Initial assessments are carried out over the phone by qualified professionals, or during a pre-determined appointment prior to admission. This is to ensure that you are physically and mentally able to engage in the treatment programme and you are of no danger to yourself or others.
A very high percentage of clients suffering from both addictions and mental disorders should be treated according to a dual diagnosis treatment plan. Therefore, it is very important to ascertain what the primary condition is and to handle the dual diagnosis accordingly.
On arrival at the clinic – to ensure the most relevant treatment programme is followed – further assessments involving doctors and key members of staff will also take place.
For those covered by Private Medical Insurance (PMI) the insurance company and chosen treatment facility will require a referral from a GP and an assessment from a certified psychologist, which will need to follow a set procedure.
If you have Private Medical Insurance (PMI) we can advise you on what to do next. Our staff have been through rehab covered by private insurance themselves and we have worked at exclusive clinics that only deal with privately medically insured clients.