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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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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
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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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Dec 03, 2021

CBS Buddy program

We’ve joined the Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) Buddy Program to help support our new starters as they embark on their careers at CBS. Starting a new job can be quite stressful and… 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
Nov 19, 2021

Board Director Casual Vacancy

Non-Executive Director About Community Based Support Community Based Support (CBS) is a not for profit, Tasmanian organisation that supports people who are frail, aged or have a disability to live the life they choose… Read Article