Glasshouse Mountains

Our Team

Clare Mullins

General Manager

Clare has worked in the Aged Care and Disability sector for over 30 years and has been the General Manager of Glasshouse Country Care since 2019.

 

Clare began her career as a residential care and community support worker and managed a not-for-profit Aged Care and Health Promotion organisation in the UK for 20 years before moving to Australia with her family in 2019.

 

Clare is dedicated to providing quality services that enable people to live independently for as long as possible. 

Team Leaders

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Alison Parkinson

CHSP & NDIS

Alison has worked for GHCC for over 5 years and in Aged Care for over 35 years in both facility and community care with a focus on working with people with memory loss.  Alison is dedicated at working with people to provide services to remain in their own homes, be as independent as possible and to keep socially active.

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Rachael Negus

Finance & Administration

Having worked in the profit-driven travel and banking sectors for over 20 years, Rachael enjoys working for an organisation that exists solely to care for the community and its most vulnerable members.

Rachael brings her considerable expertise in administration and finance to our team, and has been with Glasshouse Country Care since 2014.

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Gemma Sherwood

Home Care Packages

Gemma is a registered nurse and has worked for Glasshouse Country Care since February 2020.

 

Gemma has been a registered nurse for 13 years and has worked in community home care for the last 12 years. Gemma works within the Home Care Package team and provides nursing care to our clients within their own homes.

 

Gemma is available to provide wound care, catheter care, recording of observations, health assessments and more.

 

If you have a Home Care Package and would like Gemma to visit you at home, please call our office.

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Don Griffin

Transport

Don has been with Glasshouse Country Care since 2013, his first and only foray into Aged Care and Disability. His main role as the Transport Team Leader sees him allocating drivers and vehicles to allow our clients to attend appointments and social outings.

 

Another key part of Don’s role is the service and maintenance of vehicles and equipment to ensure Glasshouse Country Care can provide services when required in a safe manner. His background of many years in the Defence Force allows him to carry out this role to a high standard.

 

Don and his team of drivers combine well to allow our clients to remain in their own homes by ensuring they can attend appointments when required.

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Mark Lewis

Maintenance

Mark has over 35 years’ experience working in the domestic and commercial construction industry, from small bathroom renovations to helping design and construct the exterior grounds surrounding the new state government building in Brisbane.

 

He then brought this knowledge to Glasshouse Country Care and is now in his 5th year leading the maintenance team, delivering services that enable our clients to live independently and safely in their own homes.

Mark is looking forward to the continued opportunity to provide services to those who require assistance from time to time.

Home Care Package Care Team

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Shireen Prasser

Care Manager

Shireen is the “new kid on the block” at Glasshouse Country Care starting in January 2021.

 

Shireen has worked in the Aged Care and Disability sector for over 30 years. Shireen began her community services career as a residential care and community support worker.  She studied whilst working and has worked in several areas of the sector as a co-ordinator, trainer, scheduler and case manager. 

 

Shireen likes giving back to her own community and enjoys working with others to assist them to be as independent as possible and to promote a high quality of life.  

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Rebecca Hill

Care Manager

Rebecca joined Glasshouse Country Care in November 2020 and has worked across a broad range of care roles over the past 10 years in both the Aged Care and Disability sectors as well as Retirement Village Management.

 

Rebecca holds a Diploma of Health Care and is focused on delivering excellent care and empowering each individual to reach their goals.

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Karen Nielsen

Admin Assistant

Karen has worked in Aged Care for over 12 years across Community and Residential Care in a variety of roles.

Karen commenced with Glasshouse Country Care in 2011 and has been a member of the Home Care Package team since 2017.

Karen is passionate about providing individualised care to support independence and wellbeing, with dignity and respect.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

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Shomi Osi-efa

NDIS Lifestyle Planner

Shomi is a kind, compassionate, and enthusiastic young man who is passionate about assisting the most vulnerable members of the community, particularly those with disabilities.

 

He has a background in social work and sociology, and extensive work experience in the aged care and disability sectors including as a Local Area Coordinator and Disability Lifestyle Planner. He has also worked closely with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities during his career.

 

Shomi is always keen to help wherever he can and volunteers with SES Queensland and at his local neighbourhood centres.

Occupational Therapist

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I have been working as an occupation therapist for over ten years. The first four years I worked as a community occupational therapist for DVA and the last seven years I have been the program coordinator of a lymphoedema clinic.

 

I am a mum of two; my son is four and my daughter is two. I have a lot of extracurricular activities which tend to come and go, but currently I’m addicted to sewing, love yoga, have just recommenced roller blading and play the violin. Oh, I also have a pet python.

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Occupational Therapist