Please view our updated COVID-19 guidelines and visiting procedures →.

Contact
(203) 315-7301

Inpatient Hospice Care

Connecticut Hospice provides compassionate, comfort-oriented, and comprehensive inpatient hospice care with the goal of improving quality of life for patients and their loved ones.

The Right Care When You Need It

Many people faced with life-limiting illness only have two options—dying in a hospital or dying at home—however, for people with hospice care options in their area, there is a third choice: to be in an inpatient facility devoted to end-of-life care.

Connecticut Hospice provides inpatient, compassionate, comfort-oriented, and comprehensive hospice care to patients with life-limiting illnesses whose symptoms are too severe to manage at home or in other settings.
Pet visiting Hospice Patient at The Connecticut Hospice

Comfort-Oriented and Comprehensive Care

Our physicians and advanced practice registered nurses provide intensive care and expert management of pain and other symptoms, while maintaining as much alertness and function as possible. Additionally, we offer spiritual and emotional support for patients and their families, as well as art therapy, pet therapy, reiki, and other therapies.

People who come to Connecticut Hospice for Inpatient Hospice Care, by and large, have chosen it for what they consider to be their final stop, and they want comfort care and loving kindness, as opposed to treatment.

Comprehensive Care

Licensed Inpatient Hospital

Our unique 52-bed licensed palliative and hospice care hospital allows us to provide nuanced control of pain and quality of life rarely achieved in other health care settings.  Following the hospice philosophy, we view our patients and their families as a single unit of care and use an interdisciplinary team approach to address their physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. 

Licensed Inpatient Hospital
Hospice patient in hospital bed at the Connecticut Hospice holding hands with her doctor

What to Know

  • Hospice care is for people facing a progressive, life-limiting illness with an expected prognosis of 6 months or less.
  • A terminal diagnosis by itself is not a criteria for inpatient hospice care; you need to have uncontrolled symptoms that cannot be safely managed in another setting.
  • Hospice care brings an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, spiritual leaders, trained volunteers and other disciplines to improve quality of life and offer counseling on end-of-life decisions, care, and communications. 

What to Consider

  • When choosing care options for yourself, or a loved one, consider what is your (or your loved one’s) own vision for a good end of life. 
  • Do you wish to continue treatment up to the very end of life?

Contact Admissions

Admissions may be scheduled seven days a week.
Call our Centralized Intake Department: (203) 315-7540.

Admissions
Connecticut Hospice Logo Square White
Providing Quality, Comprehensive, and Compassionate Care for Patients and Their Families Since 1974

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Copyright © 2020 The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. | 
Site by  New Twist Design

crosscross-circle linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram