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Meet Steph – Rocky Bay Neuro/Rehab Speech Pathologist

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Speech Pathology Week, held from 23 to 29 August, recognises and promotes the work done by speech pathologists with individuals who live with a communication disability. Speech Pathologists diagnose and treat communication disorders, such as difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language, reading and writing, social skills and work with individuals who experience difficulties with swallowing … Read more

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Fenton flies high

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Fenton D’Rozario was determined to reach his ultimate goal of indoor skydiving when he started his health journey three years ago, and this month he has done just that, thanks to support from Rocky Bay’s Wishing Tree. Thirty-five year-old Fenton, a Rocky Bay supported accommodation customer based in Eden Hill, has been on a path … Read more

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

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August is Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Awareness Month. WHAT IS SMA? Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disease affecting the central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, and voluntary muscle movement (skeletal muscle). SMA involves the loss of nerve cells called motor neurons in the spinal cord. Muscles atrophy (weaken) with time, and people living with SMA … Read more

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Thank you to our Disability Support Workers!

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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. We chatted with Chiara Pieravanti, DSW in our Community team, … Read more

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