Southbury, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

Our Southbury residents, who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness, can request our care at their home, nursing facility, or assisted living residence. We treat each patient individually based on their physical and emotional needs.

Inpatient Hospice

We are thrilled to offer patients the only private suite hospice center in the state, keeping their comfort as our top priority and offering gourmet meals and quality accommodations.

Pediatric Care

Compassionate care for our youngest Southbury patients who are suffering from a terminal illness. We provide support for the entire family.

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 Southbury

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. Southbury 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

Our unsurpassed hospice care can be received at your home in Southbury, or at ours at the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our entire staff here at Regional Hospice is here to provide your loved one with love, respect, and compassion.

 

With an entire team of dedicated nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains, aids, and trained volunteers working together, we create customized treatment plans for each patient. Based off of their pain, symptoms, and condition we can also offer certain therapies like speech, physical, and occupational.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
Let us support your loved one throughout their end-of-life care with dignity, respect, and care. Each of our caregivers understands that human connection with patients is just as important as quality medical care. We work closely with your loved one to ensure their needs and wishes are being met.

Comfort Versus Curative
Our hospice care should be considered when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less is made, or when a child is diagnosed with a terminal illness. We provide each and every patient with comfort and pain management techniques to help reach their highest quality of life.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Patients can be referred to us by anyone, though they will be admitted to us under the direction of a physician. Friends, family, agencies, clergy, or hospitals can refer a patient, we even offer an online referral form for your convenience.

Hospice is Affordable
Continue to provide your loved one with only the best end-of-life care knowing that it is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most private health insurances.

Home Hospice Care in Southbury

Home Hospice Care travels to you wherever you live, whether you’re at your Southbury home, nursing home, or assisted living residence.

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.

Patients can receive our patient-centered care from a nursing home or facility under contract with Regional Hospice. We have trained volunteers who can perform daily tasks like running errands or sharing special skills, and can add to your loved ones hospice care.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

Sometimes those suffering from advanced illnesses can’t live on their own in their Southbury home. We provide quality care and treatments for those who wish to stay with us in our Inpatient Hospice Center located in Danbury. We can help keep patients comfortable and offer them exceptional amenities like gourmet meals and access to massages and Reiki.

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)

Led by our beloved chef, Jonathan LeFebvre, we are devoted to feeding each and every patient with gourmet meals made with love and expertise. We believe in creating comfort for our patients in every aspect of living, and exceptional food helps us achieve that goal.

The in-patient care is only located in the Danbury location.

fully furnished room

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric and Perinatal Hospice Programs allow Southbury families to seek help not only medically but emotionally and spiritually as well. Children who are suffering from a life-limiting illness can find comfort from our loving caregivers. Let us help you navigate this difficult time with respect, peace, and compassion.

 

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care is more than just providing you with top healthcare professionals, we go beyond the physical care and help you emotionally, connecting you to local community resources for further support.

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

Regional Hospice has helped those in the Southbury who are diagnosed with a terminal illness live out their days with comfort and dignity. We believe in patient oriented care, customizing each person’s treatment plan. Reach out to one of our knowledgeable staff members today to learn more.