Author Archives: Alison Windmill

Dementia and Us – a two part series

A telling insight into what it’s really like to live with the condition, following the ups and downs of life with a changing brain. A BBC production, this two-part series follows four people with dementia over the course of two years. Watch on ABC iView, available until 16 May 2022. Korongee Village – Dementia Care […]

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Free dementia education sessions

You are invited to attend dementia education sessions for family and friends. Week 1  What is dementia? Week 2  Communicate effectively with people who have dementia Week 3  Understanding changed responses in people who have dementia Week 4  Are you looking after yourself? Korongee Community Centre 264A Main Road Derwent Park Tas 9.30am – 12.30pm […]

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Open Day 10am-2pm Tue 12 Oct

Come along to Open Day at Bisdee Community Centre at 10am – 2pm on Tuesday 12 October Things are better when we’re together! Having fun with friends is our motto and we offer social groups, respite care and a place to chill with mates. On Open Day, you can meet the Bisdee staff, volunteers, and […]

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Aged Care Voluntary Code of Practice

Glenview Community Services Inc. pledged our commitment to the Aged Care Voluntary Industry Code of Practice on 1 February, 2021. We will publish the VICOP Plan July 2021 – June 2022 on our website before 31 July, 2021.

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All smiles for Bisdee respite care services

You can tell by her wide grin and cheerful disposition just how happy and content Lynn is at Bisdee. “I feel safe here and I get to spend time with other people,” she says of her regular week-long stays in our respite care centre. As part of the service, during her stay, Lynn has her […]

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Watch the trailer for The Village

We are so proud of the team at Roar Film for the incredible work they have done in telling the story of Korongee, through the eyes of the people who live and work in the village. Have a look at the trailer for The Village here.          

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The fascinating stories behind our collection of photos at Korongee

We’re grateful to have had the opportunity to work with John Stephenson from Beatties Studio, who supplied the photography for the village. The collection of black and white historical images have been framed and placed within each of the houses, the café walls, and imagery also graces the entry way doors to the village. This […]

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Korongee featured in 2020 World Alzheimer Report

It’s an incredible honour to have Korongee Village included in the 2020 World Alzheimer Report. The theme this year is dementia-related design and the built environment. The report looks at design progress to date, pioneers and innovators, design principles, regional and cultural contexts, the importance of including people with dementia in every stage of the […]

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The dementia design elements behind Korongee

Hear from the director of the Wicking Dementia Education and Research Centre, James Vickers, and Glenview CEO Lucy O’Flaherty talk about how dementia design elements and person-centred care can have a big impact on the lives of the residents who call the village home.  

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The official opening of Korongee

On 14 July 2020, the Governor of Tasmania, Her Excellency the Honourable Kate Warner AC, officially opened Korongee Village. Korongee is a purpose-built village for people who are living with dementia. An innovation for the aged care sector, Korongee has been developed through a $19 million Social Impact Investment Trust from industry super fund HESTA, […]

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