Health Care Services
Danbury Hospital serves the health needs of the town for emergency services, primary care services, and risk reduction and wellness. The hospital works to achieve outstanding performance through patient care, education and outreach that combine to offer high quality, advanced technology and exceptional service to support patients and their families. A leading national source of health care business intelligence has placed Danbury Hospital among the 100 Top Hospitals. The Hospital is accessible from most parts of town through route 7 to Interstate 84.
The Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association, RVNA, at 90 East Ridge is a fee-based home health care, community wellness, and public health and safety program. In addition RVNA offers several special programs that help patients and their families. These programs are LifeLine emergency response system and Quality Living at Home program (QLAH). End of life and palliative care are also provided. Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurers fund the majority of home health care services.
Laurel Ridge Health Care Center, 642 Danbury Road (Route 7), is a 126-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility committed to providing the highest quality of care while also promoting wellness and health. Whether the need is for short-term rehabilitation, long-term care services, memory care, hospice or respite care, Laurel Ridge is dedicated to providing comprehensive care in a comfortable and compassionate setting. Its interdisciplinary team includes nurses, certified nurses' aides, therapists, social workers and dieticians, who work each day to improve each patient’s quality of life.
There are many independent health and wellness businesses in our community.