Community Based Support Tasmania

How CBS supports you in Southern Tasmania

CBS Hobart, Care Services In Tasmania
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Assessment & Care Coordination Services

CBS works with people to assess their individual care needs.  Together we work to find a balance of support and independence to achieve that persons short and long term goals.


download the assessment services fact sheet

download the care coordination fact sheet

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Bus Outings

These outings aim to provide social interaction in the way of group outings that are fun and entertaining, enhancing a person’s quality of life, emotionally, physically and mentally. It reduces social isolation and encourages individuals to be engaged in their community.


download the bus outings fact sheet – for people aged 64 and under

download the bus outings fact sheet – for people aged 65 and over

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Carer Support Services

CBS operates the Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre in southern Tasmania. The program provides support and respite to carers of all ages and circumstances in order to assist them to prevent or minimise stress and burnout.


download the carer support services fact sheet

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Consumer Directed Respite Care

This program provides packages of care, tailored towards the specific needs of individual carers.


download the consumer directed respite care fact sheet

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Domestic Assistance

Assistance with light household duties such as vacuuming, cleaning, laundry and ironing.


download the domestic assistance fact sheet

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Garden Maintenance

Up to three hours of garden maintenance each year is available to eligible people, and can include things such as mowing, weeding, general gardening and rubbish removal.


download the garden maintenance fact sheet

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Gentle Movement Chat & Water Aerobics Groups

This program aims to meet the individual’s physical needs for low impact and gentle movement, with each session guided by a professional fitness instructor.


download the gentle movement chat and water aerobics fact sheet

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Health and Safety Monitoring Services

In partnership with Tunstall Healthcare CBS works with individuals and families to find solutions that increase the level of safety for people living independently in their own homes. These can include devices such as personal medical alarms, fall detectors, help buttons, smoke, gas and flood detectors and key safes.


download the health and safety monitoring services fact sheet

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Home Care Packages

CBS offers a range of home care packages that are designed to provide individually planned and coordinated services, meeting the daily care needs of older people who live independently at home.


download the home care packages overview fact sheet

download the home care package fees fact sheet

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Home Maintenance Program

This program covers a wide range of small repair and maintenance tasks in the home including things such as the repair and replacement of taps and tap washers, repair and replacement of door and window locks, minor repair of doors, furniture and walls, installation of smoke alarms and installation of key safes.


download the home maintenance program fact sheet

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Home Modifications Program

This program focuses on the person’s most immediate needs as they relate to improving safety and accessibility in their home. Major Home Modifications are usually for requests such as bathroom reconfigurations and large ramps. Minor Home Modifications are usually for requests such as hand rails and small ramps.


download the major home modifications fact sheet

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Mental Health Carer Support Program

This program focuses on decreasing carer stress and improving the daily living capacity of recipients. It provides a range of flexible support options for carers including respite, training and education, and counselling.


download the mental health carer support program fact sheet

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider

CBS is an authorised NDIS provider offering individualised services and support.

CBS supports individuals to achieve their short and long term goals.


download the NDIS fact sheet

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Personal Care Program

Providing a range of personal services including dressing, showering, mobility assistance, medication prompting and meals.


download the personal care program fact sheet

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Residential Respite Booking Service

This service allows individuals to make one call for bookings, advice and support when accessing residential care. It provides a short-term stay in an approved aged care facility for people living in the community who need a break.


download the residential respite booking service fact sheet

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Respite Program

This program is designed to give carers a break by providing in-home personal, domestic and social support for the care recipient. This includes things such as walks, cards games, meal preparation, going for a drive, light household tasks and assistance with personal care.


download the respite program fact sheet

Sale of Services

If you do not qualify for government assistance or if you want additional support, you can purchase all services CBS offers.  For a personalised quote, please contact CBS on 03 6208 6600.


download the sale of services fact sheet

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Social Clubs

Social clubs bring fun, companionship and entertainment to people’s lives. Activities can include art and craft, lunch groups, cooking, nature appreciation, gardening, and day trips.


download the social clubs fact sheet

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Social Support

This program aims to meet the clients’ need for socialisation and includes individual activities such as visiting family and friends, shopping and bill paying or small groups such as playing cards, book club, afternoon tea or community access.


download the social support fact sheet

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Spring Cleaning

This program provides annual spring cleaning to eligible clients; including thorough cleaning of kitchens, bathrooms, light fittings, skirtings, windows, gutters and high dusting. Turning of mattresses is also included.


download the spring cleaning services fact sheet

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Young Carer Respite and Information Services

Practical and social support for young people caring for someone at home and who are at risk of not completing their education due to the caring role.


download the young carer respite and information services fact sheet