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Rocky Bay celebrates 1,000 employees!

14th September 2020

Rocky Bay has this week reached the incredible milestone of 1,000 active staff. A coordinated celebration was held across all nine Rocky Bay hubs, which included beautifully designed celebratory cakes for each hub made by creative Rocky Bay Speech Pathologist and part-time baker, Naomi Ng, and a giant ‘1000’ cake made by Sugarloaf & Co., for the Head Office in Mosman Park. A special address was made by CEO, Michael …

What’s on the menu?

3rd September 2020

Testing snack foods sounds like anyone’s dream job, and Rocky Bay’s Speech Pathologists are doing just that (and more!) to support customers. Neuro/Rehab Speech Pathologist, Steph Hogg, along with Speech Pathologists Megan Chin and May Chong, and with assistance from Curtin University Speech Pathology student, Roslyn Dungey, are in the process of testing supermarket foods with the goal of creating an easy to make snack guide for customers on modified …

Meet Steph – Rocky Bay Neuro/Rehab Speech Pathologist

24th August 2020

Speech Pathology Week, held from 23 to 29 August, recognises and promotes the work done by speech pathologists with individuals who live with a communication disability. Speech Pathologists diagnose and treat communication disorders, such as difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language, reading and writing, social skills and work with individuals who experience difficulties with swallowing food and drink safely. Rocky Bay’s Neuro/Rehab Speech Pathologist, Steph Hogg, has been with Rocky …

Fenton flies high

13th August 2020

Fenton D’Rozario was determined to reach his ultimate goal of indoor skydiving when he started his health journey three years ago, and this month he has done just that, thanks to support from Rocky Bay’s Wishing Tree. Thirty-five year-old Fenton, a Rocky Bay supported accommodation customer based in Eden Hill, has been on a path of healthy living to reach his goal. Three years ago Fenton weighed 130 kilograms, and …

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

11th August 2020

August is Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Awareness Month. WHAT IS SMA? Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disease affecting the central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, and voluntary muscle movement (skeletal muscle). SMA involves the loss of nerve cells called motor neurons in the spinal cord. Muscles atrophy (weaken) with time, and people living with SMA usually lose mobility, can have breathing and swallowing affected and if the muscles of the …
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