Bethlehem, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

No matter the age or health status of your loved one we provide outstanding Hospice care at your home in Bethlehem.

Inpatient Hospice

Our inpatient care has many appealing benefits. Your loved ones will experience a private suite hospice center with many amenities, such as gourmet meals and family accommodations.

Pediatric Care

Families in Bethlehem, CT with children suffering from life shortening diagnoses will receive resolute care and support.

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 Bethlehem

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. Bethlehem 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

Patients will receive unwavering compassion and support in the comfort of their own home or at our center. Our services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Patients are provided with individualized care plans to fit their specific needs. Our experienced staff includes physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides , and trained volunteers.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity

Patients receive symptom and pain management to help improve their quality of life. You and your loved one will receive compassion, peace, and dignity throughout your entire experience with us.

Comfort versus Curative

When a loved one is suffering from a terminal illness we provide unwavering care to ensure they are experiencing the best quality of life possible.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone may request hospice care. A patient may be referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s direction. For your convenience an online hospice referral can be completed on our site.

Hospice is Affordable
Medicare, Our hospice care is affordable and is covered by most health insurance plans, which allows you to provide your loved one with the best possible care.

Home Hospice Care in Bethlehem

We are ready to provide you and your loved one with the care and support needed regardless of where you live.

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 emotional and spiritual support.

Patients may receive care in a nursing or assisted living facility under contract with Regional Hospice. Trained volunteers are also provided to give caregivers a break, provide companionship, run errands, or share special skills like playing music.

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

For end-of-life care, if your Bethlehem home is not the best option, we are here to help. Our Center in Danbury provides high quality hospice care outside of the home.

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)

Food is a joyous part of the Center. Gourmet meals are available for whatever you crave. Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff often become beloved members of a family because his window is always open for requests.

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Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provide you and your children with physical, emotional, and spiritual support. We accompany Bethlehem families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.

Expertise in perinatal care, caring for babies at home, and assistance with community resources are just a few of the practices our experienced team of professionals provide.

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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We are Here to Support You – Learn More

Regional Hospice has been dedicated to providing compassion, peace, and dignity for those with life-limiting illness and loss since 1983. We are here to help and support families and their loved ones in Bethlehem. Please reach out to us.