Hospice expansion nearly complete

The $5.2 million expansion to the Red Deer Hospice is nearly complete, on-time and on-budget.

Val Hilario, Expansion Campaign Coordinator for the Red Deer Hospice Society, says they will take possession of the expanded area next week and hope to have residents in the new rooms by November 1.

“It’s really exciting. It means 100 more residents each year can receive care that we are able to provide for those already here,” she said Wednesday.

The expansion includes six new beds, enhanced family lounges and quiet areas, as well as multipurpose rooms for community programming.

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