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Final steps to independent living

27th May 2014

As individuals, we aspire to live in a comfortable, secure and stable home environment. Rocky Bay’s new independent living units, opening soon, will offer sixteen people living with disability a valuable opportunity to live within the Rocky Bay community but enjoy a greater level of independence in state-of-the-art, accessible units in Mosman Park. Several residents from The Lucy Creeth Residence will now have their own private living space while remaining …

Successful return to the Wasps Nest

27th May 2014

Congratulations to the Western Wasps electric wheelchair sports team on an awesome result at the recent national games. The Wasps travelled to Sydney for the National Electric Wheelchair Sports finals in April. They won the Balloon Soccer Final 1 – 0 against QLD, the 3rd place Rugby playoff 16 – 0 against QLD, and played a really good hockey final, losing a gallant 1 – 0 to NSW. As if …

‘Holiday and Stay’ an awesome learning experience

27th May 2014

During the April school holiday, children between 10 and 16 years of age enjoyed a three day stay at Rocky Bay’s guest houses in Beeliar and Rockingham. Rocky Bay’s Home and Community and Therapy and Professional Services teams joined forces to provide participants the opportunity to practise life skills, being independent and making friends. It was also good for the children (and parents) to enjoy a well earned break. Ten …

What a relief – avoiding pressure sores

27th May 2014

We all know how uncomfortable it can be to sit in one seat for a long period of time – just think of your last long-haul flight. Wheelchair users have to deal with this day in, day out. Pressure injuries are of great concern for people with limited mobility. They occur where prolonged pressure against the body leads to skin breakdown. This can develop quickly, is very painful and often …

Child assessment centre

26th May 2014

Rocky Bay’s Mosman Park facilities have been redesigned for families and children with the introduction of a child friendly assessment space and parent lounge and cafe. The previously open plan dining area has been transformed into an appropriate therapy area with state of the art equipment and technology thanks to the generous support of Variety, Appealathon, Royal Fremantle golf day 2013 and an NGCS Commonwealth Grant. A fantastic sensory learning …
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