Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been dedicated to providing Bethel patients with comfort and compassion since 1983. We understand the pain and heartache that accompanies life limited illnesses, which is why we provide in-home care as well as palliative care and pediatric care. Our in-patient hospice care, located in Danbury offers assistance to individuals and families throughout Greater Bethel. Our services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your convenience.
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For over 30 years Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing caring, end-of-life services to our Bethel residents.It is our mission to give each and everyone of our patients the highest quality of life possible. We offer compassion, peace, and dignity to all our patients and their families.
Additionally, after years of careful consideration and planning, we can now provide our patients and their families with with Connecticut’s first and only private suite hospice center, Center for Comfort Care and Healing
Our families and patients can take comfort knowing we offer 24/7 care and comfort services. We happily provide assistance to patients in the comfort of their own home, or in our state-of-the-art facility.
Our hospice services are available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. With a staff stacked with physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers, we are able to customize treatment plans based off of each patients needs and wishes, and offer occupational, speech, and physical therapy if needed.
Compassion, Peace and Dignity
It is our mission to treat our patients and family with compassion, peace, and dignity. We work with symptom and pain management that allow end-of-life patients to have the highest quality of life possible.
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 are here to provide your loved one with high quality care as they enter the last stages of their illness.
A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
There are a variety of people and facilities that can refer your loved one to receive hospice care, including: 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. Caring for your loved one is important without causing a financial burden.
Home Hospice Care comes to you, wherever you reside – your home, assisted living residence or skilled nursing facility.We’re dedicated to providing our services through wherever you are most comfortable.
Commonly Asked Questions
Sometimes our Bethel patients find themselves receiving hospice care in a facility or nursing home that has a contract with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. We have trained volunteers on hand when caregivers are in need of a break. These volunteers are able to provide companionship to their patients, run errands, and even share special skills such as singing or telling jokes.
If your Bethel home is not the best option for your end of life care, Regional Hospice offers inpatient hospice care. Located in Danbury, families and their loved ones will be supported at our state-of-the-art facility and friendly staff.
The Center for Comfort Care and Healing offers:
Gourmet meals are available for whatever you crave. Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff create positive relationships with our patients that stay at our facility.
Our Palliative Home Care Program can provide specialized medical treatments to Bethel patients suffering from advanced illnesses comfortably.
Palliative Home Care offers:
Palliative Home Care can be an option for those suffering from serious advanced illnesses. This customized medical care can help patients manage painful symptoms while also providing emotional and spiritual support for families.It is sometimes used with other curative methods as well.
Many Bethel patients who utilize this treatment are homebound or have specific needs.The Palliative Home Care Program can be beneficial for patients seeking specialized treatment.
Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support for Bethel 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 will connect you with any further resources you may need.
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