Supported housing and resettlement:
Education, training & employment
Female only groups:
Philosophy/programme of care:
The Smithfield Service is located in the heart of Manchester City Centre and has been delivering inpatient detoxifications since 1993. Smithfield is a 22 bed unit providing 24 hours nurse-led care. There is fast access to GP support and on-call service. This is the first step of your journey to abstinent recovery.
What we do
Smithfield service provides a range of detoxification options in a clinically safe, substance misuse environment.
7 night medical and psychological managed detoxification
3-4 night medically managed "kick start" detoxification (to be continued in the community)
7 night kick stop buprenorphine conversion (continued within a community programme)
14 night methadone stabilisation or titration
14 night stimulant respite for amphetamine, cocaine and crack users
14 night heroin detoxification, symptomatic lofexadine relief
14-21 night methadone, Buprenorphine and opiate detox; this includes prescription medication.
28 night combination detoxification including Benzodiazepine
Who we can support
We support both men and women who have an alcohol and/or drug dependence who require in-patient care and support. We accept a wide range of service users including:
Schedule 1 Offenders
Chaotic service users with complex needs
Service users with pre-existing diagnosed mental health conditions
We also offer support to their families, friends and carers.
What we offer
Smithfield Detoxification service and Turning Point’s Rehabilitation services, offer a full package of care and will take responsibility for service user's transition between detox and rehab.
24-hour a day nursing, and medical care with a leading consultant six days a week
Alcohol, heroin, methadone / buprenorphine, or stimulant detoxification programmes
Comprehensive link node mapping group programme (Include a PDF of the groups)
Access to local NA groups in the local community
Peer and family support groups / mentorship
Two group sessions a day based on mapping
One to one key working sessions are twice a week with up to five sessions for a 28 night stay
Facilities at our service include:
2 TV lounges
1 quiet lounge
TV access in rooms
SMART Recovery facilitation on site
The focus o our group programme and key working sessions are around preparation for when you leave treatment. Additional activities include auricular acuputure, smoking cessation support, art groups and social activities (including film and quiz nights). Peer support and mutual aid groups meet in the building. We are also happy to accompany you to external mutual aid groups.
Family support services:
Smithfield projec takes a person centred approach to each clients support needs and family support is built into the support plan - subject to the clients agreement.
Activities provided for children and families:
Children of residents are encouraged to visit their parents at the project. However, outside activities, e.g. zoo visits, are encouraged. No specific activities or facilities for children are available.
Post treatment support:
Chester Rehab works closely with post treatment providers to ensure an effective and smooth transfer to the service
Harm reduction policies for clients leaving the programme early:
No details supplied
Resettlement / after-care services:
Chester Rehab offers a six weeks after care package on successful completion of the main programme. In addition the service offers a range of aftercare packages that can be tailored to meet the cleints aftercare needs.