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.

Feb 10, 2011 Hospital for Special Care Opens the First Comprehensive Heart Failure Unit in Connecticut
New in-patient heart failure unit leads Connecticut in responding to needs of a rising patient population NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (February 10, 2011) –...
Jan 11, 2011 Nursing Excellence Conference Sponsored by Hospital for Special Care Foundation Draws Over 140 Nurses Statewide
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (January 11, 2011) – The second annual Dr. Marie S. Gustin Nursing Excellence Conference, sponsored through the Hospital for...
Nov 10, 2010 Hospital for Special Care Marks Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month with Outreach Effort
Says the fourth leading cause of death in the United States can be prevented and managed NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Nov. 10, 2010) – As the Chronic...
Apr 17, 2014 Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
Brigitte Scalabrini, MSW, bscalabrini@hfsc.org, 860.612.6316
Apr 18, 2014 Stroke Support Group
Kristin Mooney, LCSW, mooneyk@hfsc.org, Topic: Your Conversation with Dr. Pesce, Chief of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Apr 19, 2014 Alpha One Antitrypsin
Contact person: Stephen Petty, 860.537.2668 Topic: TBA
Apr 24, 2014 Special Care Breath Takers Pulmonary Support Group
Janet Bowen, BA, CRT, 860.827.4735, jbowen@hfsc.org   Anticipated topic: Chronic Cough Speaker: John Votto, DO