Inpatient Detox and Around-the-Clock Care
Houghton House Inpatient drug and alcohol rehabs provide 24/7 supervision and care for you while you stay at the center for the extent of the programme. Hospital-based inpatient facilities offer access to medical services when needed.
Due to the severity of the effects of most of the drugs that are out there, it is very important to give treatment to patients at inpatient detox centers to help the patient overcome the problem of addiction.
Inpatient detox medically and environmentally enhances the healing process
These inpatient detox centers are designed to medically and environmentally enhance the healing process of the patient. It is designed in such a way to create the right atmosphere for both the patient and the staff in order to get the best results for the patient.
It allows the patient to have enough time and space to reflect on the situation he finds himself in and to get a grip on the situation. With the help of medical and other professional staff who are always present, the patient is able to cooperate fully with the different processes and make a meaningful contribution to his own rehabilitation. This is imperative to the program because without the cooperation from the patient, this program will not be worth it.
Detoxification can be defined as intensive medical treatment, usually with counselling, during which the patient is aided to overcome physical and psychological dependence of their addiction. Initial objectives of detoxification are to help the patient relieve immediate symptoms of withdrawal, treat any medical or psychiatric conditions and achieve a substance free state,. This helps prepare the addict for entry into long-term treatment and rehabilitation, which is the definitive goal of detoxification.
Detoxification can be accomplished safely and efficiently in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings.
The inpatient detox centers also cater to the needs of the family of the patient who are in most cases traumatised by the patients addiction. The interaction of the patient with his loved ones in the process of healing is part of the program at the detox centers. The detox centers also allow for the patient to interact with other patients with the same problem. They share experiences and they soon feel that they are not alone in their quest to win this battle. This goes for the families too as they interact with other families of patients in a similar position.
For more information on inpatient Detox and how to help yourself or a loved one with alcohol, drugs or any other addiction issue and getting yourself into rehab to start a new life, call Houghton House now:
office hours: 011 787 9142
24/7 emergency help line: 079 770 7532