The team at Clare Holland House (
provides Palliative care to people with a terminal illness which is inclusive
of families and friends. Palliative care aims to ease the pain, distress and
many other physical, emotional and spiritual problems that may be present with
a terminal illness. Using a variety of techniques and knowledge the team of
health professionals at CHH aim to
make the person feel in control of their treatment and their quality of life.
Further detail about this award is available on our website, as is a history of the Canberra Citizen of the Year Award and a full list of awardees.
The 40th consecutive Canberra Citizen of the Year will be announced by the Chief Minister during Canberra Day Celebrations in March 2016.
Image source: CareSearch Nurses Hub News May 2015, photographer unknown