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East Haven, CT Hospice Care

Our compassionate caregivers here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care have been assisting those in need of quality hospice care since 1983. We are proud to offer our East Haven patients both in-home and in-patient care in Danbury. In addition to palliative and pediatric care depending on their needs and circumstances. Our professional staff is here to provide your loved one with support, respect, and compassion during their time with us. Our services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Do you have a question? Reach out, we can help.

Home Hospice

We provide patients who are in need of hospice care with emotional, spiritual, and medical support in the comfort of their East Haven homes. We can come to you in your home, assisted living facility, or nursing home.

Inpatient Hospice

With Connecticut's only state-of-the-art private suite hospice center in Danbury, we are happy to provide our patients with high-end accommodations, gourmet meals, and quality care and therapies.

Palliative Care

Patients who suffer from symptoms of life-limiting illnesses find relief from our specialized medical care and treatment plans. The goal of palliative care is to assist patients in living as comfortably as possible.

Pediatric Care

Compassion and care for babies, children, and their families who are affected by a terminal condition. Both prenatal and pediatric hospice care is provided to our East Haven 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 East Haven

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has served patients throughout the East Haven area with end-of-life care since 1983. We take pride in helping thousands of Connecticut families by providing medical care and therapies along with spiritual and emotional support as well.

We are happy to now offer even more quality care with Connecticut’s only state-of-the-art private suite hospice center, Center for Comfort Care and Healing.After decades of providing love and care for our patients in their own homes, we are happy to invite them into ours with our advanced hospice center.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Receive loving care and support no matter where you reside. We have professional staff members who can come to your East Haven home or facility or we can invite you into our home, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing in Danbury. Here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care we are here to provide your loved one with exceptional hospice care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We have a team of physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides, and trained volunteers who abide by high standards and follow specific treatment plans for each patient. With individualized treatment we can better manage our patient’s pain and symptoms.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Not only will we support your loved one, but you and your entire family as well. We have special services for different needs, whether they are emotional or spiritual, and aim to help the family as a whole through this difficult time. Your loved one will be treated with dignity and their wishes will be respected by all.

Comfort Versus Curative
Hospice care should be considered when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less is given, or a child is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. Regardless of their disease or care needs we will provide high quality services with an empathetic human connection.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Hospice can can be requested by anyone. In some cases referrals are made by family, friends, hospitals, medical facilities, or clergy members. You will admitted under a doctors orders and can find all needed services with us. To make it even easier we have created an online hospice referral form that can be filled out on our website.

Hospice is Affordable
It’s important to us that hospice care is affordable to all. Our hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most private health insurances. There is no need to take time worrying about finances when your focus should be on your loved one.

Home Hospice Care in East Haven

Our skilled nurses and trained professionals can come to you throughout the East Haven area. We are equipped to provide care in 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.

For some, our hospice care will be conducted in a skilled nursing or assisted living facility that is under contract with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. We have trained volunteers available to take over for caregivers when needed. These volunteers can provide companionship, run errands, and provide certain therapies.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

We understand that caring for a loved one during their end-of-life care can be difficult, and sometimes staying at their home just isn’t the best option for them anymore. Our Inpatient Hospice Center in Danbury is available to all who are in need of exceptional hospice care. We have ammendenties for both our patients and their families.

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)

Food is a universal source of comfort, and we take this to heart here at The Center for Comfort Care and Healing. Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his remarkable kitchen staff can create custom dishes for you and your family.

fully furnished room

Palliative Care for East Haven Residents 

With our Palliative Home Care Program we can offer an interdisciplinary approach to care and treatments. Our goal is to help patients live more comfortably on a daily basis while dealing with their advanced illness.

Palliative Home Care offers:

  • Nursing care to meet a skilled need for a serious or chronic illness
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Emotional and spiritual support for both patients and families through social workers and clergy
  • Other services like speech, physical and occupational therapy when needed

Our integration of symptom management with curative treatments, when necessary, helps patients reach their optimal level of health through our Palliative Home Care Program.

The Palliative Home Care Program is proved to be successful by combining care from doctors along with continuing to utilize specialized treatments. This program is for those throughout East Haven who have become home bound as a result of an advanced condition.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

We provide an outlet of love and kindness to our youngest patients who deal with daily hospital trips and countless hours with doctors. Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Program help provide both the patient and their family with physical, emotional, and spiritual support. We are right alongside our East Haven families throughout the entire journey from pregnancy to remembrance.

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care includes instruction in caring for young ones at home, consistent visits with a healthcare professional, and help connecting with local resources during this difficult time.

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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We are Here to Support You – Learn More

Here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care we are dedicated to our patients health and wellbeing, providing them with medical, spiritual, and emotional care. Since 1983 we have helped those suffering from advanced illnesses find peace and relief from pain. Give us a call today to speak about our many services.