Meet Liz – Advanced Clinician Speech Pathologist

Advanced Clinician Speech Pathologist Liz Baird

Learn more about Neurodiversity Neurodiversity Celebration Week was recognised worldwide from 13 to 19 March. The aim of the celebration challenges stereotypes about neurological differences, transform how neurodivergent people are perceived and supported, and to promote neurodiversity acceptance and inclusivity. Rocky Bay has begun an exciting initiative – the Neurodiversity Project – which aims to … Read more

Blaz’s art dreams become reality

Artist Blaz with Rocky Bay Support Worker Meagan in the Studio. Blaz's colourful artwork if featured on an easel next to Meagan

Blaz Delic, a 67-year-old Perth creative, is now an official exhibiting artist, sharing his years of creative inspiration with the Perth community with support from Rocky Bay’s Wishing Tree.  Blaz’s exhibition, ‘The World Through My Eyes’, was on show for several weeks at the Victoria Park Centre for the Arts and included well over 30 … Read more

Women at the forefront at Rocky Bay

Rocky Bay Board member Miriam Borthwick, Wheelchair Basetballer Amber Merritt, CEO of RUAH Debra Zanella and CEO of Brightwater Care Group Catherine Stoddart

(Above L-R: Rocky Bay Board Member, Miriam Borthwick, Wheelchair Basketballer Amber Merritt, CEO RUAH Community Services Debra Zanella, CEO Bightwater Care Group Catherine Stoddart) Celebrations for International Women’s Day (IWD) were held at Rocky Bay on Thursday 9 March, with the sold-out breakfast event held at its Mosman Park hub with over 100 guests. Sector … Read more

Lady Lawley Cottage Update

Exterior mage of Lady Lawley Cottage, Cottesloe

Rocky Bay is proud to announce our newest facility – Lady Lawley Cottage in Cottesloe – has opened its doors for Rocky Bay therapy customers. We are excited to be able to start supporting children and youth from the site, with our range of specialist children’s services including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, paediatric continence, … Read more

A home of one’s own

A portrait of MArk who is wearing a grey t-shirt with AUS written in blue across it. He is looking off camera

Moving out on your own is an exciting step toward a more independent life, something that 56-year-old Mark Fitzgerald has recently experienced for the first time when he moved into his own one-bedroom Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) villa in Yangebup developed by Shift Accessible Homes, a Rocky Bay company. Until November 2022, Mark had mostly … Read more

Development Application for Belmont submitted

Our Future

Rocky Bay’s plans for a one-of-a-kind disability, health and community facility are one step closer to becoming reality after the proposal was submitted for planning approval with the City of Belmont. The Development Application (DA) for the Abernethy Road site details a three storey, campus-style facility that will support our work to respond to the … Read more

Meet Leanne and Lotta – Technical Assistants

Leanne and Lotta from Rocky Bay Equipment are pictured creating seat covers for wheelchairs

Meet Leanne Shannon and Lotta Collier, Technical Assistants within the Rocky Bay Equipment team. They have a very unique role at Rocky Bay and bring specialised skills to their jobs. As Technical Assistants, Leanne and Lotta create custom cushioning and cushion covers for wheelchairs, night time positioning cushions, or any piece that requires special covering … Read more

A ‘cool’ solution for our customer

Equipment Manager Eamon stands behind a wheelchair fitted with the WheelAir cooling system

Wednesday 1 March marks International Wheelchair Day, when we celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair can have on the lives of people living with disability. It’s also a chance to celebrate the great work of the many millions of people who provide wheelchairs, support and care for wheelchair users, and who help make the world … Read more

Success for our artists in first Fringe exhibition

John Carey MLA, Rocky Bay artist Hamish Lamont, and CEO Michael Tait stand in front of artwork at the "Our Story" exhibition at QT Hotel

The QT Hotel in Perth’s CBD provided a contemporary setting for the opening night of the Rocky Bay Studio’s “Our Story” art exhibition – part of Perth’s Fringe World Festival – showcasing the creative work of 29 artists living with disability. The opening night event, which was officially opened by John Carey MLA, was an … Read more

Navigating Small Budgets and NDIS Reviews

Navigating NDIS plan reviews can be a real challenge for some people. Many NDIS plans are being extended over longer periods, often across 2 to 3 years, so it is important to understand how your funding works for the services you require. At Rocky Bay, we are committed to meeting your needs and ensuring you … Read more

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