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.

Who uses Anam Cara House

A short documentary has been created by DPI. It  follows the story of three regular guests of Anam Cara House, both within their own homes and at the hospice.


Latest News

A wrap up of the AGM and a Committee change

21 Nov 2016

25 people attended our Open House and AGM on the 8th November 2016. Our Founder & President, Diane Wright presented the Annual Report, quoting our Hospice Manager Karen Eccles, ‘We ended the 2015-2016 financial year almost doubling the amount of service to guests that we provided the previous year. Overnight care was provided 243 nights […]

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Annual General Meeting, November 2016 & Annual Memberships

17 Oct 2016

You are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting to be at Anam Cara House, Colac, on Tuesday 8th November 2016 at 5.30pm. Doors will open at 4.30pm for a hospice tour and light refreshments. Our guest speaker will be Diana Taylor, the Chairperson of Anam Cara House Geelong. Come along and help celebrate our […]

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