Specialised Dementia Care program – the first in Tasmania

Our Specialised Dementia Care Program (SDCP) will commence later this year in Waratah, a purpose-built cottage-like unit of 9 rooms on our Windsor St site. Glenview was awarded funding and support from the Commonwealth Department of Health to deliver the program, which has been operating in mainland states for more than five years. Our CEO […]

Encouraging independence – through inclusive design

Ever wondered how the colours were chosen, or the houses were designed in one of the first small-house residential villages in Australia? We are thrilled to be featured in this episode about Korongee Dementia Village – commissioned by the Australian Institute of Architects. Korongee Village – Living Architecture video

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 […]

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. […]