Scarsdale, NY Hospice Care

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

Providing comfort, care, and compassion to those with life-limiting illnesses since 1983, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been recognized for the high-quality in-home and in-patient hospice care we provide to all our patients in Scarsdale and in the surrounding towns. Additionally, our team of dedicated caregivers provides superior palliative care and pediatric care to patients and families throughout Scarsdale as well.

Here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care we provide end of life care 24/7 and take pride in offering all of our Scarsdale patients the compassion, peace, and dignity needed in their final days.

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Home Hospice

Home hospice care includes health care coupled with emotional and spiritual support we provide to patients in their Scarsdale homes as well as those patients residing in assisted living or skilled nursing facilities.

Palliative Care

Palliative care is provided by our compassionate team for life-limiting and advanced illnesses. We use an interdisciplinary approach to the care and treatment we render to our Scarsdale patients for pain relief as well as the care provided for mental and physical stress.

Pediatric Care

For those families who have terminally ill children, our specialized team provides prenatal and pediatric hospice care. We are committed to helping families on their very challenging journey.

Home Hospice

Home hospice care includes health care coupled with emotional and spiritual support we provide to patients in their Scarsdale homes as well as those patients residing in assisted living or skilled nursing facilities.

Inpatient Hospice

When providing in-patient hospice care and treatment, our highly reputable facility in Danbury is equipped with private suites, special accommodations for family members, and even gourmet meals for loved ones and their families.

Palliative Care

Palliative care is provided by our compassionate team for life-limiting and advanced illnesses. We use an interdisciplinary approach to the care and treatment we render to our Scarsdale patients for pain relief as well as the care provided for mental and physical stress.

Pediatric Care

For those families who have terminally ill children, our specialized team provides prenatal and pediatric hospice care. We are committed to helping families on their very challenging journey.

Our Patients’ Stories

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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 Scarsdale?

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. Scarsdale 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.

Since 1983, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care have been providing the highest quality end-of-life care to all our Scarsdale patients and to many patients in the surrounding towns as well. Our specialized care and treatment assist thousands of hospice patients in their efforts to enjoy a better quality of life while in the comfort of their own homes or confined to a nursing home or an assisted living facility.

Whether we treat patients in their Scarsdale home or in a nursing or assisted living residence, we give focus to our patients’ ability to experience the peace and dignity they deserve in their final days. We also provide emotional and spiritual support to family members during this very difficult time.

Today our team takes tremendous pride in our newly designed and constructed private suite Hospice Center located in Danbury, CT. Our Center for Comfort Care and Healing is every bit state of the art and provides families and their loved ones with all the comfort, compassion and care they need.

Our Center for Comfort Care and Healing allows us to provide our specialized treatments to our Scarsdale patients within the walls of our newly constructed Danbury Hospice Center equipped with private suites and additional family accommodations.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

The team of certified care specialists here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care provides care and treatment to patients 24 hours per day, 7 days per week regardless of where treatment is rendered.

Our highly experienced team of dedicated physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides, and trained hospice volunteers provide customized treatment options that are specific to the personal needs of our patients. These treatment options may include pain management, symptom control, speech therapy as well as physical and occupational therapies.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Compassion, peace, and dignity are the primary goals of our loving caregivers along with customized treatment plans that help to improve the overall quality of life for our end-of-life patients.

Comfort Versus Curative
A child that has been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness or individuals diagnosed with a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less deserves to receive specialized hospice care that affords them a quality end of life. The team here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care can do just that.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
There are no referrals required for admittance into Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, but referrals can be submitted online if you choose. Anyone who seeks our hospice care will be admitted under the care of one of our physicians.

Hospice is Affordable
Most private health insurance plans provide hospice care as does Medicare and Medicaid. Affordable hospice care provides peace of mind families need knowing that they can and will receive specialized Hospice care.

Home Hospice Care in Scarsdale

Our hospice care can be administered wherever is necessary whether in your Scarsdale home, at a nursing home, or at an assisted living community. We come to you where you are.

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.

Skilled nursing homes or assisted living facilities contract with Regional Hospice and Palliative Care when rendering hospice care. Hospice caregivers and trained volunteers provide everything a patient needs from companionship and running errands to complementary therapies including music.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

There are many families who are not comfortable with in-home care. For these families, Regional Hospice offers inpatient hospice care at our newly constructed Center for Comfort Care and Healing. If you are not comfortable having treatment in your Scarsdale home then surely our Danbury Inpatient Hospice Center is the ideal place for you. Our team provides patients with the highest quality of hospice care away from home and is committed to meeting the personal needs of all our patients.

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)

Chef Jonathan LeFebvre, our very reputable and well-known chef, with the help of his dedicated culinary team provides gourmet meals for all our hospice patients and for their families as well. Chef LeFebvre is well respected and appreciated by our many hospice patients and their families who witness his overall commitment and dedication to end-of-life patients.

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Palliative Care for Scarsdale Residents

Our Palliative Home Care Program is designed to provide relief to patients from a variety of pain symptoms and help them to live their final days more comfortably and with higher quality.

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 the perfect treatment option for those suffering from an advanced illness. It provides the highest quality of care to every patient.

The Palliative Home Care Program works in collaboration with a patient’s physician’s care and is ideal for in-home patients suffering from consistent pain who are in desperate need of relief.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs offer those Scarsdale families who have babies or children diagnosed with life-limited illnesses the physical, all emotional, and spiritual support they need. Our caring staff is on board to assist families every step of their journey. We provide comfort and care during pregnancy, labor, birth, life, and even in loss and remembrance.

The Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice treatment plan includes regular healthcare visits and perinatal support. The plan includes specific instructions on how to properly care for your babies or children at home. We also provide assistance with other community resources.

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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Since 1983, the compassionate team of specialists here at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing specialized care, comfort, treatment, and compassion to all those individuals who have been diagnosed with life-limiting illnesses as well as those suffering from life losses. Our caring team offers support to Scarsdale families and their loved ones while providing all the care and treatment they need. To learn more about our in-home treatment options or for more information about our Danbury in-patient Hospice Care Center contact one of our staff members today.