For many individuals, private residential rehab is the preferred treatment solution. Enrolment for admission is done within 24 hours. Admission into private rehab treatment program is made easy depending on the mode of payment through available funds from individual or insurance policy cover. Getting an NHS admission to a private rehab clinics can also be possible.
Who Is Eligible To Apply For Nhs Rehab Funding?
Addiction treatment option should be accessible to all the UK residents which is free at the point of delivery through the NHS at community based rehab or private residential Rehab. Your qualification to secure NHS funding for residential rehab clinic treatment program requires you to have exploited the local community based treatment alternative treatment in advance. 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.
Pros And Cons
Flexible treatment plan;
Admission Criteria: in just 24 hours
All treatment is done on one place: daily routine and care are in cohesion;
During and throughout the treatment, patients will usually have the same therapist/staff caring for them.
Rehabilitation is in controlled environment free from influence of fears to allow the patient focus on recovery process.
Strong bonds are formed with therapists and other patients in the therapeutic community;
Family can visit at certain times, there are possibilities to make phone calls or receive letters, we can sometimes provide visiting accommodation;
Additional therapies are often provided like gym and fitness, art therapy, horse riding etc.;
Costs more than NHS rehab treatment program.
Not included in health insurance cover.
No payment required;
Easily reachable to anyone;
It is near to your home, family and local community;
Time-consuming admission procedure;
Might not be referred to residential treatment;
Patients are sometimes required to attend different clinics with the right equipment;
The more you have the access to drugs and liquor including life distractions, the more it will affect your recovery.
There is a more limited access to personal therapist.
You may not have the same staff or same therapist during your rehabilitation process;
Building an outpatient support network may be more challenging.
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. Funding through the directives of the EU cross border healthcare can be much faster to access though.
On the Drug Rehab Bedfordshire website, UK based patients who wishes to take advantage of that option can find more information.