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Why is fibre important?

2nd July 2020

Our Advanced Clinician Dietician, Catherine, shares some information about fibre and why it is so important for a healthy, balanced diet. Be sure to also check out a delicious, healthy recipe for a zucchini slice that you can easily make at home below! WHAT IS FIBRE? Fibre is the parts of plant foods such as cereals, fruits and vegetables that cannot be digested and help to keep our digestive system …

Grant’s gift

2nd July 2020

Rocky Bay supports everyday West Australians living with disability achieve great things. It is Rocky Bay’s customers, dedicated staff and the generosity of the community that have allowed the organisation to support people living with disability for over 80 years. Thanks to the generosity of Maurice Grant Lewis (Grant to his friends and family), a Rocky Bay customer of 11 years who sadly passed away on 18 September 2019, Rocky …

New lifelines of happiness

2nd July 2020

Danny, a Rocky Bay customer, enjoying a chat via Zoom Thanks to a simple new initiative, a few pieces of smart technology became an invaluable lifeline for residents at Rocky Bay’s independent living units in Mosman Park. As COVID-19 closed down traditional lines of communication between customers and the outside world, a few simple pieces of equipment – an iPad, a tablet, and an S-Pro touchscreen – opened the world …

Post a rainbow to a friend

9th June 2020

As socially isolating as the coronavirus has been on the community, it has spawned a number of positive and sustainable initiatives for Rocky Bay. One of the most vibrant of these is the Rainbow Project. Not to be confused with the LGBT movement of the same name, the Rainbow Project, like its namesake, encourages everyone to connect with each other. The emphasis is on encouraging and assisting customers to express …

Home modifications give Michael independence

9th June 2020

Moving around our own house easily for what we want, when we need it, is something many would take for granted. For 32-year-old Michael Pisan, this was not something he was able to do until recently, thanks to necessary home modifications funded through the Community Aids and Equipment Program (CAEP), and built with guidance from his Rocky Bay Occupational Therapy team. In 2015, Michael was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, and …
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