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...
Mar 20, 2015 Pasta Dinner Fundraiser benefiting HSC’s Adaptive Sports Programs
Adaptive Sports Pasta Dinner Fundraiser Friday, March 20, 5:00 – 7:30 pm HSC R&E Center. Call 860.832.6220 for information.
Apr 1, 2015 Gossling Rehabilitation Lecture: Predicting Outcome After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Childhood: Where is the crystal ball?
Gossling Rehabilitation Lecture LocationHSC R & E Center LecturerDr. Stacy Suskauer, guest lecturer TopicPredicting Outcome After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Childhood: Where is the crystal ball? Download Event PDF
May 11, 2015 20th Annual Hospital for Special Care Ivan Lendl Golf Classic
20th Annual Hospital for Special Care Ivan Lendl Golf Classic, Wethersfield Country Club For more information: 860.832.6213 or Lglovna@hfsc.org
Mar 10, 2015 Stroke Support Group
Kristin Mooney, LCSW, mooneyk@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958 X5091
Mar 11, 2015 Acquired Brain Injury Support Group
Contact Dr. Dennis Johnston, 860.827.1958, ext. 3351; johnstond@hfsc.org
Mar 17, 2015 Spinal Cord Injury - Round Table Discussion
Christa Green cgreen@hfsc.org, 860.612.6343 X6343 Jenna Murphy, PT jmurphy@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958 X5491
Mar 18, 2015 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Support Group
Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, 860.612.6316; bscalabrini@hfsc.org
Mar 19, 2015 Parkinson’s Support Group
Parkinson’s Support Group            Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW bscalabrini@hfsc.org 860.612.6316
Mar 24, 2015 Balance/Dizziness Support Group
Contact Robert Rosso, rrosso@hfsc.org, 860-827-1958 X 5042
Mar 25, 2015 Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) Support Group
Contact Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316
Mar 27, 2015 - Mar 29, 2015 AEA Aquatic Fitness Education for professionals
AEA Aquatic Fitness Education for professionals HSC Aquatic Center Learn more...
Apr 1, 2015 Gossling Rehabilitation Lecture: Predicting Outcome After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Childhood: Where is the crystal ball?
Gossling Rehabilitation Lecture LocationHSC R & E Center LecturerDr. Stacy Suskauer, guest lecturer TopicPredicting Outcome After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Childhood: Where is the crystal ball? Download Event PDF