Brookfield, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

We can provide hospice care for you or or loved one at their home, assisted living residence, or nursing facility throughout the Brookfield area. We take a well-rounded approach with our care, offering patients emotional, spiritual, and medical support.

Inpatient Hospice

With Connecticut’s renowned private suite hospice center in Danbury, CT, we treat your loved one exactly how you would, with gourmet meals, comfortable accommodations, and expert medical care.

Pediatric Care

We provide compassionate care for families and their children who are diagnosed with terminal illnesses. We offer both prenatal and pediatric hospice care, supporting you and your family throughout your time with us.

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 Brookfield?

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. Brookfield 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

Here at Regional Hospice we uphold high standards of care and respect no matter where we treat your loved one. Whether inside their Brookfield home, or at ours at the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, we take pride in providing each and every patient with high quality hospice care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Each of our certified and qualified physicians, nurses, social workers,chaplains, hospice care aides, and trained volunteers follow customized care plans that are tailored to each patient and their needs. We take their pain and symptom management into consideration along with any needed services like physical or occupational therapy.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Our entire staff will review each patients goals for this stage of their lives and provide them the support, compassion, and respect that they deserve. We use a comprehensive approach to our care plans, treating them physically, mentally, and emotionally when needed.

Comfort Versus Curative
Our mission is to provide you and your loved one with comfort during their final stages. Hospice care should be considered when there is a terminal diagnosis of 6 months or less, or if a child is enduring pain from a life-limiting illness. Our beloved staff is here to assist in every aspect of the end-of-life stage.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Our hospice care is open to all, and anyone can request our services. Some patients are referred to us by friends, family members, or other medical facilities and will be admitted to us under a physician’s direction. We also have an online hospice referral that can be filled out and completed on our website.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and a majority of private health insurances, which allows you to worry about your loved one and not about any financial issues.

Home Hospice Care in Brookfield

Whether you live right in Brookfield, or are in the surrounding area you can receive our exceptional services at your home, assisted living facility, or nursing home.

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.

Some of our patients receive our hospice care through a skilled nursing or assisted living facility that is contracted under Regional Hospice. We have trained volunteers available to take over for caregivers when they are in need of a break. Our volunteers are happy to run errands, provide certain therapies, and spend quality time with their patients.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

We understand each patient has different needs and circumstances, and sometimes staying at home just isn’t an option anymore. We have a staff devoted to caring for each patient here at our Inpatient Hospice Center in Danbury, CT. Individuals in need of hospice care from all over come to us knowing they will receive high quality accommodations.

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)

Let our beloved chef Jonathan LeFebvre become a part of your family like he has done with so many in the past. You can request customized meals that are always made with love and quality ingredients. Our gourmet food is just another way that we care for our patients.

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Perinatal & Pediatric Care

We support all of our Brookfield patients throughout their journey with us. Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Program focuses on a multitude of services including physical, emotional, and spiritual support during this difficult time. For families whose babies or children have been diagnosed with a terminal illness, or have passed, on we can offer our care from pregnancy to remembrance.

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care involves visits from dedicated healthcare professionals who have experience in perinatal care. They can help care for babies at home and can connect you and your family with community resources in the Brookfield area.

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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Here at Regional Hospice Care we are dedicated to our Brookfield patients who put their care in our hands. We have been providing compassionate hospice services to those with terminal and life-limiting illnesses since 1983 and take pride in everything we do. Not only do we care for our patients but we extend our love and services to their families as well. Call us today to begin the journey of your loved ones hospice care.