Fairfield County, CT Hospice Care

Since 1983, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been dedicated to providing comfort and compassion for those with life-limiting illness and loss. We provide in-home or in-patient hospice care at our Danbury facility as well as palliative care and pediatric care to individuals and families throughout Greater Fairfield County.

We provide compassion, peace and dignity for your loved one in need of end-of-life care, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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

Home Hospice

Regardless of age and health condition, we provide Fairfield County residents in need of compassionate care all within the comfort of their own home.

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.

Palliative Care

Specialized medical care to allow patients to live more comfortably while accompanied by their loved ones. It is our mission to provide patients with a high quality of life.

Pediatric Care

For children and babies diagnosed with a terminal illness, RHC offers care and support for families during their time of need with prenatal and pediatric hospice care. We support you through the the experience. ​

Our Patients’ Stories

Beverly Dieringer

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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 Fairfield County

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing caring, end-of-life services to our Connecticut community. We have helped thousands of patients since 1983 find comfort and peace during this difficult time. We offer support, peace, and respect to you and your family member.

Additionally, after years of careful consideration and planning, we have built Connecticut’s first and only, state-of-the-art, private suite hospice center – our Center for Comfort Care and Healing in CT.

We provide our patients with the best and newest medical care and treatments available. After more than three decades of treating people inside of their homes, we want to extend a warm welcome by opening our doors to you.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Whether inside your Fairfield County home or our Danbury facility, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care offers comprehensive round the clock care.

We design customized care plans for each one of our patient’s needs. We also provide special services such as occupational and speech therapy. Our staff consists of physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We understand that this is a difficult time for families. We make sure to provide care and support during your difficult time treating you and them with compassion, peace and dignity they deserve. We work with symptom and pain management that allow end-of-life patients to achieve live their last days with dignity.

 Comfort Versus Curative

Consider hospice when there is a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less, (a disease that has run its normal course) or if a child is suffering from a life-limiting illness. Consider giving them hospice services so they can live their remaining days pain-free.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone may request hospice care. A patient may be referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s direction. An online hospice referral can be conveniently completed through our site.


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

Home Hospice Care in Fairfield County, CT

We’ll bring our services to you. Wherever you reside – your home, assisted living residence or skilled nursing facility you will be cared for with respect.

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.

Your hospice care may include trained volunteers who are available to give caregivers a break, provide companionship, and run errands, Our Regional Hospice staff and volunteers are happy to bond and share special skills with our patients.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

For end-of-life care, if your Fairfield County home is not the best option, what would make you and your loved ones feel most cared for and comfortable? The Center provides patients and their families options for the highest quality hospice care away from home, while supporting their personal needs and respecting their individuality in our Danbury 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)

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. Food is an excellent way to feed the soul, we hope to connect with our patients by offering this special and personal service.

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Palliative Care for Fairfield County Residents

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:

  • 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

Palliative Home Care is an option that may sometimes work in conjunction with curative treatment It is our main goal to provide our patients with the highest quality of life possible.

Coordinating care with physicians and other medical professionals, Fairfield County patients receive specialized treatments with the Palliative Home Care Program. For those who are homebound or have specific needs this program can prove extremely useful in helping to manage their symptoms.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support for Fairfield County families whose babies have been diagnosed with a terminal condition or have died. For families whose babies or children have been diagnosed with a terminal illness, or have passed, we can offer our care from pregnancy to remembrance.

This service provides patients with expert Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care.We offer expertise in perinatal care, instruction in caring for babies at home, and assistance with additional 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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We are Here to Support You – Learn More

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been dedicated to providing comfort and compassion for those with life-limiting illness and loss since 1983. We are here to help and support families and their loved ones in Fairfield County. Call us today to begin the journey today.