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Getting Help: Clinics

Nhs Or Private Rehab?

Private Facility

Most people prefer private residential rehab treatment for individual privacy and confidentiality. In the most cases, getting into centre can be organised within twenty four hours. If your pocket allows it or if you are covered with private health insurance, you'll be able to get into private rehabilitation facility. Getting an NHS admission to a private rehab clinics can also be possible.


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 need to demonstrate that you have investigated local community based treatment choices, first you must qualify to meet all requirements for NHS financing at a private recovery facility. Residential rehab session is only dependent upon willingness of your area addiction group to finance your treatment. It takes many weeks even months.


Get referral to the nearest alcohol and drug action team from your GP.


Advantages And Disadvantages

Private rehabilitation facilities:

  • Flexible treatment plan;
  • Fast turnaround admission process within 24 hour duration.
  • All treatment on one site: union of care and day by day schedule;
  • Confidentiality;
  • In the most cases, same staff and same therapist will be with patients during treatment;
  • We provide the environment and surrounding free from worries and issues where patients can concentrate on treatment sessions.
  • Strong bonds is provided by the therapist community with therapist and other patients that aid recovery.
  • Sometimes, facilities to make phone calls/receive letter, family visiting times and visiting accommodation are provided.
  • Additional therapies are often provided like gym and fitness, art therapy, horse riding etc.;
  • Aftercare programme;
  • Costs more than NHS rehab treatment program.
  • Health insurance doesn't always cover it.

NHS rehab:

  • No payment required;
  • Confidentiality;
  • Easily reachable to anyone;
  • Operates in the local community near home and family reach;
  • Admission process takes a while;
  • You might not get sent to residential rehab;
  • In case of different treatments, patients may be asked to go to different clinics/centres.
  • Recovery might be damaged by everyday problems and substance accessibility;
  • You get more limited access to personal therapist;
  • During the rehab, patients might have different doctors/personnel;
  • Building an outpatient support network may be more challenging.

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Nhs Cross Border Treatment Alternative;

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 EU cross border healthcare directive is however possible to gain a much faster access.

For UK based patients all information about that option can be found on the Alcohol Rehab Northamptonshire site.