Westfield State Sanatorium
From Asylum Projects
|Westfield State Sanitarium|
|Closed||1962 (as a Sanitarium)|
|Building Style||Single Building|
|Location||West Springfield, MA|
During its 100-year history, the hospital has provided health care services as needed, starting as a tuberculosis sanatorium, then cancer treatment and training physicians in diagnosis and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation and chronic care, treatment of handicapped infants and children, coma patients and care for Alzheimer patients. Today the hospital’s focus is on specialty care for patients with chronic diseases, terminal illness, neurological disorders and Alzheimer’s disease.