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New Preston, CT Hospice Care

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been proud to serve those in the New Preston area who are suffering from life-limiting illnesses find comfort and peace since 1983. We offer our patients both in your New Preston home and inpatient hospice care at our Danbury facility, as well as palliative care and pediatric care. Treating each patient with respect, compassion, and care, our services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Home Hospice

Quality hospice care in the New Preston area at your home, assisted living facility, or nursing home for anyone suffering from an advanced illness despite their age or condition.

Inpatient Hospice

Connecticut’s only private suite hospice center in Danbury, providing patients and their families gourmet meals, expert therapies, and comfortable accommodations.

Palliative Care

Specialized medical treatments that aim at reducing pain and symptoms that can accompany an advanced illness. Our collective goal is to improve the patients quality of life by targeting the effects of their disease.

Pediatric Care

Compassionate care for families who have babies or children that are diagnosed with a terminal illness. Our prenatal and pediatric hospice care provides assistance throughout the entire journey.

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 Preston

Our dedicated staff here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has supported patients and families in the New Preston area emotionally, physically, and spiritually since 1983. We can offer quality hospice and palliative care both in the comfort of our patients home or in our inpatient facility.

We carefully planned and built Connecticut’s only private suite hospice center, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing. We can help even more patients navigate through their end-of-life care with comfort and compassion.

After years of helping patients reduce their pain and symptoms in the comfort of their homes, we can now provide the same quality service in our new facility.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care provides convenient and reputable hospice care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at your New Preston home, nursing facility, or at our home, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing.

 

Following customized treatment plans, our physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers work closely together to improve each patients quality of life through pain and symptom management, sometimes in combination with speech, physical, or occupational therapy.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We have become a reputable facility for hospice care over the years, not only by providing excellent medical care, but by treating our patients and their families with respect, peace, and compassion. We connect with each patient and fully understand their goals while providing symptom and pain management to improve their daily lives.

Comfort Versus Curative
Consider us when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less has been determined, or if a child is suffering from an advanced illness. Our entire staff works closely to provide comprehensive care for your loved one.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Though anyone can request our hospice services, patients are admitted under a doctor’s orders, and are often referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency. We offer an online hospice referral form on our website.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, taking out the stress of providing quality hospice care for your loved one.

Home Hospice Care in New Preston

Home Hospice Care is available wherever you are, whether at home, an assisted living residence, or a skilled nursing facility.

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.

You may receive our hospice care from a skilled nursing home or assisted living facility under contract with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. We provide trained volunteers who can give caregivers a break when needed. These compassionate volunteers can help with daily activities and errands, provide companionship, and share special skills.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

For some, hospice care is most convenient in the comfort of one’s New Preston home, but that isn’t the case for everyone. We understand the level of comfort staying at home brings, but receiving quality end-of-life care is sometimes necessary. We are happy to offer our patients the option of receiving their hospice care at our Inpatient Hospice Center in Danbury when in-home care is no longer realistic.

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 do everything we can to welcome our patients to our facility and make it feel like home for them. We believe that fresh gourmet meals and access to comfort food is a great way to feel even more relaxed while staying with us. Our chef, Jonathan LeFebvre, and his kitchen staff are ready to create something delicious for you and your family.

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Palliative Care for New Preston Residents

The main goal of our Palliative Home Care Program is to help our New Preston patients manage and reduce their pain and symptoms, we do this through specialized medical treatments that help our patients live more comfortably.

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

Anyone suffering from a serious illness can benefit from Palliative Home Care. We combine pain and symptom management, sometimes with curatives treatments, to help gain back the patients quality of life.

The Palliative Home Care Program works closely with physicians, letting patients continually seek specialized treatments. Patients who are homebound and suffer from symptoms that are hard to manage benefit greatly from this program.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

We provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support to our families who have babies that are diagnosed with an advanced illness or have died. Our staff is here to provide assistance and guidance from pregnancy to remembrance. Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs have helped families in New Preston go through this experience.

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care provides support through visits from healthcare professionals experienced in perinatal care, instruction on caring for your baby at home, and connection to local resources for further support.

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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Since 1983 Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has helped families throughout the New Preston area journey through end-of-life care for their loved one. Our entire staff treats our patients with kindness and compassion, call us today for more information on our services.