General Rules

  • As soon as you are admitted you will be searched for weapons, drugs or other illegal objects. Your luggage will also be searched. This is strictly for security reasons.
  • Each participant will be required to take a shower upon entrance to the program.
  • While in the program you cannot use any drugs, alcohol, tobacco or any medication that affects the nervous system. If you break these rules you may receive discipline or be dismissed.
  • No cursing, swearing, excessive street talk or conversations about drugs and sex is allowed.
  • Anyone caught fighting will automatically be dismissed from the program.
  • No one is allowed to leave the boundaries of the centre, as explained on arrival, without staff supervision or approval.
  • Residents must be on time for all scheduled activities.
  • Your bed must be made before the morning meeting and breakfast.
  • You are not permitted to carry any money during the first 2 months of the program.
  • All forms of music, literature or publications of any kind must be handed in and checked by the staff. Only Christian and classical music is allowed.
  • No Ipods, MP3 players or mobile phones are allowed . The decision as to whether they will be returned to you during your period of rehabilitation will be made by the staff.
  • The costs of special requirements such as transportation to medical appointments, court proceedings, etc. are the responsibility of the participant.
  • Drug testing may be required at the discretion of the staff.
  • When you are admitted to the centre, you must sign a declaration that Remar Australia will not be responsible for any loss or injury you may suffer, nor for any illness you may incur during you stay at the centre.
  • If the participant decides to leave, any fees paid are non-refundable.

 

Personal Hygiene and Appearance

  • Hair must be short and trimmed; extreme hairstyles are not permitted.
  • Showers must be taken every day ( 4 minutes time limit to save water)
  • When leaving the shower, you must either be dressed or use a robe. Towels used as covering are not acceptable.
  • You must bring some work clothes for daily duties.
  • You must bring some neat casual clothes for church and special meetings.
  • T-shirts with worldly slogans that go against godly principles are not allowed.
  • Jewellery is limited to a wristwatch and a wedding ring.

 

Mail

  • All mail (incoming and outgoing) must have sender’s name. All mail not approved must be opened in the presence of staff.
  • You may only write to those on your contact list (no friends or ex-partners).

 

 Phone Calls

  • Participants are allowed to make one 10 minute phone call a week.
  • Married parents with children may call after 1 week in our program. All other participants must wait 2 weeks before they can make a call
  • You may only call those on your contact list (close family).

 

Medication

  • Must be prescribed and free of any stimulating or tranquilising effect (no antidepressants, sleeping pills, etc.) Please seek medical supervision before stopping any medical treatment.
  • Remar Australia is a drug free program and discourages the use of on-going medication.
  • Participants must go to detox before coming for rehabilitation.

 

Rooms

  • Beds are to be made with a top and bottom sheet.
  • Rooms must be kept tidy at all times.

 

TV

  • TV viewing is allowed for news and sports.
  • Christian TV channels can be viewed during the week.
  • Movies and other type of entertainment will be subject to staff supervision.

 

 Family Visits

  • Family members may visit after 4 weeks.
  • In the case of residents who have children visits can be arranged on a case-by-case basis.
  • These visits are a privilege and can be lost for bad behaviour or non-compliance with the rules of the program.
  • Visits are allowed on Sunday from 11am to 5pm.
  • Visitors must not break the rules of the centre (ie. Smoking, swearing, drinking, etc.) or they will be invited to leave the premises.
  • Remar Australia reserves the right to refuse access to any visitor who is considered to be unsuitable.

 

 Check out Procedure

  • The participant who wishes to leave must go through our check-out procedures and have personal belongings checked.
  • You will be taken to public transport.
  • You are not allowed to just walk out as this jeopardizes the permanence of Remar Australia at this location.

 

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Location

Our Christian Drug and Alcohol Rehab is located just 93 km from Melbourne CBD in Nyora, South Gippsland. We receive people from places like Melbourne, Geelong, Frankston, Dandenong, Sunshine, Ringwood, Preston and regional Victoria.

We also accept people from any state in Australia. 
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