Seymour, CT Hospice Care

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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Home Hospice

We provide quality hospice care for those in the Seymour area at their home, assisted living residence, or skilled nursing home. We offer physical, emotional, and spiritual support to each patient regardless of their age or condition.

Inpatient Hospice

We have Connecticut's only state-of-the-art private suite hospice center amenities, gourmet meals, accommodations for families, care and therapies for your loved one.

Pediatric Care

With complete respect and compassion we support families with babies and children who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness. Our prenatal and pediatric hospice care is available for families across Connecticut.

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 Seymour?

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.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

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.

Home Hospice Care in Seymour

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

  • 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.

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.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

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:

  • 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)

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.

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Perinatal & Pediatric Care

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. 

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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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.