Litchfield County, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

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

Inpatient Hospice

Patients can now stay with us in our state-of-the-art private suite hospice center in Danbury, CT. We are happy to provide families with excellent care and accommodations.

Pediatric Care

We provide support and comfort for Litchfield 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 Litchfield 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. Litchfield 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

No matter if you would benefit from services at our facility or the comfort of your home, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice provides high quality hospice care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Registered nurses, physicians, social workers, aids, volunteers, and chaplains are here to follow specific individualized treatment plans that focus around the patients pain and symptoms. We can also offer special therapies like speech, occupational, and physical.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Our physicians, aids, and caregivers treat each patient as if their were their own family. By breaking the barrier between patient and staff member we have allowed for special bonds to form, furthering your loved ones level of comfort and trust while staying with us. Each of our White Plains patients is respected, cared for and treated with peace.

 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 can request hospice care, though most patients are referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s order. We provide people an online hospice referral that is located right here on our site.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care should be affordable for everyone. At Regional Hospice treats most major private insurance such as Medicare and Medicaid.

Home Hospice Care in Litchfield 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.

For some patients you will receive our hospice care at a skilled nursing home or assisted living facility who is contracted under Regional Hospice. We have trained volunteers ready to step in when needed and give caretakers a break, help with errands, and provide companionship and therapies to patients.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

IWe understand the difficulties that can follow a terminal diagnosis. If your home is not the best place for your care, we welcome you into our home. The Inpatient Hospice Center in Danbury, CT offers an expertise staff who work hard to create a comfortable environment for your loved one, respecting their wishes and treating them with respect and peace while providing them quality end-of-life care.

 

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.

fully furnished room

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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Regional Hospice has been helping patients diagnosed with terminal illnesses since 1983. We have helped hundreds right here in the White Plains area and continue to provide top hospice care and comfortable accommodations. Contact us today to learn more about our services.