Roxbury, CT Hospice Care

Our hardworking and dedicated staff here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been helping those suffering from life-limiting illnesses since 1983. We treat each of our Roxbury patients like family, offering them comfort and care while with us. Patients can choose from in-home care in Roxbury or inpatient hospice care in Danbury, palliative care, or pediatric care.

Our services are conveniently available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone in need of end-of-life care.

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Home Hospice

Quality hospice care at your Roxbury home, nursing home, or assisted living facility. We provide care for anyone suffering from a terminal illness from the comfort of their home.

Inpatient Hospice

Renowned state-of-the-art private suite hospice center in Danbury that offers patients and their families quality accommodations, gourmet meals, and specialized therapies.

Palliative Care

Care focused on treating the pain and symptoms that can accompany any advanced illness with specialized medical care and treatments. This type of care can begin right at diagnosis and helps maintain a high quality of life.

Pediatric Care

Sincere support for families who have babies or children that have been diagnosed with a terminal condition. We provide prenatal and pediatric hospice care for our Roxbury families.

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 Roxbury

We have helped thousands of patients throughout the Roxbury area find comfort and relief from their pain and symptoms after being diagnosed with an advanced illness. Regional Hospice and Palliative Care provides patients and their families with support, knowledge, and care during their time with us. We can offer our services in the comfort of our patients homes, keeping them more relaxed.

For those who can no longer receive care at home, we are happy to invite patients to the Center for Comfort Care and Healing in CT, the states one and only private suite hospice center.

We have been welcomed in by so many wonderful patients that we are excited to finally be able to do the same at The Center.

Volunteers

Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care provides quality and convenient hospice services at your Roxbury home, nursing facility, or assisted living residence, in addition to our new home, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing. Our medical care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers follow customized care plans that will specifically target each patient’s pain and symptoms. They will also be focused on any additional services like speech, occupational, or physical therapy.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We build a strong patient-caregiver bond with each individual that comes to us for hospice care. We treat each patient with dignity, respect, and care, doing everything we can to reduce their pain and symptoms, with the ultimate goal of improving their daily life.

Comfort Versus Curative
Hospice care should be discussed when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less is given, or if a child is diagnosed with an advanced illness. Our staff of dedicated workers are here to help you and your loved one through their end-of-life care.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone can request our care, though many patients are referred to us by a hospital, family member, friend, or other agency. Our patients are then admitted to us under a doctor’s orders. We offer an online referral form for your convenience.

Hospice is Affordable
Making hospice care as available as possible, it is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most private health insurances.

Home Hospice Care in Roxbury

Convenient home hospice care at your Roxbury home, assisted living residence, or nursing home.

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 exceptional services are sometimes given at a nursing home or assisted living facility that is under contract with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. We provide trained and friendly volunteers to give caregivers a needed break. These volunteers can run errands, provide companionship, and share special skills or therapies.

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

Many of our patients find themselves in need of hospice care but can no longer stay at home. We are happy to offer those in need of end-of-life care our quality services at the Inpatient Hospice Center in Danbury. We respect each patients goals and personal needs while providing top hospice care for them 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)

One of our most enjoyed amenities is the access to gourmet meals, prepared by chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his wonderful kitchen staff. Patients and their families can order custom dishes and create a wonderful new friendship with our talented chefs.

fully furnished room

Palliative Care for Roxbury Residents

Our Palliative Home Care Program offers Roxbury patients relief from symptoms and pain that can accompany an advanced illness, through specialized medical care and treatments.

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

Sometimes combined with curative measures, Palliative Home Care integrates pain and symptom management with the goal of achieving an optimal level of patient care. Anyone suffering from an advanced illness can find some relief from this care option.

The Palliative Home Care Program works closely with experienced physicians while giving patients the freedom to seek further specialized treatments. This program is best for those who are homebound with a skilled need and have symptoms that are difficult to manage.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Roxbury families whose babies have been diagnosed with a terminal condition can find physical, emotional, and spiritual support through our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Program. Our staff is here to support you and your entire family throughout the entire journey, from pregnancy to remembrance.

We provide many services through our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Program, including visits from healthcare experts, advice and instruction on caring for your baby at home, along with guidance in connecting with local support groups.

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

Here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care our dedicated staff members, from our volunteers to our physicians, are here to provide our Roxbury patients with comfort, compassion, and respect. We have a variety of services for each individuals needs, call us today for more information on our end-of-life care.