Prior to admission
We aim to deal with all referrals promptly and efficiently. Prior to admission a client and their family will be invited to undertake a complete clinical assessment this will involve asking various questions in order to establish the most appropriate form of treatment. All information gathered is strictly confidential. The client may also view the accommodation and treatment facilities and ask any questions regarding the treatment programme and services offered.
When a client is admitted to the Clifton Clinic they will see our doctor and/or psychiatrist who will conduct a full medical assessment to ascertain the level of detox required, if any. The client will then be scheduled to see our Complimentary Health Nurse who will conduct a full health assessment and conduct health tests in order to start the process of physical recovery, if required upon assessment. Vitamins and a nutrition programme will be prescribed to support detox and aid recovery.
Once all the admission process is completed the client will be settled into their accommodation by the housing manager who will ensure they are comfortable and supported. They will also be given a ‘buddy’ someone who is further along in their treatment who can offer support and insight into the treatment process. Peer support is a vital part of recovery and the earlier these skills are learnt the better for long-term recovery.
What to bring with you
Mobile phones and laptops are permitted at the Clifton Clinic but may only be used during free-time, mobile phones must be switched off during the day
What to not bring with you
All clients are subject to a bag search prior to admission