Woodbury, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

We bring quality hospice care right to our Woodbury patients at their home, an assisted living facility, or a skilled nursing home. Regardless of age or condition each patient is cared for and given a customized treatment plan.

Inpatient Hospice

Patients can receive our hospice services from our private suite hospice center in Danbury, where patients can visit with family, order gourmet meals, and work on creating a better quality of life.

Pediatric Care

Prenatal and pediatric hospice care for babies who have been diagnosed with terminal conditions. We are here to help and provide emotional and spiritual support to 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 Woodbury

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. Woodbury 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

Regional Hospice provides convenient hospice services for each of our Woodbury patients. We can come to you in your home, nursing home, or assisted living facility, or invite you to our Danbury inpatient center, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing. We are here to assist patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers work as a team to provide patients with exceptional care. They each follow customized care plans that were determined based off of each patients needs and symptoms. For patients who need further assistance we offer speech, physical and occupational therapy.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We provide sincere support and medical care for your loved one while they receive their end-of-life care with us. We work hard to manage pain and symptoms that accompany their advanced illness and set realistic goals to improve their quality of life. All of our patients are treated with kindness, compassion, and dignity.

Comfort Versus Curative
Woodbury families should discuss hospice care when a loved one is given a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less, or when a child is diagnosed with an advanced illness. 

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Patients can be referred to us by a hospital, friend, family member, clergy member, or any home care agency. They will be admitted to us under a doctors direction, though anyone can request our services. We have an online referral form here on our website for your convenience.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and nearly all other private health insurances, allowing your loved one to receive the care that they need.

Home Hospice Care in Woodbury

Our patients can remain exactly where they want to be, at home. Our healthcare professionals can come to any Woodbury home, nursing home, or assisted living facility.

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.

Some patients will receive our quality care at a nursing home or assisted living facility under contract with Regional Hospice. Trained volunteers are available to take over when caregivers are in need of a well deserved break. These volunteers can run errands, provide companionship, or share special skills and therapies with patients.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

Most patients find themselves comfortable in the privacy of their own homes when receiving hospice care, but for some this option isn’t realistic. For those looking for quality end-of-life care in a comfortable environment, let us welcome you to our Inpatient Hospice Center in Danbury. Connecticut’s only private suite hospice 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)

Order up whatever you crave here at The Center. Our beloved chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his dedicated kitchen staff are here to cook up delicious gourmet meals for both our patients and their loving families.

fully furnished room

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

We provide emotional, spiritual, and physical support to families whose babies have been diagnosed with an advanced illness. Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs are set up to help you throughout the entire journey, from pregnancy, to labor, and birth to remembrance.

Woodbury families can find support and information from our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Program. Visit with top perinatal healthcare professionals, obtain useful information on caring for your baby at home, and get connected with community resources and support groups.

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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Regional Hospice has helped thousands of patients reach new goals and remain comfortable during their end-of-life care. Since 1983 we have offered our Woodbury patients quality care and accomodations. We are here to not only help our patients, but their loving families as well. Please reach out today for more information.