A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Seymour 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 greater Seymour.
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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. Seymour 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.
Whether inside your Danbury home or facility, or at our home, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Regional Hospice provides exceptional, convenient, hospice care services around the clock.
Different people including physicians, social workers, chaplains, registered nurses, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers help patients follow individualized health care plans designed for pain management and symptom control. They also work to maintain special services such as speech, physical and occupational therapy.
Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We support you and your loved ones during your difficult time treating you and them with the compassion, peace and dignity they deserve. We work with symptom and pain management that allow end-of-life patients to achieve new goals and improve the quality of life.
Comfort versus Curative
Hospice care should be considered when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less is made, or if a child is suffering from a terminal illness. Our entire staff works closely together to provide a comprehensive plan of care for your loved one.
A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone may request hospice care. A patient may be referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s direction. Conveniently you can refer an individual through our website.
Hospice is Affordable
Medicare, Medicaid and many private health insurances cover hospice care, which allows you to provide them with safe and exceptional care.
Whether your loved one lives at home, in assisted living or in a skilled nursing facility, Home Hospice Care will come to you and accommodate your needs.
Commonly Asked Questions
Your hospice care may include hospice Care in a skilled nursing/assisted living facility under contract with Regional Hospice. We also have a supportive staff of trained volunteers who are available to give caregivers a break, provide companionship, run errands, or share special skills including music and integrative/complementary therapies.
For end-of-life care, if your Seymour home is not the best option, what would make you and your loved ones feel most cared for and comfortable? The Center provides patients and their families options for the highest quality hospice care away from home, 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:
Gourmet meals are available for whatever you crave. Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff often become beloved members of a family because his window is always open for requests, and food is a universal language that nurtures warmth and friendship.
Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support for Seymour families whose babies have been diagnosed with a terminal condition or have died. We can accompany families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.
Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care combines the access to expert healthcare professionals, with special instruction on caring for your baby at home. We can also provide information on local resources for our Seymour families to reach out to.
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For the past 35 years, Regional Hospice has dedicated itself to support Seymour families and their loved ones in one of the most difficult times of their lives. A life-limiting illness is not easy to deal with, and we give them compassion and love for their remaining days.