Anam Cara House Colac

2019 Community Appeal

Anam Cara Colac is now into its 8th year of providing specialised “home-like” care to our regional community and demand for our services continues to grow. To provide this much-needed care we rely heavily on community donations. In fact, to continue to provide our care for the next twelve months we need to raise $165,000 […]

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Read our latest newsletter | June 2019

Download the latest copy of the Anam Cara House Newsletter. In this edition: A note from our Hospice Manager, Karen Eccle Upcoming events Our 2019 Community Appeal Palliative Care Week Open Day and Volunteers Week A big thank you to Colac Motor Group for providing us with a beautiful Nissan Qashqai to transport our guests to […]

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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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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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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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Health fund GMHBA give back to Anam Cara House Colac

GMHBA are the only health fund in Victoria that support Anam Cara House Colac. When any of their members use our services, GMHBA generously give a rebate straight to us, allowing us to continue our day to day operations. GMHBA offers affordable health cover to local families. GMHBA are the health insurer of choice for […]

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