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Rocky Bay welcomes new Board member

26th October 2020

Rocky Bay is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Tricia Murray AM to its Board. Experienced in leading social and community service organisations, Ms Murray brings with her a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the areas of social work, child and family services, and leading multi-faceted community organisations. Ms Murray is the Chief Executive Officer for Wanslea and Wanslea Early Learning and Development, that specialise in the areas …

Carers Week 2020 – A carer’s perspective

16th October 2020

It’s National Carer’s Week from 11 to 17 October, a chance to recognise the 2.65 million unpaid carers in Australia who provide support to family and friends. Matt Lynch is a carer for Dyan, his wife of 30 years, who lives with severe encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Rocky Bay also supports Dyan with therapy services. For National Carer’s Week, Matt wrote a powerful account about his experience as a carer …

Our focus on accessible living

15th October 2020

Having recently added home modification assessments and Specialist Disability Accommodation housing (SDA) to a growing list of services, Rocky Bay now have a dedicated Advanced Clinician Assistive Technology and Advanced Clinician Home Modifications and SDA, who will provide customers with high-quality support in Assistive Technology (AT), home modifications and SDA assessments. Rocky Bay’s Advanced Clinician Assistive Technology, Amy Savourey, will focus on providing support to customers who are selecting suitable …

Rocky Bay in the Mid West

14th October 2020

Rocky Bay is growing, and this time we are taking our services 424km north of Perth to the coastal city of Geraldton in 2021! With a new premises now secured, Rocky Bay are set to open the new hub in January 2021. With a population of 40,000 people and the central city for the wider Midwest region, Geraldton is an opportunity for expansion and we are excited to be able …

Mandurah Showcase delights guests

9th October 2020

Rocky Bay’s Mandurah hub was a hive of activity on Thursday 8 October, with a visit from the Governor of Western Australia and Rocky Bay Patron, the Honourable Kim Beazley AC, and Mayor Rhys Williams. They were joined by Rocky Bay Chairperson, Susan Male and CEO, Michael Tait, Rocky Bay staff and customers, at a special event showcasing the organisation’s community and health services. The Governor and Mayor Williams had …
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