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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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Jul 13, 2022

Talking Point – Aged Care Workforce

Organisations providing aged care services to Tasmanians now find themselves between a rock and a hard place after the Federal Government’s recent subsidy announcement. At Community Based Support, we value enormously our dedicated and… Read Article
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Jul 08, 2022

CBS Internship program: Building a future

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) graduates are getting real world experience through a CBS internship program. The intern program is a collaboration between CBS and the Indus Institute, who developed The Professional Year (PYear)… Read Article
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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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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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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
Mar 22, 2022

New CBS board positions available

Here is your opportunity to join a highly experienced board of directors that provide strategic direction to support some of Tasmania’s most vulnerable, in the aged care and disability services sector, receiving care at… 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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Feb 04, 2022

Richard brings transferable skills for a career change-up

Richard joined CBS at the end of October 2021 as the Aged Care programs manager. He’s a highly experienced human resources professional with extensive knowledge of leadership, strategy and commercial operations. He has worked… Read Article