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Christmas Family Fun Day wrap-up

19th December 2018

Take our survey and tell us what you thought of Rocky Bay’s Christmas Family Fun Day! Rocky Bay customers and their families celebrated at Rocky Bay’s Christmas Family Fun Day in the summer sunshine on Saturday 8 December, with over 300 guests attending the festivities at the Mosman Park site. The event, held in the site’s beautiful gardens, was a huge success and included a sausage sizzle lunch and ice-cream …

A story of courage

19th December 2018

Mohamed Mohamud, a 41-year-old refugee from Somalia, has been through his fair share of hardship following a stroke in September 2015 which left him with reduced speech and cognitive functionality and was unable to walk. As a result of the stroke, Mohamed experienced difficulties with problem-solving and organisational skills that affected his ability to function independently. His attention span was also affected, making it difficult for him to manage day-to-day …

Sean takes to the skies

19th December 2018

Waiting patiently at Jandakot Airport while his first-ever scenic helicopter flight around Perth was being prepped for take-off, Sean Collins’ wish was about to come true – all thanks to Rocky Bay’s Wishing Tree. An avid aviation enthusiast, 27-year-old Sean, who lives with autism and an intellectual disability, has been a customer of Rocky Bay since 2015, staying twice a week at the respite Guest House in Rockingham – The …

How does your garden grow?

19th December 2018

Nothing is more satisfying then heading out to the back garden, picking fresh vegetables grown and cared for yourself, and using them to cook a delicious summer salad. That’s exactly what Rocky Bay’s Gardening Group does when they meet once every week in the Studio at Mosman Park. Support workers Ran Ayres and Amanda Newman assist customers to grow plants and vegetables, which are then used by the group to …
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