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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.

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Nov 10, 2023

Training for Plain English

Community Based Support (CBS) recently held a series of plain English workshops. The goal was to encourage that written and spoken communication with clients, and with each other, is clear and understandable. The workshops… Read Article
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Nov 04, 2023

Growing confidence: Jane’s Ageing Backwards experience

Jane Lowe has been feeling the physical and mental health benefits of attending the Ageing Backwards movement program ran by Community Based Support (CBS). “I didn’t want to go to the gym but needed… Read Article
Oct 07, 2023

Unlocking opportunities: The CBS refer a friend program

To combat  workforce shortages in the aged and disability care sector, CBS has adopted a contemporary approach to complement traditional recruitment. Implemented in 2022, the CBS Refer a Friend program encourages team members to… Read Article
Jul 20, 2023

Rewarding community partnerships help promote jobs

To provide quality in-home aged care and disability support services, the recruitment team at Community Based Support (CBS) understand the importance of attracting individuals who are passionate about caring for some of the most… Read Article
Jun 15, 2023

Investing in expertise: enhancing client care through training

In any organisation, the strength of the team lies in the expertise and skills they possess. For Community Based Support (CBS) who are dedicated to providing exceptional support to clients, investing in training and… Read Article
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May 19, 2023

Talking point: Time to align pay rates for care workers.

WAGE WIN FOR AGED-CARE WORKERS BUT DISABILITY CARERS MISS OUT, WRITES ALLYSON WARRINGTON. Community Based Support wholeheartedly welcomes the Fair Work Commission’s decision to provide a wage increase of 15 per cent for aged-care… Read Article
May 16, 2023

Inspiring generations: The legacy of Maureen Norris

Maureen Norris is a name synonymous with gymnastics in Tasmania. Her journey began almost 40 years ago when she enrolled her daughter Kim in gymnastics classes at Lynwood Gym. Little did she know that… Read Article
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Mar 23, 2023

Fiercely independent: Margaret’s story

Margaret Kay is an example of how pursuing interests can keep your mind and body active and provide a sense of purpose and fulfilment in life. Margaret’s passion for painting began over four decades… Read Article
Feb 27, 2023

Getting it right: Paul Dolzan’s story

Paul Dolzan never intended to work in the support sector, but a fortuitous encounter on a golf course changed that. A family friend was running a disability support organisation and suggested Paul work for… Read Article