Bethel, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

Our hospice care is available at your Bethel home, assisted living residence, or skilled nursing facility.

Inpatient Hospice

Located in Danbury, we have CT's only state-of-the-art private suite hospice center. Offering care and comfort for your loved ones.

Pediatric Care

We offer care and support for families dealing with a child diagnosed with a terminal illness or has died.

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 Bethel?

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. Bethel 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 hospice services are available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. With a staff stacked with physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers, we are able to customize treatment plans based off of each patients needs and wishes, and offer occupational, speech, and physical therapy if needed.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
It is our mission to treat our patients and family with compassion, peace, and dignity. We work with symptom and pain management that allow end-of-life patients to have the highest quality of life possible.

Comfort Versus Curative
Consider hospice when there is a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less, (a disease that has run its normal course) or if a child is suffering from a life-limiting illness. We are here to provide your loved one with high quality care as they enter the last stages of their illness.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
There are a variety of people and facilities that can refer your loved one to receive hospice care, including:  clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s direction. An online hospice referral can be conveniently completed through our site.

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances. Caring for your loved one is important without causing a financial burden.

Home Hospice Care in Bethel

Home Hospice Care comes to you, wherever you reside – your home, assisted living residence or skilled nursing facility.We’re dedicated to providing our services through wherever you are most comfortable.

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 Bethel patients find themselves receiving hospice care in a facility or nursing home that has a contract with Regional Hospice. We have trained volunteers on hand when caregivers are in need of a break. These volunteers are able to provide companionship to their patients, run errands, and even share special skills such as singing or telling jokes.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

If your Bethel home is not the best option for your end of life care, Regional Hospice offers inpatient hospice care. Located in Danbury, families and their loved ones will be supported at our state-of-the-art facility and friendly staff.

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 are available for whatever you crave. Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff create positive relationships with our patients that stay at our facility.

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Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support for Bethel families whose babies have been diagnosed with a terminal condition or have died. We can accompany families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.

Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care includes visits by healthcare professionals with expertise in perinatal care, instruction in caring for babies at home, and will connect you with any further resources you may need.

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 been dedicated to providing comfort and compassion for Bethel patients for over 30 years. Contact us today to talk about your loved ones options with us and start their journey to a more comfortable life.