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Allied health support at Rocky Bay

27th June 2019

Rocky Bay’s team of highly qualified and dedicated allied support professionals are here to help optimise the quality of life for our customers by offering support and rehabilitation. Our team of Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) registered health professionals provide support in occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech pathology, psychology and social work. Speech pathology Speech pathologists diagnose and treat communication disorders. This might include difficulties …

Meet the Rocky Bay team – Jess Dickinson

27th June 2019

Jess Dickinson is one of Rocky Bay’s resident Senior Speech Pathologists. Speech pathologists diagnose and treat communication disorders, such as difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language, reading and writing, social skills, stuttering, and even people who experience difficulties with swallowing food and drink safely. Jess graduated from Curtin University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science – Speech Pathology, and worked as a speech pathologist for nearly five years in …

New avenues open for Markus

11th June 2019

Like many young people his age, 17-year-old Markus Graham loves his sport. Over the years he’s played both AFL and cricket, and has a real passion for both. At the age of 12, Markus was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy and, in time, had to give up playing sports. His passion and enthusiasm for sport never wavered, and recently Rocky Bay was able to help Markus find an alternative avenue to …

A voice for our customers

28th May 2019

You may not be aware, but behind the scenes Rocky Bay has been busy advocating on behalf of our customers and the broader disability sector to create a strong and sustainable future. Together with Ability First Australia (AFA) and its members, Rocky Bay is leading the charge to achieve a better deal and provide greater clarity for customers and disability service providers through the National Disability Insurance Agency’s (NDIA) National …

Joshua finds his haven

28th May 2019

It takes just a little support, determination and patience to help someone be the best they can be, to optimise their quality of life. Joshua Rauer has been a resident of Rocky Bay’s supported accommodation since October 2017 and has since flourished, both personally and socially, with support from our Home and Community team. Lockridge Team Leader, Kylie Heavens, said when Joshua first joined Rocky Bay he was showing challenging …
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