Anam Cara House News

Event: Letting go: how to plan for a good death

‘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

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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Anam Cara House Respite Palliative Care Colac and South West

Anam Cara House Colac, Open Day 22nd May 2018

As part of National Palliative Care Week, we invite you to our Open Day on Tuesday 22nd May 2018. Our program includes: 10.30am: Morning tea and tours available 11.00am: Jeremy McKnight founder of Shannon’s Bridge in Creswick, The Shannon’s Bridge story 11.30am: Dr Claire Hepper MBBS, FRACGP, Dip Pall Care, Planning for a good death, what does […]

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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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