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.

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

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Our partnerships at work

Established in 2017, the Downer Getaway Program 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.

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.

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.

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 about how you can become a corporate partner, call Nicola Bedwood (Manager, Corporate Engagement and Philanthropy) on 08 9202 2820.

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