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Healthy eating tips from our dietitian

21st May 2020

In April, Rocky Bay launched a brand new service – Dietetics – which has already proved to be an extremely popular service with our customers, offering support with: Consultations and nutritional assessment Weight management Diabetes management Loss of appetite Nutrition supplement management Feeding assistance management, including PEG and HEN Working with speech pathologists to address needs relating to dysphagia, and with occupational therapists to address fussy eating Rocky Bay’s Advanced Clinician …

Clarrie’s gift of communication

21st May 2020

Clarrie, one of our supported accommodation customers, was excited to receive the gift of communication with his family, thanks to Rocky Bay’s Wishing Tree program. The Wishing Tree granted a wish for Clarrie made on his behalf by Rocky Bay Supported Accommodation Team Leader, Patrick McKenna, for a mobile phone with sim card, head phones and speaker box. Whilst waiting for his new NDIS plan to resume, which would include …

Thank you to our volunteers!

21st May 2020

From 18 to 24 May, we celebrate National Volunteer Week, an annual celebration that recognises the generous contributions of volunteers all over Australia. The theme this year is “Changing Communities. Changing lives”. Rocky Bay are lucky to have many amazing volunteers who always manage to put a smile on the face of our customers and staff. Nineteen-year-old Jade Geerlings-Batt is one of those volunteers, having begun her time with Rocky …

Continue Therapy at Home with the NDIS

18th May 2020

COVID-19 has impacted just about every person on the planet, but thanks to a change in funding, your therapy services can continue at home. NDIS participants can now access up to $1500 of your NDIS plan for smart devices and exercise equipment (no more than $750 for electrical), so your services can continue wherever you are. Rocky Bay will help you find, purchase and set up your device, ready for …

Generous donation supports our customers

8th May 2020

Thanks to the generosity of Prendiville Catholic College, Rocky Bay are able to offer teletherapy to even more customers who may not have the required technology. Prendiville Catholic College Business Manager, Terry Raphael, approached Rocky Bay Occupational Therapist, Ally Raphael (pictured right, with Rocky Bay’s Clinical General Manager, Michelle Dillon and Terry), on behalf of the College with a donation offer of two Apple Mac desktop computers and two Apple …
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