New York State Hospice Care

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care since 1983 has been providing the utmost comfort, care and compassion to life-limited patients and their families. Our team offers superior in-home and in-patient hospice care along with quality palliative care and pediatric care to hospice patients and their families in New York State.

Here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care we take a great deal of pride in providing care and comfort to all our patients in their final days, and affording them the compassion, peace and dignity they are ever so deserving of. Our specialists provide specialized patient care and treatment 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to all our valued patients.

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Palliative Care

The palliative care provided to our life-limited patients by our dedicated team offers patients relief from various pain symptoms and treatments for both mental and physical stress.

Pediatric Care

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care also provides the highest quality prenatal and pediatric hospice care for babies and children within New York State. It is the primary goal of our dedicated team of professionals to help families and their loved ones with the many challenges they face and provide patients with a better quality of life.

Inpatient Hospice

Our state of the art facility in Danbury offers private suites, gourmet meals, and accommodations for family members, in addition to care and treatment for loved ones.

Palliative Care

An interdisciplinary approach to specialized medical care and treatments for life-limiting and advanced illnesses with a focus on pain relief as well as mental and physical stress and providing a better quality of life.

Pediatric Care

Support and care for those families with children diagnosed with terminal conditions including prenatal and pediatric hospice care. We provide support that helps family members through their challenging experience.

Our Patients’ Stories

Beverly Dieringer

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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 York State?

For over 35 years, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing the highest quality end-of-life care to our many patients in New York State. Additionally, we pride ourselves on the superior support we provide to family members. Having helped thousands of patients to experience and enjoy a better quality of life, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has earned a spot at the top of the charts for our specialized hospice care and treatment. Our team provides superior services, whether patients are confined to their New York State home, are residing in a skilled nursing home or live within an assisted living facility.

Our goal is to let our patients experience the peace and dignity they deserve at the end of their lives by providing them with high-quality care, treatment and comfort they need. We also provide much needed emotional and spiritual support to the families and are on hand to help family members through this very challenging time in their lives.

Our newly constructed private suite Hospice Center located in Danbury, CT, named the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, has proven to be a favored treatment option for many families who are seeking comfort, compassion and superior care for their loved ones.

The Center for Comfort Care and Healing in Danbury provides all the care and treatment needed for hospice patients away from home as well as the comfort and compassion family members need. Our Danbury Hospice Center is truly innovative and fully equipped with private suites and a variety of family accommodations.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care provides our superior care and treatment to all our valued patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week no matter what the patient’s location may be.

The dedicated team of physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care work closely when creating and designing personalized treatment plans to meet the individual needs of our hospice patients. The treatment plans designed typically include pain management, symptom control, speech therapy, physical therapy and occupational therapy as well.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Providing compassion, peace and dignity to hospice patients in their final days and weeks is the primary goal of our dedicated staff. In addition, we strive to provide outstanding care and treatment that affords patients in New York State a better quality of life.

Comfort Versus Curative
A terminal prognosis of 6 months or less or a child who has been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness can be devastating news for any family. Regional Hospice and Palliative Care is steadfast in our commitment to provide loved ones and their family members with the care and comfort they need at this time in their lives.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
There are no referrals ever required for Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. Any patient who reaches out to our team will be admitted and placed under the care of one of our physicians. You can submit online referrals if you choose on our website.

Hospice is Affordable
Medicare and Medicaid, as well as the majority of private health insurance plans cover the cost of hospice care and treatment. Hospice coverage makes it a whole lot easier for family members to provide their loved ones with the compassion, care, and comfort they need in their final days.

Inpatient Hospice Care

Our Danbury Center provides patients and their families with the highest quality of care away from home. We give focus to the personal needs of all our patients at our Danbury Inpatient Hospice Center.

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)

At the Center, Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen support staff provide the highest quality gourmet meals for patients and their families when requested. Chef LeFebvre has been accepted by many as a beloved family member because of his overwhelming concern for patients.

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Palliative Care for Cortland Residents

Our Palliative Home Care Program provides relief from pain to help patients with advanced illnesses 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

Palliative Home Care is often the care of choice by families of those who are suffering from an advanced illness, since it integrates effective pain and symptom management with curative treatment in order to achieve the highest quality of patient care.

The Palliative Home Care Program works in collaboration with your physician’s care and affords patients specialized treatment options. This program is ideal for homebound patients who suffer from uncontrollable pain symptoms and are in desperate need of some type of relief.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provide families in New York State families who have babies or children diagnosed with life-limited illnesses, physical, emotional and spiritual support. Our dedicated team of professionals strives to help loved ones and their families every step of the way from pregnancy, labor, and birth, to life and even loss and remembrance.

Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice treatment plans include routine health care visits and perinatal support. The treatment plan also provides families with instructions on how to properly care for their terminally ill babies or children in their New York State home. Our dedicated staff provides help with a variety of other community resources.

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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The award-winning team here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing the highest quality of care, comfort, treatment and compassion to life-limited patients since 1983. Our team provides all the comfort, compassion and guidance family members need when faced with their many challenges and fears. To learn more about Regional Hospice and Palliative Care and our personalized treatment plans as well as our 24/7 services or to find out more about our Danbury in-patient Hospice Care Center reach out to one of our specialized team members today.