WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, March 1, 2022 — A new report from Gaylord Specialty Healthcare’s Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation was published today in the journal JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies evaluating the effect of a new balance perturbation module on balance impairments following an acute stroke.
The study, A Novel Body Weight–Supported Postural Perturbation Module for Gait and Balance Rehabilitation After Stroke: Preliminary Evaluation Study, demonstrates that balance perturbations in a recently developed
Press Release - WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, MARCH 1, 2022
Gaylord Sports Association, Connecticut’s largest adaptive sports program, is offering two sponsorships to out-of-state adaptive athletes aged 16 and older to participate in the June 25th Gaylord Gauntlet.
The Gaylord Gauntlet is an intense 5K obstacle run held on the 400-acre bucolic campus of Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, a nonprofit rehabilitation-focused healthcare system headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut.
WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, February 10, 2022 — A new report from Gaylord Specialty Healthcare’s Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation, “Occupational and Physical Therapy Strategies for the Rehabilitation of COVID-19-Related Guillain-Barré Syndrome in the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Setting: A Case Report,” describing the therapy interventions used in the long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) setting to rehabilitate COVID-19-associated Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) was published today in the journal JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies. Article link
WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, February 10, 2022 — Patients with severe COVID-19 and related complications can benefit from receiving post-acute care at long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs), a new report suggests.
The findings of “Patient Outcomes and Lessons Learned from Treating Patients with Severe COVID-19 at a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: A Single-Center Retrospective Analysis,” a study conducted by medical and therapy staff at Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, an LTACH in Wallingford, Connecticut, and researchers at the Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation, were published today by the journal JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies.
WALLINGFORD, CONN, February 8, 2022 — Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, a nonprofit rehabilitation-focused healthcare system headquartered in Wallingford, announces that registration is now open for the annual Gaylord Gauntlet 5k Trail and Obstacle Run. More than 1,000 runners are expected to participate in the Saturday, June 25, 2022 race.
Online registration for individuals aged 12 and over can be completed at www.gaylordgauntlet.org.
Proceeds from the eighth annual event will support the Gaylord Sports Association which offers adaptive sports and recreation programs to adults with physical disabilities and visual impairments at little or no cost.
WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, January 12, 2022 — Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, a nonprofit rehabilitation-focused healthcare system headquartered in Wallingford, CT, today announced that Karla Guimaraes from Danbury, CT, has joined Gaylord Specialty Healthcare as human resources systems administrator
Karla comes to Gaylord Specialty Healthcare from PepsiCo, where she was an HR generalist focused on supporting the organization through change initiatives and building a solid foundation of HR systems management.
“I am excited to welcome Karla to the Gaylord HR team,” said Wally Harper, vice president, human resources. “Systems administration and management is an essential component to our success as an HR organization and I look forward to working with Karla to ensure ours remains best in...
WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, November 16, 2021 – Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, a rehabilitation-focused nonprofit healthcare system based in Wallingford, is pleased to announce that Chief Nursing Officer Lisa Kalafus, MSN, BSN, RN, was today honored as a 2021 Connecticut Health Care Hero by the Hartford Business Journal and New Haven Biz publications.
The awards program identifies “outstanding healthcare leaders across the state who represent the epitome of a hero.” A Stratford resident, Kalafus was nominated by her Gaylord peers to receive the honor in the nursing category.
Nurse Manager Nicole Morrill MSN, BSN, RN, explained that Kalafus recently instituted Gaylord’s first ‘shared governance,’ a practice model that empowers nurses to have accountability for decisions that impact policies,...
WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, November 9, 2021 — Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, a nonprofit rehabilitation-focused healthcare system headquartered in Wallingford, today announced that Chris Hayes, former vice president of finance of Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, has been newly appointed as Gaylord’s chief financial officer. Hayes replaces retiring CFO Arthur Tedesco who served in that capacity for the last seven years.
A Cheshire resident, Hayes comes to Gaylord Specialty Healthcare with significant financial leadership experience in the healthcare sector. He joined Saint Mary’s Hospital – a member of Trinity Health of New England, one of the nation’s largest multi-institutional Catholic healthcare delivery systems – in 2001 as a financial analyst and has served as vice...
WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, September 30, 2021 — Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, a nonprofit rehabilitation-focused healthcare system headquartered in Wallingford, was named a Hearst Connecticut Media Top Workplace, ranking third among large companies throughout Fairfield, Litchfield and New Haven counties.
The Top Workplace awards program recognizes organizations for their commitment to excellence. Organizations participating in the program are evaluated based on feedback from an anonymous, voluntary 24-question employee engagement survey that evaluates workplace culture, company leadership, career opportunities, workplace flexibility, compensation and benefits.
Hearst Connecticut Media also named President and CEO Sonja LaBarbera as winner of the region’s “Top Leader” award within the large...
WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, October 1, 2021 — Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, a rehabilitation-focused nonprofit health system, recently named Wallingford resident Roslyn Gilhuly as Associate Vice President, Development Operations and Campaign Initiatives. Gilhuly is responsible for developing and implementing campaign strategies that lead to Gaylord’s philanthropic growth.
A Wallingford resident, Gilhuly has more than 25 years of experience in fundraising, donor stewardship, communications, public relations, event planning, logistical support and corporate relationship building.
Prior to Gaylord, Gilhuly held leadership roles at Mystic Aquarium where she was responsible for all contributed and membership revenue for the institution.
“We are so lucky to have Roz join our development team, bringing...