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Rocky Bay and St Stephen’s working together

31st July 2018

Our helpful customers Keith, Marissa, Kym and Jackie teamed up with Year 10 students from St Stephen’s School to help organise packages for local charity Vincent’s Project for the Homeless. Vincent’s Project was chosen by St Stephen’s to receive a donation from WA Charity Direct to make the care packages a reality, and thanks to everyone’s help 250 of these care packages will be distributed to people in need. Samantha …

Curtin University research project looking for participants

31st July 2018

A research project is being conducted under the supervision of Dr Emily Castell that explores the decision-making experiences of family members who are legally appointed guardians of people living with an intellectual disability, on issues relating to prescription of neuroleptic or anti-psychotic medication and challenging behaviour. Curtin student are seeking participants for the research project. If you are over 18 years old, are a legally appointed guardian to a family …

WAPFA receive grant from the Rocky Bay Foundation

31st July 2018

The Rocky Bay Foundation has generously approved a grant of $8,500 for the WA Powerchair Football Association (WAPFA), which will go toward supporting their quest to compete at interstate championships in September. Players currently fund their own way to interstate competitions, which can cost upwards of $5,000 per player and support worker, per competition. WAPFA is a community based, not-for-profit association run completely by volunteers and players. The modified version …

Rocky Bay location update

31st July 2018

Our Gosnells site officially opened on 23rd July. Visiting our newest hub has never been easier with convenient parking at the front door and the Gosnells Train Station across the road.  A picturesque entry featuring the sounds of trickling water of two ponds is a glimpse into the calm and welcoming environment carefully created by our Property team in consultation with our Therapist.  With a range of therapy rooms with …

NDIA Portal and Provider Finder

31st July 2018

Improvements have been made to make NDIS online systems more user friendly and effective for participants and providers. Among the changes which went live on 23rd July, participants and providers now have control over their service bookings through the NDIS online portal, so they can be amended or cancelled without waiting for NDIS staff to process the request. The online tool used by participants to find a provider has been …
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