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

Our staff and volunteers

A message from Bev and Keith

Latest News

Diane honoured with life membership of Palliative Care Victoria

30 Nov 2018

Making a difference; Making Soul Friends A week before being honoured with a life membership of Palliative Care Victoria at their 2018 AGM, Diane Wright sits in her home in Colac, gazing at the lake, contemplating her work in palliative care. “There was always a spirit of commitment to the community in my family. My […]

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Read our latest newsletter | October 2018

30 Nov 2018

Download the latest copy of the Anam Cara House Newsletter. In this edition: A note from our Hospice Manager, Karen Eccles Upcoming events Our QIC Accreditation Information about the Parkinson’s Support Group Our volunteer palliative care course

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