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.

Feb 15, 2018 23rd Annual Hospital for Special Care Ivan Lendl Golf Classic Announces Honorary Chair, Move to TPC River Highlands
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Feb. 15, 2018) – The 23rd Annual  Hospital for Special Care (HSC)   Ivan Lendl Golf Classic has named James...
Feb 8, 2018 Multidisciplinary Care Team Expanding at Hospital for Special Care's Autism Center
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Feb. 8, 2018) – The Hospital for Special Care (HSC)  has expanded the multidisciplinary care team at  the...
Feb 2, 2018 Hospital for Special Care Offers Eight Scholarships to Greater New Britain Area Students
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Feb. 2, 2018) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) once again welcomes scholarship applications for 2018. Eight scholarships will be...
Feb 26, 2018 Neuromuscular Center 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
With your help we’re helping patients live active, rewarding lives with the fullest degree of independence possible. The Charles H. Kaman Foundation Neuromuscular Center invites you to celebrate our anniversary at the Hospital for Special Care Neuromuscular Center at 5:00pm. Please RSVP by contacting Kathleen Altieri at 860.832.6257 or KAltieri@hfsc.org.
Mar 5, 2018 Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center Benefit Dinner at Puerto Vallarta
Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center Benefit Dinner at Puerto Vallarta Enjoy great Mexican food & support Manes & Motions at Puerto Vallarta, 200 Main Metro Square, Middletown. Present provided flyer to your server and 20% of your tab will go to support Manes & Motions!!
May 21, 2018 23rd Annual HSC Ivan Lendl Golf Classic
Children and youth with disabilities attend the HSC Ivan Lendl Adaptive Sports Camp free of charge, supported by proceeds from this popular charity golf tournament, this year at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, host of the Travelers Championship. Call 860.612.6312.
Mar 6, 2018 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Support Group
Location: Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 Contact: Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316
Mar 10, 2018 Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Topic: IPF and Esbriet Speaker: Barbara Schultz, Genentech RRT, RPFT Location: Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 Contact: Stephanie Jae Alderman, CRT, 860.832.6228, SAlderman@hfsc.org
Mar 13, 2018 Stroke Support Group
Topic: Stroke Jeopardy Speaker: Marissa Lombardo, DPT Location: Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 Contact: Sophie Masur, LCSW 860.612.6331
Mar 14, 2018 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. Location: Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 Contact: Dr. Dennis Johnston djohnston@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958 X 3351
Mar 15, 2018 Special Care Breath-Takers (Pulmonary) Support Group
Topic:  Common Respiratory Meds Speaker: Stephanie Alderman Location: Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 Contact: Stephanie Jae Alderman, 860.827.4735, salderman@hfsc.org 
Mar 15, 2018 Cord Connections – We’ve Got Your Back (Spinal Cord Injury Group)
Location: Lower Level Conference Center, Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 Contact: Sarah Barnes, sbarnes@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958, ext. 5068
Mar 31, 2018 Alpha One Antitrypsin Support Group
Topic: Current knowledge of Alpha 1 Speaker: Douglas Kahn Location: Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 0605 Contact: Faithe Petty 860.537.2668
Apr 13, 2018 8th Annual Dr. Marie Gustin Professional Excellence Conference
8th Annual Dr. Marie Gustin Professional Excellence Conference This year’s conference titled, Inter-professional Healthcare Innovation: Bringing the Buzz Words to the Bedside will take place April 13, 2018 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. New this year is an Innovation Competition. Registration coming soon. Contact Jeanne Thomas at jthomas@hfsc.org for more information.