Operating on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, day hospice gives carers a much-needed break while their loved one is cared for by a Registered nurse and a dedicated team of volunteers who have each completed Palliative Care Victoria's volunteer training program. This is a free service.
A fully accredited yet home-like environment, Anam Cara House provides holistic, person-centred care by RN nursing staff, supported by dedicated and caring volunteers who have each completed Palliative Care Victoria's volunteer training program.
Assess the needs of those living with a life limiting illness, Refer to appropriate services, Loan bank equipment hire, Liaise with medical professionals & in-home Hospice assessments.Read More
A community-funded, independent, non-denominational organisation, we support people with chronic and life-limiting illness, their carers and families in many ways.
The Carer Accommodation at Anam Cara Geelong provides comfortably furnished bedrooms (some with ensuites) and a shared sitting room.
Respite allows carers to take some time out for their own needs, or to access accommodation close to a loved one who is receiving medical treatment in a nearby hospital or medical centre.
Specially trained volunteers will assist the Registered Nurse to support the guests at the Day Hospice.
The Day Hospice provide a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment for people with a chronic illness or life limiting illness.
Anam Cara Geelong is a community service committed to providing care for people affected by life limiting illness. Anam Cara Geelong offers support to people of all ages and denominations who are seeking hospice care within the Geelong and district communities, by providing access to day respite, short term respite accommodation and end of life palliative care.