Cross River, NY Hospice Care

Since 1983, comfort, care and compassion has been provided to life-limited patients and their families by Regional Hospice.  We have been providing superior in-patient hospice care along with outstanding palliative care and pediatric care from our Danbury location.

Our team takes tremendous pride in providing all our patients the compassion, peace and dignity they deserve in their final days.  Additionally, we provide all our specialized care and treatment services 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

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Inpatient Hospice

We also offer patients inpatient hospice care at our newly opened, state of the art Inpatient Hospice Care Center in Danbury. The Center is equipped with private suites, accommodations for family members, and gourmet meals prepared especially for loved ones and their families.

Palliative Care

An interdisciplinary approach to palliative care is provided for to life-limited patients suffering with advanced illnesses. This approach provides relief for pain symptoms as well as treatment for mental and physical stress.

Pediatric Care

We additionally provide quality prenatal and pediatric hospice care for babies and children. It is our goal to help families and their loved ones with their day to day challenges and help provide a better quality of life to patients.

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 Cross River

Regional Hospice, since 1983, has provided outstanding end-of-life care to Cross River patients and provided support to their family members. The specialized care and treatment we offer helps thousands of hospice patients to enjoy a better quality of life. We provide the same care to those patients confined to a nursing home or even an assisted living facility.      

It doesn’t matter where you are located; whether in a skilled nursing home or in an assisted living residence, our goal is to let our patients experience the peace and dignity they deserve at the end of their lives. We also provide superior emotional and spiritual support to families, and help them through this challenging time in their lives.

We are also extremely proud of our newly constructed private suite Hospice Center located in Danbury, CT. This Center for Comfort Care and Healing is every bit state of the art and innovative and provides comfort, compassion, and superior care to loved ones and their families.     

The Center for Comfort Care and Healing in Danbury offers hospice patients the care and comfort needed away from their home. Our Danbury Hospice Center is fully equipped with private suites and a variety of other family accommodations.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Regional Hospice offers care and treatment to patients 24 hours of every day, 7 days a week regardless of where you are being treated.        

The dedicated team of physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides, and trained hospice volunteers at Regional Hospice follow personalized treatment plans that are designed to meet the individual needs of our patients. The treatment plans include pain management, symptom control, speech therapy, physical therapy, and occupational therapy.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
The primary goal of our staff is to provide compassion, peace, and dignity to all our hospice patients as well as superior care and treatment to allow for a better quality of life in their final days and weeks.

Comfort Versus Curative
Patients who receive a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less or a child diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, require compassionate, specialized hospice care and treatment. Regional Hospice provides that very care and comfort along with all the specialized care patients need.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
No referrals are required to obtain Regional Hospice. All patients who reach out for our hospice are accepted and placed under the care of one of our physicians.  Online referrals can be submitted on our website if individuals choose to do so.

Hospice is Affordable
Medicare and Medicaid cover the cost of hospice care and treatment as do most private health insurance plans. This is comforting to families when they are attempting to provide their loved ones with all the compassion, care, and comfort they need in their final days.

Inpatient Hospice Care

For those families who feel that in-home care is not suited to their loved ones, we proudly offer inpatient hospice care to patients at our newly opened Center for Comfort Care and Healing in Danbury. At the Center, we provide patients with the highest quality care away from home and strive to meet all their individual needs while they are being treated at our inpatient hospice center.

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)

Chef Jonathan LeFebvre, along with his dedicated culinary team provides gourmet meals for hospice patients and their families. Chef LeFebvre has been welcomed by all our patients as a beloved family member because of his overall commitment and dedication to both end-of-life patients and their families.

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Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs give focus to Cross River families with babies or children diagnosed with life-limited illnesses. This care plan provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support to all. Our dedicated team is on hand to assist loved ones and family members every step of the way from pregnancy, labor, and birth, to life and even loss and remembrance.

The specialized Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice treatment plan consists of routine healthcare visits and perinatal support and provides families with instructions on how to properly care for their terminally ill babies or children in their Cross River home. Additionally, we can provide assistance with a variety of other community resources.

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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Regional Hospice has been providing specialized, top of the line care, comfort, treatment, and compassion to patients diagnosed with life-limiting illnesses since 1983. We further provide comfort, compassion, and guidance to family members with their ongoing challenges around the clock. For more information about Regional Hospice, our treatment plans and options, or to learn more about our Danbury in-patient Hospice Care Center, contact our team today.