Rye, NY Hospice Care

Since 1983 Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been committed to providing comfort, care, and compassion to our Rye patients who are diagnosed with life-limiting illnesses or those who suffer losses. Our dedicated team of caregivers provides in-home or in-patient hospice care as well as palliative care and pediatric care to our many patients and their families throughout the Greater Rye region.

We not only provide all the compassion and care they need but also the peace and dignity for loved ones in need of end-of-life care. We provide our specialized treatments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Home Hospice

We provide hospice care which includes health care as well as emotional and spiritual support, in your Rye home. We also provide our top-rated care and treatment to those residing in assisted living facilities or in skilled nursing facilities.

Inpatient Hospice

Our newly designed facility in Danbury offers private suites, gourmet meals, and accommodations, to hospice patients and their families.

Palliative Care

Palliative Care is an interdisciplinary approach to specialized medical care and treatment for life-limiting and advanced illnesses. The care focuses specifically on pain relief as well as mental and physical stress. Further, it focuses on providing a better quality of life.

Pediatric Care

Pediatric Care provides support and care for those families who have children diagnosed with terminal conditions including prenatal and pediatric hospice care. Our compassionate team provides support that helps family members through a very difficult time in their lives.

Our Patients’ Stories

Beverly Dieringer

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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 Rye?

Providing compassionate, caring end-of-life services to our patients in Rye since 1983, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care have helped thousands of patients spend their remaining days in the comfort of their own homes. We also provide specialized care and treatment to those confined to nursing care facilities also.

Regardless of where you live during your final days, our team ensures you enjoy the peace and dignity you so deserve. We also offer family members emotional and spiritual support.

At Regional Hospice we have, after years of careful consideration and planning, constructed Connecticut’s first and only, state-of-the-art, private suite hospice center in Danbury, CT. We call it the Center for Comfort Care and Healing. Our center provides loved ones and their families with all the care and comfort they need.

With our new Danbury Center, we are able to provide our superior in-home hospice care and treatment services in our private suites.


Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Whether patients reside in their very own Rye home, in a nursing home facility, or within our Center for Comfort Care and Healing, our team takes pride in providing 24/7 hospice care to all our patients.

Our dedicated physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides, and trained hospice volunteers create and design customized care plans that are specific to the individual needs of our patients. Customized care plans include pain management and symptom control as well as speech, physical therapy, and occupational therapy.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We provide much needed support to you and your loved ones during a very difficult time in your lives.

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 team stands ready to help. We are committed to providing patients with an increased quality of life in their final days.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
A referral to our hospice center is not necessary. Anyone who requests our hospice care will be admitted under the care of one of our physicians.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is covered by Medicare and Medicaid as well as most private health insurance plans.

Home Hospice Care in Rye

Home Hospice Care can be administered wherever you live, whether in your Rye home or in an assisted living community or a skilled nursing facility.

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 emotional and spiritual support.

Hospice Care rendered in a skilled nursing home or an assisted living facility is typically performed under contract with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

If you prefer not to receive end-of-life care in your Rye home, then our Center for Comfort Care and Healing may be your ideal choice. Our Danbury Center provides patients and their families with the highest quality of care away from home.

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)

At the Center, our Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff provide the highest quality gourmet meals for patients and their families. Chef LeFebvre is known by many as a beloved family member because of his overwhelming compassion for patients.

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Palliative Care for Rye Residents

Our Palliative Home Care Program is focused on helping 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 integrates effective pain and symptom management with curative treatment in order to achieve the highest quality of patient care.

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

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

For those Rye families with babies and young children who have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses, our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provide all the physical, emotional, and spiritual support you need. From pregnancy, labor, and birth, to lifespan and even remembrance our team is on hand to help.

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care includes regular healthcare visits and support with perinatal care. It also instructs families on proper at home care of their babies.

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 steadfast in our commitment to provide the utmost care, comfort, and compassion to patients with life-limiting illnesses and life losses. Our caring team of specialists is available to help and support Rye families and their loved ones with all their individual needs. To learn more about our top-rated care services or our Danbury in-patient Hospice Care Center reach out to one of our team members today.