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.
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.
Home Support Manager
Wade is an experienced Manager with extensive experience over 25 years working in not for profit organisations. He has a wide range of experience in community care settings, predominately in the mental health, disability, and youth and family sectors.
Wade has qualifications in Welfare and Human Services Management and he is committed to delivering high quality support services to our clients to assist them to live in their own homes independently.
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.
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 leads 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 Team
Shireen started at Glasshouse Country Care 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.
Peta joined Glasshouse Country Care in July 2023.
Peta has over 10 years’ experience in the Aged Care sector beginning her career as a personal care assistant and joins us as a Care Manager for our Home Care Package clients.
Peta has a genuine commitment to making a meaningful impact, and is passionate about working closely with clients and their families to create support systems customised to each individual’s needs.
On weekends you can find Peta out enjoying the amazing countryside of the Sunshine Coast on her motorcycle.
Rebecca started her career in health as a personal carer in 2007. She worked in residential and community settings in aged care and disability before realising that she wanted to be a registered nurse. Rebecca completed her degree in 2017 and worked as a surgical nurse in NSW and QLD, before returning to her roots in community aged care.
Rebecca started at Glasshouse Country Care in October 2023 and has quickly become a positive asset to our wonderful team.
Rebecca loves being a local in this beautiful hinterland and enjoys nature walks and riding her horse around the area.
HCP 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.
Lani joined Glasshouse Country Care in 2013 as a Personal Carer and has worked in several roles including Rostering Officer, CHSP Assessment Officer and Client Liaison Officer. She has had many years in the Aged Care industry and is passionate about providing individualised care to support independence and wellbeing.
Lani enjoys giving back to the community and has volunteered with sporting clubs and with an organisation that provides donated food to vulnerable people living on the streets.
Lani has recently joined our Home Care Package team and is excited to have the opportunity to provide support to our Package Care clients.
Roxene has worked in the Aged Care sector for several years, starting as a Domestic Assistant while studying. Prior to this she spent many years working in a leadership capacity in special education. Roxene now joins Glasshouse
Country Care as a Care Manager.
Roxene has had many years’ experience in this role and finds it very satisfying being able to work alongside our clients and their families. She enjoys spending time getting to know the person as a person, as well as their care needs.
Roxene has recently started growing African Violets from leaves. Another very satisfying
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
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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.
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 young children. 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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