Worker's Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Video Tour

Discover how Gaylord's setting provides a restorative, healing environment for our patients and their families. For details and videos about specific programs see the individual program pages.

Click Here

Workers' Compensation Expertise

Gaylord provides coordinated, individually managed, team-based, rehabilitative and complex medical care for injured workers in both inpatient and outpatient areas. Treatment plans are created and led by a board certified medical director with extensive experience in workers' compensation and coordinated by a dedicated Care Manager. We provide the injured worker with the latest evidence-based rehabilitation in a healing environment.

Our Workers’ Compensation inpatient and outpatient liaison team will establish a direct line of communication between Gaylord and the adjustor or Nurse Case Manager assigned. This facilitates the injured worker’s progress toward achieving goals of treatment and return to work. Our practice also includes a Manager of Payer Relations who establishes new workers’ compensation contracts and negotiates single case agreements. Consistent communication between all professionals ensures appropriate care, reimbursement, and execution of contracts related to the injured worker's rehabilitation at Gaylord.

Services that differentiate Gaylord from other programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Advanced rehabilitation technology
  • Ekso® Bionic exoskeleton for stroke and spinal cord injury 
  • Complex wound care and multi-trauma management
  • Gaylord Sports Association, the largest adaptive sports program in Connecticut
  • Guest cottages on campus for families
  • Home safety evaluations
  • Neuropsychology evaluations and treatment
  • Non-opioid pain management
  • Work Conditioning Program

Work Conditioning Program

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare’s Work Conditioning Program offers injured workers, Workers’ Compensation carriers, and treating physicians a structured program that provides a safe and successful return to work. The program uses a progressive conditioning and loading program that is based on the injured worker’s specific job tasks. Additional program information includes:

  • Therapy 3-4 hours per day, three days a week, over 4-6 weeks.
  • Ability to follow or work in tandem with traditional rehab.
  • Short and long-term goals that are specific to job tasks.
  • Treatment oversight that includes a physiatrist, care manager, and physical therapy team.
  • A therapy team that includes a conditioning specialist and physical therapist.
  • A weekly appointment for the injured worker with the primary PT to review the program.
  • Weekly Workers’ Comp care manager updates to the Workers’ Comp carrier.
  • Next step physical therapy goals, if needed.

Work Conditioning Program Info/Contact:
Jaclyn Magnuszewski, COTA,
Email: [email protected],
Phone: (203) 284-2989

State of Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission

 

Inpatient Program

FOR INPATIENT REFERRALS

Workers' Compensation Liaison
Liz Weber, RN
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (203) 426-5973

Outpatient Services

FOR OUTPATIENT REFERRALS

Workers’ Compensation Liaison
Jaclyn Magnuszewski, COTA
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (203) 284-2989

Physical Therapy

FOR OUTPATIENT REFERRALS

Workers’ Compensation Liaison
Jaclyn Magnuszewski, COTA
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (203) 284-2989

Dedicated Team of Experts

FOR INPATIENT REFERRALS

Workers' Compensation Liaison
Liz Weber, RN
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (203) 426-5973

FOR OUTPATIENT REFERRALS

Workers’ Compensation Liaison
Jaclyn Magnuszewski, COTA
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (203) 284-2989

TO ESTABLISH A CONTRACT OR SINGLE CASE AGREEMENT

Manager of Payer Relations Kathryn Prevost, RN
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (203) 294-3279

DEDICATED WORKERS' COMPENSATION PHYSICIAN

Workers' Compensation Physician Specialist
Jerrold L. Kaplan, MD
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (203) 284-2845

Technology at Gaylord Specialty Healthcare

Gaylord offers a range of advanced technologies and patient services, all based on the latest research and best practices. 


Accreditations

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission

Spaulding Model Center

Spinal Cord Injury Model Center

Passy-Muir Speaking Valve Center of Excellence

Passy-Muir Speaking Valve Center of Excellence

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Vapotherm Center of Excellence

Vapotherm Center of Excellence

The Gaylord Specialty Healthcare System

Hospital System
Outpatient Services
Physical Therapy
Contact Us