A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Guilford 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 Guilford.
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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. Guilford 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.
The Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice can provide exceptional, convenient hospice care services inside your Guilford home or facility. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Our staff including physicians, registered nurses, chaplains and hospice care aides & volunteers follow customized health care plans designed to meet each patient’s needs. We provide pain management and symptom control as well as special services such as speech, physical and occupational therapy.
Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We work with symptom and pain management to give your Guilford loved ones the compassion, peace and dignity they deserve, and will support you and your loved ones in this difficult time. We strive to improve the quality of life and achieve new goals in end-of-life patients.
Comfort Versus Curative
If 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 getting hospice care. We strive to give you and your loved one the highest quality of life before their untimely passing.
A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
A patient may be referred by a Guilford hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency. Anyone may request hospice care and the patient will be admitted under a physician’s direction. An online hospice referral is conveniently available on our website.
Hospice is Affordable
You can provide high-quality hospice care with Medicare, Medicaid and many private health insurances helping you cover the payment, allowing you to care for your loved one fast.
Wherever you reside in Guilford – your home, assisted living residence, or skilled nursing facility – Home Hospice Care comes to you.
Commonly Asked Questions
Your hospice care may include hospice Care in a skilled nursing/assisted living facility under contract with Regional Hospice. You can utilize trained volunteers who may be used to give caregivers some rest, provide companionship for the patient and their family, run errands and use some special skills such as music and integrative/complementary therapies.
For end-of-life care, if your Guilford 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:
Food is a universal language that nurtures warmth and friendship. Gourmet meals are available for whatever you crave. Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff often become beloved members of a family because his window is always open for requests.
Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs can accompany families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance for Guilford families whose children have been diagnosed with a terminal condition or have died. We provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support for you and your loved ones in this extraordinarily difficult time.
Through this service we also provide instruction in caring for babies at home, assistance with additional community resources and visits by healthcare professionals with expertise in perinatal care.
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