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35 years of friendship

25th May 2016

This year marked the 35th anniversary of the Royal Fremantle Golf Club (RFGC) Charity Golf Day. More than $16,000 was raised for Rocky Bay, taking the total raised by the RFGC to over $700k. This year money raised will help fund the expansion of a ground breaking rehabilitation service that offers renewed hope and support for people to re-learn life skills where they have experienced major trauma, stroke or life …

Wheelchair basketball is an eye opener

10th May 2016

South East Asian and Australian students’ wheelchair experience at Rocky Bay Sometimes it is good to walk in somebody else’s shoes, to see the world from another perspective,  appreciate challenges you would not normally encounter and become a better person as a result. 42 international students aged 12 to 14 got to do just that at Rocky Bay as part of the Australasian and East Asian Regional Young Round Square …

Technology for All: Solutions for everyone

9th May 2016

Register your interest for this Rocky Bay project funded by the Disability Services Commission Technology for All is an exciting project that focuses on enabling individuals with disability to have more control over their environment through advanced technology solutions including: control of home lighting, heating, cooling, television and audio visual equipment; access to computers, tablets, smartphones and gaming devices; open external doors and monitor security systems remotely; ability to seek …

Rocky Bay recognised for Community Services Excellence

4th May 2016

Carolin, Emma, Zhao and Portia do us proud as WACOSS award finalists In 2014 Rocky Bay’s Therapy and Professional Services team identified an unmet need for sub-acute post-hospital rehabilitation. Many people in hospital rehabilitation receive less than 25% of recommended therapy hours (Source: NHHRC), while outpatient and community care costs less and is better for quality of life (Source: AIHW 2014). Rocky Bay recruited a highly specialised senior physiotherapist, Zhao, …

NDIS trials set to expand in WA

2nd May 2016

An additional 2,700 Western Australians will gain access to the NDIS as the trial is expanded, with a state-wide roll out planned for July 2017 Rocky Bay welcomes the recent announcement that the Commonwealth and WA State Governments are jointly committed to the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), with a planned staggered expansion across WA before the full roll out in July 2017. This announcement will bring peace of mind …
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