In a remarkable achievement, the Broken Hill Palliative Care Volunteer Team has been honoured as the NSW Volunteer Team of the Year. The accolade was presented during the Centre for Volunteering regional ceremony, held at the Musicians Club in Broken Hill on October 19.
The team, known for their selfless dedication and compassionate service, has significantly impacted the community by providing person-centred volunteer services. Their work primarily focuses on palliative patients and their carer’s, receiving specialist palliative care.
“We were very pleased to be recognised and the team appreciates receiving recognition as it lets them know they are valued in their role,” Janet Pearce, Palliative Care volunteer coordinator Janet Pearce told the Truth.
The Far West Local Health District has extended its heartfelt congratulations to all members of the team, acknowledging their invaluable contribution to the community.
This award not only recognises the Broken Hill Palliative Care Volunteer Team’s exceptional service but also highlights the importance of volunteer work in enhancing the quality of life for those in palliative care. Their efforts exemplify the profound difference that compassion and dedication can make in the lives of individuals and the broader community.