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Linwood House

Linwood House
Last Updated: 29/05/20

Telephone: 01226 298 910/01226 422 521

Address: (map)
Wensley Road, New Lodge, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 1TJ



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What we do
Substance misuse: Drugs:      Alcohol:  
Female only project: No
Typical length of the first-stage programme 2
Typical length of the second-stage programme 12
Mandatory drug/alcohol testing: Randomly / On suspicion
Detoxification available
Detox length  
Alcohol: 7-14 days
Opiates: 14-28 days
Benzodiazepines: 14-28 days
Stimulants: 14-28 days
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
Programme details:
12 Step Programme
One to one Counselling
Drama Therapy
Music Therapy

AA meeting held on site 3 times a week
Visits to local AA meetings
Aftercare Workshop
Family Workshops
Family support services:
Family Programmes run monthly on a weekend. Theses are run by a G.P. & Addiction Counsellor
Activities provided for children and families:
No details supplied
Post treatment support:
We run a successful Family Programme and Aftercare Workshop on a monthly basis that is advertised in house, on Twitter and by email to all our clients.
Telephone Support
Harm reduction policies for clients leaving the programme early:
No details supplied
Resettlement / after-care services:
We liaise with all services local to the client. Linwood House has a Liaison Officer that can deal effectively with re settlement and after care services.
Hours a client would typically spend on elements of the programme in a week:
One to one counselling and keyworking: 0
Group work: 45
Complementary therapies: 0
Education: 0
Domestic duties: 7
Other activities: 10
Other details:
We run a successful Family Programme and Aftercare Workshop on a monthly basis that is advertised in house, on Twitter and by email to all our clients.
This is free and only lunch has to be paid for.
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   - treatment withdrawn by provider 0 %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 - 80
The following are accepted: Clients under Drug Rehabilitation Requirements (DRRs)
Clients under other community orders
Criminal Justice referrals: Accompanied court attendance
Child care options: None yet selected
Dual diagnosis clients accepted
How the programme is equipped for dual diagnosis or complex needs:
We run a 12 step programme alongside other programmes with Trained Addiction Counsellors.
we have a G.P. that visits and 6 Addiction Nurses that cover 24 hour care.
Accepts client on the following prescribed psycho-active medication: Anti-depressants
Exclusions and restrictions to admission:
We take those that have served prison sentences but not Paedophiles or those convicted of a sexual offence or Arson.
Facilities / vacancies
Total registered beds: 34
Ensuite rooms: 1
Shared rooms (3+): 0
Twin rooms: 0
Single rooms: 34
Female-only beds: 18
Male-only beds: 16
Beds for detox: 20
Detox programme details:
No details supplied
Level of wheelchair access: Full
No. bedrooms with full disabled access: 0
Sign language: No
Pets: No
Level of catering Full
Domestic responsibilities Partial
Complementary therapies:
CBT Therapy
Auricular Accupuncture
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:
If a report is required by our GP this may incur a cost.
Detox additional weekly charge  
Alcohol: Not yet supplied
Opiates: Not yet supplied
Benzodiazepines: Not yet supplied
Stimulants: Not yet supplied
Admission and discharge information:
Assessment and admissions:
Enquiry Team take the initial enquiry.
A full Admission Assessment is completed
A Nurse will sign off the Risk Assessment to agree to accept the client.
An admission date is arranged: we can take emergency admissions as well as planned admissions.
Additional admission services:
Telephone Counselling
Transportation can be arranged for the same day or planned
Discharge policies:
A full discharge report is completed by the Therapist and Nurse.
If a client discharges against medical advice our policy ensures that they sign a disclaimer form.
Registration: Care home only
Registered with the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS): No
Registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) - from October 2010:
Local Authorities using this project Cambridge
Local Care Quality Commission(CQC) office: No details supplied
Region: Yorkshire And Humberside
Local Authority area: Barnsley. South Yorkshire
Drug and Alcohol Team: No details supplied
Primary contact: No details supplied
Contact phone: 07708 010312
Admission phone: 01226 298910/327450
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
Not available
Service user reviews:
No details supplied
Professional reviews:
No details supplied

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