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.

Nov 9, 2015 Governor Malloy Cuts Ribbon on Connecticut’s First In-patient Unit for Autism
John Votto, D.O., F.C.C.P., chief executive officer, Center for Special Care; Brian Becker, Connecticut state representative; First lady Cathy...
Nov 2, 2015 Michael Timura Donation to Hospital for Special Care Creates New Scholarship for Physical Therapy Students
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Nov. 2, 2015) –  Hospital for Special Care (HSC) announced this week that Mike Timura, a longtime friend, business associate...
Oct 28, 2015 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Honors Hospital for Special Care President and CEO Lynn Ricci
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Oct. 28, 2015) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC), President and CEO Lynn Ricci was recognized Tuesday, Oct. 27, by the...
Mar 23, 2018 Adaptive Sports Program Pasta Fundraiser
Adaptive Sports Program Pasta Fundraiser Attend an enjoyable meal with specialty desserts, DJ, door prizes and more...
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.
Jun 10, 2018 Freedom Ride
Presented at Treasure Hill Farm in Salem, CT, the Freedom Ride features a marked 4-8 mile loop where horse owners can enjoy riding on logging roads through miles of lovely scenic woodland and grassy fields and finish with a canter through a hay meadow. There is also a walking loop for those without a horse. Trails separate from riders will be available so everyone may participate. Walk to support your favorite rider or just to enjoy beautiful Treasure Hill Farm in the spring. All proceeds support Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center. For more information call 860.685.0008.
Sep 28, 2018 The Mane Event
Country casual evening with great food, live music, auctions and more at Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center, Daniels Farm, Middletown. Proceeds benefit our therapeutic riding program. Call 860.612.6312. Click here for a re-cap on 2017’s event.
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.