Middlebury, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

Receive hospice care in your Middlebury home, assisted living residence, or nursing home. We provide care to all regardless of their age or illness with dignity and support.

Inpatient Hospice

With Connecticut's first and only private suite hospice center our patients can now receive even more care with comfortable accommodations, gourmet meals, and advanced treatment plans, located in Danbury, CT.

Pediatric Care

We provide endless love and support to our Middlebury families whose child or baby is diagnosed with a terminal condition. Our Prenatal and pediatric hospice care is available to provide support from pregnancy to remembrance.

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 Middlebury

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. Middlebury 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

For quality and convenient care everyone in need of hospice services can find what fits best here at Regional Hospice. We offer in-home and in-patient services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

With a staff full of doctors, nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides, and trained volunteers we are proud to provide a comprehensive and customized treatment plan for each patient. We always keep their pain management, symptoms, and special services in mind.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Treating your loved one with care and compassion is our top priority. We treat everyone here as if they were our own, always keeping in mind their personal wishes when it comes to treatment.

Comfort Versus Curative
Those with terminal illnesses should consider hospice care when a prognosis of 6 months or less is given, or a child is suffering from a life-limiting illness. We are here to treat your loved one with respect and compassion during their end-of-life care.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
A family member, friend, neighbor, agency, or hospital can refer a patient to us, and will be admitted to our facility under the direction of a doctor. We offer an online hospice referral for your convenience which is located right here on our website.

Hospice is Affordable
Medicare, Medicaid, and most private health insurances cover hospice care, letting you put your focus on your loved one.

Home Hospice Care in Middlebury

Our Home Hospice Care can come to your Middlebury home, assisted living facility, or nursing home.

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 receive our quality care from a skilled nursing/assisted living facility who are contracted under Regional Hospice. Our trained volunteers can run errands, provide companionship, and offer certain therapies.

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

For some Middlebury patients there comes a time where staying at home isn’t practical anymore. When the need for quality inpatient care presents itself find comfort in letting your loved one receive care from us here at our Danbury Inpatient Hospice Center. We have accommodations and services for our patients and their entire family.

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)

We believe in creating a comfortable atmosphere, and what says love and comfort more than a home cooked meal? Our beloved chef, Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff can cook up customized dishes for your loved one at our Danbury, CT location.  

fully furnished room

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Providing for our youngest patients and their families with care, comfort, and counseling is only one way we can help you through this difficult time. With our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Program families can get help from pregnancy, to life, to remembrance. We help you through this journey physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

With visits from healthcare professionals, lessons on caring for babies at home, and connection with local foundations and resources, our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care is here to help you.

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 our professional and compassionate staff at Regional Hospice have helped thousands of patients and their families in the Middlebury area cope and navigate the difficulties of end-of-life care with respect, love, and dignity. We are here to help anyone in need of our services, please contact us today for more information.