A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Bridgeport 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 Bridgeport.
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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. Bridgeport 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.
Regional Hospice is dedicated to giving our Bridgeport patients and their families care and comfort. Our team will provide personalized care and support to help live out remaining days happy and pain free.
Physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers follow specialized care plans which were created to manage patients symptoms and pain. Our health care professionals will address patients physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs.
Compassion, Peace and Dignity
It is our mission to support families and their loved ones with compassion, peace, and dignity. Home and in-patient hospice care allows for patients to receive care they desire, in an environment most comfortable to them.
Comfort Versus Curative
Our team aims to give the highest quality of life to you and your loved one during final portion of their time. With a prognosis of six months or less, managing symptoms and pain can improve one’s quality of life.
A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Hospice care is available to anyone and everyone who is considering it without a doctor’s referral. A patient is able to be referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s direction. You can use our online hospice referral as well.
Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care should always be affordable to people of the Bridgeport area. Regional Hospice wants to give high quality care at an affordable cost. Care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances at your convenience.
Home Hospice Care caters to you, our health care professionals operate at our facility, in your Bridgeport home, assisted living facilities or specialized nursing facilities.
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 emotion and spiritual support.
Through our Hospice and Care center we offer various volunteer opportunities. Volunteers who love to spend quality time with patients, run-errands, and share special skills with patients. Volunteers are the heart of our company and provide more options of companionship and form special bods with our patients.
If your Bridgeport home is not the most comfortable option for end of life care. Our inpatient Hospice Care center in Danbury provides patients and their families options for the highest quality hospice care away from home. Our beautiful center is made to have guests and patients feel as comfortable as possible while supplying extra amenities to enhance their experience.
The Center for Comfort Care and Healing offers:
*12 private suites
*A Multitude of Amenities
*Accommodations for family overnight stays
*Emotional & volunteer support.
*24/7 Palliative-care-trained medical physicians and APRNs
*Complementary therapies (massage, Reiki, music & Pet Partner program)
Visit our celebrated Chef Jonathan LeFebvre. Jonathan and his kitchen staff love to cook up whatever type of dish that will make patients feel right at home.
Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs accompany families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance. Our center offers emotional, physical, and spiritual support for families in the Bridgeport area.
At Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice we understand the overwhelming challenges faced with a seriously ill child, we work beside parents to ensure their child and the entire family has the support and comfort they deserve. We help families in the Bridgeport area focus on the positives rather than the illness. It’s our goal for the child to get back to living each day as fully as possible.
We Assist With:
*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
Regional Hospice is devoted to providing compassion, peace, and dignity for people and families of the Bridgeport area suffering from life-limiting illness and loss . We are here to help and support families and their loved ones in their time of need. Please reach out to us.