Norwalk, CT Hospice Care

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

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Home Hospice

For those in the Norwalk area in need of hospice care, we provide services for those at home, in assisted living residences, and in nursing homes.

Inpatient Hospice

With state-of-the-art private suites, gourmet meals, and unbeatable care from our staff members located in Danbury, CT our hospice services are individuals top choice for inpatient care in Connecticut.

Pediatric Care

Expert medical care and nurturing support for infants and children diagnosed with terminal illnesses, supporting you and your loved one with prenatal and pediatric hospice care.

Our Patients’ Stories

Who We Are and Why We Serve Norwalk?

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. Norwalk 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

For our Norwalk patients who stay in the comfort of their home, or stay in the comfort of ours at the Center for Comfort Care and Healing, we offer our hospice services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week here at Regional Hospice.

Physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers follow customized care plans based off of patients pain management needs and personal wishes. We also provide special services such as speech, physical and occupational therapy when needed.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
In order to maintain an excellent success rate with our patients quality of life, we treat each and every individual with compassion, peace, and dignity.

Comfort Versus Curative
Regardless of age, hospice care is typically suggested to those suffering a life-limiting illness or who receive a terminal prognosis or 6 months or less. We are here to provide care and comfort during this difficult time and allow your loved one to experience the highest quality of life possible.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
There are many different people who can refer patients to us, including physicians, friends, family, clergy members, and other health care agencies. Your loved one will be admitted to us under the direction of a physician. 

Hospice is Affordable
Hospice care is paid for by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurances, which lets you focus on getting quality care and treatment for your loved one.

Home Hospice Care in Norwalk

Home Hospice Care maintains a level of comfort and care for our Norwalk patients, we can come to your home, assisted living residence or skilled nursing 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.

Our Norwalk patients sometimes receive care from nursing homes and assisted living facilities who are contracted with Regional Hospice. We provide qualified volunteers to take over for our hardworking caregivers, giving them needed breaks. Our volunteers can assist in errands, provide companionship, and share special skills like music and integrative/complementary therapies.

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Inpatient Hospice Care

What will make your loved one most comfortable while receiving end-of-life care? For some staying at home is not ideal, and they find themselves utilizing our services and amenities at our Inpatient Hospice Center. Let our staff located in Danbury, CT provide you and your loved one with only the best treatment and care while sticking to their personal plan and wishes.

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)

Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff are able to recreate a favorite dish you or your loved one may be craving. The kitchen is open to requests and each meal is served with love.

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Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs help families in the Norwalk area whose babies have an incurable illness, or have passed, cope from the beginning of their pregnancy through to bereavement. We offer our beloved families emotional, physical, and spiritual support.

Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care includes visits by perinatal specialized healthcare professionals who will advise families on how to care for babies at home, and help connect you with local resources.

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 cared for and comforted thousands of patients since 1983. Our experienced staff members are here to help you or your loved one with their end-of-life needs and create a more comfortable lifestyle for them. Please reach out to one of our welcoming staff members today.