About Hospital for
Special Care

Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is, a private, not-for-profit 228-bed rehabilitation long-term acute and chronic care hospital, widely-known and respected for its expertise in physical rehabilitation (including outpatient rehabilitation), respiratory care and medically-complex pediatrics. Special programs for spinal cord injuries, pulmonary rehabilitation, cardiac care, acquired brain injuries, stroke, ventilator management and geriatrics, make HSC an important regional resource for patients with special healthcare needs.

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Hospital for Special Care provides a full spectrum of medical treatment for complex rehabilitation and chronic disease for both children and adults. Our bright, modern hospital is set amid a campus of walking paths and flower gardens. It is augmented by a range of outpatient rehabilitative services. For people with disabilities, Hospital for Special Care has made a special commitment to assure that they strive to achieve their fullest physical and recreational potential.

Aug 19, 2016 Media Statement Regarding the Passing of Jay Fishman
“We are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend Jay Fishman. We had the pleasure of knowing Jay through this year’s Travelers Championship and...
Aug 8, 2016 Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Award Nearly $20,000 to Hospital for Special Care’s Ivan Lendl Adaptive Sports Camp
Pictured left to right: Jonathan Slifka, Governor’s liaison to the disability community; Lynn Ricci, FACHE, president & CEO, Hospital for...
Jul 27, 2016 Hospital for Special Care Awards $37,000 in Scholarships to Nine Local Students
John Votto, D.O., F.C.C.P., chief executive officer, Center for Special Care; Lynn Ricci, FACHE, president & CEO, Hospital for Special Care and...
Oct 14, 2016 Paralympic Boccia at HSC!
Paralympic Boccia at HSC! Contact Janet Connolly at 860.8632.6220 or jconnolly@hfsc.org
Oct 16, 2016 Manes & Motions Cider Ride
Manes & Motions Cider Ride Sunday, October 16, 2016 9:30 am at Treasure Hill Farm in Salem Please call 860.685.0008 to register.
Oct 21, 2016 Gala celebration of HSC’s 75th Anniversary & the retirement of Dr. John Votto
Gala celebration of HSC’s 75th Anniversary & the retirement of Dr. John Votto For information, contact Linda Glovna at 860.612.6312 or Lglovna@hfsc.org
Oct 22, 2016 Living with ALS
Saturday, October 22, 2016 8:30 am — 2:00 pm Living with ALS The Neuromuscular Center at HSC presents Living with ALS, a community conference. Registration: mcdermos@hfsc.org  or 860.612.6305       
Oct 4, 2016 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Support Group
Contact: Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316 Location: Special Care Research & Education Center: 370 Osgood Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 (Please use the Corbin Avenue driveway)
Oct 12, 2016 Acquired Brain Injury Support Group
This Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut (BIAC) support group is a great opportunity to meet, learn from, and share support with others whose lives have been affected by brain injury. Survivors, family members, friends, and caregivers are all welcome. Contact: Dr. Dennis Johnston djohnston@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958 X 3351 Hospital for Special Care: 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053
Oct 13, 2016 Care For You: a caregiver support group
All caregivers of adults are welcome to attend, to share your stories, and to learn from others. Location: Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 Contact: Kristin Mooney, LCSW, mooneyk@hfsc.org 860.827.1958 X5091
Oct 18, 2016 Spinal Cord Injury Support and Information Group
Hospital for Special Care: 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 Contact: Jenna DiGirolamo, PT, JDiGirolamo@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958 X 5491
Oct 20, 2016 Parkinson’s Support Group
Topic: Beat PD Today: exercise program designed to decrease Parkinson’s symptoms and slow the progression of the disease Speaker: Michelle Hespeler Contact: Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316 Location: Special Care Research & Education Center: 370 Osgood Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 (Please use the Corbin Avenue driveway)
Oct 25, 2016 Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) Support Group (For caregivers and individuals living with IBM)
For caregivers and individuals living with IBM Contact: Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316 Location: Special Care Research & Education Center: 370 Osgood Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 (Please use the Corbin Avenue driveway)
Oct 27, 2016 Special Care Breath-Takers (Pulmonary) Support Group
Topic: Chronic Cough and HSC Update Speaker: Dr. Votto Contact: Janet Bowen, BA, CRT, JBowen@hfsc.org, 860.827.4735 Location: Hospital for Special Care: 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 

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