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Artwork for sale

28th June 2018

Our talented customers have been busy creating beautiful paintings, mosaics, sculptures and pottery pieces, all of which are for sale at the Studio at Rocky Bay in Mosman Park! All proceeds from sales will go back to the Studio to fund art supplies for our customers so they can continue learning and creating. All are welcome to drop into the Studio at our Mosman Park office at 60 McCabe Street …

NDIS transfer and transition update

28th June 2018

The NDIS have released transition and transfer dates for Western Australia. Customers transitioning to the NDIS are people who do not have a WA NDIS plan and currently receive specialist services from the WA Government or Commonwealth programs. For customers already receiving support from the WA NDIS, the transfer date to the national NDIS will be based on your location.   Transition to the NDIS Transition to the NDIS will …

Malcolm teaches life lesson

28th June 2018

Rocky Bay customer, Malcom Burgess, has achieved his long-term goal of presenting to students about the consequences of drunk driving. A resident at Rocky Bay for 25 years, Malcolm secured a regular guest speaker spot at Scotch College in Swanbourne, talking to Year 10 students about his personal experience as part of the college’s community service program ‘Making a Difference’. Malcolm was involved in a drunk driving accident in Carnarvon …

Nicky’s study trip success

19th June 2018

Nicky’s study trip success The Rocky Bay Foundation Scholarship offers staff a unique personal and professional development opportunity to learn best practices and new approaches by visiting organisations in Australia and overseas. Occupational Therapist, Nicky Ryan, from Rocky Bay’s Therapy Professional Services – Children’s Services team, was one of our lucky recipients of a study scholarship, which she undertook in late 2017. Nicky completed a study tour of the Netherlands …

Basic Key Word Sign Workshop – July 10th

7th June 2018

Key Word Sign workshop: Cockburn Central Key Word Sign is aimed at parents/carers or support staff who would like to learn how to improve communication with someone who has complex communication needs. This workshop helps participants learn how and when to use key word signs and what the benefits of using key word signs are. Key Word Sign is a light-tech AAC system. Participants will develop a basic vocabulary of signs …
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