Ossining, NY Hospice Care

A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Ossining 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― benefit from our in-patient 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 Ossining.

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing comfort, care and compassion to individuals with life-limiting illnesses since 1983. Our dedicated caregivers provide in-home or in-patient hospice care as well as palliative care and pediatric care to many patients and their families throughout Greater Ossining.

We not only provide compassion and care to our patients but peace and dignity for loved ones in need of end-of-life care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Home Hospice

We provide hospice care, including health care as well as emotional and spiritual support, in your Ossining home. We also provide the same care for young and old alike living in an assisted living residence, or in a skilled nursing facility.

Palliative Care

Palliative care is an interdisciplinary approach to specialized medical care and treatment for life-limiting and advanced illnesses with a focus on pain relief as well as mental and physical stress. This specialized care provides patients with a better quality of life.

Pediatric Care

At Regional Hospice we take pride in our superior pediatric care rendered to terminally ill child patients. We offer prenatal and pediatric hospice care and are dedicated to helping families with the many hardships and challenges they face on their very difficult journey.

Home Hospice

We provide hospice care, including health care as well as emotional and spiritual support, in your Ossining home. We also provide the same care for young and old alike living in an assisted living residence, or in a skilled nursing facility.

Inpatient Hospice

Our state-of-the-art Danbury facility is equipped with both private suites and other accommodations for the family members. In addition, as part of our in-patient specialized hospice care and treatment, we provide gourmet meals for our patients and their family members.

Palliative Care

Palliative care is an interdisciplinary approach to specialized medical care and treatment for life-limiting and advanced illnesses with a focus on pain relief as well as mental and physical stress. This specialized care provides patients with a better quality of life.

Pediatric Care

At Regional Hospice we take pride in our superior pediatric care rendered to terminally ill child patients. We offer prenatal and pediatric hospice care and are dedicated to helping families with the many hardships and challenges they face on their very difficult journey.

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 Ossining?

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. Ossining 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.

Our team has been providing the highest quality end-of-life care to thousands of patients since 1983. We are steadfast in helping your loved ones to have a better quality of life by providing them with personalized care and treatments that meet with their personal needs.

The experienced specialists at Regional Hospital are especially proud of our state of the art, private suite hospice center located in Danbury, CT. Our center has been labeled the Center for Comfort Care and Healing and offers a dedicated staff that takes much pride in providing all of our Ossining patients with the comfort and care they need.

Our newly constructed private suite hospice center allows us the resources needed to provide our extraordinary services to patients who prefer not to receive treatments at home.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Whether within your own Ossining home, a nursing home facility or within our Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care takes pride in providing the highest quality 24/7 hospice care to patients.

Our dedicated physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers follow customized, individual care plans that are designed to meet the individual needs of patients. These customized care plans include pain management and symptom control as well as special services such as speech, physical therapy and occupational therapy.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
All of the dedicated professionals here at Regional Hospice are truly committed to providing your loved ones with all the support, peace of mind and comfort they deserve. We provide specialized treatment plans that are primarily focused on helping end-of-life, terminally ill patients find comfort and peace in their final days.

Comfort Versus Curative
When a loved one receives a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less, or a child has been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, our specialized hospice care and team are here for you. We are committed to providing loves ones with an increased quality of life in their final days.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
A doctor’s referral is not necessary for patients to be seen and treated at Regional Hospice. When accepted at our center, patients will be admitted under the care of one of our highly skilled doctors. If you choose, a referral can be done right on our website.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care needed by your loved ones is covered by Medicare and Medicaid and most other private health insurance plans. Coverage allows you to provide loved ones with all the care they need in their final days and weeks.

Home Hospice Care in Ossining

Home Hospice Care can be administered wherever you live, whether in your Ossining home, in an assisted living community or in a skilled nursing facility. We provide hospice care wherever you may be.

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 other insurances.
  • Special services like speech, physical and occupational therapy are available for patients.
  • Our support line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for symptom management as well as medications and equipment and emotional and spiritual support.

Hospice Care provided within a skilled nursing home or an assisted living facility is performed under contract with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. Trained volunteers are available to provide companionship, run needed errands, or provide complementary therapies to patients, offering caregivers a much-needed break from time to time.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

The dedicated team of professionals here at the Danbury Regional Hospice Center provides the highest quality care to our Ossining patients and their family members. We are confident that our patients and their families will find comfort and peace at our state-of-the-art facility that is equipped to meet the needs of your loved ones.

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
  • Complimentary therapies (massage, Reiki, music & Pet Partner program)

Jonathan LeFebvre, our Chef along with his culinary team provides the tastiest gourmet meals for all of our Ossining patients and their families. Chef LeFebvre has been recognized as a beloved family member by our patients and their families because of his compassion and overall dedication to all our terminally ill patients and their families.

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Palliative Care for Ossining 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. It integrates effective pain and symptom management with curative treatments in order to achieve the highest quality care for our patients.

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

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

At Regional Hospice we also offer Pediatric and Perinatal Hospice Programs for our Ossining families who have infants and children that have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses. Our top-rated programs give focus to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients. Our specialists are there beside our patients every step of the way from pregnancy, labor, and birth, to life and even misfortune and remembrance.

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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Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, since 1983, has been committed and dedicated to providing the utmost care, comfort and compassion to those with life-limiting illnesses and life losses as well. Our caring team of specialists are committed to helping and supporting Ossining families and their loved ones with all their personal needs. To learn more about our Hospice services and our Danbury in-patient Hospice Care Center reach out to one of our dedicated specialists today.