Admissions

Becoming a resident

Admission will be granted following assessment by staff at Livingstone House with follow up care planning as required.
You can be referred by a healthcare professional or GP, or you can simply call us yourself and we will make an initial assessment over the phone. If you fulfil our criteria, we will invite you to come to us on a specific day and time. You MUST attend when we tell you, or you may lose your place with us.

The admissions process

Admission types

  • The Livingstone House charity bed is means tested, which means it is for people who cannot get local authority funding or cannot afford to pay for treatment.
  • We have to complete a short assessment to understand if you are eligible for a charity bed. If you do not meet the criteria, we are unable to provide a bed without charge.
  • Given that it is a charity bed placement, there is a long waiting list for the beds. You will need to be prepared for up to a six month wait. If you have an urgent need, you would need to consider our other options.
  • Admission will be granted following assessment by staff at Livingstone House with follow up care planning as required.
  • Occupancy will be under the proviso that the Service User fully engages in the treatment programme and observes the terms of the Individual Service User Contract.

  • The Livingstone House charity bed is for people who cannot get local authority funding or cannot afford to pay for treatment.
  • The Livingstone House Priority charity bed is for people who need to get into treatment more urgently and have access to some funds.
  • The priority charity requires payment for the detox portion of the programme and the patient would then use ESA / UC benefits to then fund the rehab and aftercare. Patients can generally be submitted within one week, dependent on any complex needs or requirements.
  • Admission will be granted following assessment by staff at Livingstone House with follow up care planning as required.
  • Occupancy will be under the proviso that the Service User fully engages in the treatment programme and observes the terms of the Individual Service User Contract.

  • Private patients would be self funding for either a standalone detox or a complete programme of detox and rehab and aftercare if required.
  • If you are a local authority and wish to place patients with us. Please contact us regarding rates for multiple patients.
  • If you are a local authority and wish to place patients with us. Please contact us regarding rates for multiple patients.
  • Admission will be granted following assessment by staff at Livingstone House with follow up care planning as required.
  • Occupancy will be under the proviso that the Service User fully engages in the treatment programme and observes the terms of the Individual Service User Contract.

The key stages of treatment

Detoxification at Livingstone House

Livingstone House is the detoxification and primary treatment centre.

Primary & Secondary Care at Livingstone Sanctuary

Livingstone Sanctuary is a 3 storey building in the Heart of Birmingham which is the secondary unit for Livingstone House.

Aftercare at Livingstone Lodge

Livingstone Lodge is the Sober Living Environment attached to Livingstone House

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