Ansonia, CT Hospice Care

A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Ansonia patients and their loved ones enabling those in our care to focus on what matters: living fully when facing life-limiting illness. Patients of all ages―from babies to adults―in private homes, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities in four Connecticut counties benefit from our services. Our Danbury Center for Comfort Care & Healing is the first residential hospice center of its kind in Connecticut, offering all the comforts and amenities of home to patients throughout Ansonia.

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Home Hospice

We provide quality hospice care for those in the Ansonia area at their home, assisted living residence, or skilled nursing home. We offer physical, emotional, and spiritual support to each patient regardless of their age or condition.

Inpatient Hospice

With the states first and only private suite hospice center in Danbury we are proud to offer our patients and their families comfortable accommodations, gourmet meals, and expert care.

Pediatric Care

With complete respect and compassion we support families with babies and children who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness. Our prenatal and pediatric hospice care is available for families across the state.

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 Ansonia?

Since 1983, Regional Hospice has provided care choices for terminal patients and their families during the sacred end-of-life transition. Our Center for Comfort Care & Healing is the first hospice residence of its kind in Connecticut and is available to anyone in the U.S. Ansonia residents benefit from 24/7 clinical care in private suites with screened in balconies, wood furnishings and chef-prepared custom meals. The Center replicates the comforts of home, where loved ones can focus on quality time together.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

We can provide our exceptional hospice services in your Ansonia home or nursing facility, or invite you into our new home, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing. We provide care and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to our beloved patients.

Physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers are ready to help treat your loved one based off of their individual care plan. We take a very customized approach to our care here in order to meet each patients needs and own personal goals. We also offer special therapies like speech, physical, and occupational.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
In order to make your loved one as comfortable as possible, each of our staff members will treat them with respect, dignity, and love. We only hire the most compassionate employees, knowing that a high quality of life depends a lot on how patients are treated while under our care. 

 Comfort Versus Curative

Hospice care should be considered when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less is made, or if a child is suffering from a terminal illness. Our entire staff works closely together to provide a comprehensive plan of care for your loved one.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary

Anyone can request hospice care, though most patients are referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s order. We provide people an online hospice referral that is located right here on our site.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, letting you focus on your loved one and provide them with quality hospice care.

Home Hospice Care in Ansonia

Home Hospice Care that comes to you, at your Ansonia 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.
  • 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.

For some patients you will receive our hospice care at a skilled nursing home or assisted living facility who is contracted under Regional Hospice. We have trained volunteers ready to step in when needed and give caretakers a break, help with errands, and provide companionship and therapies to patients.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

We are here to provide the best quality hospice care to all of our Ansonia patients, sometimes that can be done in the comfort of their own home, but for others there comes a time when that option is no longer possible. We are happy to offer patients our Inpatient Hospice Center located in Danbury, CT. The Center provides quality amenities to both the patient and their family.

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)

Our beloved chef, Jonathan LeFebvre serves up fresh gourmet meals, made to order, to our guests and their families. We want to make our home as welcoming as possible and know that comfort food can put a smile on anyone’s face.

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Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Through our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs we provide each family and their baby or child with physical, emotional, and spiritual support. We are with you from pregnancy, to birth, to life, and remembrance. We provide care and support to those whose children are diagnosed with a terminal illness or have passed.

Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care combines the access to expert healthcare professionals, with special instruction on caring for your baby at home. We can also provide information on local resources for our Ansonia families to reach out to.

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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Our dedicated staff here at Regional Hospice has helped thousands of patients throughout the state, including those right here in Ansonia, find comfort and peace through their end-of-life care. We not only help our patients but provide services to their loving families as well. Contact us today for more information on how we can help you and your loved one.