Ridgefield, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

Regardless of age, health, or stage of illness, Regional Hospice nurses will treat your loved ones with spiritual and emotional support they deserve from the comfort of their own home.

Inpatient Hospice

Our inpatient hospice housing located in Danbury, CT offers twelve private suites, the Center also has a professional chef, spa and salon services, a chapel, child and teen rooms, beautifully landscaped grounds, gardens and a playground.

Pediatric Care

Our center offers physical, emotional and spiritual needs to families whose infants have been diagnosed with a terminal condition. We support families families throughout pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.

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 Ridgefield

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. Ridgefield 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

Regional Hospice is devoted to providing exceptional and convenient care for those with life-limiting illness and loss. We provide comfort for patients offer care at our beautiful facility as well as at home. It is our mission to help families and loved ones receive the highest quality of life possible. 

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
The Regional Hospice center serves Ridgefield residents in order to support families and loved ones with exceptional care treating them with the compassion and dignity they deserve.

Comfort Versus Curative
Consider hospice care when there is a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less,  or if a child is suffering from a life-limiting illness. Our care team works to provide exceptional care and comfort to our patients and their families during their time. 

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone can request hospice care. In order to receive our care, a doctor’s referral is not necessary.  Conveniently on our our website we offer a form you can easily submit. 

Hospice is Affordable
Caring for your loved ones shouldn’t be expensive. That’s why our hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances. Give your loved ones the quality care and comfort they deserve all at an affordable cost. 

Home Hospice Care in Ridgefield

Home Hospice Care comes to you, wherever you reside – your home, assisted living residence or skilled nursing facility.

Commonly Asked Questions:
*Various 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. 
*We offer special services such as speech, physical and 
*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 patients and families.

Your hospice care may include care in a skilled nursing/assisted living facility under contract with Regional Hospice. In order to give our hard working nurses a break, trained volunteers are able to provide companionship, run errands, or share special skills including music and integrative/complementary therapies.

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

Regional Hospice of Danbury was designed with our patients in mind. Surrounded by beautiful flowers, a playground, spa treatments, and a gourmet chef, if your Ridgefield home is not suitable for end-of-life-care, consider our inpatient hospice care for your loved one.

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 delighted to cook any dish our guests desire. Food is universal for comfort, our cooking staff is always available to cater to our guests wishes. 

fully furnished room

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

The Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Care Services offers perinatal and pediatric palliative care services for Ridgefield residents and also the surrounding area.

Palliative care is a special kind of health care. It can be provided at any stage of a serious illness and alongside curative treatment plans. Our care services offer emotional, physical, and spiritual support for Ridgefield families. We can accompany families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life 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

Outside of Regional Hospice and Home Care Center

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Since 1983, Regional Hospice has been dedicated to providing comfort and compassion for those with life-limiting illness and loss. Our care team is devoted to creating the highest quality of life possible. Ridgefield, CT residents in need of any of our care services please reach out to us.