Beacon, NY Hospice Care

A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Beacon 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― benefit from our in-patient 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 Beacon.

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Palliative Care

For life-limiting and advanced illnesses, we provide an interdisciplinary approach to care and treatment and give focus to pain relief along with mental and physical stress.

Pediatric Care

For those families with terminally ill children, we provide prenatal and pediatric hospice care and are dedicated to helping families on their very challenging journey.

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 Beacon?

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. Beacon 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

Regional Hospice provides care and treatment 24 hours per day, 7 days per week regardless of where treatment is rendered.


Our dedicated physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers provide customized treatment options that meet the individual needs of our patients and may include pain management, symptom control, speech therapy as well as physical and occupational therapies.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Our team offers the highest level of compassion with a goal of providing your loved ones with the peace and dignity they so deserve.  Our treatment plans focus on helping end-of-life patients improve their overall quality of life in their final days.

Comfort Versus Curative
A terminal prognosis of 6 months or less or a child diagnosed with a life-limiting illness deserves specialized hospice care that affords them a quality end of life.  Regional Hospice do just that.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone who makes a request for our hospice care will be admitted under the care of one of our physicians. No referral is necessary; however, referrals can be made on our website.

Hospice is Affordable
Most private health insurance plans as well as Medicare and Medicaid provide Hospice care coverage for your loved ones giving you the peace of mind needed that they can and will receive specialized Hospice care.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provide physical, emotional and spiritual support to Beacon families with babies and young children who have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses.  We are here to help families each and every step of the way from pregnancy, labor, and birth, to life and even loss and remembrance.

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice specialized care and treatment includes healthcare visits and ongoing support with perinatal care.  It also teaches families proper at home care of their babies or children and offers assistance with other available 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
Outside of Regional Hospice and Home Care Center

We are Here to Support You – Learn More

Since 1983, the team here at Regional Hospice has been providing specialized care, comfort, treatment and compassion to those diagnosed with life-limiting illnesses and those suffering from life losses as well. Our caring team supports Beacon families and their loved ones and provides all the care and treatment they need. To learn more about our Danbury Hospice Care Center, reach out to one of our staff members today.