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Bantam, CT Hospice Care

Our Bantam patients have been coming to us for care both home care in Bantam and inpatient care at our Danbury center since 1983. We also provide palliative and pediatric care. Our entire staff is dedicated to each patient, treating them with compassion while respecting their own wishes. We treat those who are facing life-limiting illnesses across the entire state.

We provide our top hospice care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing our patients and their families with love and care while with us.

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

Home Hospice

Have access to quality hospice care from the comfort of your Bantam home, assisted living facility, or nursing home. Each patient is treated with respect and offered services to help them not only physically, but emotionally and spiritually.

Inpatient Hospice

Our private suite hospice center in Danbury is available to patients all over the state, we offer quality accommodations, unique therapies, gourmet meals, and much more to both our guests and their families.

Palliative Care

We aim to improve each patients quality of life, and do so by providing specialized medical care and treatments to each patient with the goal of reducing their pain and symptoms.

Pediatric Care

Let us provide support and care during this difficult time with our prenatal and pediatric hospice care services. We are here to provide support to the entire family.

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 Bantam

Since 1983, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has supported families and their loved ones throughout the state with exceptional end-of-life services. We are honored to have helped so many people increase their quality of life while receiving their hospice care. Each of our Bantam patients is treated with respect, peace, and dignity while with us.

After many years of preparation we are thrilled to invite patients into our private suite hospice center, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing in CT. It is the states one and only facility of its kind, and is open to residents across the state.

After years of helping those in need of end-of-life care from the comfort of their own homes, we can now invite patients into our brand new facility.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Receive our renowned hospice care inside your Bantam home or facility, or at the Center for Comfort Care and Healing in Danbury. Regional Hospice and Palliative Care is proud to provide convenient hospice care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to all of our patients across the state.

Our physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers take a comprehensive approach to your care. They each follow specific care plans customized to each patients needs, symptoms, condition, and pain management. We can provide further services like speech, physical and occupational therapy.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity

We respect each of our patients who are here to receive end-of-life care, and always take their goals and wishes into consideration when providing care. We treat everyone with peace, love, and respect while with us, working hard to manage their pain and symptoms.

 Comfort Versus Curative

Hospice care is typically suggested when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less is made, or if a child is suffering from a life-limiting illness. We provide compassion and respect to each of our patients and their families while receiving our services.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary

A patient may be referred to us by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s direction. Anyone can request our services, and we offer an online hospice referral right here on our website for your convenience.

Hospice is Affordable

Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, letting our patients receive quality care without the hassle of financial issues.

Home Hospice Care in Bantam

Home Hospice Care comes to you, whether that’s at your home in Bantam, a nursing facility, or assisted living residence.

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.

Some patients receive our excellent hospice care at a skilled nursing/assisted living facility under contract with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. We provide trained volunteers who can give caregivers a needed break, provide companionship, run errands, and share special skills and therapies.

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

For those need end-of-life care whose home is no longer the best option, we are happy to provide excellent accommodations at our Inpatient Hospice Center in Danbury. We do everything we can to make The Center as comfortable as possible and provide patients and their families quality in-patient hospice care. Each of our patients is always treated with love and respect.

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)

When a craving for a certain comfort food hits, our talented Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff can help fulfill those cravings. We believe that food is just another way that we can provide love and comfort while with us here at The Center.

fully furnished room

Palliative Care for Bantam Residents

For patients looking to reduce their pain and symptoms that accompany their advanced illness, our Palliative Home Care Program is a great option. We offer specialized medical care and treatments that help our Bantam patients live more comfortably and find some relief from their 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 for those with serious or advanced illnesses, it combines expert pain and symptom management with curative treatments, in some cases, to achieve optimal quality of life for the patient.

The Palliative Home Care Program collaborates with expert physicians while allowing patients access to seek further specialized treatments. This program, best for patients who are homebound or have a skilled need, is proven very useful for those whose symptoms are intense or difficult to manage.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs can help families in the Bantam area whose babies or children were diagnosed with a terminal illness find quality comfort and care. We provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support to all of our patients and can assist families throughout the journey, from pregnancy to remembrance.

Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care helps families by connecting them with healthcare professionals who have experience in perinatal care. We also teach families proper instruction while caring for their baby at home. We can even provide assistance with connecting you to local 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

Outside of Regional Hospice and Home Care Center

We are Here to Support You – Learn More

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has provided quality hospice care for those in the Bantam area since 1983. We are here to help our patients and their entire family through this difficult time with respect, compassion, and the utmost care. Reach out to one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff members today for more information.