Patients and their families have many questions as they face admission and treatment at the Hospital for Special Care. We've tried to anticipate and answer many of those questions. We also have some tips for choosing a rehabilitation hospital.

Patients are usually referred to Hospital for Special Care from an acute care hospital. A physician, social worker or discharge planner makes the referral by calling HSC's Admissions Office at 860-827-4841 or 800-220-7723. The admission process is usually completed within 24 hours after receipt of a referral.