Anam Cara House, Palliative & Respite Care Colac

Anam Cara House Colac is a community owned hospice established to provide respite, palliative care and end of life care for the people of South West Victoria.
Anam Cara is a tranquil rural retreat set in spacious grounds, offering a choice in care for people of all ages who are living with a long term or life-limiting illness.  Anam Cara House underpins home care.

Anam Cara is Gaelic for “Soul Friend”.

The hospice is located at 50 Forans Rd, Barongarook. Contact Nurse Manager Karen Eccles on 03 52338203.

Take a tour of Anam Cara House, Colac

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A message from Bev and Keith

Latest News

Dying to know

24 Sep 2018

We were very fortunate to host Dr Charlie Corke for a talk about the importance of good end of life care planning, and more importantly the possible consequences of not making your preferences very clear.  Dr Corke is a very well known and highly respected Intensive Care Specialist in Geelong.  More than 50 people attended […]

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Event: Letting go: how to plan for a good death

19 Jul 2018

‘Too frequently, we leave it too late to start to think — but a crisis is never the best time for careful thought.’ As Australia’s population ages, many individuals are faced with making complex medical decisions, for themselves and for others, in times of great stress. Letting Go is an important and timely introduction to, and discussion of, the kinds of […]

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