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A bright light who will be sadly missed

17th April 2020

Dr Patricia Kailis (1933-2020) Rocky Bay has received the sad news that Dr Patricia Kailis passed away on April 17 at the age of 86. Dr Kailis was a key figure in the history of Rocky Bay with over 40 years as a Board and Foundation member, Chair, advisor, benefactor and lobbyist. Rocky Bay CEO, Michael Tait, said Rocky Bay was a better organisation for her support, kindness and wisdom. …

Bunny Bus Egg-citement

9th April 2020

Our egg-static Easter Bunny helpers did an amazing job today of bringing some Easter cheer to our staff and supported accommodation residents! The Bunny Bus was a hit! ​Staff from The Studio, as well as Orla , Chris , Sarah and Marnus , delivered Easter eggs and Hot Cross buns to our Hubs and supported accommodation homes to egg-cited staff and residents – check out some of the photos below! A …

Tips to manage anxiety

8th April 2020

As we all adjust to a new way of living and working in the COVID-19 environment, it’s very normal to feel worried or anxious about the future, the uncertainly of our ‘new normal’ and all the changes happening around us and that we are required to make. Dr Jill Newby, Associate Professor of Psychology at UNSW and based at the Black Dog Institute, has shared some helpful tips below on …

Customer praises for adapted therapy session

8th April 2020

Rocky Bay therapists are doing an amazing job of adapting services where possible so we can continue to support our customers during COVID-19. This includes using telehealth for some therapy via phone or internet, for customers who feel more comfortable not leaving their house during this time. Occupational Therapist Neuro/Rehab, Mariah Campana, recently conducted a therapy session with our customer Jack in the beautiful gardens of our Mosman Park Hub. …

Rocky Bay opens WA’s first Specialist Disability Accommodation

8th April 2020

Rocky Bay has opened Western Australia’s first new build Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) home in Girrawheen, in a new era of contemporary housing design and bespoke housing options for people living with disability. Designed and constructed in partnership with Dale Alcock Homes and KPA Architects, the two three bedroom, two bathroom duplex homes enjoy over 200sqm of living space and meet the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s (NDIS) SDA design guidelines. …
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