Corporate partnerships

Our vision is to enable independence and constantly improve the wellbeing of everyone in our care.

As a not-for-profit organisation, Brightwater relies on the generosity of our community to bring joy to the lives of our clients. Corporate support allows us to provide for the extras we would otherwise be unable to fund, like life experiences, special equipment and vital research.

Our corporate partners can and will make a difference, by providing their time, their talent and their resources.

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What's in it for you?

Brightwater offers corporate supporters a number of commercial benefits, including:

  • Your logo and a feature story on our website, annual report and eNewsletter
  • Social media announcement and follow-up posts
  • A Lunch & Learn session at your workplace
  • Invitations to our business events program
  • Tours of our 25 aged care, disability and commercial sites
  • Staff volunteering and employee engagement
  • Certificate of appreciation

How your company can make an impact

  • Life's Possibilities

    Due to the effects of ageing, Huntington's disease, neurological conditions, disability or acquired brain injury, enjoying life's simple pleasures is no longer possible for many of our clients.

    Over 100 dreams have come true through our Life's Possibilities program, which gives clients the chance to enjoy experiences that most of us take for granted.

    Life's Possibilities provides the socialisation and wellbeing of our aged care and disability clients, enabling individuals and groups to enjoy outings, in-house events, new programs and experiences.

  • The Music Pharmacy

    Over 300 residents and carers across our sites have experienced the joy of our music and wellbeing sessions. The program has provided our residents with strategies that use music as a tool to support health and wellbeing.

  • Getaway Camps

    Brightwater hosts annuals camp for clients and their support workers.

    Creative workshops and physical activities like canoeing, archery and abseiling give clients the chance to be active and socialise outside the confines of their Brightwater homes.

    It’s a fitting reward for the sometimes rigorous daily rehab, offering rich memories and experiences by fostering independence. And everyone deserves a mini-break!

    Corporate partners support the costs of accommodation, meals, transport and activities during the four day camp. 

    Staff can also volunteer their time to help support the clients and help them fully enjoy the experience, even if it’s just as a friend. 

  • Research

    At the Brightwater Research Centre, we are conducting research with community, industry and academia that uncovers solutions to make a difference to the lives of our clients and those in the broader community. Working on 49 projects with 35 partners and collaborators in the areas of acquired brain injury, ageing well, continence, nutrition, dementia and palliative care, and have been represented in 17 publications and presentations.

  • Specialist Dementia Support

    The Federal Government offered Brightwater the privilege of running a pilot program at our Specialist Dementia Care Unit. The program has the potential to help thousands of Australians in the future.

  • Oats Street Brain Injury Rehabilitation

    At Brightwater Oats Street, we are internationally recognised for the rehabilitation services we provide over 48 people with acquired brain injury. 

  • King's College London

    We formed a 10 year alliance with Professor Lynne Turner Stokes at King's College London to further our research into brain injury rehabilitation. 

  • Granting access to those most in need

    Through grant funding we are able to empower some of the most vulnerable in our community, providing additional training to staff to enable us to support Aboriginal members of our community and those who are homeless.

  • Transitional care for younger people

    We have seen firsthand the body's incredible ability to recover, learn and thrive long term. With 23 transitional care places available, our transitional care services afford young people with complex disabilities a stepping stone to independence.

At Brightwater, we seek long-term partners who can help us achieve our goals.

Collaboration is key. We'll work closely with you to develop a uniquely designed partnership that meets your business objectives, including:

  • Corporate donations
  • Event sponsorship
  • Workplace giving
  • Fundraising events
  • Corporate volunteering
  • Work placements
  • Christmas Appeal

To find out more, call Nicola Bedwood (Manager, Corporate Engagement and Philanthropy) now

Our partnerships at work

Established in 2017, the Downer Getaway Camp enables clients with disabilities to participate in adventure activities they’d otherwise not have the opportunity to do. The Downer Group have continued to provide financial assistance and volunteers to help at the four day camp.

The Stan Perron Charitable Foundation was established in 1978 by Mr Stan Perron AC to support a range of charitable causes especially those related to the health and wellbeing of WA children.

The foundation operates with a clear vision - to continue Stan Perron’s legacy of generous giving to benefit the WA community, the disadvantaged and others who need a helping hand.

Forum Group has grown to be a leading national player in managed services.

Forum Group will be funding a four-day Getaway Camp, enabling clients with disabilities to participate in a range of adventure activities.

HiscoNFE is a proud WA owned and operated business and have been supplying hotels, restaurants, cafes, catering companies, health & aged care, mining and government since 1985. HiscoNFE have provided support to our Homeward Bound Program for clients who are transitioning back into the community.

Our approach to brain injury rehabilitation is unique. Thanks to Lotterywest funding, we've been able to to develop a range of resources explaining what happens at Oats Street and the remarkable difference it makes to the lives of people with an acquired brain injury.

Janissen Electrics have been our electrical partner of choice for a number of years.

In 2019, they generously funded the labour and installation of Christmas lights at all of our aged care and disability homes.

Janissen Electrics also generously granted a number of wishes for our disability clients as part of our 2019 Christmas Appeal.

Novata Solutions is a leading provider of information and communication services.

Novata have kindly donated an outdoor movie theatre to Brightwater. Our clients at a number of locations around Perth have been enjoying outdoor movie nights, allowing for an easily accessible movie experience.

Australia Post is encouraging people to make new friends, through the sharing of stories and experiences. Similar to the Brightwater Buddies program, for individual volunteers, Australia Post is helping people over 55 years old who are interested in connecting as a group through letter-writing. Click here to register.

In 2018, the Insurance Commission of WA funded significant research to improve independence and reduce the cost of continence care for people with an acquired brain injury. We've since rolled out an approach to continence that has also been made available to the entire sector.

Alcoa of Australia employees are committed to making a difference in their local communities. Their successful payroll donation scheme has helped tens of thousands of disadvantaged people, community groups and health care organisations.

PEACH has provided funding for the Garden Club at Brightwater The Oaks, allowing 61 residents to access this natural space all year round, increasing mobility and positive interactions.

Woodside has donated to the Brightwater Buddies program as part of its COVID-19 Community Fund.

Their generous donation will help to expand Brightwater Buddies to reach our Brightwater At Home clients and people in the broader community, to help keep these people socially connected.