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Kent, CT Hospice Care

Patients throughout the Kent area have come to us for end-of-life care since 1983. Regional Hospice and Palliative Care offers many services, including both in-home and inpatient hospice care at our Danbury facility, palliative care, and pediatric care.

We provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support for our patients and their families. 
Always treating our patients with respect and care, we conveniently offer our services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Home Hospice

Emotional, spiritual, and physical support for those in the Kent area who are in need of hospice care at home, an assisted living facility, or a nursing home.

Inpatient Hospice

Our inpatient care has many appealing benefits. Your loved ones will experience a private suite hospice center with many amenities, such as gourmet meals and family accomodations.

Palliative Care

Specialty medical care and treatments so Kent patients can live comfortably relieving them from the symptoms and pain that come with advanced illness. By doing this, we can help provide a better quality of life​.

Pediatric Care

Families in Kent, CT with children suffering from life shortening diagnoses will receive resolute care and support.

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 Kent

For over 3 decades the Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing exceptional support and care for those in need of end-of-life services. We serve to give your loved ones the peace, comfort, and dignity that they deserve at this time.

We’re proud to announce that after years of consideration, we’ve constructed Connecticut’s first and only, state-of-the-art, private suite hospice center. This is our Center for Comfort Care and Healing in CT.

We are privileged to have a decades-long reputation for exceptional in-home hospice care. We now have the privilege of welcoming you into our home as well.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Patients will receive unwavering compassion and support in the comfort of their own home or at our center. Our services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

Physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers follow care plans individually designed for each patient. We focus on the individuals symptoms, condition, and pain levels to create a plan of action. We may also suggest certain therapies like speech, physical and occupational.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
During this difficult time, we will always be there to support you and your loved ones by you by being compassionate, peaceful, and treating you with the dignity you and your family deserve. Our work includes symptom and pain management so end-of-life Kent patients can achieve new goals with an improved quality of life.

 Comfort Versus Curative

When a loved one is suffering from a terminal illness we provide unwavering  care to ensure they are experiencing the best quality of life possible.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone may request hospice care, we offer patients an online referral form for their convenience. A patient is typically referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s orders.

Hospice is Affordable
You won’t have to worry about cost because hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, so you can give your loved one high-quality care.

Home Hospice Care in Kent

We are ready to provide you and your loved one with the care and support needed regardless of where you live.

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.

When working with outside of For our Kent patients who are living in a skilled nursing facility or an assisted living home, we establish a comfortable and trusted contract through Regional Hospice. This allows for the visitation and care of our properly trained hospice volunteers. These individuals can provide companionship for our patients, help with various therapy programs, and also provide a break for hard working caregivers.

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

For some, staying at home to receive hospice care is no longer an option, this is where we step in with our quality inpatient services. At our Inpatient Hospice Center in Danbury we accommodate our patients and their families while providing top medical care and respecting each patient’s goals. We do everything we can to create a calming and comfortable atmosphere here at The 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)

Food is a joyous part of the Center. 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.

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Palliative Care for Kent Residents

Through our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs we provide each family and their baby or child with physical, emotional, and spiritual support. We are with you from pregnancy, to birth, to life, and remembrance. We provide care and support to those whose children are diagnosed with a terminal illness or have passed.

Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care combines the access to expert healthcare professionals, with special instruction on caring for your baby at home. We can also provide information on local resources for our Kent families to reach out to.

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 should be considered for those with serious or advanced illness. This service integrates experienced pain and symptom management, occasionally in conjunction with curative treatment. This lets us provide the highest quality of patient care.

Our Palliative Home Care Program works in combination with physician care while letting patients actively seek specialized treatments. This program is intended for homebound patients with a skilled need and is particularly helpful when symptoms are difficult to control.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provide you and your children with physical, emotional, and spiritual support. We accompany Kent  families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.

Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care can help provide instruction on caring for your baby at home, connect you with experienced healthcare professionals, and connect you with community resources for further support.

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

For the individuals and families of Kent, CT, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care is here to serve you. We provide support, comfort, and peace for our patients at end-of-life times, helping them feel comfortable and improve quality of life.