Regime information for Frankland Prison
Contracted out to NOVUS (Manchester College.) Courses are provided from remedial to Degree level, five days per week, 52 weeks per year.
Specialist provision, is offered, in a range of industrial, vocational and academic settings. Nationally recognised qualifications are delivered on a full-time or part-time basis, enabling progression and the opportunity to reduce the risk of re-offending, where employability and Enterprise is at the heart of rehabilitation.
Purposeful activity includes furniture production, a cut and sew workshop and a recycling workshop. PICTA, CIT and VTC courses are available.
The gymnasium facility at HMP Frankland offers an extensive selection of activities to ensure all prisoners have access to a range of physical activity. Specialised classes are also offered including exercise referrals, weight management and smoking cessation that encourages men to participate in gentle exercise, encourages healthy living and provides an opportunity for greater social interaction.
The physical education officers are committed to providing an inclusive regime that encourages as many people as possible to keep active and physically fit.
A large number of clinics are held, many conducted by visiting specialists. In-patient facilities consist of 1 X 3 bedded ward and 9 furnished rooms. Primary care is contracted to NHSE. We also have fully equipped dental suite, X-ray, telehealth and wing based treatment rooms. The Suicide Crisis Suite is located in the Healthcare Centre.
A range of accredited offending behaviour programmes are offered (Enhanced Thinking Skills, Sex Offender Treatment Programmes, and the FOCUS drug and alcohol rehabilitation programme). In addition, an established referral process is operated whereby prisoners can be considered for specific one to one intervention and structured risk assessment where appropriate.