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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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Jun 30, 2022

Flying high: Bradley’s story

Bradley Marshall has been attending the CBS social hubs for just six months and is really feeling the benefits. He has dealt with mental health issues for a number of years and had closed… 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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May 10, 2022

Dave’s advice on getting the best out of support options.

”It takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile” says Dave Hanlon as he talks about the importance of humour and being able to have a laugh, no matter the situation. He… 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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Dec 30, 2021

Maintaining independence: Irene’s story

Irene Norris has a renewed appreciation for her garden after the CBS home modification team installed a ramp so that she could access it more readily. “The ramp is working really well, it saves… 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 15, 2021

Go for it: Jessica’s CBS journey

When asked about her favourite part of the job, Jessica says “Every day, I love every day. My eyes are open, my feet are on the floor. Everyone’s full of energy and off I… Read Article
Oct 28, 2021

The power of friendship

Ray has been coming to our social hub in New Town for a number of years and we recently caught up with him for a chat. Ray’s a keen model builder and collector and… Read Article