New Britain, CT Hospice Care

A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside New Britain 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 New Britain.

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Home Hospice

Our New Britain patients can receive hospice care at home, assisted living residences, or nursing facilities. We provide individuals with medical care, also focusing on emotional and spiritual support for the entire family.

Inpatient Hospice

Our inpatient care individuals can utilize the amenities that come along with our private suites, and enjoy gourmet meals along with top medical care and therapy. Located in Danbury, CT we provide accommodations for family members and friends.

Pediatric Care

Infants and children who are diagnosed with a terminal illness or condition can find only the best medical care and loving support with us. We are here for you, your little loved one, and your entire family.

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 New Britain?

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. New Britain 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

We strive to provide exceptional hospice care to our New Britain patients, whether in-home or at our beautiful facility, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice is Connecticut’s top choice in end-of-life care with 24 hours a day, 7 days a week services.

Physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers are staffed to help patients manage pain and make sure our patients are as comfortable as possible. For those in need of further services we offer speech, occupational, and physical therapy as well.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Working closely with your loved one, we will focus on pain and symptom management while getting them the best quality of life they can achieve. We always treat our New Britain patients with sincere compassion, peace.

Comfort Versus Curative
Hospice becomes an option when an individual is presented with a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less, or when a child is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. Our services and facility are here to provide your loved one with the necessary means to maintain the highest quality of life.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Regardless of age or illness, anyone can request hospice care. Typically a hospital, clergy member, family member, friend, or other home care agency will refer your loved one to us, under the advice of a physician. We offer an online hospice referral through our website for another convenient way to request our services.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is paid for by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, allowing your loved one to receive the best possible care.

Home Hospice Care in New Britain

Whether you live at home, an assisted living residence or a skilled nursing facility, Home Hospice Care will come to you.

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.

We work closely with nursing homes and assisted living facilities who are contracted under Regional Hospice, and have experienced volunteers who can relieve caregivers when needed and provide companionship and comfort to your loved one.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

What would make your loved one feel the most comfortable and cared for? For some it’s staying at home while for others they find it best to come stay at our Inpatient Hospice Center located in Danbury, CT. We tailor each patients course of treatment to their symptoms and wishes, making sure to make them feel as comfortable as possible.

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)

Keeping up with our goal to provide only the best care for our patients, we invite you to indulge and enjoy gourmet meals prepared by Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his staff. Food has a way of bringing people together and creating positive experiences, and we are glad to have such a beloved chef on our team.

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Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Program provides emotional, physical, and spiritual support to our New Britain families whose babies have a terminal illness or have passed. Our trained and compassionate staff will be with you throughout the journey and will continue to help in any way possible.

Our healthcare professionals who specialize in perinatal care will assist you and your baby in our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care program, giving you techniques and advice on caring for your baby at home, along with connecting you to local community programs.

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

Regional Hospice has comforted and treated New Britain patients with life-limiting illnesses since 1983. We are proud to care for and support our patients and their families during this difficult time, contact us today to learn more about our services.