respite care

Dying to know

We were very fortunate to host Dr Charlie Corke for a talk about the importance of good end of life care planning, and more importantly the possible consequences of not making your preferences very clear.  Dr Corke is a very well known and highly respected Intensive Care Specialist in Geelong.  More than 50 people attended […]

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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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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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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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