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Have your say on WA’s 10-year State Disability Plan

11th March 2019

Development of Western Australia’s 10-year State Disability Plan is underway and the Department of Communities is currently running a series of consultation workshops throughout WA to gain community input. The workshops are open to everyone, including people living with disability and their family, guardians and carers. The sessions will focus on defining the values of the State Disability Plan, as well as the attitudes and behaviours that will support better inclusion …

Recently transferred from WA NDIS?

26th February 2019

We know it can be a confusing time as you transfer your plan from WA NDIS to the nationally-delivered NDIS, but the good news is that Rocky Bay is here to help! Many of our customers recently received a letter from our Customer Engagement team about the transfer of their WA NDIS plan. For customers who have recently transferred to the NDIS and have provided us with your plan, please …

Chloe’s high seas adventure

26th February 2019

Nineteen year-old Chloe Hutchinson, who is supported by our Community Transition team, has recently returned from an adventure voyage of a lifetime on the STS Leeuwin II that only a select few young people have the opportunity to experience. Chloe was nominated by Rocky Bay and funded by Rocky Bay’s Wishing Tree as a participant for the Leeuwin Ocean Adventure personal development program due to the incredible progress she has …

Respite and Family Support funding from Rocky Bay

26th February 2019

Rocky Bay’s Respite and Family Support (RFS) funding supports people living with disability and their families, promoting respite and family bonding time, helping to ease financial pressures, and supporting those who may be in crisis and need additional supports. Rocky Bay’s RFS funding recently assisted 14-year-old Amy Read, who lives with autism, and her mum Kendall Read, who is raising Amy on her own and has limited informal family support …

Meet the Rocky Bay team – Abby McLennan

26th February 2019

Abby McLennan is Team Leader in our Community Transition team, who work with and support customers who are transitioning from school to the workplace for the first time, or who need support in preparing for and securing employment or work experience opportunities. Abby’s office wall is covered with customer letters and stories, and says she’s so proud of the progress each and every one of them has made! We sat …
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