For 35 years, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has provided a safe and nurturing environment for the terminally ill and others who are close to death. We administer in-home hospice care throughout Bridgewater. Inpatient Hospice Care is offered at our Danbury location. We also offer palliative and pediatric care.
We provide tender, loving and dignified care for your relatives who need to be cared for at the end of their life. We are available at any time, every day of the week.
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Since 1983, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing caring, end-of-life services to our Connecticut community. Our services have provided care and comfort to families all across Bridgewater, while supporting their families emotionally and spiritually.
We are not only proud of our many years thriving as a center for comfort It is our great honor to support our patients in a comforting environment with grace. We are humbled to open our door for your family and loved ones.
Whether inside your Bridgewater home or facility, or at our home, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care provides exceptional, convenient, hospice care services around the clock.
The Regional Hospice center is where patients decide they no longer want to go through curative treatments that are difficult and painful, or that require them to go into a hospital.
Patients may also want to stay home and spend time with those they love while staying in a familiar space.
Compassion, Peace and Dignity
This sensitive time can be difficult for both patients and family members. We offer our complete support and trust, providing unparalleled care for our Bridgewater patients. We seek to minimize pain, provide symptom relief, all with respect to the wishes and goals of our patients.
Comfort versus Curative
Hospice care should be considered when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less is made, or if a child is suffering from a terminal illness. Our entire staff works closely together to provide a comprehensive plan of care for your loved one.
A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Hospice care is not strictly available with a doctor’s referral, but is available through a hospital, clergy, family, friend, or other home care agency referral. The patient is admitted under a physician’s direction. Conveniently complete an online hospice referral through our website.
Hospice is Affordable
Regional Hospice and Palliative care aims to give high quality care at an affordable cost. Care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances at your convenience.
Whether your loved one lives at home, in assisted living or in a skilled nursing facility, Home Hospice Care will come to you and accommodate your needs.
Commonly Asked Questions
When working with outside of home facilities, such as nursing homes and assisted living, we include a contract specifically with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. This allows for trained volunteers to help in the care process. Our volunteers seek to improve the quality of life for our patients, providing companionship, sharing talents, running errands, and more.
Our inpatient care center open our doors to patients who find their Bridgewater home will not be the most comfortable setting for their end of life care. We provide our patients and their families with options for the highest quality hospice care away from home. Our care center amenities are made to make guests and families feel as comfortable as possible.
The Center for Comfort Care and Healing offers:
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.
Our Palliative Home Care Program offers specialized medical care and treatments that allow people to live more comfortably with relief from the symptoms and pain of an advanced illness.
Palliative Home Care offers:
We incorporate several different aspects into our Palliative Home Care program, all designed with the patient in mind. We consider pain management, necessary treatment, and other approaches to develop better quality of living.
Our Palliative Home Care Program works in conjunction with our physicians so Bridgewater patients can seek out specialized treatments for their individual needs. Patients who are homebound and have a skilled need can benefit from this program, particularly when symptoms are hard to control.
Our health care specialists are dedicated to provide your terminally-ill child with special care, that will cease their fears and block out their pain. We can accompany and comfort families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.
Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care combines the access to expert healthcare professionals, with special instruction on caring for your baby at home. We can also provide information on local resources for our Bridgewater families in need.
We Assist With:
For the past 35 years, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has dedicated itself to supporting Bridgewater families and their loved ones in one of the most difficult times of their lives. A life-limiting illness is not easy to deal with, and we give them compassion and love for their remaining days.