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Drug & Alcohol Treatment Guidelines for Residential Settings

Doc type: Guideline

Doc No.: GL2007_014

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Governance and Service Delivery
Clinical/ Patient Services - Medical Treatment

Summary
Aims of the Guidelines - These guidelines provide recommendations for residential treatment of people with drug or alcohol dependence. The intent of the guidelines is to increase the effectiveness of treatment and to improve treatment outcomes. They are based as far as possible on the evidence reported in peer reviewed literature. The Guidelines differentiate between services which provide residential care and those which provide residential treatment and make a further distinction between residential treatment services and therapeutic communities.

Date of Publication: 06 August 2007

Replaces: N/A
Author Branch: Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office

This document applies to: Area Health Services/Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporation, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations - Non Declared, Affiliated Health Organisations - Declared

Audience: Services providing Drug & Alcohol residential rehabilitation services

Distributed to: Public Health System, NSW Department of Health

Review Date: 06 August 2012

File No: 05/596-1

Status: Active

File link: Drug & Alcohol Treatment Guidelines for Residential Settings
File size: 760Kb

Drug & Alcohol Treatment Guidelines for Residential Settings

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