RVNAhealth Hospice Services

Our hospice care is multi-disciplinary, and all encompassing, tailored to match the needs of each individual and family. RVNAhealth offers the following services to all our hospice patients:

  • Expert medical care and symptom management
  • On-call 24/7 physician, nursing and pharmacy support
  • Emotional, social, and spiritual support
  • Personal care to support daily living activities
  • Social worker services
  • Medical equipment, supplies, and medication related to terminal illness
  • Access to financial, legal, and transportation resources
  • Caregiver support and counseling for family and friends
  • Access to RVNAhealth hospice volunteers
  • Bereavement support for 13 months
  • Seamless access to RVNAhealth’s family of health services: skilled nursing, physical therapists, and non-medical caregivers

ComfortWELL services can be seamlessly supported by other RVNAhealth WELL service families to offer coordinated care from our qualified team of health professionals.

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At RVNAhealth, our patients and their families remind us of why we love what we do.

Thank you for your professional, personalized care, compassion, and kindness. Your knowledge, confidence, and direction helped me tremendously.”

RVNAhealth Hospice Family

Hospice News Articles

On a tour of his boyhood in Danbury, Ed Siergiej look out the window of an ambulance at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, where he, his parents and brother were parishioners.

A Hospice Patient Revisits His Boyhood Past

Above: Edward Siergiej looks out the window at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, where he, his parents and sister had been parishioners since 1925. World War II paratrooper. Educator. Grandfather.
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Hospice Social Workers: Advocates for Patients and Their Families

When an individual diagnosed with a life-limiting illness becomes an RVNAhealth Hospice patient, Cynthia Merritt, LCSW, is often the first member of our hospice team to meet and welcome the patient and family.
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RVNAhealth Hospice Music Therapist Tammy Strom strums her guitar.

Hospice Music Therapy Provides Comfort and Memories

Above: Tammy Strom, MA-MTBC, plays her guitar at RVNAhealth’s headquarters on Governor Street in Ridgefield. When Tammy Strom, MA-MTBC, visits RVNAhealth hospice patients, she’s equipped with a distinctive set of
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Hospice is for Living

The following essay was written by Keri Linardi, RN, BSN, PHN, CHPCA, Chief Clinical Officer of RVNAhealth.  Keri is, has been, and always will be a hospice nurse — in
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On a tour of his boyhood in Danbury, Ed Siergiej look out the window of an ambulance at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, where he, his parents and brother were parishioners.

A Hospice Patient Revisits His Boyhood Past

Above: Edward Siergiej looks out the window at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, where he, his parents and sister had been parishioners since 1925. World War II paratrooper. Educator. Grandfather.
Read More

Hospice Social Workers: Advocates for Patients and Their Families

When an individual diagnosed with a life-limiting illness becomes an RVNAhealth Hospice patient, Cynthia Merritt, LCSW, is often the first member of our hospice team to meet and welcome the patient and family.
Read More