Fees and Funding at The Ashburn Clinic


Current Charges

The following charges will apply for treatment at Ashburn as from 28th August 2014.

Please note: a minimum, non-refundable charge of $2,905 applies on admission to inpatient care. This covers treatment for up to seven days but does not include the cost of individual appointments with psychiatrists or psychotherapists.  

Should you have any questions or require more detail, please contact our Administration Manager.

All prices shown include GST and while they are current at the time of publication, may be changed, with a minimum of one month’s notice.
 

 

Inpatient care – Roy Muir House

Ashburn’s Roy Muir House is a residential care unit for acute inpatients which provides nursing care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Patients in the Roy Muir House will take part in the Therapeutic Programme which includes both group and individual activities throughout the working day.

In addition, patients will have individual treatment with their psychiatrist or a psychotherapist, and these appointments are charged separately as shown below on the table of therapy costs below.

Approximate overall fee: $3,300 per week

This is made up of Fees for attending the Therapeutic Programme while living in Roy Muir House of $2,905 per week, charged at $415 per day.   In addition, we suggest patients allow up to $400 per week to cover individual therapy appointments and any medication costs.
 

 

Independent patient care – Alexander House

Ashburn also provides Alexander House as therapeutic, full-service, accommodation for people who do not require the intensive, 24-hour nursing care of the inpatient unit. Admission may be as a transfer from the Roy Muir House or patients may be admitted directly into Alexander House.

Alexander House is separate to Roy Muir House but the patients attend the same Therapeutic Programme. The programme runs from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday involving both personal and group therapies

In addition, patients will have individual treatment with their psychiatrist or a psychotherapist, and these appointments are charged separately as shown below on the table of therapy costs below.

Approximate overall fee: $2,200 per week

This is made up of fees for attending the Therapeutic Programme while living in Alexander House which are $1,909.30 per week charged at $198.32 per day for the 5 day Programme and $131.10 per day for accommodation.     In addition, we suggest patients allow up to $300 per week to cover therapy and any medication costs.
 

 

Day-patient services

Day-patient care is for those who reside in the Dunedin community and attend the Therapeutic Programme five days a week, Monday to Friday. This is generally the same Therapeutic Programme attended by our inpatients and the same level of devoted care is extended to day-patients, including taking special effort to ensure familiarity with Ashburn and its facilities. In addition, patients will have individual therapy with their psychiatrist or a psychotherapist, and these appointments are charged separately as shown below on the table of therapy costs below.

Lunches and morning teas are provided. Patients provide their own transport to and from Ashburn and there is ample car parking.

Approximate overall fee: $1300 per week

This is made up of the Therapeutic Programme cost of $991.60 per week, charged at $198.32 per day. In addition, we suggest day-patients allow up to $300 per week to cover therapy costs.

 

Specialist Addiction Programme

Ashburn now offers a focused, intensive, time-limited, abstinence-based programme aimed directly at adults who wish to begin the road to recovery from addiction to drugs, alcohol, gambling and other behavioural addictions. The fees for the Specialist Addiction Programme are all inclusive. For both phases of the programme the fees are payable on admission and are non-refundable.

Ashburn’s Addiction Programme has two distinct phases and follows on from a medically supported detoxification for those who require this.

Please note -1 week detoxification is sufficient for most substances including alcohol. However, sometimes a longer detoxification is required (e.g. from benzodiazepines) in which case a timeframe and cost will be discussed with you.

Programme Fees-
Assessment- (includes 2 week assessment ) $7,000

Assessment Phase- (includes 1 week detoxification plus 2 week assessment) $10,000

Treatment Phase ( includes an intensive, eight week residential programme $24,000
 

 

Outpatient Services

Ashburn offers a full range of outpatient psychiatric and some limited psychotherapy services within the privacy of our historic setting.    Patients are preferably referred, for example by a general practitioner or family member, or may self-refer.

The fees for individual therapy with a psychiatrist or psychotherapists are charged separately as shown below on the table of therapy costs. Appointments are charged in 15 minute blocks and will include the time with the clinician and the time taken to prepare any reports required

We require at least 24 hours’ notice if you are unable to attend an appointment.   Any appointments not attended will be charged in full. These fees apply to inpatients, day-patients or outpatients.

 

Individual Therapy-Outpatient Charges


Psychiatric Consultant
Initial Assessment 
Further treatment
$330 /hour
$290 /hour

Psychotherapist

Treatment

$110 /hour

Outpatient Groups 

Group Treatment

$33 /hour
                         

1 November 2015



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