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

Business Administrator – Permanent Part-Time Position

08 Sep 2016

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to become an integral part of the Anam Cara Colac team. Based at Anam Cara in Barongarook, The Business Administrator’s position is a challenging, rewarding and key role. The Business Administrator will ensure the smooth running of the Hospice’s Business and, alongside our Hospice Manager and […]

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Our wonderful Founder & President Diane has been nominated for a Leadership Award!

23 Aug 2016

All of us at Anam Cara House Colac know how brilliant Diane is as our leader. Her tireless efforts and ability to inspire others have brought to life an entirely new and unique model of care. It was her vision of a place where people with life limiting illnesses are cared for in a homelike […]

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