For many individuals, private residential rehab is the preferred treatment solution. Within just 24 hours admission can be scheduled. You will be able to access private rehab treatment if you have the funds to pay privately or if you have private health insurance. You can also get admission in NHS to a private rehab centres.
What Are Prerequisites For Applying For Rehab Funding With The Nhs?
UK residents can choose addiction rehab treatment by NHS at group based recovery or private recovery, which is free at the purpose of conveyance. You may have to prove that you have explored local community-based treatment options first in order to qualify for NHS funding at a residential rehab clinic. 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.
Pros And Cons
Relaxed treatment plan
Fast turnaround admission process within 24 hour duration.
Treatment done on one site with help of available equipment use;
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.
Recovery is helped along due to therapeutic community that creates powerful bonds with doctors and other addicts;
Family visits, phone calls and letters are put in place for smooth program running;
Complementary therapies like art therapy, equine therapy, gym and fitness are also provided.
More expensive than rehab on the NHS.
Not covered by medical insurance in some cases.
Free of cost;
Anyone can access it;
Near to family and home, placed in the local community;
Lengthy admissions process;
Has no referral guarantee to residential rehab;
For different treatment program, patients may be asked or visit to go to different centres or clinics,
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;
We provide the same staff and specialist throughout our treatment session to our patients.
Creating an outpatient support network might be more difficult.
Organising admission to a private rehabilitation facility may take months and results are far from certain if you do it through the UK NHS of local addiction services. Funding through the directives of the EU cross border healthcare can be much faster to access though.
On the Drug Rehab Nottingham website, UK based patients who wishes to take advantage of that option can find more information.