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Long Term Care

Long term care for severe mental illness

The Long Term Care Unit day room including seating, tables, pictures, windows, and a TV.

Office Information

Norwood Health Center - Long Term Care Unit
Wood County Annex & Health Center (Map)
Phone: (715) 384-2188
Fax: (715) 389-2266
Email: woodcoannex@woodcountywi.gov

Visits Encouraged
8:00am - 8:00pm Daily

Norwood Health Center is located on a grassy, partly wooded, 20-acre campus in the heart of Marshfield, Wisconsin. One of the specialty units located on the campus is our Specialized Psychiatric Rehabilitation Service which has been in operation since 1974. This unit is licensed as a nursing home and is a long-term care program designed for treatment of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.

The purpose of the Long Term Care unit is to provide each individual, in this residential setting, the support they need based on their unique strengths and challenges. Every day we work with residents to help them assert as much control over their lives as possible. We support their growth and healing by providing numerous opportunities and ;

We are able to provide nursing and psychiatric rehab care to individuals who:

  • Are over 18-years-old
  • Have repeatedly been unsuccessful in maintaining their illness in the community with community supports
  • Require 24-hour skilled nursing care
  • Require specialized psychiatric rehabilitation services to address mental health needs
  • Meet Medicaid certification criteria
  • Require coordination of specialty care

Norwood Long Term Care programs provides therapeutic programming with an integrated holistic approach to wellness which includes:

  • Activity Programming
  • Social Services
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Psychiatry
  • Primary Care

Our focus is to help the participant achieve return to their community if possible in their unique situation.