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 […]

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.          

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 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 […]

Interview with 7 News Tasmania on Korongee progress

Our CEO Lucy O’Flaherty spoke with 7 News Tasmania in an interview which aired on 10 November 2019. In this clip of the news story, she reveals the latest on the progress of Korongee, Australia’s first village for people living with dementia. As Lucy says in the interview: “We’re about a third of the way […]

Construction continues on village site

Construction work continues to progress at Korongee, with the ground slabs poured and the timber wall framing now well underway for the three houses in Cluster 1. Retaining walls have been built around Clusters 2 and 3 in conjunction with the laying of ground slabs. Meanwhile our team is busy looking at the operational requirements […]