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Treatment Programmes

Elim Clinic provides in-patient treatment for people eighteen years and older who are addicted to:

3 – Week in-patient treatment

4-5 Week in-patient treatment

Prescription and Over the Counter Medication
4 Week in-patient treatment

3 Week in-patient treatment

The treatment period can be adjusted to meet the needs of each patient. The treatment approach is multi-dimensional and facilitated by a multi-disciplinary team.

Medical Treatment

The treatment program includes:

  • Detoxification based on the primary drug of choice
  • Methadone maintenance treatment
  • Consultation with General Practitioner
  • 24 Hour medical care & assistance
  • Consultation with Psychiatrist on recommendation of the multi-professional team
  • Drug test on admission, as well as random drug testing
  • Dispensing of patients chronic medication as prescribed. Patients are requested to bring with all the medication they are using-prescribed and over the counter.
  • Psycho-educational lectures
  • Group therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Development of life skills
  • Pastoral counselling- group and individual
  • Medical lectures
  • Educational videos
  • Recreational activities
  • Family involvement
  • Aftercare

The multi-disciplinary treatment team consists of medical doctors, a visiting psychiatrist, professional nurses, therapists (social workers/psychologist) and pastoral counsellors. Elim Clinic has a network of professionals that assist with specialised needs of patients.

General Information Regarding In-patient Treatment

Admission: Bookings are essential and can be made by either phoning +27 (011) 975 2951, or send an email to admission@elimclin.co.za or book a bed online. The admission officer will provide you with all the information you require, including details of the cost involved.

Admission hours Monday to Fridays between 8h30 and 12h00

Assessment: In order to match the treatment program with the patient’s needs, all drug patients are assessed before admission to ensure that Elim Clinic’s treatment program is suitable to their specific needs. Assessment of other patients is arranged where required.

Visitors: Significant people in the life of the addict are encouraged to visit and provide support. Due to the nature of the withdrawal and detoxification process visitors are allowed to visit from the 8th day of treatment. A visitors list is completed. Only 5 visitors are allowed per patient.

Visiting hours: Monday and Tuesday 18:00 to 20:00
Thursday and Friday 18:00 to 20:00
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 to 17:00

No visiting on Wednesdays.
Public Holidays – as arranged, information will be communicated well in advance.

Involvement of spouse or significant others: Addiction not only affects the addict, but also those around him/her. For the recovery process to be effective it is required that the significant others also engage into a process of healing. Elim Clinic therefore provides the opportunity for the spouse, partner, parents or significant others to be involved in treatment. This is structured according to the needs of the significant others and arranged with the patients’ therapist.

Aftercare: Addiction is considered a relapse prone disease. Recovery is a process. It happens in stages over time. Long term recovery requires continuous management of the recovery process for the person in recovery to stay focused, and motivated to work on life style changes, healthy habits, effective problem solving and development of life skills. Elim Clinic offers an aftercare service to patients and significant others in the form of group meetings. The group sessions take place weekly on Wednesday evenings from 18:15 to 19:30 at Elim Clinic. The group sessions are facilitated by professional therapists.

Treatment Fees: You are welcome to contact us for more information with regard to the treatment fees.

Geographical footprint: Elim Clinic is situated in Spartan, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa. The Clinic is surrounded by the Kempton Park golf club and is 5 kilometres from the OR Tambo International Airport, 2 kilometres from the Kempton Park Metro Station and 10 minutes’ drive away from the Rhodesfield Gautrain Station. A large number of our patients are from the Gauteng area, but we accommodate patients from all over South Africa, our neighbouring countries, Africa and abroad.

Elim Clinic is compliant with the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) 2 of 2000.

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