Wappingers Falls, NY Hospice Care

A distinguished nonprofit hospice provider since 1983, Regional Hospice walks alongside Wappingers Falls 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― benefit from our in-patient 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 Wappingers Falls.

To learn more about our Hospice Center and our staff, contact us today.  

Palliative Care

For those of our Wappingers Falls patients who have life-limited advanced illnesses, our team of compassionate physicians, nurses and caregivers strive to help minimize patients’ pain and discomfort while assisting with their emotional and mental challenges.

Pediatric Care

Regional Hospice Care also renders superior pediatric care to our Wappingers Falls child patients who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness. We deliver both prenatal and pediatric hospice care and are steadfast in providing comfort, compassion and support to all our patients and their family members.

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 Wappingers Falls

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. Wappingers Falls 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 team provides quality care and treatment here at the Regional Hospice Center all day, every day, 24/7.     

The highly committed and dedicated team of physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides, and trained hospice volunteers, are steadfast in delivering quality, customized treatment plans that meet the individual needs of all our Wappingers Falls patients.  From pain management, symptom control, and speech therapy, to both physical and occupational therapies, our compassionate team is on hand to provide them all.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity

We fully understand the abundant challenges and emotions that family members are faced with during these delicate times, which is why we are so committed to offering families the peace of mind they deserve knowing that their loved ones are being cared for with the highest level of compassion in their final days. 

Comfort Versus Curative

The dedicated physicians and specialists here at Regional Hospice are also recognized for the exceptional in-patient care and treatment we provide to our child patients 6 months of age and younger.  We strive to deliver the highest quality care and treatment to all our Wappingers Falls children while providing much needed support to family members as well.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary

There is no need to obtain a doctor’s referral for individuals to be admitted into our Hospice Center. All individuals are immediately placed under the care of one of our dedicated, caring hospice physicians. Referrals can be made on our site if need be.

Hospice is Affordable

Private health insurance plans as well as Medicare and Medicaid provide the coverage needed to loved ones and ultimately affords family members the comfort and peace of mind they need knowing that their loved ones will be properly cared for.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Here at Regional Hospice we also offer Pediatric and Perinatal Hospice Programs to all our Wappingers Falls families who have infants and children suffering from terminal illnesses.  Not only do we provide physical help to all but we also provide emotional and spiritual help as well. Our team of compassionate professionals are there beside you every step of your difficult journey from pregnancy, labor, and birth, to life, misfortune and remembrance.

The Pediatric and Perinatal Hospice care and treatment programs we offer are a collaboration of medicinal services, visits and continued support all with perinatal consideration.

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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Since 1983 the compassionate team of professionals here at Regional Hospice has been providing the highest quality care and treatment to all our Wappingers Falls patients and their families.  We take pride in the specialized care we provide to our patients, as well as the high level of compassion, support and comfort we provide their family members. It is the goal of each and every one of our compassionate team to help all our patients have a better quality of life.