always think of … Read more

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