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Over $10,500 raised at Rocky Bay Charity Golf Day

22nd October 2019

The 2019 Royal Fremantle Charity Golf Day in support of Rocky Bay saw over $10,500 raised to purchase vital Eye Gaze equipment which will open up new possibilities for people living with disability in Western Australia. More than 80 people came together for a day of golf, laughs and goodwill, digging deep for a good cause. Golf day ambassador, 44-year-old Brendan Ryan, was left with an acquired brain injury after …

Ships Ahoy! A high seas adventure

17th October 2019

An excitable group of young Rocky Bay customers braved the wild and stormy conditions on Friday 4 October to enjoy the unique experience of spending a day on board the STS Leeuwin II at Victoria Quay in Fremantle. Rocky Bay’s Wishing Tree Committee worked with the Leeuwin Ocean Adventure Foundation to create a series of three unique experiences for Rocky Bay customers on the tall ship. The experience catered to …

Simon’s European scholarship journey

7th October 2019

Rocky Bay Physiotherapist, Simon Martelli, was the recipient of the 2019 scholarship from The Rocky Bay Foundation, which saw him embark on a study tour of Norway and Belgium in May. The Rocky Bay Foundation Scholarship offers Rocky Bay staff a unique professional development opportunity to learn best-practice methods and new approaches by visiting organisations in Australia and overseas. Simon visited facilities in Norway and Belgium to observe and participate …

Nadia celebrates her sister’s special day!

4th October 2019

Nadia D’Agnone enjoyed an unforgettable September day, watching her sister Daniela get married. On 21 September, Nadia, a resident at one of Rocky Bay’s supported accommodation homes, was in the wedding party as one of three bridesmaids for Daniele’s special day. Nadia enjoyed all the pampering of a bridesmaid – having her hair and makeup done, wearing a gorgeous maroon bridesmaid dress and slipping on a pair of sparkly shoes. …

World Mental Health Month – Q&A with Alana Thorne

4th October 2019

October is World Mental Health Month, which gives us the opportunity to raise awareness about mental health and wellbeing. We spoke with Advanced Clinician, Alana Thorne, who is part of Rocky Bay’s phychosocial team, to find out a little more about her role, how she supports Rocky Bay customers and how her career journey led her to find her niche with Rocky Bay. Read Alana’s Q&A below. What does your …
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