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Norwalk, CT Hospice Care

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing individuals and families care and support for their loved ones since 1983. We understand the need for warm-hearted and kind staff members when caring for those facing a life-limiting illness. We offer in-home and in-patient hospice care, palliative care, and pediatric care to our patients in the Norwalk area. With end-of-life care located in Danbury CT, our staff will treat your loved one with dignity, care, and love 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

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Home Hospice

For those in the Norwalk area in need of hospice care, we provide services for those at home, in assisted living residences, and in nursing homes.

Inpatient Hospice

With state-of-the-art private suites, gourmet meals, and unbeatable care from our staff members located in Danbury, CT our hospice services are individuals top choice for inpatient care in Connecticut.

Palliative Care

With specialized care and treatment, our Norwalk patients are assisted in reducing their symptoms and pain from advanced illnesses, with the ultimate goal of improving their quality of life.

Pediatric Care

Expert medical care and nurturing support for infants and children diagnosed with terminal illnesses, supporting you and your loved one with prenatal and pediatric hospice care.

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 Norwalk

Since 1983 our experienced staff members have provided medical care and support to our patients in need of end-of-life care. We proudly serve those in Connecticut, including those right here in the Norwalk area. We tailor your loved ones treatment plan to their needs and wishes, keeping their comfort and peace of mind as a top priority.

We are proud to offer our patients a beautiful brand new facility, Center for Comfort Care and Healing in CT, a high quality private suite hospice center.

We strive to create a welcoming environment and are happy to invite patients to stay with us and experience top end-of-life care.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

For our Norwalk patients who stay in the comfort of their home, or stay in the comfort of ours at the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, we offer our hospice services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care.

Physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers follow customized care plans based off of patients pain management needs and personal wishes. We also provide special services such as speech, physical and occupational therapy when needed.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
In order to maintain an excellent success rate with our patients quality of life, we treat each and every individual with compassion, peace, and dignity.

Comfort Versus Curative
Regardless of age, hospice care is typically suggested to those suffering a life-limiting illness or who receive a terminal prognosis or 6 months or less. We are here to provide care and comfort during this difficult time and allow your loved one to experience the highest quality of life possible.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
There are many different people who can refer patients to us, including physicians, friends, family, clergy members, and other health care agencies. Your loved one will be admitted to us under the direction of a physician. 

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is paid for by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, which lets you focus on getting quality care and treatment for your loved one.

Home Hospice Care in Norwalk

Home Hospice Care maintains a level of comfort and care for our Norwalk patients, we can come to your home, assisted living residence or 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.

Our Norwalk patients sometimes receive care from nursing homes and assisted living facilities who are contracted with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. We provide qualified volunteers to take over for our hardworking caregivers, giving them needed breaks. Our volunteers can assist in errands, provide companionship, and share special skills like music and integrative/complementary therapies.

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

What will make your loved one most comfortable while receiving end-of-life care? For some staying at home is not ideal, and they find themselves utilizing our services and amenities at our Inpatient Hospice Center. Let our staff located in Danbury, CT provide you and your loved one with only the best treatment and care while sticking to their personal plan and wishes.

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)

Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff are able to recreate a favorite dish you or your loved one may be craving. The kitchen is open to requests and each meal is served with love.

fully furnished room

Palliative Care for Darien Residents

With our Palliative Home Care Program patients suffering from advanced illnesses can find comfort and pain relief through personalized treatment plans that ultimately will lead them to a more manageable lifestyle.

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 best for patients suffering from advanced or serious illnesses, it is used to treat and reduce pain and symptoms, sometimes at the same time as other curative measures.

The Palliative Home Care Program gives patients the option to receive medical care from the comfort of their home. In collaboration with other physicians, patients can seek out even more information and treatment options. This program is useful for patients who are homebound or are having difficulty controlling their symptoms.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs help families in the Norwalk area whose babies have an incurable illness, or have passed, cope from the beginning of their pregnancy through to bereavement. We offer our beloved families emotional, physical, and spiritual support.

Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care includes visits by perinatal specialized healthcare professionals who will advise families on how to care for babies at home, and help connect you with local 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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We are Here to Support You – Learn More

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has cared for and comforted thousands of patients since 1983. Our experienced staff members are here to help you or your loved one with their end-of-life needs and create a more comfortable lifestyle for them. Please reach out to one of our welcoming staff members today.