Stage 1 - Rules

  • No drugs (includes alcohol).
  • No violence or threatening behaviour.
  • No offensive language i.e. referring to male/female genitalia, calling anyone a dog.
  • Discrimination of anyone because of their culture, race, gender, religion or sexual preference will not be tolerated.
  • No weapons of any description are to be on the premises.
  • No stealing or other illegal activities.
  • No tattooing or body piercing whilst in program.
  • No sex on the premises.
  • Medication is to be recorded in medication folder and signed by staff and residents.
  • Before taking any form of medication you need to inform staff.
  • Rent is to be paid on arrival two weeks in advance.
  • Clients need to fill in a visitors form for approval.
  • Curfew 11:30pm.
  • Mobile Phones are allowed at staff discretion
  • Residents are restricted to program unless approved by staff.
  • Random urine samples are taken for full drug screening (Urine tests are supervised).
  • Morning meeting by 7.55am for 8.00am.
  • No vehicles are allowed.
  • Contaminated urine will be treated as a positive sample.
  • Samples are taken for drug and alcohol screening. Failure to give urine or a breath test within one hour on request may result in you being discharged. The staff reserves the right to discharge a person on suspicion without taking urine.
  • Clients need to fill in their CentrePay to pay their rent whilst in program.
  • When leaving the house you need to be presented appropriately i.e. dressed cleanly and shaved smart casual when going out with the house.
  • Gym times are after your daily jobs.
  • Gym cannot be used before daily jobs are completed.
  • Put equipment back were they are supposed to be.
  • No one is allowed to train in the gym alone (there need to be 2 people at all times)
  • No powder supplements allowed.
  • If any of the above is breached, you will not be able to use house gym whilst in program.
  • The persons rostered need to stay home unless they have staff permission.
  • Security are required to cook and prepare all meals including morning tea.
  • Clean all toilets at 3pm each day 7 days per week.
  • Do property boundary run each morning.
  • Will complete any responsibility that is not completed by other clients.
  • The evening meal is to be cleaned up by security.
  • Audio appliances are not to be turned up loud as the purpose of the house is to fit into the community.
  • Quiet time in the house starts at 9.00pm so please respect the right of others to go to bed early.
  • Television unit are to be turned off at 11.00pm Sunday to Friday and Saturday 11.30pm.
  • No TV before 4.00pm on weekdays, Saturday after 1pm.
  • Volume not to be more than 1/3 of maximum volume.
  • Residents with their own music have it so you cannot hear it outside your room.
  • Security have control over what they want to watch.
  • Rugby League takes priority over all.
  • 4pm – 5pm Music.
  • 5pm – 7pm News and Current Affairs.
  • 7pm – 11pm Anything. No music channels.
  • Residents are required to attend all meetings, unless otherwise directed by staff.
  • 7.00am out of bed and bed made and room tidied, Monday to Saturday.
  • 8.00am bed made Sunday.
  • Rostered duties begin after morning meeting.
  • Jobs every day (except spring clean).
  • Adele House has a no-smoking-in-the-house policy. Smoking is only allowed in the designated areas.
  • Spring clean is compulsory and is on the first Saturday of every month at 6:30 am.
  • Bedrooms are to be finished by 8.30am.
  • Visits allowed after 2 weeks with staff permission.
  • Visitors aren’t allowed to go inside the house or bedrooms.
  • Visitors to use staff toilet.
  • Anything given needs to be approved by staff.

NOTE: If you need help with any of these it’s your responsibility to ask.