For most people give the first hand choice to the private residential rehab treatment centres. Within just 24 hours admission can be scheduled. You can get the assess in the private rehab treatment centre, on off the chances that you have enough resources to pay their private charges or you have private medical insurance. In most cases, you're lucky to secure NHS admission to a private rehab clinic.
Who Can Apply With The Nhs For Treatment Funding?
UK residents can choose addiction rehab treatment by NHS at group based recovery or private recovery, which is free at the purpose of conveyance. 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 willingness of your local addiction team to fund your treatment accessing residential rehab may take a number of weeks.
For referral you should go to your GP so he can instruct you to the alcohol and drug action team which are nearest to you.
Advantages And Disadvantages
Flexible treatment plan;
Fast turnaround admission process within 24 hour duration.
All treatment on one side: cohesion of care and daily routine;
We provide the same staff and specialist throughout our treatment session to our patients.
We provide the environment and surrounding free from worries and issues where patients can concentrate on treatment sessions.
Recovery is helped along due to therapeutic community that creates powerful bonds with doctors and other addicts;
Also we offer call, letter, accommodation and other facilities including visiting families and friends;
Complementary therapies like art therapy, equine therapy, gym and fitness are also provided.
On the NHS, it is not cheaper than rehab
Not always protected by health insurance.
Rehabilitation of NHS:
Easily reachable to anyone;
It's local and therefore closer to your family and home;
Lengthy admissions process;
Has no referral guarantee to residential rehab;
Different treatments may be done at different clinics and centres;
The more you have the access to drugs and liquor including life distractions, the more it will affect your recovery.
Limited access to the personal counsellor;
During and throughout the treatment, patients may not have the same therapist / staff caring for them.
Building vibrant outpatient network is difficult but not impossible to achieve;
Securing admission into residential private rehab clinics in UK through NHS or local community addiction services could take months and the outcome is not definite. Funding through the directives of the EU cross border healthcare can be much faster to access though.
For UK based patients all information about that option can be found on the Drug Rehab Nottinghamshire site.