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Set within 14 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds on the edge of the Trough of Bowland, we provide an environment perfectly suited to rehab and recovery — offering time for reflection, and the opportunity to refocus and rebuild your life.

We offer stand-out, medically-managed detox for drug and alcohol addiction issues; high-end in-patient drug and alcohol rehab programmes, with great therapy support; opportunities to build skills and recovery capital through volunteering at our on-site social enterprise; and access to appropriate aftercare and move-on support.

We know everyone is different.  So our flexible and person-centred approach allows our dedicated and experienced team to tailor programmes to the needs of the individual — addressing physical, psychological and social needs in a safe and supportive environment.

Our friendly recovery navigators will be happy to guide you through the wide range of options available, to discuss the admissions process, and to provide more information about your stay with us.

Meet the Team

I am Jeanette Hunter, the Registered Manager and Responsible individual at Salus Withnell Hall. My history with this centre began nearly five years ago as a Recovery Coordinator, progressing to Deputy Manager and then two years ago to my current position.

My sustained recovery from addiction for over thirty years gives me honest insight, and I absolutely love being a part of clients recovery journey at Salus Withnell Hall. My role here includes oversight of the Health and Safety requirements of our teams and all clients, which extends to the building and the beautiful grounds that surround us, as well as the governance and administrative functions key to the successful management of the unit.

Every client gets to know me and I provide input to at least one group session each week and am otherwise available as often as my position allows, providing support and a listening ear. I do not want to be known as the uncommunicative “Boss in the office” and go to great lengths to promote inclusivity.

We have a great team here including Max our Recovery Manager, four Recovery Coordinators, two Support Workers, a Healthcare Coordinator, two Chefs, one Housekeeper, and a Groundsman. In addition, our Office Manager, Jo, supports staff and clients with any administration related issues.

Alongside the Rehab facility we have an excellent Detox unit which is run by our partners CAIS and managed by Deborah Maunder a registered nurse with whom we work closely.

Q How long will it take for me to get a place at Salus?

Subject to bed availability and a satisfactory assessment, we can often admit new residents within 24 to 48 hours.

The first step to discuss your needs with our friendly admissions team. Please get in touch for more information about the assessment and admissions process.

Q What is the admissions process?

Before admission to Salus Withnell, we'll need to complete a comprehensive assessment to ensure we can give you the best care.

Everyone's circumstances are different, so the best thing to do is contact us for a confidential discussion with our friendly team

Q I'm coming to Salus Withnell. What should I bring?

You should bring sufficient personal effects for the duration of your stay. We'll be happy to answer any questions or provide more detailed advice when we confirm your admission - and our friendly team are always on the end of the phone if you need more help.

Typically, residents will bring three or four complete changes of clothes. We have a full range of laundry facilities onsite.

You are welcome to bring cash to buy personal items. Your money will be kept securely in our office in a personal wallet, and you will be able to draw on it by contacting a member of staff. You might want to bring a cash card, so you can draw more money out if required.

Don’t forget to bring any medication you are taking. You must remember to declare these to our staff on arrival. Please also bring a full list of all medications you have been prescribed by your doctor.

Personal hygiene
Remember your toiletries, sanitary products, shaving products, towels and night wear!

If you are joining our detoxification unit, please bring a copy of a recent blood test from your GP if possible.

Q Am I allowed to bring my phone?

You are welcome to bring your mobile phone with you to Salus Withnell, though we do apply some restriction on when devices can be used.

Our therapeutic programme requires your full attention and focus, so we will hold your phone in our secure office between the hours of 9am and 6pm.

Q What are the sleeping arrangements?

During detoxificiation, our residents have access to single rooms with en suite facilities and shared bathrooms.

During rehabilitation, rooms are shared on a single-sex basis. Our experience shows that sharing rooms enhances the rehabilitation process by providing mutual aid and support, and reducing isolation. We're sensitive to the needs of our residents and will work out sleeping arrangements which suit you.

