Category Archives: Korongee
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
We are hiring!
We are now recruiting for people who are interested in working at Korongee. Korongee is a purpose built village, that is uniquely designed to support those living with dementia. There are a variety of exciting roles on offer – from lifestyle companion, clinical nurse manager, ACFI coordinator, administration assistant, maintenance officer and catering assistant positions. […]
We are now accepting expressions of interest to live at Korongee
It’s a big day for us – we are excited to announce that we are now accepting expressions of interest for residents to live at Korongee! Korongee is a village for people living with dementia, offering small house living and an innovative model of care. Located in the northern suburbs of Hobart, Korongee is slated […]