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The Rick Hammersley Centre Therapeutic Community is: • Located at the Rick Hamersley Centre; 30 mins north of Perth on 32 acres of natural bushland; and • A four stage program based on the Therapeutic Community (TC) model. Residents are expected to complete the first 2 stages of the program (16 weeks) in order to graduate. To get the maximum benefits of recovery from drug and alcohol dependency issues, we encourage residents to complete the following 3rd and 4th stages of the program (stay up to a year).
To enable maximum benefit from the program each applicant will receive
Pre-Admission Thorough assessment, treatment matching and support whilst preparing for admission.
During Residential Treatment Support to fully participate in a comprehensive treatment program that provides: • An individual treatment plan and case management. • Medical review provided by onsite weekly GP Clinic. • Education on cultural security, gender issues, hygiene, BBV’s. • Staged education groups. • Therapeutic groups. • Fitness Program conducted by an accredited provider. • Recreational activities. • Targeted interventions formulated through case management that assists residents. • to identify unhelpful behavior patterns and practical strategies to make desired changes. • Vocational assessment and assistance. • Links to community self help groups. • Resident roles designed to confer identified therapeutic benefits and linked to increased responsibilities and privileges. • Consumer feedback processes where forums are provided for residents to give feedback about all elements of the service.
After Residential Treatment Because recovery is a journey not an event we offer the following options after residential treatment: • Transitional housing for residents that have completed 4 stages of the program. • Follow up 1:1 counselling through our non-residential service. • Volunteer program at the TC.
Assessment and referral Please call (08) 9328 9200 to make a booking to attend the Therapeutic Community Information Group held at 318 Fitzgerald Street Perth.