Anam Cara House Colac, Palliative & Respite Care

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 House Colac 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 5233 8203.

Our Mission

To provide the South West Victorian community with excellence in respite and end of life care within a home-like environment; embracing respect and compassion for all people.

Ways to get involved


Are you an active person, interested in assisting in the running of Anam Cara House Colac or participating in activities to support and care for our guests and their families? Do you have skills and hobbies you would like to introduce and share with others? We have a flexible, diverse...

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Work With Us

Do you have an interest in Palliative Care? Would you like to work in a tranquil rural retreat, offering a choice in care for people of all ages, living with a long-term or life-limiting illness? We are seeking the services of casual Div 1 Nurses and qualified Personal Care Attendants...

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