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Turning Point- Leigh Bank

Turning Point- Leigh Bank
Last Updated: 23/01/20

Telephone: 0161 212 1435

Address: (map)
14 - 16 Edward St, Werneth, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL9 7QW



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What we do
Substance misuse: Drugs:      Alcohol:  
Female only project: No
Typical length of the first-stage programme 12
Typical length of the second-stage programme 12
Mandatory drug/alcohol testing: Randomly / On suspicion
Detoxification available No
Support available
Supported housing and resettlement:
Education, training & employment
Female only groups: No
Philosophy/programme of care: 12-step (inc MM)
CBT/social learning
Therapeutic community
Programme details:
Leigh Bank is a 16 bed residential rehab located in Werneth Oldham. We are committed to offering you the best possible start to your recovery journey. We provide a safe, stable and secure environment where our dedicated staff team offer structured daily activities, including group work, one to one recovery support and one to one counselling sessions. You can enjoy semi-independent living whilst also being able to engage with an active and thriving local recovery community

Leigh Bank has access to a host of local amenities ranging from shopping centres/post offices/libraries/community centres /leisure centres and parks. The rehab is situated 10 minutes from Oldham town centre and is within close proximity of the local tram stop which offers easy access to Manchester city centre which is 8 miles away. Leigh Bank is closely connected to an active and vibrant local community.

What we do
Our program consists of a variety of psycho-social interventions that offer a structured group program which focuses on mood management/recovery skills and mindfulness.
We offer 1-2-1 key work sessions
We offer 1 to 1 CBT and/or person centred counselling sessions.

Our rehabilitation program has a clear focus on education, training and employment (ETE) and building social capital. We have a structured timetable with evidence based outcomes.

Our services include

Safe, secure and fully furnished accommodation
One to one key work sessions
Group work sessions
One to one counselling sessions
Individual recovery/life planning
Support to access social and vocational activities
Comprehensive education, training and employment support
Peer mentoring scheme
Aftercare support
Suitable for people with physical disabilities. The property offers limited mobility access,
including 3 ground floor bedrooms, 2 fully modified, with the 3rd room situated next to a
fully modified bathroom including wc/shower
Easy access to Manchester’s vibrant recovery community

Here are some of the reasons that people choose to come to Leigh Bank

Continuous support: We go the extra mile to work with you before, during and after
your rehab placement.
Person centred support: Recovery is a journey, not a destination so it continues when you
go home. During your stay we get to know you so we can offer you the best possible
support to help you focus, plan and navigate your journey and achieve the goals.
Personal assets: Together we can uncover the strengths & assets that you possess to
support you with your recovery e.g. family relationships and self determination.
Inspiring independence and community engagement: Our rehabs are a safe environment
where you can practice independent living, free of substances and where you can engage
with the community around you.
Family support services:
Leigh bank takes a person centred approach to each person to support individual needs and family guidance. This is built into your recovery & support plan - subject to your agreement.
Activities provided for children and families:
Children and family are welcome to visit their loved ones at the project.We encourage people to make use of local outdoor activities such as visit local parks/museums etc. Unfortunately we do not offer specific activities or facilities for children.
Post treatment support:
At Leigh Bank we work closely with post treatment providers to ensure a safe, effective and smooth transfer back home. Our commitment is to your safety and on-going support so we strive to make sure you have all the wrap around support in place for when you return home.
Harm reduction policies for clients leaving the programme early:
Leigh Bank offers harm reduction/harm minimisation advice and guidance to everyone when arriving and leaving the rehab regardless of personal circumstances. Our primary concern is your safety. We also issue Naloxone
Resettlement / after-care services:
Leigh Bank Rehab offers after care on completion of your stay. In addition the service offers a range of aftercare packages tailored to meet each persons aftercare needs. We also offer 24 hour telephone support as an aftercare facility or crisis support
Hours a client would typically spend on elements of the programme in a week:
One to one counselling and keyworking: 2
Group work: 15
Complementary therapies: 1
Education: 4
Domestic duties: 6
Other activities: 6
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 / Female
Age range of clients 18 - 65
The following are accepted: Pregnant women
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:
Leigh Bank work with a variety of complex and presenting issues as part of the therapeutic
process of support we offer. Wherever people have existing mental health support pre admission we welcome continued input from existing professionals. Where there is no support in place pre admission, we will make necessary referrals to the local CMHT and we endeavor to work as closely as possible with local teams to support people.
Accepts client on the following prescribed psycho-active medication: Anti-depressants
Exclusions and restrictions to admission:
Leigh Bank does not have a policy of excluding people generally. Every individual is assessed after referral and wherever an individual presents with high risk issues
we will risk assess the person and the situation before making a decision to admit
or not
Facilities / vacancies
Bed vacancies : Please note this project runs a bed waiting list, please call the project for more details.
Number of Beds Registration Room
Detox Disabled
Gender Contract
2 Drug/alcohol (D/A) Single No Limited Both N/A
3 Drug/alcohol (D/A) Single No None Both N/A
Total registered beds: 16
Ensuite rooms: 10
Shared rooms (3+): 0
Twin rooms: 0
Single rooms: 16
Female-only beds: 0
Male-only beds: 0
Beds for detox: 0
Detox programme details:
Smithfield Detox
Level of wheelchair access: None
No. bedrooms with full disabled access: 3
Sign language: No
Pets: No
Level of catering Self-Catering
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:
Block contracts costs: Not yet supplied
Other cost-related services:
Admission and discharge information:
Assessment and admissions:
Appointments for assessments are generally to be booked in for between 11am and 3pm Monday to Sunday
The assessment can take up to an hour to complete, unless the person has complex needs. The assessment allows staff to identify areas where people need support as well as establishing any wider support needs or onward referrals.
Additional admission services:
Turning Point operates a person centered approach and looks at the needs and risk assessment people
Discharge policies:
On admission each person has a discharge plan agreed, which ensures that an action plan is in place should they need to discharge themselves or be discharged at short notice.

Discharge plans are agreed with referring partners/agencies to ensure a safe transiition where early discharge occurs
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 None yet selected
Local Care Quality Commission(CQC) office:
Region: North West
Local Authority area: Cheshire
Drug and Alcohol Team: South Cheshire
Primary contact: No details supplied
Contact phone: 01244 314320
Admission phone: No details supplied
Quality initiatives
Compliance/quality of services is meansured against two frameworks, which are as follows:

CQC standards - the service is fully registered with CQC.

Internal Quality Audit Tool - Leigh Bank undertakes a full assessment of all core standard, provisional core standards are assessed and monitored by the service manager. Standards are also externally monitored with 4 yearly visits to monitor service quality.

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:
CQC Registered Manager – NVQ4 Health & Social Care
Project Worker – NVQ3 Health & Social Care
Night cover: On-call
Reviews / videos
Not available
Service user reviews:
Please watch a film of our service
Professional reviews:
Leigh Bank relocated from Manchester to Oldham in January 2018. Our last CQC inspecton was carried out in May 2019 and we were graded good across all 5 domains meeting all of the required standards. Please feel free to view the report by following the link
Our service was previously put forward for a mark of excellence. Copies of all the reports can be accessed on the CQC website.

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