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Read up on the latest happenings at Community Based Support including stories about our community members, our team and any exciting developments we’ve got going on.

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Nov 07, 2022

Making connections: Emma’s story

Emma Scott has been with Community Based Support for only 18 months and has already taken multiple opportunities to develop her career. Starting as an aged care coordinator, she worked closely with support workers… Read Article
Sep 27, 2022

Peace well deserved: Maria’s story

“I’m 87, I’m not complaining, I get great support and I am so grateful.” Maria Karsznia is happy with her lot in life, despite, or perhaps because of, her early childhood being fraught with… Read Article
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Sep 27, 2022

A home away from home: Magdalena’s story

Magdalena Marczak has been a support worker at Community Based Support for almost three years. She has always enjoyed working with people, having first studied hospitality and catering in Poland before coming to Australia… Read Article
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Jun 09, 2022

Understanding dementia with virtual reality

To help get a better understanding of Dementia, a number of CBS staff working in aged care attended a virtual reality training session run by Dementia Australia. Did you know that Dementia is the… Read Article
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May 23, 2022

Doing Mum proud

Susan Reid joined the rostering team in March this year having previously worked out in the field as a support worker. She’s always had a people focussed approach throughout her career and credits her… Read Article
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Feb 24, 2022

Help is at hand with the CBS Client Services team

40% of Tasmania’s population is either over 65 or identifies as a person with a disability. Not all of these people require support but the number of those that do is significant. In response… Read Article
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Jan 10, 2022

Family support: Gordon and Rose’s story

Gordon and Maureen Riley chose to access home based support with CBS at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, as a way of lightening the load at home. The meal delivery program* took some… Read Article
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Nov 24, 2021

New CBS social hub opens at Riverside

On Monday 15th November 2021, we officially launched our new Riverside social hub in Launceston. The Honourable Jo Palmer MLC joined our CEO Allyson Warrington, our clients and their families, CBS staff and other… Read Article
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Nov 19, 2021

Celebrating love: Pauline and Kevin Richmond 59th Wedding anniversary

Pauline and Kevin Richmond recently celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary with us at Glen Derwent Estate. No strangers to our social hub activities having attended for the last year, they decided Devonshire Tea would… Read Article