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NHS Or Private Rehab?

Private Rehab

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 you have private medical insurance or if you have money to pay on your own, you will be able to get into the private rehab treatment. There is as well a possibility that you get an NHS admission to a private rehabilitation centre.

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. You might be required to prove that you have sought local community-based rehab alternatives before to be able to apply for NHS funding at a residential rehab facility. Residential admission process could take several weeks to go through pending funding approval by local addiction team to enter NHS residential rehabilitation treatment program.

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

Good Sides And Bad Sides

Private rehabilitation facilities

  • Relaxed treatment plan
  • Spend of admission - within 24 hours sometimes.
  • Treatment done on one site with help of available equipment use;
  • Confidentiality;
  • 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.
  • The helpful group gives solid bonds advisors and different patients that guide recovery;
  • Visiting accommodations are in some cases provided, visiting times and facilities to talk on the phone or get letters from loved ones;
  • Regularly give reciprocal treatments, for example, equine treatment, workmanship treatment, exercise centre and fitness;
  • Aftercare programme;
  • Costs more than NHS rehab treatment program.
  • It can not recovered by medical insurance.

NHS rehab

  • Completely free;
  • Discrete;
  • Anyone can apply;
  • Operates in the local community near home and family reach;
  • Admission process takes a while;
  • May not be referred to residential rehab;
  • 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.
  • Limited access to the personal counsellor;
  • We provide the same staff and specialist throughout our treatment session to our patients.
  • Building an outpatient support network may prove challenging.

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NHS Elective Cross Border Treatment

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.

Drug Rehab York website can provide additional information to UK residents that want to try this alternative.