Adult Residential Rehab and Detox

Phoenix Futures’ Scottish Residential is a disability-friendly service which offers a drug and alcohol-free environment and structured support for people over the age of 18 looking to address their problematic drug and/or alcohol use.

We have been successfully supporting people to achieve long term recovery for more than 25 years in Scotland and for 50 years across the wider UK.

The service is based in a modern, newly refurbished centre, with excellent links to the city centre and a wide range of off-site activities available through our network of partnerships.

Our service features:

  • 31 individual, accessible bedrooms with en-suite wet room / bathrooms – adaptations can be made to bedrooms responsive to the needs of the service user e.g. bed supports, toilet aids, grab bars. The service also works in partnership with occupational health teams to ensure access to aids required for each individual.
  • Designated gender specific rooms and social lounges
  • Level access reception area – with disabled parking bay directly in front of main entrance
  • Level access service on both ground and first floors, with a lift between ground and first floors with tactile press buttons
  • 2 x large separate bathrooms with mobility aids and bath hoist – one on each the ground and first floors. Service also benefits from a mobile hoist and evacuation chair for emergency response.
  • 2 x Level access gardens
  • Information accessibility – workbooks and work sheets can be printed in a readable text

Treatments Provided

  • Comprehensive treatment programme within a therapeutic community setting, providing a range of health and social care services to suit the needs of individual service users. It promotes change by developing self-worth and personal responsibility, challenging individual attitudes and behaviour and encouraging the development of life and social skills through engagement in daily work and activity routines.
  • Structured psycho-social personal development group work embraces Cognitive Behavioural Therapy methods
  • Personalised support provided through one-to-one sessions and alternative therapies.
  • We use the accredited outcomes tool (outcomes star) to inform care planning
  • Detox regimes
  • Health & Wellbeing activities for example; Together Project- music & performing arts, swimming, arts and crafts. There are also a large number of partners in and around Glasgow who support individuals to engage in various activities – partners agencies will be detailed in the Recovery plan and collaboratively agreed in response to individual need.
  • After completing treatment at the residential, residents are supported to move onto our supported housing services or their own accommodation
  • ‘Work-as-Therapy’ departments include: co-ordination/house management, welcome house support, cleaning/laundry, publications, house management, catering- dining room preparation and adaptions gardening.
  • Engagement with online groups
  • Gender Groups
  • Family sessions to support loved ones understanding and education
  • Various interventions delivered inhouse and/or external by partners of the service to support personal development and growth in recovery capital
  • Phoenix Re:United – Aftercare group
  • Phoenix Specialist Move-On Housing pathway – we currently have one property which has been partially adapted for wheelchair users.

*There may be a small number of activities where accessibility is limited in these cases we will provide appropriate alternative activities.

What medication should I bring with me?

Our admissions team will discuss the required medication to bring with you upon arrival. Throughout your programme there will be regular opportunities to meet with the doctor to review your needs.

Bed Capacity

31 (male/female)

Q Can I receive visits from friends and family?

Yes, visits are encouraged. We also support you to be able to connect with your loved ones in different ways with access to telephone and video calling facilities.

Q What is a Therapeutic Community?

The Therapeutic Community approach is an evidence-based model.
The Therapeutic Community is designed to encourage the development of life and social skills through engagement in daily work and activity routines. Additionally, structured group work embraces cognitive behavioural therapy methods as well as including one-to-ones and behavioural role play therapy. The full programme further consists of life story work, peer support, complementary therapies, and a person-centred approach.

Q How long is the programme?

Our programme is a minimum of 12 weeks in length, however longer programmes are available based on the needs of the individual.

Q Do you offer gender-specific support?

Our service offers gender-specific accommodation in separate sections of the house. Both male and female keyworkers are available and can be allocated based on preference and need. The house also has gender-specific areas for leisure and runs gender-specific groups and activities.

Q Can I smoke?

Yes, designated outdoor smoking areas are available at each of our sites. We also offer smoking cessation support should you wish to look at cutting down or stopping smoking.

Q What should I bring with me?

We will discuss this with you prior to your admission however we encourage you to bring your personal items and comforts if you would like.

Q Can I detox with Phoenix Futures?

Yes, we are able to offer detox as part of our programme. We offer a medically monitored detox within our therapeutic environment. Please contact the service for further information.

Q What happens at the end of my programme?

From assessment and throughout your time with us we will work together on developing an aftercare plan that is right for you. This could be making sure you have support if you return to the same area or supporting you to relocate if this is right for you. We have a housing pathway with supported housing close by to each of our residential services if you would like to stay in the area and continue to get support from Phoenix.

Q Is the service wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the service is fully wheelchair accessible on both the ground and first floor, with large corridor spacing and a lift between floors.

Q Will I have my own room?

Yes, every room in the service is a single en-suite room.

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