For over 30 years, Regional Hospice has been dedicated to providing comfort and compassion to patients and families with life-limiting illness and loss. We provide in-home care throughout Newtown, or in-patient hospice care. We also offer palliative care and pediatric care. Located in Danbury, CT we provide compassion, peace and dignity for loved ones toward the end of their life. We are available to offer our services and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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For over 30 years Regional Hospice has been dedicated to providing care and comfort of patients during their last days. We want to make our patients in-home and inpatient feel special and cared for as well as supporting the families who are going through this difficult and emotional time.
In addition, we have created Connecticut’s first and only, state-of-the-art, private suite hospice center – our Center for Comfort Care and Healing in CT.
We are proud of our history of excellent inpatient hospice care, and are excited to open our doors for your loved ones.
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 Palliative Home Care Program gives personalized treatment and specialized medical care which allows our Newtown patients so they can live more comfortably with relief from the symptoms and pain from an advanced illness.
Palliative Home Care offers:
Palliative Home Care can be used in conjunction with curative therapy. This option aims to provide a high quality of life through pain and symptom management.
The Palliative Home Care Program can assist patients whose symptoms are painful through working in collaboration with physicians who can produce specialized treatments for homebound patients.
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.
We Assist With: