Shelton, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

We specialize in in-home services, assisted living as well as an entire nursing facility built on assisting those with a terminal illness. We will always provide our Shelton patients with compassion regardless of age, health or emotional and spiritual support.

Inpatient Hospice

Located in Danbury Connecticut, we provide our patients with a state-of-the-art private suite including amenities, delicious meals, accommodations for family members, extensive care and therapies.

Pediatric Care

We also offer pediatric care to improve quality of life for both the child and family. We will be with you every step of the way, providing relief from pain and stress that comes with serious illness.

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 Shelton?

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. Shelton 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

A common issue that comes with deciding on where end-of-life care will take place is between an inpatient or in-home service. To best suit the needs of all of our patients, we provide the Shelton area with both services through our Center for Comfort Care and Healing. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we are here to provide your family with exceptional care and comfort. 

All of our medical staff including physicians, social workers, registered nurses, aides, and trained hospice volunteers will provide you with an individual care plan. This plan will be created specifically for your loved one in the areas of pain management and symptom control. We also offer speech, physical and occupational therapy.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We understand how difficult this time in your life will be, and we want to assist you in any way that we can. All of our treatments and attention to your loved one will be focused on offering symptom and pain management that not only helps them achieve goals, but improve the quality of their life.

Comfort Versus Curative
Hospice care can be considered when you have received news of a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less in geriatrics, pediatrics and perinatal. We want to help you create lasting memories with your family member because we know every moment counts.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Hospice care is not limited to a doctor’s referral. Any individual can request this type of care and can be referred by a hospital, family, friend, clergy or even another home care agency. Complete a convenient hospice referral form on our site to get started.

Hospice is Affordable

Over the years, hospice care has has often been seen as expensive, but this is not the case. In fact, most hospice care can be at no cost to the patient with the help of Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances.

Home Hospice Care in Shelton

Home Hospice Care is at the convenience of our patients. Wherever you may live  – a home, another assisted living residence or nursing facility, we will bring our services to you or your loved one.

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.

Hospice care can be different for every individual. If you choose, your personalized plan can include our assisted living facility under contract with Regional Hospice. We have many compassionate volunteers who help assist our caregivers. They can assist you with errands, companionship, or even integrative/complementary therapies or music.

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

A majority of the time, hospice care can be brought to your Shelton home, a comforting area with familiar faces and familiar routines. But, if your condition or your loved ones stability requires inpatient care for pain control or pain management, you can inquire about our Danbury Inpatient Hospice Center for round-the-clock care.  

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)

To make our inpatient care feel even more like the Shelton home you love, we can prepare gourmet meals whenever you wish. Our chef, Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff love nothing more than providing our patients with comfort food that not only hits the spot but nourishes warmth and friendship.

fully furnished room

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs recognizes that everyone in your family is affected by the illness of your child. The care we provide for you will help improve the quality of life in many ways including physically, psychologically, emotionally and spiritually. Located in Danbury, CT we want to provide your family and child diagnosed with a terminal condition, the chance to create beautiful memories. 

This type of specialized service is provided by expert healthcare professionals who have years of experience with perinatal care in both hospital and home care, and additional 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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We are Here to Support You – Learn More

Since 1983, we have been helping Shelton families. We want to be there for you during this difficult time, providing both comfort and compassion. Our medical professionals and volunteers strive to increase the quality of life in your loved one.

We can help individuals and families in Shelton and throughout Connecticut. If you need more information, please reach out to us today to discuss your options.