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.

We are a Saint Francis Care Affiliated Post-Acute Care Network Provider. Learn More.

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Programs & Services

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.

Jan 24, 2013 American Lawyer Media Names Hospital for Special Care’s DeDominicis among Top Rated Lawyers in Health Care
Leading provider of news and information to the legal industry recognizes DeDominicis  as high-ranking among peers NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Jan. 24,...
Jan 4, 2013 Hospital for Special Care Appoints Pediatrician Specialist for Complex Unit
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Jan. 04, 2013) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) has hired Michelle Litsky, D.O., FAAP, as Staff Pediatrician for its Complex...
Dec 19, 2012 Media Statement: Hospital for Special Care Responds to Continued Speculation Regarding Autism and the Newtown Tragedy
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2012 The diagnosis of the shooter has not been confirmed. Therefore, we would strongly discourage continued speculation regarding...
Jun 28, 2015 Manes & Motions 9th Annual Freedom Ride
Manes & Motions 9th Annual Freedom Ride Lord Creek Farm, Old Lyme, CT Call 860.685.0008 for more information
May 26, 2015 Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) Support Group
Contact Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316
May 28, 2015 Special Care Breath-Takers (Pulmonary) Support Group
Topic: Energy Conservation with Activities of Daily Living Speaker: Robyn Cop, Registered Occupational Therapist Janet Bowen, BA, CRT, JBowen@hfsc.org 860.827.4735
Jun 4, 2015 New England Spinal Cord Injury Toolkit
New England Spinal Cord Injury Toolkit For nurses, CNAs, PCAs and rehabilitation therapists providing care to individuals with spinal cord injury at skilled nursing facilities or at home. Register: Diana Pernigotti at DPernigotti@gaylord.org or call 203-679-3563