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.

Jun 17, 2013 Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center Receives Grant to Support Program for Horseback Riders Living with Special Needs
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (June 17, 2013) – Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc., announced today that it has received a $10,000 grant from...
May 29, 2013 Hospital for Special Care and Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center Announce Indoor Arena Campaign
Campaign aims to bring indoor therapeutic riding arena for children and adults with special needs MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (May 29, 2013) – Residents...
May 28, 2013 Hospital for Special Care Appoints Carl Ficks Director, Corporate and Donor Relations
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (May 28, 2013) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) announced today that it has appointed Carl R. Ficks, Jr. Director of Corporate...
May 9, 2016 21st Annual Hospital for Special Care Ivan Lendl Golf Classic at Wethersfield Country Club
SOLD OUT Please call 860.832.6213 or email Lglovna@hfsc.org to be added to the waiting list.
May 10, 2016 Stroke Support Group
Topic: Insurance Jeopardy Speaker: HSC Case Mangt staff Contact: Kristin Mooney, LCSW, mooneyk@hfsc.org 860.827.1958 X5091 Hospital for Special Care: 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053
May 11, 2016 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. Contact: Dr. Dennis Johnston djohnston@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958 X 3351 Hospital for Special Care: 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053
May 17, 2016 Spinal Cord Injury Support and Information Group
Topic: Insurance Jeopardy Contact: Christa Green, cgreen@hfsc.org 860.612.6343 or Jenna Murphy, PT, jmurphy@hfsc.org 860.827.1958 X5491 Hospital for Special Care: 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053
May 18, 2016 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Support Group
Contact: Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316 Location: Special Care Research & Education Center: 370 Osgood Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 (Please use the Corbin Avenue driveway)
May 19, 2016 Parkinson’s Support Group
Contact: Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316 Location: Special Care Research & Education Center: 370 Osgood Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 (Please use the Corbin Avenue driveway)
May 21, 2016 Balance/Dizziness Support Group
Contact: Robert Rosso, PT, rrosso@hfsc.org, 860.827.1958 X 5042
May 26, 2016 Special Care Breath-Takers (Pulmonary) Support Group
Topic: Breathing to Relax Speaker: Connie Dills, HSC Respiratory Practice Manager Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053, Howey Family Conference Center Janet Bowen, BA, CRT, JBowen@hfsc.org, 860.827.4735
May 31, 2016 Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) Support Group (For caregivers and patients)
Topic: Learn about swallowing difficulties some people have with IBM, best food choices, and recipes to try. Speaker: Dietician Jacqueline Wolski, R.D., CD-N  Contact: Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316 Location: Special Care Research & Education Center: 370 Osgood Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 (Please use the Corbin Avenue driveway)

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