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.

 

The Anam Cara Geelong Committment

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.

Values

Respect

Respect

Integrity

Accountability

Innovation

Leadership

 

Objectives

To provide excellence in short term palliative respite care within a homelike environment

To provide qualified staff and trained volunteers who will combine their knowledge and experience to provide holistic person-centred care outside a clinical environment

To provide access to support, information, counseling, complementary therapies and bereavement care

To provide opportunities for education and training of volunteers, health professionals and the community regarding the primacy of holistic end-of-life care

To provide low cost ‘Bed and Breakfast’ style accommodation to people who need close proximity to hospitals or to loved ones within Anam Cara Geelong

To develop strategies to ensure the ongoing financial viability of Anam Cara Geelong

To develop and maintain communication with supporters of Anam Cara Geelong and the wider community