Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Meet The Compatible Care Team


Paul Nowlan

Managing Director / General Manager Scheduling & Staff Relationships

As Co-owner of Compatible Care with Helen Nowlan, Paul oversees the governance of the family business as Managing Director.  Paul joined Compatible Care as part of the day to day operations in 2015.  Paul is responsible for staff relationships, day to day client relationships and scheduling.  His customer focus and strong emphasis on continuity of care with all bookings demonstrates his core values of ‘Working Harmoniously Together’. Paul’s dedication and commitment to our clients shines through in all aspects of his role as director. A mix of humour and integrity in his business approach is welcomed by our clients.


Helen Nowlan

Co-owner / Chief Executive Officer

Helen commenced in the business at its inception, originally with her mother, Mrs Trish Gloede.  Helen and Trish created the foundation that is Compatible Care from Trish's experience of working in the aged care sector for much of her nursing career.  Helen & Trish developed Compatible Care with these core values in mind. 

Since 2015 Helen has followed in Trish's footsteps as CEO.  With 18 years in senior business development and management, Helen has used her skills in systems development to ensure the business has kept pace with clinical and compliance reform.  

Helen is passionate about ensuring all staff working in the sector are specially trained to meet the needs of older people.  She is active in the sector and advocates on issues impacting care, including workforce availability & training.

Helen has been inspired by Trish to also formalise her care qualifications and is part way through her Registered Nursing qualifications. 


Shari Callum

Finance & Operations Manager

Shari’s background in accounts administration and office management span over 30 years. Shari's committment to the community by actively participating on a voluntary basis with Sporting clubs as Treasurer, Secretary and general committee involvement aligns to our Compatible Care values.  Shari and the operations team at Compatible Care are focussed on high level customer service, accurate systems input and a friendly and professional voice at the end of the phone. 

Helen, Paul & Shari lead a behind the scenes team that manage:

  • Financial and Business Systems
  • Clinical Governance
  • Staff recruitment




Working Harmoniously Together

Want to join the team?

Contact Compatible Care today or visit our Recruitment page to see current employment opportunities.

National Finalist Individual Award - Helen Nowlan
Individual Award Winner Western Australia