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Danbury, CT Hospice Care

Since 1983, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been dedicated to providing comfort and compassion for those with life-limiting illness and loss. We provide in-home or in-patient hospice care as well as palliative care and pediatric care to individuals and families throughout Greater Danbury. 

We provide compassion, peace and dignity for your loved one in need of end-of-life care, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Do you have a question? Reach out, we can help.

Home Hospice

Hospice care in Danbury at your home, assisted living residence, or skilled nursing facility for any person with terminal illness, regardless of age with health, emotional and spiritual support.

Inpatient Hospice

We have Connecticut's only state-of-the-art private suite hospice center amenities, gourmet meals, accommodations for families, care and therapies for your loved one.

Palliative Care

Specialized medical care and treatments to allow patients to live more comfortably with relief from symptoms and pain that accompany advanced illness, helping provide a better quality of life

Pediatric Care

Support and care for families with babies and children diagnosed with a terminal condition with prenatal and pediatric hospice care. We support you through the the experience.

Our Patients’ Stories

Beverly Dieringer

The qualities that she adored about White Ironstone China could also be said of her: she is strong, practical, and has a classical elegance.

A Very Special Visit

Victor Clarizio, visited Pegasus Therapeutic Riding, which was a day to remember for Victor and all the people who love and care for him. Read more about this meaningful day.

In Memoriam to Karl

Karl was an amazing individual who helped so many in the community.  He was a tireless and unassuming advocate for the charitable causes he believed in.

Who We Are and Why we Serve Danbury

Since 1983, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing caring, end-of-life services to our Connecticut community. We have successfully helped thousands of patients live out their remaining days in the comfort of their own home or nursing care facility with peace and dignity, while supporting their families emotionally and spiritually.

Additionally, after years of careful consideration and planning, we have built Connecticut’s first and only, state-of-the-art, private suite hospice center – our Center for Comfort Care and Healing in CT.

We are not only proud of our decades-long reputation for superior in-home hospice care we are now honored to be able to welcome you into our home as well.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Whether inside your Danbury home or facility, or at our home, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care provides exceptional, convenient, hospice care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers follow customized, individual care plans designed to meet each patient’s needs for pain management and symptom control and special services such as speech, physical and occupational therapy.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We support you and your loved ones during your difficult time treating you and them with the compassion, peace and dignity they deserve. We work with symptom and pain management that allow end-of-life patients to achieve new goals and improve the quality of life.

Comfort Versus Curative
Consider hospice when there is a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less, (a disease that has run its normal course) or if a child is suffering from a life-limiting illness. We strive to give the highest quality of life to you and your loved one during final portion of their time.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone may request hospice care. A patient may be referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s direction. An online hospice referral can be conveniently completed through our site.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, allowing you to care for your loved one, providing them high-quality care.

Home Hospice Care in Danbury

Home Hospice Care comes to you, wherever you reside – your home, assisted living residence or skilled nursing facility.

Commonly Asked Questions
*Many diagnoses are considered: Alzheimer’s and related dementias, pulmonary and cardiac diseases, and cancer. 
*Hospice Care is a covered benefit under Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurances. 
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Special services like speech, physical and occupational therapy are available when needed.
*Our support line is 
available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for symptom management; medications and equipment as well as emotion and spiritual support.

Your hospice care may include hospice Care in a skilled nursing/assisted living facility under contract with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. Trained volunteers who are available to give caregivers a break, provide companionship, run errands, or share special skills including music and integrative/complementary therapies.

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

For end-of-life care, if your Danbury home is not the best option, what would make you and your loved ones feel most cared for and comfortable? The Center provides patients and their families options for the highest quality hospice care away from home, while supporting their personal needs and respecting their individuality in our Danbury Inpatient Hospice Center.

The Center for Comfort Care and Healing offers:
*12 private suites
*A Multitude of Amenities
*Accommodations for family overnight stays
*Gourmet Meals
*Emotional & volunteer support. 
*24/7 Palliative-care-trained medical physicians and APRNs
*Complementary therapies (massage, Reiki, music & Pet Partner program)

Gourmet meals are available for whatever you crave. Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff often become beloved members of a family because his window is always open for requests, and food is a universal language that nurtures warmth and friendship.

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Palliative Care for Danbury Residents

Our Palliative Home Care Program offers specialized medical care and treatments that allow people to live more comfortably with relief from the symptoms and pain of an advanced illness. 

Palliative Home Care offers:
* Nursing care to meet a skilled need for a serious or chronic illness
* Pain and symptom management
* Emotional and spiritual support for both patients and families through social workers and clergy
* Other services like speech, physical and occupational therapy when needed

Palliative Home Care is an option, for those with serious or advanced illness, that integrates expert pain and symptom management, sometimes in conjunction with curative treatment, to achieve the highest quality of patient care. 

The Palliative Home Care Program works in collaboration with the care of physicians while allowing patients to actively seek specialized treatments. This program, for patients who are homebound and who have a skilled need, is especially helpful when symptoms are difficult to control.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support for Danbury families whose babies have been diagnosed with a terminal condition or have died. We can accompany families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.

Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care includes visits by healthcare professionals with expertise in perinatal care, instruction in caring for babies at home, and assistance with additional community resources.

We Assist With:
*Prenatal support
*Childbirth education and preparation
*Developing individualized birth plans to establish personal desires and needs
*Coordinating discharge of baby to home, when appropriate
*Creating cherished keepsakes and photographs
*Preparing for memorial services and funerals
*Facilitating support groups for parents, siblings and others

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We are Here to Support You – Learn More

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been dedicated to providing comfort and compassion for those with life-limiting illness and loss since 1983. We are here to help and support families and their loved ones in Danbury. Please reach out to us.