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Welcome to Gaylord

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare is a rehabilitation-focused, nonprofit health system that provides inpatient and outpatient care for people at every point in their journey from illness or injury to maximum recovery.

Gaylord is widely recognized for its leadership in treating patients with a spinal cord injury, brain Injury, or stroke and those requiring pulmonary, cardiac, or complex medical care, as well as sports-related injuries. It is the only rehabilitation system liscensed as a long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) in Connecticut that is accredited by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) for both inpatient and outpatient programs.

The system is anchored by Gaylord Hospital and includes Gaylord Outpatient Services and Gaylord Physical Therapy. Together, these entities deliver a complete continuum of rehab care driven by technology, research, clinical experience, and compassion.

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‘I’m going to fight through this’: As COVID deaths reach new level, some survivors face life-altering effects

‘I’m going to fight through this’: As COVID deaths reach new level, some survivors face life-altering effects

By Amanda Cuda Jay Bialkowski is still unable to climb stairs. It’s something the 54-year-old Glastonbury resident had to face early on in his recovery from COVID-19.

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‘I’m gonna make it’: CT doctor heads home after beating COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS by: Rich Coppola

WTNH, Channel 8 Posted: Sep 9, 2020 / 08:30 PM EDT / Updated: Sep 10, 2020 / 03:50 AM EDT WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH)

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$5,000 NewAlliance Foundation Donation Funds Medical Training Manikins at Gaylord Specialty Healthcare

WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, July 16, 2020 – Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, a rehabilitation-focused nonprofit healthcare system, recently received a $5,000 donation from the NewAlliance Foundation to fund the purchase of medical training manikins. Gaylord Nurse Educator Caitlin Handley, RN, said that the generous donation will be used to purchase an airway management manikin and a catheterization manikin for the continuous training of staff.

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