Orange, CT Hospice Care

A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Orange 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 greater Orange.

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Home Hospice

We are able to provide our hospice services at your Orange home, assisted living facility, or nursing home for those suffering from advanced illnesses. We provide our patients with physical, emotional and spiritual care.

Inpatient Hospice

With Connecticut’s only cutting-edge private suite hospice center we are thrilled to provide patients and their families gourmet meals and comfortable accommodations.

Pediatric Care

Pediatric and prenatal care and support for families with young ones who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness.

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 Orange

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. Orange 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.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

We offer our hospice services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week whether you receive them at your home in Orange or at ours at the Center for Comfort Care and Healing. Regional Hospice is honored to care for such incredible patients.

 

All of our physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, and volunteers follows specific treatment plans for each patient based off of their conditions and symptoms. In addition we offer certain additional services like speech, physical, and occupational therapy.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Our patients comfort is the center of our treatment plans. We do everything we can to provide tailored medical, emotional, and spiritual support to those in need of hospice care. By managing pain and symptoms and staying in-line with our patients wishes we strive to create a comfortable environment for your loved one.

Comfort Versus Curative
We suggest patients consider our end-of-life care when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less is given, or when a child is suffering from a terminal illness. We treat each patient with respect and dignity regardless of their age or condition.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone can refer someone to us, regardless of your relationship to the patient. Hospitals, family, friends, clergy members, and other agencies can refer patients, and they will be admitted to us under a doctor’s orders. We have an online referral form that can be filled out here on our site.

Hospice is Affordable
Let your focus stay on your loved one instead of worrying about finances. Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most private health insurances.

Home Hospice Care in Orange

Home Hospice Care is at your convenience, whether you live at your home in Orange, an assisted living facility, or nursing home we can come to you.

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.

Some patients may receive their medical care from a facility or nursing home under contract with Regional Hospice. Patients will still receive exceptional care from medical professionals along with trained volunteers who can take over when needed and provide companionship, compassion, and care to those in need.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

We understand that for some patients staying at home while suffering from an advanced illness isn’t the best option. We create a loving and comfortable atmosphere here at The Center, providing patients and their families convenient accommodations and quality services. We care for each patient with the utmost respect while with us 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)

The kitchen always seems to be the gathering place in most families homes, with us there’s no exception. Our chef, Jonathan LeFebvre, is ready to create custom dishes for you and your family, further showing our values of love, comfort, and compassion.

The in-patient care is only located in the Danbury location.

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Perinatal & Pediatric Care

With our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs we provide nurturing support and top medical help to Orange families whose babies have been diagnosed with a terminal illness. We have specialized teams ready to assist families throughout the entire journey, always treating our youngest patients with respect and love.

 

We provide our littlest patients with visits from healthcare professionals who are experienced in perinatal care. Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care also includes useful tips on caring for your baby at home along with connecting you to local resources for further help.

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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Our dedicated staff has helped families in the Orange area suffering from life-limiting illnesses since 1983. Regional Hospice is here to provide care, support, and respect to our beloved patients. Contact us today to discuss what options are best for your loved one.