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

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

16 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

21 Nov 2016

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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