Residents of the greater Platteville area are fortunate to have their health care needs met by several medical clinics, a hospital and a number of independent physicians, dentists, chiropractors, and other qualified health care providers.
The Southwest Health Center, accredited by The Joint Commission, is located at 1400 East Side Road and offers the latest diagnostic and treatment options, features a physician-staffed 24-hour emergency room. Complete surgical and rehabilitation services are offered, along with a specialty physician clinic. At Senior Behavioral Sciences, located in the newly completed Park Place Senior Living, Southwest Health Center offers inpatient, intensive outpatient, memory diagnostic and medication management for the treatment of all mental health illnesses.
Along with our strong medical community, Platteville is fortunate to be served by highly qualified dentists, chiropractors, optometrists, psychologists, and counselors as well as a growing number of holistic health providers such as massage therapists. Platteville is a great place for “Baby Boomers” who are looking for a community with a strong commitment to services for an aging population. Not only does the area have “55 plus” housing units, but there are “55 plus” inpatient and day treatment programs for those suffering from depression, the beginning stages of dementia caused by an illness like Alzheimer’s, anxiety, or obsessive/compulsive behaviors. Skilled staff provides care for seniors with the sense of grace and dignity they deserve. Senior residents may receive in-home health care from one of several providers or choose one of the many skilled nursing facilities, assisted living centers, community-based residential facilities and elderly housing alternatives.
For a lifetime of care, providers in Platteville are poised and ready to meet the health care needs of you as well as your immediate and extended family. Platteville’s physician clinics and independent physicians have access to the hospital as well as many specialists in the surrounding area. The local physicians serve the needs of area residents and, because they live here, they know the values that Platteville residents hold dear.