As a long-term acute and chronic care hospital, our goal is to make the referral process as easy as possible. Gaylord's  services include medically complex care, rehabilitation (inpatient and outpatient) and sleep medicine. Our specialized progams include spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, ventilator weaning, respiratory management, transitional living, neurological rehabilitation, among many others. See the tabs below for details about the referral process.

Special Events

Brain Injury Family Intervention (BIFI) Workshops: These interactive workshops focus on enhancing clinical skills in assessment, engagement and intervention with families of persons who have sustained an acquired brain injury (ABI). The workshops will be of interest to case managers, social workers, psychologists, nurses, OTs, PTs, SLPs, rehabilitation counselors or clinicians in general practice who are interested in learning more effective ways to work with families after adult or pediatric ABI. EARLY BIRD pricing until April 15. Information: Dorene Scolnic, LCSW, (203) 679-3506,

Date: May 29 and May 30, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Brooker Lecture Hall, Gaylord Hospital campus
Register:          BIFI Workshops brochure


Referring a Patient

Gaylord accepts physician referrals for inpatient admissions, outpatient services and sleep medicine services. For admissions and referral information specific to our services, please click on the appropriate setting below:

Physician Referral Forms

Inpatient Evaluation Criteria

Gaylord Hospital cares for medically complex patients in need of both acute medical care and therapy services. If the answer to one or more of the follow questions is yes, the patient may be eligible for admission to Gaylord Hospital. Please call the Admissions Office at (203) 284-2810 to schedule a Gaylord evaluation for your patient.

  • Does the patient have multisystem failures?
  • Is the patient on a ventilator?
  • Is the patient in need of intensive wound care?
  • Is the patient too unstable for transfer to a lower level of care?
  • Is the patient’s rehabilitation compromised by acute medical issues?
  • Is the patient’s anticipated length of stay approximately 14 days?
  • Is the patient in the intensive care unit?

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If you would like a Gaylord representative to call you regarding a referral, consultation or care at Gaylord, send your contact information (name, practice name/organization, telephone number, email address) to



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