Are you a carer?
A carer is a family member or friend closely linked to a person requiring support.
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.
Anam Cara Geelong is located in the centre of Geelong’s CBD and is a short walk to the 3 Geelong’s hospitals and medical treatment facilities.
Carer Accommodation at Anam Cara Geelong is upstairs on the first floor level – guests must be able to negotiate stairs safely.
The Carer Accommodation at Anam Cara Geelong provides comfortably furnished bedrooms (some with ensuites) and a shared sitting room.
Breakfast essentials and tea and coffee making facilities are provided in the shared sitting room.
Laundry facilities are available, and a team of dedicated volunteers assist with housekeeping.
Cooking facilities are not available within the carer accommodation however there are a number of eateries close to Anam Cara, and some offer discounts for guests.
There is a microwave to enable heating of food and toaster for guests use.
Limited parking is available on site – please see reception on arrival for availability.
The cost of accommodation depending on room and ensuite facilities ranges in price from $60 – $100 per night for the first person, with additional persons in the same room charged at an additional $10 per head.
There are no costs for children under 15 years of age.
Anam Cara Geelong is SMOKE FREE accommodation – please ask our reception staff on arrival for designated smoking area.