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T.H.O.M.A.S

T.H.O.M.A.S
Last Updated: 26/06/19

Telephone: 0161 792 5982

Address:
St Boniface Road, Lower Broughton, Salford, Greater Manchester, x

Email: Emma.Platton@thomasonline.org.uk

Website: www.thomasonline.org.uk

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What we do
Substance misuse: Drugs:      Alcohol:  
Female only project: No
Typical length of the first-stage programme 6
Typical length of the second-stage programme 18
Mandatory drug/alcohol testing: Regularly
Detoxification available No
Support available
Supported housing and resettlement:
Education, training & employment
Female only groups: No
Philosophy/programme of care: Eclectic/integrated
12-step (inc MM)
CBT/social learning
Therapeutic community
Programme details:
THOMAS offers a full treatment and recovery journey for both men and women. In Salford we operate separate Residential Rehabilitation projects for men and for women.

This leads to semi-independent accommodation with floating support, recovery peer mentor support and vocational education, training and work experience. THOMAS is actively supporting the development of a visible recovery community in Salford.

Family support services:
Family interventions. ACHIEVE partnership working with early break.
THOMAS also offer in -house support facilitated by support team.
Activities provided for children and families:
Weekend visit and family meetings. THOMAS also offer family support sessions.
Post treatment support:
THOMAS’ work does not stop when someone completes a programme or leaves a project we deliver.
We actively support the recovery community, participating and organising recovery activities and social events, encouraging informal networking and mutual support and providing a safety net for former service users who are struggling with their recovery.

We encourage people who have successfully completed our programmes to volunteer as a way of sustaining their recovery and making a positive contribution to the local community.

We encourage members of the recovery community to continue to make a positive contribution to their local communities by volunteering with ourselves or local community groups.

We provide training, support and supervision for our mentors and volunteers. Some of our former mentors have gone onto find paid employment with THOMAS or other local services.

THOMAS relies on the generous support of many volunteers and mentors. We also welcome volunteers from the wider Salford community. Whether someone is retired, seeking work or interested in finding out more about our work, there are opportunities for volunteers to make a difference to the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in Salford.
Harm reduction policies for clients leaving the programme early:
Service users will be referred to our community support service in Salford and all agencies involved will be informed.
Resettlement / after-care services:
Our move on accommodation provides semi-independent abstinent living for inidviduals who have come from residential rehabilitation at THOMAS House. Clients can stay in shared houses, where they learn to live independently, continuing and strengthening their recovery, in a drug and alcohol free environment. As well as the semi-independent housing, clients benefit from all of our recovery support services.
We have a social enterprise project, supported by the Big Lottery Reaching Communities fund to provide practical work experience, accredited learning and training and progress towards employment. Service users gain important experience in furniture and bicycle restoration and refurbishment.

Service users agree to remain abstinent and follow the strict rules which are enforced. This in recognition of their vulnerability and to protect other residents.
Hours a client would typically spend on elements of the programme in a week:
One to one counselling and keyworking: 1
Group work: 16
Complementary therapies: 2
Education: 2
Domestic duties: 7
Other activities: 10
Other details:
Treatment completion rate (% clients discharged for)
Treatment complete 0 %
Service user transferred 0 %
Treatment incomplete :
   - client dropped out 0 %
   - treatment withdrawn by provider 0 %
Who we treat
Accepted clients Male
Age range of clients 18 - 75
The following are accepted: Orders of residence
Clients under Drug Rehabilitation Requirements (DRRs)
Clients under other community orders
Criminal Justice referrals: Court reports provided
Accompanied court attendance
Child care options: Children can have day visits
Dual diagnosis clients accepted
How the programme is equipped for dual diagnosis or complex needs:
The organisation works in partnership with ACHIEVE and the community mental health team to offer client the best support possible.
Accepts client on the following prescribed psycho-active medication: Anti-depressants
Anti-psychotics
Exclusions and restrictions to admission:
arson with intent to harm others or self within the last six months
sexual offences towards vulnerable adults or children
offences of violence towards others, section 18/ GBH/murder within the last 12 months.
All clients will be assessed on an individual basis as we recognise change is possible.
Facilities / vacancies
Bed vacancies : Please note this project runs a bed waiting list, please call the project for more details.
No current vacancies
Total registered beds: 7
Ensuite rooms: 1
Shared rooms (3+): 0
Twin rooms: 0
Single rooms: 7
Female-only beds: 0
Male-only beds: 7
Beds for detox: 0
Detox programme details:
No details supplied
Level of wheelchair access: Limited
No. bedrooms with full disabled access: 0
Sign language: No
Pets: No
Level of catering Partial
Domestic responsibilities Full
Complementary therapies:
No details supplied
Other facilities (eg. languages spoken, dietary options, religions etc.): Religious holidays observed
Facilities for worship
Dietry requirements
Fees & other info
Gross weekly residential charge: Not yet supplied
Block contracts: No
Block contracts costs: Not yet supplied
Other cost-related services:
Admission and discharge information:
Assessment and admissions:
No details supplied
Additional admission services:
No details supplied
Discharge policies:
No details supplied
Registration:
Registration: Care home only
Registered with the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS):
Registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) - from October 2010:
Local Authorities using this project Salford
Local Care Quality Commission(CQC) office: No details supplied
Region: North West
Local Authority area: No details supplied
Drug and Alcohol Team: No details supplied
Primary contact: No details supplied
Contact phone: 01254 677321 x 208
Admission phone: No details supplied
Quality initiatives
No details supplied
Staffing - Full Time Equivalents (FTEs)
Clinical: 0
Doctors/psychiatrists: 0
Nurses: 0
Dual-diagnosis workers: 0
General counsellors: 0
Other clinical: 0
Volunteers: 0
Support/non-clinical: 0
Resettlement workers: 0
Children's workers: 0
Service managers: 0
Training/education staff: 0
Other non-clinical: 0
Total FTE paid staff: 0
Staff qualifications:
No details supplied
Night cover: 24-hours
Reviews / videos
Video
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Reviews
Service user reviews:
No details supplied
Professional reviews:
No details supplied

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