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Make a Referral to Gaylord Specialty Healthcare

Hospital Referrals

To refer a patient from an acute care setting, call the Admissions Department at (203) 284-2810, use AllScripts, or FAX: (203) 284-2811. Gaylord's Admissions staff can answer questions and have a Clinical Evaluators, who is a registered nurse, review the patient's clinical needs, conduct a physical evaluation, and determine if the patient is appropriate for admission. An admissions nurse conducts chart reviews for patients located outside of our geographic area. 

Evaluation Criteria

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

If the answer to one or more of the evaluation questions is yes, the patient may be eligible for admission to Gaylord Hospital

Outpatient Referrals

Neurological Outpatient Services

Wallingford referrals: (203) 284-2888 
North Haven referrals: (203) 230-9226

Medical/Rehabilitation Services

Physiatry/Medical appointments in Wallingford: (203) 284-2845

Orthopedic Physical Therapy Services

Cheshire Physical Therapy referrals: (203) 679-3533
Cromwell Physical Therapy referrals: (203) 284-3020
Madison Physical Therapy referrals: (203) 284-2929
North Haven Physical Thearpy referrals: (203) 230-9226
Wallingford Physical Therapy referrals: (203) 284-2888 

Fax for all locations: (203) 294-8705 

Gaylord's in-house scheduling staff will assist in referring office staff or patients/families. A Regional Manager is available to visit community offices to discuss services or develop a referral process to best suit your needs. We can help your team expedite referral paperwork and provide patient education materials to assist in explaining why your patient is being referred to Gaylord for a specific service.

Traurig House - Transitional Living Center

Referrals for our residential living center for stroke and brain injury survivors come from acute care hospitals and rehabilitation settings. Contact Traurig House Nurse Care Manager, Amy Benoit, RN, to discuss your patient’s needs.

Phone: (203) 741-3488
Fax: (203) 294-8766

Physical Therapy Referrals

Gaylord Physical Therapy referrals may be directed to the contact information below. If there are questions regarding Gaylord Physical Therapy services, technologies, or appointments, please call the specific location that you have a question about. An Outpatient Regional Healthcare Manager is also available to visit referring healthcare providers to discuss our services. We can supply materials to expedite referral paperwork and provide patient education materials.

For outpatient referrals to Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, contact our Scheduling Department/Outpatient Appointments: (203) 284-2888, or Fax: (203) 294-8705.

(203) 679-3533

(203) 284-3020

North Haven
(203) 230-9226

(203) 284-2929

(203) 284-2888