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.

Mar 7, 2013 Hospital for Special Care to Offer Spring Session of Specialized Smoking Cessation Program
Eight-session “Freedom from Smoking” program begins March 21 NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (March 7, 2013) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) today announced...
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...
Aug 7, 2015 - Aug 9, 2015 Children’s Charities Tennis Classic 2015
Children’s Charities Tennis Classic 2015, benefiting Hospital for Special Care’s Pediatrics programs Walnut Hill Park, New Britain Details and registration information are on the flyer.
Sep 26, 2015 The Mane Event
The Mane Event, at Manes & Motions contact Linda Glovna at 860.832.6257 or Lglovna@hfsc.org
Aug 11, 2015 Stroke Support Group
Hospital for Special Care Kristin Mooney, LCSW, mooneyk@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958 X5091
Aug 12, 2015 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. Hospital for Special Care Contact Dr. Dennis Johnston, 860.827.1958, ext. 3351; johnstond@hfsc.org
Aug 18, 2015 Spinal Cord Injury Support and Information Group
Hospital for Special Care Christa Green cgreen@hfsc.org, 860.612.6343 X6343 Jenna Murphy, PT jmurphy@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958 X5491
Aug 19, 2015 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Support Group
Special Care Research & Education Center Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316 
Aug 20, 2015 Parkinson’s Support Group
Special Care Research & Education Center Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW bscalabrini@hfsc.org 860.612.6316
Aug 25, 2015 Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) Support Group, For Caregivers
Special Care Research & Education Center Contact Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, 860.612.6316; bscalabrini@hfsc.org
Aug 27, 2015 Special Care Breath-Takers (Pulmonary) Support Group
Hospital for Special Care Topic:  Lung Basics – Part 1 Speaker:  Dr. Thrall Janet Bowen, BA, CRT, JBowen@hfsc.org 860.827.4735

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