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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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.

Jun 12, 2015 Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson’s, Hospital for Special Care Team Up
New Britain, Conn. (June 12, 2015) – In a meeting held earlier this spring at Hospital for Special Care (HSC) in New Britain, the framework for a...
Jun 9, 2015 HSC Leader Earns Top Healthcare Credential
Lynn Ricci now a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives CHICAGO, Ill. (June 9, 2015) – Lynn Ricci, chief operating officer of...
Apr 9, 2015 Hospital for Special Care Continues to Build Nationwide Autism Network
Invites public to support Autism Awareness Month by sharing inspirational stories and acts of kindness  WHAT:    Through its second...
Oct 27, 2017 Medicare Boot Camp
Medicare Boot Camp Come to this FREE event to help you understand Medicare, its benefits, how and when to enroll, the penalties for not enrolling and how to get help paying for some of the costs. Enrollment Assistance is also available upon appointment between 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. SPEAKER: Cynthia Del Favero, Regional Program Manager, CHOICES Regional Manager, North Central Area Agency on Aging.
Oct 26, 2017 Special Care Breath-Takers (Pulmonary) Support Group
Location: Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 Contact: Stephanie Alderman, 860.827.4735, salderman@hfsc.org 
Oct 31, 2017 Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) Support Group
For caregivers and individuals living with IBM Location: Special Care Research & Education Center: 370 Osgood Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 (Please use the Corbin Avenue driveway) Contact: Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316
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.