Carmel, NY Hospice Care

A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Carmel 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― benefit from our in-patient 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 Carmel.

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Palliative Care

Our expert staff provides compassionate pain and symptom management through specialized medical care and treatments with the goal of reducing our patients current pain levels and improving their quality of life.

Pediatric Care

Expert medical care and nurturing support for infants and children diagnosed with terminal illnesses, supporting you and your loved one with prenatal and pediatric hospice care.

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 Carmel?

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. Carmel 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

At Regional Hospice we provide round the clock care and attention to our patient sin need. The Center for Comfort Care and Healing is available to you.

Physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers follow customized care plans based off of patients pain management needs and personal wishes. We also provide special services such as speech, physical and occupational therapy when needed.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We take pride in our connection between staff members and our patients. We treat everyone with kindness, compassion, and respect while they receive their end-of-life care. By combining symptom and pain management techniques we can help create a better quality of life for our patients.

 Comfort Versus Curative

We strive to improve our patients quality of life. Our hospice services should be considered when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less has been determined, or if a child is suffering from an advanced illness.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
TThere are many different people who can refer patients to us, including physicians, friends, family, clergy members, and other health care agencies. Your loved one will be admitted to us under the direction of a physician.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, taking out the stress of providing quality hospice care for your loved one.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

We provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support to our families who have babies that are diagnosed with an advanced illness or have passed. Our staff is here to provide assistance and guidance from pregnancy to remembrance. Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs have helped families in Carmel go through this experience.

Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care can help provide instruction on caring for your baby at home, connect you with experienced healthcare professionals, and give you a community resources for further support.

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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For over 30 years Regional Hospice has helped families throughout the Carmel area. Our compassionate staff treats our patients with kindness and respect. Reach out to us for more information on our services.