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New Fairfield, CT Hospice Care

Our patients in the New Fairfield area have received excellent care and compassion from the staff at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care since 1983. Located in Danbury, CT we understand the pain that comes with any life-limiting illness or loss and strive to provide only the best care, whether you or your loved one needs in-home care, in-patient care, palliative care, or pediatric care. Our staff will care for your loved one with compassion and respect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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

Home Hospice

Whether your loved one is at home, in an assisted living residence, or at a nursing facility, we can provide services for them regardless of age or illness.

Inpatient Hospice

Our patients and families utilize Connecticut's best private suite amenities located in Danbury, CT. With gourmet meals and comforting therapies for your loved one.

Palliative Care

Specialized treatment and medical care can help patients find relief from symptoms due to serious illnesses. We suggest this type of care for those of any age to help provide a better quality of life.

Pediatric Care

We provide in-depth medical care and nurturing support to our youngest patients with terminal illnesses, along with their loving families. We are with you every step of the way while treating your little loved one.

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 Fairfield

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care provides medical and emotional care and support to not only our New Fairfield patients, but their families as well. It is our goal to treat your loved one with respect and dignity while they live out their remaining time with us here.

We are proud to assist our patients and provide them with only the best care, and can now do so in Connecticut’s only state-of-the-art private suite hospice center. At Center for Comfort Care and Healing in CT our patients and families can further experience top medical care and support.

After decades of providing support and care to our New Fairfield patients in their own homes, we are happy to do so in our home as well.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care we are proud to provide our New Fairfield patients with notable hospice care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, whether at home, a facility, or with us at the Center for Comfort Care and Healing.

We understand each patient has their own unique symptoms and needs which is why we staff a variety of workers, including physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers. We customize treatment plans and provide speech, physical, and occupational therapy as well.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We continue to create an environment filled with compassion, peace, and dignity for you and your loved one while we work closely with them to improve their quality of life and manage and/or reduce their pain and symptoms.

Comfort Versus Curative
Hospice should be considered when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less is presented, or if a child is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness or condition. We are here to create comfort and care for your loved one during this difficult time.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Hospice care can be recommended by a hospital, clergy, family member, friend, or other home care facility. Patients will be admitted under a physician’s name. We also have a convenient online form that patients can fill out for a hospice referral, which is located on our website.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is paid for by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, taking out some of the stress that comes along with this difficult time.

Home Hospice Care in New Fairfield

Wherever you live, your home, assisted living residence, or skilled nursing facility, Home Hospice Care can come directly to you, throughout the New Fairfield area.

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 their hospice care at a skilled nursing home or assisted living facility that is contracted with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. We staff trained volunteers to take over when needed, and can run errands, provide companionship, and share special skills like music and certain therapies

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

We understand that what’s best for one patient may not be the same for the next, which is why we offer our New Fairfield patients comfortable care and services with us at our Inpatient Hospice Center. Located in Danbury, CT we provide patients and their families with expert care away from home.

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)

Our phenomenal head chef, Jonathan LeFebvre and his wonderful kitchen staff are here to serve you and your families delicious meals made with love. Many patients find themselves becoming friends, if not family, with Chef Jonathan and creating yet another positive experience while with us.

fully furnished room

Palliative Care for New Fairfield Residents

With services in our Palliative Home Care Program, patients can gain medical care to help lessen the pain and discomfort from symptoms of a serious illness.

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 patients suffering from a serious illness, Palliative Home Care may be a useful option. This type of care allows you to stay in the comfort of your home while having your pain and symptoms managed, and sometimes is integrated with curative measures.

Working closely with your loved ones physicians, the Palliative Home Care Program gives patients another outlet to seek treatment. Those who are homebound, have specific needs, or wish to obtain medical care where they are most comfortable will benefit from this option.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Program allows families to seek out support in any form. We provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support for those suffering from their babies terminal diagnosis. We are with our families at every step, pregnancy to birth, and life to remembrance.

Our experienced healthcare professionals who specialize in perinatal care frequently visit our patients in our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care. They will also assist families in caring for their babies at home along with guiding them to other community outlet 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

Here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care our loving and qualified staff is here to help you and your loved one during their end-of-life care, through medical, spiritual, and emotional support. Together we can make your loved one as comfortable as possible. Please reach out to us today and see why so many other New Fairfield patients have had successful experiences with us.