Meet Penny, Carer Champion

As of Thursday 13th June, federal funding for the Carer Gateway program will end. This means our Carer Gateway Services will no longer be operational. For continued support, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Carers WA directly to receive services. Visit their website here or call 1800 422 737. We apologise for any inconvenience … Read more

Therapy from the comfort of home

Customer Jasmine is sitting down using her SupaPedal device with husband beside her smiling

Rocky Bay customer Jasmine now has an extra therapy session per week, thanks to the Motorised SupaPedal Exerciser that she can use from the comfort of her home.  Jasmine previously used the Motomed machine as a part of her physical therapy, until Advanced Clinician Physiotherapist Tanya, found a suitable at-home alternative.   This alternative piece of … Read more

Meet Abby, Community Team Leader!

We’re excited to showcase the dedicated Community Leadership team at Joondalup! Community Team Leaders handle a wide range of responsibilities, from offering support to our customers to organising engaging activities. They curate programs like Dungeons and Dragons campaigns, painting workshops, and Studio Fridays, fostering creativity while building personal growth and friendships. Their goal is to … Read more

Graduates leading the way with research projects

Rocky Bay is empowering the newest minds in the industry to champion research projects aimed at enhancing neurodiverse affirming practices.   A checklist for setting neurodiverse affirming goals and a resource to support mental health practices in neurodiverse customer are now being utilised by therapists at Rocky Bay thanks to the initiative.   As part of the … Read more

The Wishing Tree helping Darryl create magic

Customer sitting down and painting a canvas with bright colours.

The Wishing Tree has created magic again, granting customer Darryl new art materials, helping him paint the sky!  Darryl is a proud Indigenous man, who grew up in Kepa Kurl (Esperance) WA and moved to Perth in his early teenage years. Darryl has only recently discovered his creative flare and has made up for lost … Read more

‘Our Secret Garden’ Shines at FRINGEWORLD

Customer sits in front of sign saying 'Our Secret Garden' exhibition. Sign also has images of all the people who worked on the artworks in the exhibition.

Rocky Bay partnered with FRINGE WORLD for another year, Providing the Studio artists with an opportunity to showcase their work in the ‘Our Secret Garden’ exhibition.  The exhibition was delighted to be recognised as a FRINGEWORLD 2024 Award Winner! The FRINGE WORLD Awards celebrate the best in the festival, and we are proud to have … Read more

Making Phuket possible

customer sits on a small wall with the writing "Patong beach' behind him

In November of 2023, two Rocky Bay Supported Accommodation customers took flight to a tropical holiday destination. Customer Jason, who previously went on his first international trip to Bali with Rocky Bay last year, was eager to explore the nightlife and culture of Phuket. The customers were accompanied by dedicated Rocky Bay support workers Jayang Samphelk and … Read more

Celebrating family fun!

Photo of Rocky Bay customers having fun at Family Fun Day. They are smiling at the camera.

 Rocky Bay held its annual Family Fun Day on Saturday 2 December, an entertainment filled day for people of all ages and abilities.   The day was a success, with almost 600 customers, family members and staff attending.  Family Fun Day is held at the Mosman Park Hub, a space for customers, their families and … Read more

Recognising our support workers

Support worker Sheree Pearce standing in front of the mural of colourful wings. She is wearing a purple Mickey Mouse shirt with a light pink jumper and her Rocky Bay lanyard on.

On 14 August, we proudly celebrate Support Worker Recognition Day, which recognises the dedication and consistent efforts by our support team to enrich customers’ lives.   Our support workers provide more than just personal care, they build bonds with their customers, allow their independence to flourish, and bring a smile to everyone’s face.  Community Support Worker, … Read more

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