Regime information for Stoke Heath Prison
Regime includes education (full/part-time), workshops, vocational training courses, horticulture and recycling, catering, and extensive gymnasium facility and a maintenance department. We aim to provide relevant and recognised qualification s to assist our prisoners to achieve employment on release. We offer a number of accredited offending behaviour courses such as Enhanced Thinking Skills, Controlling Anger and Learning to Manage It, 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 Stoke Heath health services are provided by Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust. it provides 24 hour nursing access, but has no in- patient facilities. It provides a full range of NHS clinics led by experienced nursing and Medical Staff. Stoke Heath, health services, also work in partnership with other commissioned Healthcare providers.
Prisoners with a drug problem can be identified through interviews, mandatory drug testing, and through voluntary requests for assistance. H Wing aims to provide a drug free environment and has a drop-in information centre. We also provide a dedicated CARATs service, Integrated Drug Treatment, Voluntary Drug Testing, and run a STOP course on I Wing. Arrangements can be made for detoxification, rehabilitation, treatment, education, and counselling e.g. a drug treatment programme is offered, counselling is available three times a week.