The preferred rehab treatment option for many people is private residential rehab. In most cases, admission can be performed within a day. 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 Can Apply With The Nhs For Treatment 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 willingness of your local addiction team to fund your treatment accessing residential rehab may take a number of weeks.
You can be referred to your nearest drug and alcohol action team by your GP.
Advantages And Disadvantages
Flexible plan of treatment;
Fast turnaround admission process within 24 hour duration.
All treatment is done on one place: daily routine and care are in cohesion;
We provide the same staff and specialist throughout our treatment session to our patients.
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;
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.
Programme of aftercare;
More expensive than rehab on the NHS.
It can not recovered by medical insurance.
Everyone is eligible;
Near to family and home, placed in the local community;
Lengthy admissions process;
May not be referred to residential rehab;
Different treatments may be done at different clinics and centres;
Therapy may be interrupted by life distractions and easily obtainable drugs and alcohol;
You get more limited access to personal therapist;
During the rehab, patients might have different doctors/personnel;
Building an outpatient support network may prove challenging.
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. But it is easy related to above case to achieve quick access to finance through EU cross border healthcare directives.
On the Drug Rehab Derbyshire website, UK based patients who wishes to take advantage of that option can find more information.