A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Newtown 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 Newtown.
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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. Newtown 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 Regional Hospice Center caters to you. Whether inside your Newtown home or facility, or at our home, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice provides high quality hospice care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Different people including physicians, social workers, chaplains, registered nurses, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers help patients follow customized health care plans designed for pain management and symptom control. They also work to maintain special services such as speech, physical and occupational therapy.
Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We understand how emotionally draining this process is. We support you and your loved ones with the compassion, peace and dignity they deserve. We strive to improve their quality of life through symptom and pain management treatment and care.
Comfort Versus Curative
Consider hospice when there is a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less, (a disease that has run its normal course) or if a child is suffering from a life-limiting illness. We want to give your loved one the best possible care during their remaining days.
A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone may request hospice care. A patient may be referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s direction. An online hospice referral can be conveniently completed through our site.
Hospice is Affordable
Medicare, Medicaid and many private health insurances cover hospice care, which allows you to provide your loved ones with the safe and exceptional care they deserve.
It is our mission to provide home hospice care for patients, wherever they may reside.
Commonly Asked Questions
Trained volunteers are available to bond with patients by showing off special skills like music or integrative/complementary therapies. They, can also run errands and give our hard working caretakers a break. Your plan may include hospice care in a nursing/assisted living facility under contract with Regional Hospice.
If your Newtown home is not the most comfortable living situation, it’s important you inside out inpatient hospice care program. 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.
The Center for Comfort Care and Healing offers:
Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff often become beloved members of a family. His food provides comfort and happiness for families and patients alike.
Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provides support and guidance for families who have a child suffering from a terminal illness or have passed. We can accompany families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.
Pediatric and Perinatal Hospice Programs arranges visits by healthcare professionals to help parents care for their babies and is alongside them through each phase and challenge throughout the process.
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