Author Archives: Dawn Green

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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Meet our Korongee clinical nurse manager

When Helen Courtney-Pratt joined the Glenview team last month, she brought along her experience and passion for enabling people to live their best life. Looking at her extensive career, you can see that this theme of respect for the capability of others, has been nurtured throughout. Helen has worked as a registered nurse in a […]

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Directive from Public Health 22 June 2020

The State Government has announced further measures to ease the visitor restrictions at aged care facilities. To read the latest directive from Public Health in greater detail please click below: Residential-Aged-Care-Facilities-No.-8

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Korongee update – June 2020

We are now five weeks away from opening the doors to the world and the excitement around here is certainly growing! As we speak, our new Korongee team members are being interviewed and shortlisted, with a two week on-site induction set to kick off at the end of June. In addition to training on manual […]

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Notice to our community

We are currently experiencing some technical problems with our telephone system at Glenview. For essential communications, please call 0458 913 295. This will put you in touch with the nurse on duty. We hope to resolve these issues soon. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Glenview management **Update 27 May 2020 – these […]

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