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Hospice News

A happy boy Lucas and his parents Mel and Felix Written by Mel and Felix, mum and dad to Lucas When thinking of Very Special Kids, the word related with it is "experience". There are several charities who helped us during... Read More


Categories: Family News, Hospice News, Very Special Kids News

This International Nurses Day, we speak with Inma, our newly appointed Infection Prevention Control Nurse. Inma joined Very Special Kids late last year as a Registered Nurse and comes with a wealth of knowledge from her community adult palliative care background. We spoke to I... Read More


Categories: Family News, Hospice News, Very Special Kids News

Written by Shari Gotch Ruby's story is filled with love, courage, bravery, and so much hope. Our story doesn't have a happy ending, but it is a remarkable story and I feel fortunate to be sharing my journey and our connection with Very Speci... Read More


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To honour the vital role music therapy plays at Very Special Kids, our Registered Music Therapist and Zoom Room facilitator, Helena has shared the important role music plays and how we can use World Music Therapy Day as a reminder to appreciate... Read More


Categories: Family News, Hospice News, Very Special Kids News

In 2020, our Zoom Room was created as a means to continue providing support for children and families when COVID-19 restrictions impacted the provision of face-to-face support in the hospice. Two years later, the Zoom Room program has flourished, becomi... Read More


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The Very Special Kids grounds were rife with excitement last Wednesday, as the turning of the sod ceremony marked a significant step toward the rebuild of our world-class children’s hospice.Read More


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Very Special Kids are thrilled to announce the appointment of Kirsty Blair as our new Hospice Manager. Kirsty is a registered paediatric nurse with experience and specialist training in paediatric palliative care. ... Read More


Categories: Family News, Hospice News, Very Special Kids News

The story of Very Special Kids is the story of the thousands of heart-warming moments that our hospice has contributed to each and every year since it opened. Saturday 9 October is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day and an opportunity to celebrate that story with an eye to wha... Read More


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Our wonderful community never ceases to amaze! We are excited to announce that A Very Special Day has raised over $700,000! Our heartfelt thanks go out to everyone who donated, shared our story, volunteered your time and helped us reach our target for ch... Read More


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