Addictions North East is committed to maintaining high levels of quality engagement work. Therefore, our trustees and management have gone to great lengths and involved third party specialists to ensure that all work undertaken is compliant with UK Government Law and Best Practice.

Our policies are periodically reviewed, and all staff are annually trained in relation to them.

They include:

  • Absence Management Policy and Procedure
  • Bullying and Harassment Policy
  • Child Protection Policy
  • Complaints Policy
  • Confidentiality Policy
  • Data Protection Policy
  • DBS Checking Policy
  • Disciplinary procedure
  • Dress Code
  • Drug and Alcohol Misuse Policy
  • Employee Data Protection & Privacy Policy
  • Grievance Procedure
  • Equality and Diversity Policy
  • Health & Safety Policy
  • Lone Working Policy
  • Safeguarding Policy (Adults)
  • Safeguarding Policy (Children)
  • Social Media Policy
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Vulnerable Adult Safeguarding Policy

For further information on how Addictions North East apply all policies through service provision please contact 0300 330 3040.

Evaluation Process of our work

At Addictions North East we strive to show growth in all areas of our service users’ life. We feel that to best facilitate we need to take a holistic multi-dimensional approach to support. Due to this ANE have a specially formulated diagnostic and evaluation process that focus’ on areas relating to;

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Family and Relationship
  • Financial
  • Skills to Independent living
  • Personal Development
  • Recovery Development

Our appropriately qualified staff use online formulation tools to psychologically evaluate service user through our supported housing programme. Furthermore, these tools are also used in support of various applications for benefits;

  • Personality Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Low self esteem
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Substance Dependency

We record securely through Cliniko systems (Client Management System) which allows us to keep secure records and can link the various multi-disciplinary services that ANE offer our service users. This assists in the monitoring and evaluation and quality control of our various practices.

Financial Accountability

Addictions North East engage a bookkeeper who is responsible for preparing the accounts and to supply the Trustees with quarterly projections and records. Our Accounts are prepared on an annual basis by our Appointed Chartered Accountant.