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Putnam County, CT Hospice Care 

We are proud to serve patients who are in need both in your Putnam County home or at our inpatient hospice care facility in Danbury, plus palliative care, and pediatric care. We have treated patients with comfort, compassion, and respect since 1983. Each of our Ansonia patients with life-limiting illnesses will receive quality care from our entire staff.

Our Pediatric and Perinatal Hospice Programs are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in order to fully serve your loved one with comfort and compassion whenever they need it.

Do you have a question? Reach out, we can help.

Home Hospice

Our skilled staff offers hospice care in patients’ homes, nursing facilities, and assisted living residences. We support your loved ones and family in areas of health, emotional, and spiritual comfort regardless of the patient’s age.

Inpatient Hospice

With Connecticut's only state-of-the-art private suite hospice center in Danbury, we are happy to provide our patients with high-end accommodations, gourmet meals, and quality care and therapies.

Palliative Care

To help our patients live as comfortable as possible we offer specialized medical care and treatments that aim to reduce the pain and symptoms that can accompany a terminal illness.

Pediatric Care

We provide support and comfort for Putnam County County families going through the process of having a child who has died or has been diagnosed with a terminal 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 Putnam County

Since 1983, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has successfully helped thousands of patients live out their remaining days in the comfort of their own home or nursing care facility with peace and dignity, while supporting their families emotionally and spiritually. Through providing caring, end-of-life services to our Connecticut community, we have made it one of our missions to provide the best care possible to our patients.  

We are happy to now offer even more quality care with Connecticut’s only state-of-the-art private suite hospice center, Center for Comfort Care and Healing.After decades of providing love and care for our patients in their own homes, we are happy to welcome you into our advanced hospice center

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

No matter if you would benefit from services at our facility or the comfort of your home, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care provides high quality hospice care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Registered nurses, physicians, social workers, aids, volunteers, and chaplains are here to follow specific individualized treatment plans that focus around the patients pain and symptoms. We can also offer special therapies like speech, occupational, and physical.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Our physicians, aids, and caregivers treat each patient as if their were their own family. By keeping an open line of communication, we have formed special bonds with our patients that will last a lifetime. Each of our Putnam County patients is respected, cared for and treated with peace.

 Comfort Versus Curative

Hospice care should be considered when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less is given, or a child is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. Regardless of their disease or care needs we will provide high quality services with an empathetic human connection.

 

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Physicians can certainly refer patients in their care. However, anyone, including friends, family, clergy, and home healthcare agencies can refer someone to hospice. If your loved one is located in Washington and needs our services, you can find an online referral form on our site.

Hospice is Affordable
Regional Hospice and Palliative care aims to give high quality care at an affordable cost. Care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances at your convenience.

Home Hospice Care in Putnam County

Your hospice care may include hospice Care in a skilled nursing/assisted living facility under contract with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. You can utilize trained volunteers who may be used to give caregivers some rest, provide companionship for the patient and their family, run errands and use some special skills such as music and integrative/complementary therapies.

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.

For some patients you will receive our hospice care at a skilled nursing home or assisted living facility who is contracted under Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. We have trained volunteers who are excited to share their skills and time with our patients.

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

We are here to provide the best quality hospice care to all of our Ansonia patients, sometimes that can be done in the comfort of their own home, but for others there comes a time when that option is no longer possible. We are happy to offer patients our Inpatient Hospice Center located in Danbury, CT. The Center provides quality amenities to both the patient and their family.

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)

Visit our celebrated Chef Jonathan LeFebvre. Jonathan and his kitchen staff love to cook up whatever type of dish that will make patients feel right at home.

fully furnished room

Palliative Care for Putnam County Resident

Our Palliative Home Care Program provides patients with comprehensive, personal care. We want to make Putnam County County patients comfortable so they can be alleviated from their painful symptoms

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 an option that may sometimes work in conjunction with curative treatment It is our main goal to provide our patients with the highest quality of life possible.

The Palliative Home Care Program works in collaboration with the care of physicians while allowing patients to actively seek their specialized treatments when symptoms are difficult to manage. This program, for patients who are homebound and who have a skilled need.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Families who have a baby with a terminal illness or have died should consider our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs. During your time of grief, we will with spiritual healing and guidance. We can accompany families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.

Through this service we also provide instruction in caring for babies at home, assistance with additional community resources and visits by healthcare professionals with expertise in perinatal care.

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 here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has helped thousands of patients throughout Putnam County as well as CT and NY. We help all of our patients find comfort and peace through their end-of-life care. We not only help our patients but provide services to their loving families as well. Contact us today for more information on how we can help you and your loved one.