A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Branford 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 Branford.
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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. Branford 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.
We are here to provide you with convenient hospice care inside your Branford home or facility with the Center for Comfort Care and Healing. Regional Hospice provides services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers follow customized care plans designed to help with pain and symptom management. We also offer additional services such as speech, physical and occupational therapy.
Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Our entire staff works closely with each patient, providing them with care, peace, and respect. We work to control symptoms and manage pain, doing our best to offer exceptional end-of-life care and help patients achieve new goals and improve the quality of life.
Comfort Versus Curative
Hospice care is recommended when there is a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less or if a child is suffering from a life-limiting illness. Our entire staff works hard to improve their quality of life during their end-of-life care.
A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
A patient may be referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a doctor’s orders. Anyone can request our services, we have an online hospice referral on our website for your convenience.
Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, letting your loved one receive quality care.
Home Hospice Care can come to your Branford home, assisted living residence or skilled nursing facility.
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We have skilled nursing/assisted living facilities under contract with Regional Hospice letting more patients receive our services. Trained volunteers can takeover when caregivers need a break. They can provide companionship, run errands, or share special skills like music and integrative/complementary therapies.
If your Branford home becomes an unfit place to care for your loved one you have the option to bring them into our home to our Inpatient Hospice Center in Danbury. The Center provides patients and their families quality accommodations, gourmet meals, and endless support. We always keep our patients wishes and goals in mind while caring for them.
The Center for Comfort Care and Healing offers:
Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff can take requests from both our patients and their families, we know that food can bring comfort and fond memories to our patients and we are happy to offer such quality meals everyday.
Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support for Branford families whose babies have been diagnosed with a terminal condition or have died. We provide a line of support from pregnancy to remembrance.
Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care includes visits by healthcare professionals with perinatal experience, instruction in caring for babies at home, and help reaching out to local resources.
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Regional Hospice has helped patients throughout the Branford area find peace and comfort during their end-of-life care. We assist anyone, regardless of age or condition, who has been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. Let us lend a hand to help you and your family during this time. Call us today for more information.