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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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
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 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. […]
Read the Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes released by 13 aged care peak bodies and consumer advocacy organisations. The Code creates a nationally consistent approach that ensures residents can receive visitors while minimising the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus.