For most people give the first hand choice to the private residential rehab treatment centres. Enrolment for admission is done within 24 hours. If you have private medical insurance or if you have money to pay on your own, you will be able to get into the private rehab treatment. Getting an NHS admission to a private treatment facility is also an option.
Who Is Eligible To Apply For Nhs Rehab Funding?
All United Kingdom residents should be able to apply for addiction treatment through the NHS at community based rehabilitation centre or private facility which is free of charge at the point of delivery. To qualify for NHS funding at a residential rehabilitation centre you'll possible have to provide evidence that you have tried to get in local community-based treatment options first. Depending on the readiness of your local dependency team to fund your rehab, getting into residential treatment might take numerous weeks.
You can be referred to your nearest drug and alcohol action team by your GP.
Advantages And Disadvantages
Flexible plan of treatment;
Admission Criteria: in just 24 hours
All treatment is done on one place: daily routine and care are in cohesion;
Patients have similar staff members taking care of them during treatment period.
So that patients can focus on recovery we will take place in a safe environment away from temptations and worries.
Recovery is helped along due to therapeutic community that creates powerful bonds with doctors and other addicts;
Sometimes, facilities to make phone calls/receive letter, family visiting times and visiting accommodation are provided.
Art therapy, equine therapy, fitness, gym and other correlative therapies are usually available;
Costs more than NHS rehab treatment program.
Not covered by medical insurance in some cases.
Free of cost;
Accessible to everyone;
Operates in the local community near home and family reach;
Lengthy admissions process;
Might not be referred to residential treatment;
Different treatments might be provided at various clinics/facilities;
Recovery may be affected by access to drug and alcohol and by life distraction.
There is a limited access to the personal specialist
During and throughout the treatment, patients may not have the same therapist / staff caring for them.
Creating an outpatient support network might be more difficult.
Results are not certain and the process of managing admission to a private treatment centre via UK NHS or local dependency services can take multiple weeks. Similar admission process into residential private rehab is fast and efficient through EU cross border healthcare authority support initiative program.
For UK based patients all information about that option can be found on the Drug Rehab Oxfordshire site.