Wallingford, CT Hospice Care

Regional Hospice has supported families and patients suffering from life-limiting illnesses since 1983. We treat our Wallingford patients with dignity and respect whether they are here for in-home or in-patient hospice care, palliative care, or pediatric care. We strive to keep our patients as comfortable as possible, and provide our services and care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Home Hospice

Hospice care can be requested at your Wallingford home, nursing home, or assisted living residence. For those with life-limiting illnesses we can provide care you deserve.

Inpatient Hospice

Our Wallingford patients can now experience the states only private suite hospice center, complete with gourmet meals and convenient accommodations.

Palliative Care

With the goal of providing relief from symptoms that accompany terminal illnesses, our palliative care can benefit anyone in need of specific treatment.

Pediatric Care

We offer those whose little ones who've been diagnosed with a terminal condition love and endless support throughout the entire experience with our prenatal and pediatric hospice care.

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 Wallingford

Here at Regional Hospice we have helped patients all throughout the Wallingford area find help living comfortably after being diagnosed with a terminal illness. We help your loved one mentally, emotionally, and spiritually while respecting their personal wishes.

We can now invite our Wallingford patients to our brand new private suite hospice center, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing in CT. After building upon years of exceptional in-home hospice care, we can now provide our patients with services from the comfort of one of our private suites.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

Regional Hospice is here to provide patients with exceptional end-of-life care, whether that’s at your Wallingford home or at ours at the Center for Comfort Care and Healing. We provide our services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We provide our Wallingford patients with quality medical care, and compassionate emotional and spiritual support while they journey through their end-of-life care. We use a comprehensive approach to manage symptoms and pain while respecting their wishes.

Comfort Versus Curative
Patients should consider our hospice care when a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less is given. Our services can also be utilized for children suffering from a life-limiting illness. We create a patient-centered plan of action, treating their pain and symptoms while nurturing their spirits as well.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Patients at Regional Hospice can be referred to us by friends, family, hospitals, agencies, or clergy, and will be admitted under the direction of a doctor. We offer potential patients an online referral form for even more convenience.

Hospice is Affordable
It is our mission to make our care affordable for all who need it.  That’s why our hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most private health insurances, letting you care for your loved one without any financial worry.

Home Hospice Care in Wallingford

Let our Home Hospice Care come to you at your Wallingford home, assisted living residence, or nursing home.

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.

Sometimes our patients can receive hospice care at a skilled nursing home or facility who is under contract with Regional Hospice. Patients can expect end-of-life care that meets our high standards. We provide skilled volunteers who can relieve caregivers when needed and share a special bond with patients through hobbies and music.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

Our wonderful staff here at our Inpatient Hospice Center in Danbury will treat your loved one with respect and compassion when they can no longer stay at home. We do everything we can to create a comfortable environment for both our patients and their families. We take pride in offering patients quality hospice care in our private suite center.

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 can be customized for both our patients and their families, we take pride in providing quality dishes made with love. Chef Jonathan LeFebvre leads a talented kitchen staff and can create customized dishes for you and your loved one.

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Palliative Care for Wallingford Residents 

For those in need of specialized medical treatments, our Palliative Home Care Program helps provide relief from pain and symptoms that may accompany advanced illnesses. We do everything we can to provide care to our patients.

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

In order to maximize the quality of life for patients suffering from advanced illnesses we offer our Palliative Home Care Program. This service focuses on relieving pain and symptoms while helping to inform the patient on their options and condition.

Receive comprehensive care at home with our Palliative Home Care Program. Patients work together with physicians to continually maintain an optimal level of health with specialized treatments. We suggest this service for those who are homebound and have specific need

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

For our Wallingford families whose babies or children have been diagnosed with a terminal illness we are here to provide our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs. By combining medical, emotional, and spiritual care from compassionate workers we try to alleviate some of the pain and stress that accompanies such a difficult time.

This program, specific for our youngest patients, provides families with top healthcare experts, advice on caring for your baby at home, and will connect you with local support groups in the Wallingford area.

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 been serving those in the Wallingford community since 1983, we strive to provide quality care and loving support for those diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. Call us today to learn more about why we are a leader for hospice care.