A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Milford 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 Milford.
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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. Milford 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.
Choose either your Milford home or our Center for Comfort Care and Healing to help your loved one live out their remaining days with dignity, respect and especially, comfort. Regional Hospice has 24/7 services to help our patients live at ease.
Our facilities and services include a number of exceptional individuals. From our medical professionals (physicians, registered nurses, doctors) to our social workers and aides to our trained, compassionate volunteers, there is a team full of loving individuals who are waiting to assist you.
Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We understand that this difficult time will bring many difficult choices. Know that Regional Hospice will be behind you every step of the way, providing compassionate assistance. We want to help our end-of-life patients achieve new goals while also improving their quality of life.
Comfort Versus Curative
Hospice care is normally introduced when there is a terminal prognosis (of 6 months or less) placed on the table. We also recommend pediatric hospice care for children suffering from terminal diseases. We know how difficult this time in your life and your loved ones life will be. That is why we aim to give them the highest quality of life during their remaining days. of their time.
A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Hospice care can be requested by anyone. A patient does not need to be referred specifically by a doctor. They can be referred by a hospital, clergy, friend or family member as well as a home care agency, but will be admitted under the direction of their physician. You can complete an online referral through our website to get started.
Hospice is Affordable
Contrary to popular belief, hospice care is affordable. With the coverage of Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, you will be able to provide compassionate hospice care for your loved one.
Home Hospice Care is for your convenience. Wherever you may be – your Milford home, an assisted living facility or a nursing facility, we’ll be there.
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.
Hospice Care is not limited to our facility. We can assist you or your loved one in a nursing/assisted living facility under contact with Regional Hospice. We have trained, compassionate volunteers who can take over for caregivers, offering you a helping hand and a companion.
When you must decide on hospice care and know that your Milford home is not an option, consider our inpatient hospice care center in Danbury. We are located close to Milford, giving you or your loved one a home away from home, complete with personal, custom treatments and respect from all of our physicians, doctors, nurses and volunteers.
The Center for Comfort Care and Healing offers:
*12 private suites
*A Multitude of Amenities
*Accommodations for family overnight stays
*Emotional & volunteer support.
*24/7 Palliative-care-trained medical physicians and APRNs
*Complementary therapies (massage, Reiki, music & Pet Partner program)
We not only want our patients to increase their quality of life, but make their remaining days enjoyable. What is better than comfort food? Our Chef, Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff become more like family when you live at our inpatient hospice center. Whatever you crave or request, we’ll be sure to offer it to you or your loved one.
Losing a child will never be easy. That is why we offer our services for Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs. We want to help families physically, emotionally, and spiritually deal with the terminal condition of their child. We can assist you during pregnancy, labor, birth life, and remembrance.
Our services also include multiple visits by healthcare professionals who specialize in perinatal care. They will provide you with information on how to care for a child at home, additional resources and community involvement to help you through this difficult time.
We Assist With:
*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
Since 1983, we have helped many individuals and families through end-of-life care. We not only want to be a helping hand in this difficult time, but a resource through every stage. We are here to help and support individuals and families in Milford and the surrounding areas.
If you would like more information about our hospice care services, please reach out to us.