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Determination sees rehab success for Tony

2nd April 2019

Tony Kelly, a 48-year-old father of two girls, experienced a stroke in March 2016 that saw him spend two months in hospital. Upon discharge, Tony required assistance walking short distances and used a power wheelchair in most instances. He also needed help showering, getting into and out of his bed and wheelchair. Tony joined Rocky Bay shortly after his discharge from hospital and started with intensive physiotherapy, which focused on Anthony’s …

Rocky Bay WA’s first Specialist Disability Accommodation provider

27th March 2019

Rocky Bay has been confirmed as Western Australia’s first and only active Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) provider to accommodate the state’s first SDA customer, beginning a wave of new accommodation options for people living with disability in WA. The initiative is aimed at generating greater investment in accommodation for people living with disability across Australia and provides a boost SDA for eligible National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants. The SDA …

Koby flourishes at Rocky Bay

27th March 2019

Koby Lee-Steere has enjoyed a fun-filled year since relocating from Geraldton one year ago to a Rocky Bay group home in Perth, to be closer to his family. Tamara, Koby’s sister, approached Rocky Bay to assist with placing Koby, who lives with an intellectual disability, hearing impairment, tuberous sclerosis and communicates through limited facial expressions, into a group home that would be a perfect fit for him socially, while still …

Meet the Rocky Bay team – Steven Kennedy

27th March 2019

Steven Kennedy has been part of the Rocky Bay’s Home and Community team since 2016, and is Team Leader managing two of our supported accommodation group homes. Get to know Steven a little more with our Q&A! How long have you worked with Rocky Bay?  Nearly three years. I’ll get my three year service award in April. Tell us about your role?  I work in the Home & Community division …

Shaun kicks goals in rehabilitation

25th March 2019

In April 2015, Shaun Cole suffered a stroke which saw him spend more than six months in hospital. Upon discharge, Shaun’s mobility was extremely limited and he required a powered wheelchair to get around. One year later, a determined and motivated Shaun came to Rocky Bay to receive physio and occupational therapy. He made excellent progress in a short space of time, being able to walk around his home independently …
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