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.

Apr 16, 2012 Hospital for Special Care Foundation Presents Seminar on ‘Special Needs Trusts’
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (April 16, 2012) – Hospital for Special Care Foundation announced that it will be presenting a seminar on protecting the assets of...
Feb 24, 2012 Media Statement: Hospital for Special Care Responds to Inaccuracies
Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 - “As more details emerge from police and media reports regarding the recent shootings at our hospital, I would like to...
Feb 23, 2012 Hospital for Special Care: Media Statement regarding Shooting Incident
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 9:00 a.m.  “Last evening at approximately 5:50 p.m. EST, following an employee disciplinary action, two Hospital for...
Jul 6, 2015 I’mPOSSIBLE presentation by Cameron Clapp
I’mPOSSIBLE presentation by Cameron Clapp HSC R&E Center To register, please email Kwabena Afum, kafum@hfsc.org
Jul 6, 2015 Informal amputee peer support group
Informal amputee peer support group HSC R&E Center To register, please email Janet Connolly, jconnolly@hfsc.org
Jul 7, 2015 - Jul 9, 2015 Children’s Charities Tennis Classic 2015, benefiting Hospital for Special Care’s Pediatrics programs
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.
Jul 7, 2015 Stroke Support Group
Kristin Mooney, LCSW, mooneyk@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958 X5091
Jul 8, 2015 Acquired Brain Injury Support Group
Contact Dr. Dennis Johnston, 860.827.1958, ext. 3351; johnstond@hfsc.org
Jul 15, 2015 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Support Group
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Support Group Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316 
Jul 16, 2015 Parkinson’s Support Group
Topic: Legal aspects of elder care Speaker: Steven Rubin, Esq.; Drazen Law Group Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW bscalabrini@hfsc.org 860.612.6316
Jul 21, 2015 Spinal Cord Injury Support and Information Group
Christa Green cgreen@hfsc.org, 860.612.6343 X6343 Jenna Murphy, PT jmurphy@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958 X5491
Jul 23, 2015 Special Care Breath-Takers (Pulmonary) Support Group
Speaker: Dr. John Votto Janet Bowen, BA, CRT, JBowen@hfsc.org 860.827.4735
Jul 28, 2015 Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) Support Group
Contact Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, 860.612.6316; bscalabrini@hfsc.org
Jul 30, 2015 The Loud Crowd
Beginning later this summer: The Loud Crowd For patients who have completed the LSVT LOUD program and are interested in learning techniques to maintain their current level of function. The course will focus on maintaining LSVT LOUD technique while interacting with other patients with Parkinson’s in a social environment. Cost: $75 for the 6 week session Thursdays: July 30, August 6, 13 20, 27, and September 3; 1:00 – 2:00 pm Contact: Alexandra Carso, HSC Speech Language Pathologist, 860.612.6354
Jul 7, 2015 - Jul 9, 2015 Children’s Charities Tennis Classic 2015, benefiting Hospital for Special Care’s Pediatrics programs
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.