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Hospice News

It was footy madness for the boys that attended the Very Special Kids Mates Weekend in May. The weekend kicked off with a visit from musical legend Greg Champion who entertained the boys with footy songs while they prepared signs for the match they were going to that evening.... Read More


Categories: Hospice News

Very Special Kids Hospice is one of a kind in Victoria, offering eight beds for respite and end-of-life care for children with life-threatening conditions, with nurses available 24 hours, and family accommodation on site.  At the helm of this operation is Hospice Manager Sue Kea... Read More


Categories: Hospice News, Very Special Kids News

In the lead up to the 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge from 22 to 23 May we interviewed Family Support Worker, Mei Goh about her work with Very Special Kids families and why the challenge is so important Read More


Categories: Fundraising News, Hospice News

As a parent of William and Hamish, who both have the same extremely rare genetic condition, Mother’s Day holds special meaning for Natalie Watson and her husband Brian. “Mother’s Day is a day that we remember our beautiful mums and show appreciation for all the little th... Read More


Categories: Family News, Fundraising News, Hospice News

Children staying at Very Special Kids Hospice in the Easter holidays enjoyed a range of activities including a trip to the children's farm, a circus on wheels and planting flowers.   Read More


Categories: Hospice News

From 27 February to the 1 March, five beautiful girls came together for the first ever all female Mates Weekend at Very Special Kids Hospice. Activities included cafe outings, manicure sessions, card games and a fabulous rendition of Taylor Swift's 'Shake it Off' with the hos... Read More


Categories: Hospice News

The hospice bathroom has been transformed into a fun, playful and stimulating room featuring a submarine, a friendly stingray, brightly coloured fish, moving lights and a television. The makeover was made possible by SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium’s community program, Merlin’s M... Read More


Categories: Hospice News

As part of the commitment to improve services to families, Very Special Kids House recently appointed Dr Simon Cohen as a Chief Medical Officer on a part time basis. ... Read More


Categories: Hospice News