Q What is the environment like and who are the staff?

Salus Withnell Hall has a unique location set amongst 14 acres of land on the edge of the Trough of Bowland, allowing patients plenty of space for outdoor relaxation.

Treatment takes place in a comfortable, relaxed setting, with an emphasis on the dignity of each resident.

Our staff are experienced and qualified professionals, committed to helping people who are suffering from substance misuse issues recover their health and their sense of identity - and to move on in their lives.

Q What does the Salus programme involve?

We follow a therapeutic community approach. Our programme involves a comprehensive assessment, and a combination of therapies to assist residents in acquiring insight and avoiding relapse.

Our team of experienced and caring professionals help residents address their physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs. Our treatment programme is intensive, and each day is structured to include group therapy and one-to-one therapy.

Components of our programme include:

- Personalised treatment plan
- Detoxification
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Complementary therapies e.g. art therapy
- Exercise and fitness
- Relapse prevention therapy
- Discharge planning
- Health and well being
- Continuing care

Q Who will help me throughout my recovery journey?

Our highly experienced team of staff will guide you through your personal treatment programme.

On arrival you will be greeted by a nurse or recovery coordinator who will show you around and help to get you settled.

Within an hour you will be seen by the resident medical officer who will check your physical condition and decide on detoxification therapy. Nurses and recovery staff will help you during your first few days, and monitor your physical condition.

You will be allocated a recovery worker, who will greet you and begin your orientation and assessment. Your therapist co-ordinates your care, monitors your progress and supports you throughout treatment. Your fellow residents in the recovery community are also an essential source of support.

Q Is there always a doctor on duty?

Appropriately trained medical staff are on call 24 hours a day.

Q How long will I be at Salus?

The length of time you spend in treatment at Salus Withnell Hall depends upon your individual needs.

Detoxification usually requires seven days for alcohol, but significantly longer for opiates. A clearer estimate will be given to you following your assessment.

Rehabilitation treatment can take anything from 21 days to 6 months dependent on individual need and resources.

Q Can my family visit or call? Can I receive mail?

No visits are allowed during the first 10 days of treatment. Following this initial period, visits can be arranged for Saturdays and Sundays.

Weekend home visits may be possible with the approval of your recovery co-ordinator following a period of stabilisation - usually a minimum of six weeks.

Residents may send and receive mail but all packages must be opened in the presence of a staff member.

Q Can I smoke?

We provide a sheltered smoking area outside the main building. Smoking is not permitted indoors.

Q What happens at the end of my treatment?

Your recovery co-ordinator will work with you to prepare a personalised continuing care plan.

Before departure, we provide all residents with information about local mutual aid groups, including Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous groups. There is strong evidence that continued involvement in these groups improves your chances of continuing recovery. We also help make referrals to local community support groups.

2 Reviews for Salus Withnell Hall

The Recovery Trust

36 Reviews

A. Newhouse

5/ 5

I entered Withnell Hall last November a total shell of myself I was virtually on death’s door. After my time in Detox I moved over to the Rehab. Wow what a life changing experience it was. I have been in Rehabs before. This was a totally different experience for me, I really took on board everything I was taught. The entire staff are fantastic and a real credit to the place. All staff right from the top are trained in all aspects of their roles and take a genuine interest in your recovery. They are knowledgeable and professional , whether it be in groups, 1 to 1 chats, community meetings or keyworking sessions. The house itself is very clean, as are the bedrooms. The staff will not DO it for you. You have to put the hard work in but they are 100% behind you all the way, guiding, helping and encouraging you to succeed. I left Withnell Hall a totally different person than the one when I went in and I can not recommend Salus more highly.

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The Recovery Trust

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M. Sharman

5/ 5

My time at Salus wasn’t the easiest, but was the most rewarding. All staff are amazing and no what there talking about.
I had one of the most memorable times of my life, and learnt so much about myself and more importantly my behaviours.
I’m currently 7 and a half moths clean and sober, and truly loving my my new life in Recovery.

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