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Middlebury, CT Hospice Care

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been comforting patients and their families since 1983 with exceptional hospice care. We provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support to those suffering from life-limiting illnesses all throughout the Middlebury area. Our patients can choose from in-home or in-patient hospice care, along with palliative or pediatric care. In-patient hospice care provided at our Danbury, CT location. Our services are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. We know that pain and symptoms don’t abide by normal business hours, and neither do we.

Do you have a question? Reach out, we can help.

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.

Palliative Care

Specialized medical treatments help patients live their daily lives with less pain from symptoms. Sometimes the symptoms can affect our patients so greatly that their quality of life diminishes, we are here to fix that.

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

Our loving and experienced staff has been serving the Middlebury community since 1983 with exceptional end-of-life care here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. Our reputation continues to grow as a top hospice care facility after helping thousands of loved ones navigate this time through spiritual, emotional, and physical support.

We are proud to offer the advanced accommodations of Connecticut’s one-and-only private suite hospice center, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing in CT.

After decades of exceptional in-home hospice care we can now invite you to stay with us here at our new home.

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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 and Palliative Care. 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 and Palliative Care. 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

Palliative Care for Middlebury Residents

With our Palliative Home Care Program, patients throughout the Middlebury area can receive quality medical care and treatments that are tailored to their pain and symptoms. We provide only the best resources with the goal of improving your daily life..

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

For those suffering from a serious or advanced illness, our Palliative Home Care may be an excellent option to help lessen pain and symptoms. This service combines pain and symptom management with curative cures (for some) to help the patient gain back their quality of life.

By collaborating with top physicians our patients are capable of receiving customized treatments to fit their specific needs. The Palliative Home Care Program allows our Middlebury patients the option of receiving exceptional care from the comfort of their home.

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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We are Here to Support You – Learn More

Since 1983 our professional and compassionate staff at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care 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.