A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Monroe 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 Monroe.
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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. Monroe 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.
The Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice provides exceptional, convenient hospice care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week inside your Monroe home or facility, and at our home.
We design customized, individual care plans that meet each patient’s needs for pain management and symptom control that our physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers must follow. We also offer special services such as speech, physical and occupational therapy.
Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We support you and your loved ones during this difficult time by working with symptom and pain management that allows end-of-life patients to achieve new goals and improve the quality of life. We treat them with the compassion, peace and dignity they deserve.
Comfort Versus Curative
If a child is suffering from life-limiting illness or if someone has a terminal prognosis 6 months or less to live, consider getting hospice care to give the highest quality of life to your loved one in the final stages of their lives.
A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone can request hospice care, and the patient will be admitted under a physician’s direction. An online hospice referral can be conveniently completed through our site. The referred patient may be sent by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency.
Hospice is Affordable
Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances cover hospice care, allowing you to care for your loved one and provide them with high-quality care.
Your home, assisted living residence or skilled nursing facility will be able to host Home Hospice Care if you need it.
Commonly Asked Questions
You may be able to use hospice care in a skilled/assisted living facility when you are under contract with Regional Hospice. Caregivers can take a break and run errands while trained volunteers care for your loved one, providing companionship and sharing special skills such as integrative/complementary therapies and music.
For end-of-life care, if your Monroe home is not the best option, what would make you and your loved ones feel most cared for and comfortable? The Center provides patients and their families options for the highest quality hospice care away from home, while supporting their personal needs and respecting their individuality in our Danbury Inpatient Hospice Center.
If your Monroe home is not the best option, you can use our Danbury Inpatient Hospice Center to make your loved ones feel comfortable and cared for.
The Center for Comfort Care and Healing offers:
Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff can make gourmet meals out of whatever you crave. He and his staff often become beloved members of a family because his window is always open for requests.
For Monroe families whose babies have been diagnosed with a terminal condition or have died, our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provide support physically, emotionally and spiritually. We can accompany families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.
Visits by healthcare professionals with expertise in perinatal care, instruction in caring for babies at home and any additional assistance you need can be provided by Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care.
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