Full Circle Recovery Programme



Wedge Garden’s Full Circle Recovery Programme, for people battling substance addiction, is an holistic, systematic, problem-solving and reality therapy approach that makes use of professional counsellors including a clinical psychologist, social workers, medical and nursing practitioners and a spiritual therapist.

The programme’s core services include detoxification, in-house treatment, family sessions, family accommodation, a halfway house, aftercare services, and outreach programmes. To view in-depth information about these services please click here 

 

The phases of Wedge Garden’s Full Circle Recovery Programme include:

 

1st Phase

– Assessment –

Key programme elements
Assessment
Key outcomes

Detoxification and stabilisation of physical condition. Initiation of self-awareness.

Maximize effect of external motivation.

 

Sub-elements of programme

Initial assessment interview. Completion of assessment instrument. Feedback provision.

 

2nd Phase

-Intervention-

Key programme elements

Knowledge transfer and internalisation of motivation.

 

Key outcomes
Knowledge transfer – “Un-freezing” of patient, vulnerability development, knowledge transfer and internalisation, self-identification of condition.

 

 

Internalisation of motivation – self association with condition, internalising motivation, making a commitment to sobriety, reinforcement of benefits.

 

Sub-elements of programme

Group education, group therapy to integrate, Individual therapy to internalise, group skills training, problem solving skills, personal strategy development.

 

3rd Phase

-Recovery and reintegration-

Key programme elements
Recover and Rebuild and Re-integrate
Key outcomes

Action planning for new lifestyle, skills training, internalising new skills and actions, family intervention.

“Re-freezing” – ensuring sustainability in new course. Maintenance of sobriety.

 

Sub-elements of programme

Communication skills, stress management skills, conflict management skills, self-esteem reinforcement, assertiveness, planning skills.

 

Click to download the phases of the Full Circle Recovery Programme

Patients’ Weekly Activity Schedule

 

Monday 

06h00 Arise

07h00 Breakfast

07h15 Role call and daily reflection from Fellowship programme

07h45 Medical lecture and orientation of new patients

09h00 Psycho educational lectures

10h45 OT sessions

11h45 Lunch

12h30 Shop/leisure time

13h10 Occupational therapy/worksheets

14h15 Occupational therapy

15h00 Leisure activities

18h00 Dinner

18h30 AA meeting

Patients not involved in group activities are available for individual counselling and assessments done on the property.

Tuesday 

06h30 Arise

07h30 Breakfast

07h45 Daily reflection from Alcoholics Anonymous

08h45 Big book meetings (Fellowship activities from NA and AA)

09h30 Psycho-educational lectures

10h45 OT sessions

11h45 Lunch

12h30 Shop/leisure time

13h10 Occupational therapy/worksheets

14h15 Occupational therapy

15h00 Leisure activities

18h00 Dinner

18h30 AA meeting

Patients not involved in group activities are then available for individual counselling and assessments done on the property.

Wednesday 

 06h30 Arise

07h30 Breakfast

07h45 Daily reflection from Alcoholics Anonymous

09h00 Psycho-educational lectures

10h00 Physical exercise group

11H00 Individual psych assessments

11h45 Lunch

12h30 Shop/leisure time

13h10 psycho analytical group sessions

14h15  OT individual sessions

14h00  Video group sessions

17h30 Dinner

18h30  AA meeting

19h30  Bible study (voluntary

Thursday 

06h30 Arise

07h30 Breakfast

07h45 Daily reflection from Alcoholics Anonymous

08h45 Big book meetings (Fellowship activities from NA and AA)

09h30 Psycho-educational lectures

10h45 OT sessions

11h45 Lunch

12h30 Shop/leisure time

13H00 Indigenous group sessions

13h10 Occupational therapy/worksheets

14h15 Occupational therapy

15h00 Organised leisure activities

18h00 Dinner

18h30 NA meeting

Patients not involved in group activities are then available for individual counselling and assessments done on the property.

Friday

06h30 Arise

07h30 Breakfast and rollcall

07h45 Daily reflection from Alcoholics Anonymous

08h00 Survival skills

08h15 Roll call

08h30 Multi-disciplinary meeting for staff

10H30 CAD groups

11h45 Lunch

12h30 Shop/leisure time

14h00 Psycho-analytical assessment n groups

15h00 Organised leisure activities

17h30 Visiting hours

Please note that individual psycho and individual occupational therapy takes place throughout the course of every day. The individual will be excused from the bigger group activities for that session.

In the detoxification unit, the activities differ depending on a patient’s physical condition and withdrawal symptoms.  The general practitioner visits daily. 

Sessions with the psychiatrist are booked with him individually, since his practice is in close proximity to the centre.

The clinical psychologist visits on Thursdays and will call individual patients who need assessments.

Individual spiritual guidance is available on a Tuesday, on request.

Aftercare groups take place twice a month, from 18H30.

Once a month group sessions, with next of kin, take place on a Saturday from 09h00 to 13h00.  Individual family sessions are arranged by a therapist, with the family.

* NB: Time frames and activities structured to patients’ needs

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