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What's new at CBS

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.

A woman in white tshirt wearing white virtual reality goggles with another lady in blue tshirt also wearing a set behind her.
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
Oct 28, 2021

Onwards and upwards: Emily’s story

Emily started at Community Based Support in 2017 as a fresh-faced 17 year old trainee. She had received promising job offers from some of Tasmania’s most well-known organisations but chose CBS as she felt… Read Article
Oct 25, 2021

The hubs experience

Sisters Jeanette Brennan and Judy Mason have been visiting our social hubs for a couple of months now and they’ve been absolutely loving the experience. Jeanette’s daughter Michelle recommended they give the CBS hubs… Read Article
Sep 29, 2021

Defibrillators donation

We’re delighted to announce that CBS have been donated three defibrillators to give our community members added peace of mind and provide the community at large with a life saving resource. Community Based Support… Read Article