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Hospital for Special Care | We Rebuild Lives

Hospital for Special Care provides an acclaimed spectrum of medical treatment for complex rehabilitation and chronic disease for both children and adults augmented by a range of outpatient rehabilitative services. For people with disabilities, Hospital for Special Care has made a special commitment to ensure that they strive to achieve their fullest physical and recreational potential.

Hospital for Special Care (HFSC) is the fourth largest, free-standing long-term acute care hospital in the U.S. and one of only two in the nation serving both adults and children. Located in New Britain and Hartford, they operate on a not-for-profit basis. 

They are recognized for advanced care and rehabilitation in pulmonary care, acquired brain injury, medically complex pediatrics, neuromuscular disorders, spinal cord injury, comprehensive heart failure, and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.

HFSC believes in keeping the same shared value of making their patients the center of what they do. You and/or your loved ones will receive individualized care where everyone works together in a multidisciplinary approach. Throughout every stage of recovery, both inpatient and outpatient, it is their goal to rebuild your physical, spiritual, and emotional self.

Experts in Specialty Care

  • Autism Center at HFSC
  • Brain Injury Care
  • Cardiac Care
  • Complex Pediatric Care
  • Neuromuscular Care
  • Pulmonary Care
  • Spinal Cord Injury Care
  • Therapy and Rehabilitation

HFSC Mission, Vision, and Values

Hospital for Special Care will ensure exemplary care within their continuum, with the active involvement of those they serve, so that they can achieve enduring improvements in their quality of life. HFSC will anticipate and be responsive to the changing needs of our communities and a changing healthcare environment by creating an innovative, fiscally sound, cost-effective system of care. They will support the practice of rehabilitation and continuing medical care through research and education.

Hospital for Special Care will create a work environment and climate where employees are supported to provide excellent care and find opportunities for personal and professional growth. HFSC will be, in all of the above, responsive and accountable to our communities, for whose benefit they exist.

Hospital for Special Care will always be the community’s answer for people who have special health needs.

  • Values
  • Caring
  • Integrity
  • Pursuit of Excellence

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