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

Nurses Needed! Is this you?

17 Jul 2017

We’re looking for outstanding nurses to become an integral part of the Anam Cara Colac team, based in Barongarook. We have a vacancy for a Nurse Manager on a Permanent Part Time basis (16 hrs/week), and various opportunities for casual registered nurses. The Nurse Manager will ensure the smooth running of the Hospice alongside our […]

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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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