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Early Start Intervention Program – Program Coordinator Q&A

25th February 2021

Ahead of Rare Disease Day on Sunday 28 February 2021, Rocky Bay are excited to have launched our Early Start Intervention Program (ESIP) to support families with young children who have significant developmental delay, and risk factors associated with rare disease. Our ESIP Program Coordinator, Cristina Lee, shares some information about the program itself, what it involves and how it can help eligible families.   In a nutshell, what does …

Meet Catherine – Program Development Coordinator for Community

18th February 2021

Meet Catherine, Rocky Bay’s Program Development Coordinator for our Community team. Catherine’s first experience of Rocky Bay was as a new graduate Physiotherapist in 2004. After a rewarding career as a physiotherapist in the community, Catherine eventually returned to Rocky Bay two years ago, initially based in our Therapy Services division. In late 2020, Catherine then joined our Community team where she helps to evolve programs and activities for our …

Scott’s road to recovery

18th February 2021

Scott Cameron, a 58-year-old father of three from Horrocks Beach, experienced a major life change following a stroke on the right side of his brain in 2016. An independent and active man prior to his stroke, Scott enjoyed swimming and participating in sports such as surfing and running, in addition to his job as a high school teacher in Margaret River. In his earlier years, he travelled to the United …

Opportunities open up for Dale

5th February 2021

Twenty-three year-old Dale Cummings was eager to start working and earning a wage to help him build his independence. Whilst trying to find paid employment, Dale was honing his skills by volunteering cleaning cars. A bright and enthusiastic young man, Dale has been receiving therapy services from Rocky Bay for nearly four years. He lists his hobbies as playing computer games, listening to jazz music, and detailing his own car. …

A fresh start to the year for flourishing brothers

28th January 2021

The New Year has started with a bang for brothers Ryan and Klive Saunders-Lawrence, thanks to their hard work and some assistance from Rocky Bay’s Wishing Tree. Seventeen-year-old Ryan and 15-year-old Klive, who hail from Waikiki and receive Community and Therapy services at Rocky Bay’s Rockingham hub, each received a $1,000 gift voucher to commend the hard work they have done to build their independence, social and communication skills. It …
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