COVID-19 Update 19 Jan 2022

Guest Houses

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A break can be reinvigorating for you and your family while also acting as a stepping stone to independent living. Rocky Bay provides short term accommodation at our Guest Houses in Rockingham, Beeliar, Gosnells and Noranda.

Respite can help you and your loved ones by providing a short holiday away from your normal activities.

The houses cater for those aged 18 years and over and are fitted with the latest technology and equipment to make your stay comfortable and relaxing.

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  • Amputations (Single/Multiple)
  • Angelman Syndrome
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Aspergers
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  • Attention Deficit (Hyperactive) Disorder
  • Autism/PDD
  • Batten Disease
  • Bi-Polar
  • Blind/Vision Impairment
  • Brain Injury (Acquired)
  • Brain Tumor
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
  • Charge Syndrome
  • Cornelia de Lange Syndrome
  • Cri du Chat Syndrome
  • Deaf/Hearing Impairment
  • Dementia / Alzheimer's
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysgraphia
  • Dyslexia
  • Dysreflexia
  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
  • Encephalitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Auricular Vertebral Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Friedreich AtaXia
  • Generalised Dystonia
  • Guilliane Barre Syndrome
  • Hallervorden Spatz Disease
  • Huntington’s Chorea
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Laurence Moon-Bartel Syndrome
  • Lennox Gastaut Syndrome
  • Microcephaly
  • Minicore Myopathy
  • Motor Neurone Disease
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Nemaline Rod Myopathy
  • Obessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Psychiatric Disability
  • Rett Syndrome
  • Seckel Syndrome
  • Spastic Paraparesis
  • Speech Impairment
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Stroke
  • Trisomy 18
  • Tuberous Sclerosis CompleX
  • Williams Syndrome
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The Bush Retreat

Located a short drive from Cockburn Central Gateway, Garden City and Fremantle, this house is ideal for anyone who wants a quiet break but still wants to be close to all the action.

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The Country House

Nestled in the eastern suburbs of metropolitan Perth is the comfortable, contemporary, hideaway, The Country House. With views of the hills from the garden, plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy your space and plenty of activities to choose from, you’ll feel like you’re miles from anywhere!

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The Beach House

Located a stone’s throw from the stunning beaches of Rockingham and close to the vibrant foreshore, you can benefit from a relaxing time away to recharge your batteries, meet some new people, and enjoy your own space.

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Parkland Retreat

Close to parklands including the iconic Whiteman Park, you will be at one with nature at Parkland Retreat. You will have the opportunity to have some fun, create wonderful memories and enjoy space in the energised home.

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For more information, or to book, please call 6282 1900 or contact us on the form below.

FAQ

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What are the funding options for accessing respite accommodation?

You can access our respite guest houses through your NDIS plan, emergency respite funding or fee for service. For more information on funding options, please call our friendly Customer Engagement Team on (08) 6282 1900.

Can my support worker/family stay with me?

Rocky Bay has qualified staff on hand to make sure your stay is fun and comfortable, while also meeting your support needs. Your family/support worker is welcome to pop in to visit.

Can we rent the house as a family for a holiday?

The houses are not open to rent privately by groups, but your family are always welcome to visit.

How old do I have to be to stay at the guest house?

To holiday at one of our guest houses, you need to be at least 18 years of age.

What time is Check in / Check out?

Check in and Check out is available from 3-4pm. Alternative arrangements can be made with each house. For more information, please call our friendly Customer Engagement Team on (08) 6282 1900.

Do I need to bring spending money?

During your stay, there will be a number of activities that are available for you to join in. Some will be free activities, and some may require entry fees, like bowling or a trip on the ferry to Rottnest.

Can I still go to work or other commitments?

If you have work commitments, appointments or a schedule to stick to we recommend you arrange transport through family or a Support Worker.

However, we may be able to assist you so please speak with one of the Team Leaders when booking your stay.

Are Rocky Bay staff trained to follow Eating/Drinking and Swallowing Plans?

Our staff are all qualified in Eating/Drinking and Swallowing (Meal Time Management), and can prepare modified meals for you.

How will you know what I like and don’t like?

Our staff take time in getting to know you before your staycation. We want to know everything that makes you well, you, to ensure your holiday is as comfortable as possible. Our staff not only care about what you like and don’t like, they are highly qualified and experienced in support, so they are always on to take care of your needs as well.

Can I bring in some additional items to make my bedroom more like home?

Of course! We want to make sure that your stay is as comfortable as possible, so if you would like to bring in additional items we are happy to accommodate you. We recommend that you label your property with your name and record it on your clothing list so that all items make it home with you at the end of your stay.

Who will give me my medications?

The guest houses qualified support workers assist with personal care and medications.

Please note: For your safety, all medications must be supplied in Webster packaging from your pharmacist.

How much clothing should I pack?

It’s not essential for you to bring much in the way of clothes as we have washing and drying facilities at each guest house. Our support workers will happily launder your clothes for you.

Should I bring food?

Each guest house caters to specific nutrition requirements and mealtime management plans. Our support workers will cook your meals for you. We even invite you to assist with the planning and cooking, if that’s what interests you!

Can I bring my pet?

For the safety of your pet and the other guests in the home, we can’t accept animals in any house.

Is there car parking available?

Yes, parking is available at each guest house.

Stories

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Young customer Henry and his mum Leanne. Henry is wearing a blue tshirt and denim overalls and is playing with a switch toy. Leanne is smiling and wearing a floral blouse.

Henry

Developmental Delay (0-8 years only) Pierre Robin sequence (PRS)

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Autism/PDD

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Moana using his beach wheelchair, accompanied by family and his Physio

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Spinal Cord Injury

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