Regime information for Stocken Prison
Regime includes the following activities: College (full/part-time), workshops, vocational training courses including, recycling, catering, bicycle maintenance, painting and brick-laying. There are gymnasium facilities with courses leading to qualifications. We aim to provide relevant and recognised qualifications to assist our prisoners to achieve employment on release.
We offer a number of accredited offending behavior courses such as TSP and Healthy Relationships Programme alongside other psychological services. We also offer, drug treatment programmes and drug courses. Other special features are Listener Scheme, Insiders Scheme, a drug free wing, Resettlement Unit, Offender Management and Interventions Unit providing effective case management of prisoners to reduce reoffending, pro-active prisoner forum and Race Equality & Diversity Prisoner Representatives.
HMP Stocken has Type 1 healthcare centre status. There is a contract with a local practice providing medical cover, and we have state registered nurses and sessional practitioners. The prison also makes use of NHS services for a full range of out/in patient facilities.
Prisoners with a drug problem can be identified through reception interviews, mandatory drug testing, and through self referral requests for assistance. We also provide a dedicated team designed to work on interventions for individuals with a substance dependence. Arrangements can be made for detoxification, rehabilitation, treatment, education, and counseling e.g. a substance treatment programme is offered, counseling can also be arranged.
HMP Stocken is committed to supporting those individuals who have a problem drugs and alcohol. We are also working very hard to prevent the trafficking of illegal drugs into the establishment.