Hartford County, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

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

Inpatient Hospice

In our state of the art center in Hartford County, CT, we provide patients with gourmet foods, therapy, and private suits for your own comfort.

Pediatric Care

We provide support and comfort for Hartford County families going through the process of having a child who has died or has been diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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 Hartford County?

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. Hartford County 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

The Regional Hospice Center caters to you. Whether inside your Hartford County home or facility, or at our home, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice provides high quality hospice care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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 support you and your loved ones during your difficult time treating you and them with compassion, peace and the dignity they deserve. We work with symptom and pain management that allow end-of-life patients to achieve new goals and improve the quality of life.

 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. We want to give your loved one the best possible care during their remaining days.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone may request hospice care. A Hartford County patient may be referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s direction. You can easily make a referral from the touch of your fingertips, visit our website today.

Hospice is Affordable
Caring for your loved ones should be affordable for our Hartford County patients. That’s why the Regional Hospice treats most major private insurance such as Medicare and Medicaid.

Home Hospice Care in Hartford County, CT

Whether your loved one lives in a house, assisted nursing residence or skilled nursing facility, It is our mission to provide home hospice care for patients, wherever they may reside.

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 always available to cheer up patients with singing, talents, and special skills.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

If your Hartford County home is not the most comfortable living situation, it’s can consider our inpatient hospice care program. 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)

Our head chef Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff cook our patients any food they desire. They serve food to communicate caring and love. Food is a major part of life.

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Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Families who have a baby with a terminal illness or have died should consider our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs. During your time of grief, we will with spiritual healing and guidance. We can accompany families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.

Assisting with additional community resources, caring for babies at home, and perinatal care, are just several of the practices our healthcare professional team excels in.

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 is committed to providing comfort and compassion for those with life-limiting disabilities and loss. We are available to provide support for Hartford County families and their loved ones during your time of need.Make sure to reach out to us.