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

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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Read our latest newsletter | June 2018

27 Jun 2018

Download the latest copy of the Anam Cara House Newsletter. In this edition: A note from our Hospice Manager, Karen Eccles Upcoming events Palliative care week and our open day news Highlights from our Melbourne Gala event A special thank you to Colac Holden and Holden Australia

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