Anam Cara House News

Nurses Needed! Is this you?

We’re looking for outstanding nurses to become an integral part of the Anam Cara Colac team, based in Barongarook. We have various opportunities for casual registered nurses. Our Registered Nurses are integral to the smooth running of the Hospice alongside our Hospice Manager, Nurse Manager and Committee of Management. For further information please go to […]

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Anam Cara House Respite Palliative Care Colac and South West

Anam Cara House Colac, Open Day | 25th May 2017

National Palliative Care Week Events Art Exhibition ‘Living Well’: Showcasing works from local and regional artists from 10am to 2pm daily, 22nd May to 28th May. Anam Cara Open Day, Thursday 25th May: Join us for our Open Day, with morning and afternoon tea provided. 10.30am Open Hospice Morning: Opportunity to see our Day Hospice […]

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A wrap up of the AGM and a Committee change

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

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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Read our latest newsletter (Sept 2016)

Download the latest copy of the Anam Cara House Newsletter. In this edition: A note from our Hospice Manager, Karen Eccles News on the Palliative Care Conference 2016 Meet Holly McDonald, Registered Nurse FAQs Annual Membership Invitation (renew online today for only $50)

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Oh what a night!

The Anam Cara House Colac Annual Gala Event was once again a huge success. Our major fundraising event, the ‘Champagne & Chandeliers’ Gala Event, was held recently at the Park Hyatt, Melbourne. And what a night it was! Thanks to the generosity and philanthropy of those who attended, the hospice was able to raise an […]

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Compassionate Care Through Music | Anam Cara House Open Day

As part of Palliative Care week, Anam Cara House held an Open Day on Monday 23rd May so the local community could join us and see our beautiful hospice first hand. Tours ran throughout the day while our local radio station, 1134 3CS/MIXXFM broadcast live. We loved that visitors felt comfortable to share their own […]

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Health fund GMHBA give back to Anam Cara House Colac

GMHBA are the only health fund in Victoria that support Anam Cara House Colac. When any of their members use our services, GMHBA generously give a rebate straight to us, allowing us to continue our day to day operations. GMHBA offers affordable health cover to local families. GMHBA are the health insurer of choice for […]

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Day hospice program continues due to generous donation

Anam Cara House are very grateful to the Estate of GWA Griffiths for their contribution to funding our day hospice program once again for this coming financial year. For the past two years, they have been valued supporters of Anam Cara House, allowing us to deliver a high quality and regular service to our day […]

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