Lakeview Health Center is preparing to move in to
a brand-new campus in West Salem.
The health center held an open house for its new group
of buildings today.
The new campus will completely replace the old building
which was built in the 1970's as an institutional
As treatment for mental illness changed over the years
so did Lakeview's building needs.
Administrators say the new facility better fits the
style of care they now provide.
We provide what's called 'person-centered care' in
a household model.
And it's hard to do that when you're walking down
a long hallway and have people milling around in large
environments that really aren't like home.
Residents at Lakeview will begin moving into the new
facility next week.