Author: Liz Thomas

A new year kicks off a new beginning!

Great excitement as the plan to create Australia’s first residential dementia village get underway!  First step is to safely remove the asbestos in the old Telstra buildings in preparation for the demolition works and as you can see – that’s no small job.  Construction gets underway mid-year and the site will transform into a bustling workplace, bringing activity, life Read More …

Korongee Dementia Village Architect Appointed

One of Australia’s best known senior living industry architectural firms has won the tender to design Korongee Dementia Village. From the 16 architectural firms who submitted an expression of interest, Thomson Adsett, has been selected as the project architects for Korongee Village. Thomson Adsett are one of Australia’s best-known seniors living industry architectural specialists, recently taking Read More …

Korongee & the local business community

Korongee presents a range of exciting business opportunities for the Glenorchy business community, including the creation of 100 new, permanent jobs.  When construction gets underway in 2018, the currently disused site will transform into a bustling workplace, bringing activity, life and investment into the area. As part of our commitment to collaboration in the development Read More …

The European influence on Korongee

Korongee will draw on a range of international best practice models, particularly the Hogeweyk dementia village in the Netherlands.  Glenview CEO, Lucy O’Flaherty, visited Hogeweyk in 2014 and she was inspired by the transformative health and wellbeing benefits village life had made to people who live there. Hogeweyk is a specially designed village with 23 houses for Read More …