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 […]

Call-out for community members to take part in a Korongee research project

Researchers at the Wicking Centre, in consultation with Glenview, are seeking input from people interested in the development of the model of care for the Korongee village. Members of the Glenorchy local community are invited to participate. There are three ways you can participate: group meetings over online video calls individual interviews in person, over […]

Frequently asked questions about Korongee

We’re excited to receive lots of calls and requests for information about Korongee as our opening date (set for the end of July this year!) draws closer. And we thought it would be useful to list here some of the most common questions people are asking us about Korongee:   How do I apply to […]

Younger onset dementia

In this short video, Prof James Vickers, director of the Wicking Dementia and Research Centre in Hobart, answers some questions regarding younger onset dementia. What is it exactly? Who is more at risk of developing younger onset dementia? And what is Korongee doing differently? Prof James Vickers on younger onset dementia from Glenview Community Services […]

Study opportunity at Glenview

We’ve teamed up with TasTAFE to offer a specialised Cert III training program which will kick off in Feb 2020 and run through until July. This will see you do the majority of your training right here at Glenview in our classroom and on the floor, working alongside our residents. Curious? Come to one of […]

What’s in a name?

People often ask us where the name Korongee originated from. The story itself is shrouded in the mists of history but after undertaking some historical research, a likely answer to the name question has come to light. The original land owner was a man by the name of Henry Emmet, and by the 1890s, the […]

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 […]

Ready, set, action! Construction begins on Korongee site

It’s all happening down at Korongee as the construction management company Fairbrother has officially moved onto the site and is now in the process of conducting earthworks to lay the foundations for the village. Korongee project manager Donna Lashmar said this represents an exhilarating phase of the Korongee development. “It’s truly exciting to see the […]

Site works start on Australia-first dementia village

Final plans for a cutting edge Australian first suburban village designed to recreate real life experiences for people living with dementia were unveiled on 17 December. Funded through a social impact investment with industry super fund HESTA, managed by Social Ventures Australia (SVA), and to be built with some assistance from the Commonwealth Government, Korongee’s […]