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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.

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 27, 2022

Talking Point – COVID difficulties in the care industry

As we head into 2022 in earnest, the reality of living with COVID-19, now into its third year is hitting home in the Tasmanian community sector. At Community Based Support, we have lived our… 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 21, 2021

Talking Point – Covid risks while giving care at home

The reopening of state borders poses challenges for those caring for our most vulnerable, writes Allyson Warrington. As Tasmania’s borders reopen, Community Based Support recognises both the excitement and uncertainty swirling around the state’s various… 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