Admissions

 

It’s normal to feel anxious when coming to a treatment facility, but know that we are with you every step of the way.  That is why our admissions counsellors are available to provide assistance whenever you or a loved one is ready to admit “I need help”. Our Admissions Team provides a compassionate, discrete, and thorough process to determine the type of treatment you require. We triage, assess medical, mental, physical, and social needs, make recommendations, give appropriate options, and provide referrals. The call is completely confidential and you are under no obligation to come to our treatment facility.

If you would like to come to treatment, book a tour and see our facility or get more information, please give us a call.

Finance Assistance

Health Smart is available for those in need of payment plans.

 

Our Facility

Our new, state-of-the-art facility will provide you with a calm, natural and peaceful therapeutic community to begin healing. You will have access to additional holistic health services here provided by local healthcare professionals including yoga, massage therapy, chiropractor, physio therapy and mediation to name a few.

What to Bring

Feel free to bring things that make you feel comfortable and are conducive to a healthy lifestyle.

  • Comfortable casual clothes such as jeans, cotton pants, knee-length shorts, shirts, sweaters,, and jackets.
  • Sleepwear, bathrobe, and slippers.
  • Exercise clothes such as jogging suits, gym shorts, T-shirts, walking or running shoes, and rainwear.
  • If participating in the Concurrent Addiction & PTSD/ OSI program, boots for the Facilitated Equine Experiential Learning session.
  • Alarm clock and watch
  • For those who snore – nasal strips and ear plugs.
  • Required medical devices including canes, walkers, CPAP machines.
  • A supply of toiletries and hygiene products to last the duration of your stay. Note: Mouthwash must be non-alcoholic; Hygiene products need to be scent-free.
  • Books, small radio with ear buds, and extra batteries. iPods/MP3 players are allowed if they have no screen, Internet access, camera, or phone access.
  • A 3 day supply of routine prescription medications and routine vitamins pre-approved by Bellwood medical staff and in original packaging. Any additional supplies will be disposed of.
  • Credit card, bank card, or money for incidentals.
  • Photos of loved ones.
  • If bringing cigarettes, enough of a supply for the duration of your stay.  We do not facilitate the purchase of tobacco for clients.

Please note: Luggage is restricted to a maximum of one large suitcase and one carry-on. You will be responsible for arranging any excess luggage to be returned home.

What Not to Bring

  • Unapproved over-the-counter drugs and vitamins.
  • Food or beverages, including protein powder or shakes
  • Lottery tickets, magazines, body image books, or pornographic material.
  • Large amounts of money and valuables.
  • Bedding, including pillows and blankets, and towels (all will be provided).
  • Playing cards, dice or other gambling items.
  • Electronic hand-held games

Non-approved belongings will be placed in safe keeping and will not be available during your treatment. Some items may be disposed of or returned to your home.

Clothing Guidelines

Bellwood follows a dress code to encourage a respectful environment for all clients, and to help set boundaries for clients. Articles of clothing depicting violence, gambling, sex, alcohol, or drug images are prohibited, as is camouflage attire.  Sports jerseys are allowed. Spaghetti strap tops, shirts that show the chest region and tops showing midriffs are not allowed.  If wearing tight pants, your shirt should go past your buttocks. Shorts and dresses should be mid thigh or longer.

Please note: Upon admission, all belongings will be screened by our staff in the presence of clients. Luggage and bags may be steamed and clothes may be ‘flash-dried’ if required.

 

 

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