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 14, 2011 Hospital for Special Care Receives $1 Million Grant from the Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation
Gift is largest to date in support of outpatient expansion for specialty programs NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Nov. 14, 2011) – The Maximilian E. & Marion...
Nov 10, 2011 Hospital for Special Care Appoints William J. Pesce to Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Nov. 10, 2011) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) has appointed William J. Pesce, DO, to the position of Chief of Physical...
Nov 8, 2011 Hospital for Special Care Appoints Laffin to its Board of Directors
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Nov. 8, 2011) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) announced today that it has appointed Joseph G. Laffin, CCP, Managing Principal,...
Aug 27, 2014 Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) Support Group
Wednesday,  August 27, 2:00 – 3:30 pm Topic: General discussion Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, 860.612.6316; bscalabrini@hfsc.org
Aug 28, 2014 Special Care Breath Takers Pulmonary Support Group (Pulmonary Support Group)
Thursday, August 28, 11:00 am-1:00 pm Topic: Information Please: Local Resources for People with Lung Diseases and their Families Presenters: Connie Dill – Respiratory Practice Manager at HSC and Michelle Caul – Manager, Health Education at the American Lung Association in CT Janet Bowen, BA, CRT, 860.827.4735; JBowen@hfsc.org
Sep 17, 2014 Gosling Rehabilitation Lecture: Acupuncture – Its History and Use in Neurological Conditions (for healthcare professionals)
Gosling Rehabilitation Lecture: Acupuncture – Its History and Use in Neurological Conditions (for healthcare professionals) HSC R&E Center Conference Room Contact Holly-Ann Stowe via email or telephone: hstowe@hfsc.org  860.827.4748
Sep 17, 2014 Gosling Rehabilitation Community Lecture: Acupuncture – Its History and Use in Neurological Conditions
Gosling Rehabilitation Community Lecture: Acupuncture – Its History and Use in Neurological Conditions HSC R&E Center Conference Room Contact Jennifer Carrano via email or telephone: jcarrano@hfsc.org, 860.827.4711