Beekman, NY Hospice Care

A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Beekman 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 Beekman.

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Palliative Care

Palliative care is provided for life-limiting and advanced illnesses. We use an interdisciplinary approach to care and treatment for pain relief as well as care for mental and physical stress.

Pediatric Care

We provide superior prenatal and pediatric hospice care for babies and children diagnosed with life-limited illnesses and strive to help families with their day to day challenges.

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 Beekman?

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. Beekman 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 provide 24/7 care and treatment at the Regional Hospice Center no matter where your treatment is being provided.      

Our dedicated team of physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides, and trained hospice volunteers use personalized treatment plans that are designed to meet the needs of individual patients. These plans include pain management, symptom control, speech therapy, physical therapy and occupational therapy as well.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Compassion, peace and dignity are the primary goals of our dedicated caregivers and treatment plans that help to improve the overall quality of life for end-of-life patients.

Comfort Versus Curative
With a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less or a child diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, specialized hospice care and treatment is rendered to patients to provide the care and comfort needed.  Regional Hospice provides this needed specialized care.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
There are no referrals needed for Regional Hospice, but online referrals can be submitted online. Anyone who requests our hospice care will be admitted under the care of one of our physicians.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care and treatment is covered by most private health insurance plans as well as Medicare and Medicaid. Surely having coverage affords families the comfort needed to know their loved ones will receive appropriate hospice care in their final days.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs offer Beekman families with babies or children diagnosed with life-limited illnesses physical, emotional, and spiritual support. Our caring staff is on board to assist families every step of the way. We provide comfort and care during pregnancy, labor, birth, life, and even loss and remembrance.

The Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice treatment plan includes ongoing healthcare visits and perinatal support. The plan includes instructions on how to properly care for your babies or children at home. We also provide assistance with other 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

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The team at Regional Hospice has been providing specialized care, comfort, treatment and compassion to those diagnosed with life-limiting illnesses since 1983. We have also provided comfort and guidance to family members suffering the loss. We provide Beekman families and their loved ones with all the comfort, care and treatment they need around the clock. For more information about Regional Hospice, or to learn more about our Danbury Hospice Care Center, contact one of our staff members today.