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Treatment Schedule

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Treatment Schedule

This detailed page listing scheduled activities is our commitment to transparency so that you or your loved one know what to expect before committing to treatment at Sunshine Coast Health Center. Furthermore, you should know that the activities we schedule for clients involves three important considerations:

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WEEKDAY SCHEDULE

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7 – 8 am Hot Breakfast Hot Breakfast Hot Breakfast Hot Breakfast Hot Breakfast
8:30 – 11:30 am Psychotherapy Group

or Individual Appts

Psychotherapy Group

or Individual Appts

Psychotherapy Group

or Individual Appts

Psychotherapy Group

or Individual Appts

Psychotherapy Group

or Individual Appts

11:30 – 12:30 pm Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
12:30 – 2:30 pm Workshop Workshop

Community

Workshop

Transitions

Workshop Workshop
2:30 – 4:20 pm Yoga

Individual Appts

Meditation

Individual Appts

Meditation

Individual Appts

Yoga

Meditation

Individual Appts

Yoga

Meditation

Individual Appts

4:30 pm or later Outing Outing Outing Outing Outing
5- 6 pm
Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
6-8 pm Art Expressions SMART (Offsite) Art Expressions SMART (Onsite)

WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Time Saturday Sunday
7 – 8 am Hot Breakfast No Breakfast
9 am – 12 pm
Hellos & Goodbyes
(including Big 5 Plans)
Spirituality

Yoga

12 pm Lunch Lunch

Visiting from 11 am – 5 pm

2/3 pm Outing Outing
5 pm Dinner Dinner
Evenings NA (Offsite/Optional) Rest and Relaxation
9 pm Snack & Sign in Snack & Sign in

Disclaimer: Course offerings and staff are subject to change without prior notice.

Note: All clients are expected to attend breakfast at 7 am.

INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITIES

Psychotherapy groups rotate through a weekly schedule that allows for individual appointments/activities throughout the day and evening. Individual activities may coincide with group activities, except for afternoon workshops.

Please note that each client receives the following individual sessions throughout their stay:

Psychiatric Assessment – clients meet with the psychiatrist one week after their admission, throughout their stay (depending on their treatment plan), and before their discharge. For more information visit, the Medical & Psychiatric Services page.

Medical Assessment – Clients meet with a physician within 24 hours of their admission. Clients will see SCHC’s physician or nursing team multiple times throughout their stay (amount varies for each client). For more information visit, the Medical & Psychiatric Services page.

Psychotherapy Sessions – clients meet with their counsellor on a daily basis during their treatment stay. Clients may also meet with the Program Director if deemed necessary by the assigned counsellor. For more information visit, the Drug Rehab Program page or Alcohol Treatment Program page.

Post-Treatment Planning – clients meet with their counsellor and alumni manager to develop a plan they will follow after they complete treatment and return to their home community. For more information visit, the Alumni & Relapse Program page.

Nutritional Planning – clients meet with one of our nurses specializing in nutrition to review their diet and nutrition habits as well as planning for improved nutrition intake as part of an overall physical well-being plan. For more information, visit the Fitness & Diet page.

Fitness Assessment – clients meet with the Kinesiologist or Fitness Consultant to review their fitness and recreation habits as well as planning for improved fitness as part of an overall physical well-being plan. For more information, visit the Fitness & Diet page.

Trauma Therapies – clients in the Trauma Program meet with a Psychotherapist and receive hypnotherapy, neurofeedback, EMDR and therapeutic exercise throughout the program. For more information, visit the Trauma Program page.

Nursing Support – throughout a client’s stay nurses are available for one-on-one support and, when required, the dispensing of medication. For more information, visit the Medical & Psychiatric Services page.

Detox Therapies – clients receive various therapies such as ozone therapy, registered massage therapy, and laser therapy while residing in the medical unit or throughout their treatment stay. For more information, visit the Detox Services (Alcohol & Drug) page.

RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Recreational activities are a combination of scheduled group activities, optional group activities, as well as scheduled and optional individual activities (see Individual Activities section below). Recreational activities below are subject to change without notice depending on the season, enrollment, and staff availability.

Church on Sundays (Optional) – Clients who wish to attend church on Sundays are shuttled to town. Sign-up required.

Drumming – Clients participate in a drumming session led by a member of the local Sliammon First Nations group.

Floor Hockey – Clients play floor hockey at a nearby elementary school gymnasium. Equipment provided.

Hikes – Clients are led by a staff member to hike the many coastal and alpine trails available within a 30-minute drive from our facility.

Beach Trips – In warmer months, clients visit various local beaches to relax, walk along the shore, and/or play beach activities (e.g. frisbee, volleyball, soccer). Staff supervision provided.

Sweat Ceremonies – Clients are shuttled to Sliammon to participate in a sweat ceremony led by a member of the Sliammon First Nations community.

Water Volleyball –  A very popular activity at SCHC! Clients can participate in water volleyball in our indoor pool.

GLOSSARY OF TERMS

  • Art Expression – Arts and crafts.
  • Big 5 Plan – A peer-review of a client’s aftercare plan.
  • NA – Narcotics Anonymous.
  • Psychotherapy Group – Clients work directly with their counsellor.
  • Transitions – Separate group sessions for individuals in Trauma Program.

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