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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. Within just 24 hours admission can be scheduled. Admission into private rehab treatment program is made easy depending on the mode of payment through available funds from individual or insurance policy cover. You can also get admission in NHS to a private rehab centres.


Who Is Eligible To Apply For Nhs Rehab Funding?

UK residents are entitled to benefit from free addiction treatment programs through licensed community based NHS rehab or private residential recovery centres across the country with the right equipment. 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.


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


Advantages And Disadvantages

Private rehab:

  • Flexible plan of treatment;
  • Fast turnaround admission process within 24 hour duration.
  • One-location rehab: continuity of daily procedures and care;
  • Confidentiality;
  • 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.
  • Healing occurs in persons with shared goals between professionals and patients in the program.
  • 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.
  • Aftercare agenda;
  • Costs more than rehabilitation on the NHS;
  • Not covered by medical insurance in some cases.

NHS rehab:

  • It doesn't cost anything;
  • Confidentiality;
  • Easily reachable to anyone;
  • Operates in the local community near home and family reach;
  • Slow and long admission;
  • You might not get sent 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;
  • Patients are not entitled to similar therapist/staff care during treatment program period;
  • In order to build an outpatient support network it may be more challenging.

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Nhs Alternative: Cross Border Treatment

It takes months to organise the admission to private rehab centre via the NHS or local addiction centre in UK even the result is uncertain. But it is easy related to above case to achieve quick access to finance through EU cross border healthcare directives.

Alcohol Rehab Leicester website can provide additional information to UK residents that want to try this alternative.