Greenwich, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

Whether your loved one is at home, an assisted living residence, or a nursing home, we can provide our hospice care regardless of their age or illness.

Inpatient Hospice

We offer our patients quality care and support with our advanced private suite amenities and gourmet meals. Located in Danbury CT, we also offer accommodations for loved ones as well.

Pediatric Care

For those with infants or children facing a terminal illness, we are here with in-depth medical care and nurturing support for our patients and their entire family.

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 Greenwich?

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. Greenwich 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

Whether you’re comfortable at your Greenwich home or facility, or staying in one of our impressive suites at the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice provides a high standard of hospice services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers provide and follow customized treatment plans based off of our patients needs and wishes, always maintaining a level of professionalism and respect. In addition we offer speech, physical, and occupational therapy for those in need.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Treating our patients with compassion, peace, and dignity isn’t taken lightly amongst our staff, we strive to create only the most comfortable and helpful environment and services while caring for your loved one.

Comfort Versus Curative
We recommend starting the conversation on end-of-life services when a loved one is presented with a prognosis of 6 months or less, after a disease has run its normal course, or to children suffering from a terminal illness. We are here to answer any and all questions and provide care to your loved one.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary

Our services can be requested by a hospital, clergy, family member, friend, or other care agency. Patients will be admitted under the medical advice of a physician. We also offer an online hospice referral form that prospective patients can fill out at their convenience.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, insuring your loved one receives the care and services they need.

Home Hospice Care in Greenwich

Home Hospice Care comes to your home, assisted living residence or skilled nursing facility to provide you with quality care and support.

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 patients may receive hospice care from nursing homes and assisted living facilities who have a contract with Regional Hospice. We work closely with some exceptional volunteers who are available to takeover when caregivers need a break. Our volunteers are well trained and can assist in everything from genuine companionship to running errands.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

For some of our Greenwich patients, staying at home and receiving end-of-life services isn’t an option, which is why we are proud to provide accommodations at our Inpatient Hospice Center located in Danbury, CT. 

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)

Enjoy gourmet meals prepared by our exceptional chef, Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff. Whatever you crave, Chef Jonathan is sure to impress you and your family! We take pride in offering only the highest quality of services, and our gourmet meals meet those expectations that our patients look for.

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Perinatal & Pediatric Care

For Greenwich families whose babies have a terminal condition or have passed and are in need of physical, emotional, and spiritual support, our Pediatric & Palliative Hospice Program can guide you through the journey from pregnancy to bereavement.

With qualified perinatal healthcare professionals, you and your baby will receive only the best care in our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice program. You will be taught different techniques on caring for your baby at home, and have assistance in contacting local outlet programs.

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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Since 1983 Regional Hospice has been a leader in treating those with life-limiting illnesses. Our dedicated staff continues to provide compassion and care to each patient, personalizing their treatment plans to match their needs and wishes. If you or a loved one in the Greenwich area is in need of end-of-life care please reach out to us today.