Prison Inspectorate report

View latest report 5/9/2017

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  • 5.46 Support for victims of domestic violence or those involved as sex workers in the community should be reviewed and more proactive help provided
  • 5.20 Prison staff should have easy access to regularly checked and well-maintained automated external defibrillators
  • 5.13 Segregation paperwork should be completed accurately and in full. It should justify in detail why segregation is necessary
  • 5.11 Adjudication data should be monitored routinely and cover all protected characteristics to ensure emerging trends are identified and acted on if necessary
  • 5.14 Managers should record and analyse data on the use of the segregation unit, including the reasons why men are segregated and how long they are held there
  • 5.18 The purpose of and allocation criteria for West 7 unit should be clarified. Peer support for men with disabilities should be formally implemented and appropriately supervised
  • 5.22 Controlled drugs should be stored and recorded in accordance with current guidance and legislation
  • 5.9 Prisoners should only be strip-searched on the basis of intelligence or a specific suspicion. Authorisation should be recorded, along with an outline of the reasons for the search
  • 5.5 Processes should be developed to ensure the well-being of new prisoners is properly assessed and their safety on their first night assured. Early days in Custody - New welfare checks on the Induction wing
  • 5.10 Intelligence-led drug tests and room searches should be completed promptly and within the required timeframes
  • 5.20 Prison staff should have easy access to regularly checked and well-maintained automated external defibrillators
  • 5.15 Prisoners should be able to store valuables and medication securely
  • 5.7 All discipline staff should have immediate access to anti-ligature knives
  • 5.37 MAPPA management levels should be confirmed before a prisoner starts unsupervised ROTL. MAPPA management levels should be confirmed before a prisoner starts unsupervised ROTL, particularly for overnight releases, and well enough ahead of their final release to ensure comprehensive plans are developed
  • 5.36 The IRMT should provide regular oversight of high risk cases in the last few months of the prisoner’s custodial sentence and the CRC should be invited to attend meetings
  • 5.3 The decision to move a prisoner to open conditions should be based on an up-to-date OASys risk and needs assessment document. The OASys risk management document and sentence plan should be reviewed following a prisoner’s arrival in open conditions to reflect the change in their circumstances
  • 5.36 The IRMT should provide regular oversight of high risk cases in the last few months of the prisoner’s custodial sentence and the CRC should be invited to attend meetings
  • 5.3 The decision to move a prisoner to open conditions should be based on an up-to-date OASys risk and needs assessment document. The OASys risk management document and sentence plan should be reviewed following a prisoner’s arrival in open conditions to
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  • 5.45 Access to offending behavior work should be reviewed and appropriate action taken to ensure all prisoners’ needs are addressed while they are in open conditions
  • 5.8 Listeners should be available at night and throughout the working day
  • 5.27 Prisoners should be able to self-cater
  • 5.23 Nurses should be able to administer a clinically appropriate range of over-the-counter medicines without a prescription
  • 5.26 Prisoners should have timely access to a community-equivalent range of mental health services, including psychological interventions and counselling
  • 5.17 Men from all protected characteristic groups should be consulted and data should be monitored systematically and used to inform a meaningful action plan. Equality and Diversity - Monitoring of protected characteristics forums at the EAT meeting
  • 5.16 All showers and toilets should be clean and in a good state of repair. (2.7)
  • 5.43 Men who require it should have access to training on naloxone and be given a supply on release
  • 5.21 Prisoners should receive all primary care services within community-equivalent waiting times
  • 5.44 The waiting arrangements for visitors should be improved
  • 5.24 Prisoners requiring routine dental assessments should be seen within six weeks
  • 5.27 Prisoners should be able to self-cater
  • 5.25 Prison staff should have regular mental health awareness training
  • 5.25 Prison staff should have regular mental health awareness training
  • 5.4 Prisoners who are not fluent in English should receive an appropriate induction. Professional interpretation should be used for all confidential interactions with these prisoners
  • 5.19 Prisoners should be able to raise complaints and concerns through a clear and well understood system
  • 5.38 The ROTL board meeting should involve the offender supervisor and the prisoner so that the plan for at least his first unsupervised ROTL experience can be explored to ensure the chair of the board is satisfied that all risks have been considered and
  • 5.1 The prison should ensure that staff provide prisoners with appropriate and regular support to help them adjust to open conditions and work towards their resettlement back in the community
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  • 5.33 All prisoners’ learning should be appropriately planned and monitored, and where relevant, the employment skills they develop should be recognised and recorded
  • 5.41 The prison should exploit in full the potential offered by the virtual campus
  • 5.32 Peer mentors should have appropriate support and supervision and be drawn from a wide range of previous career backgrounds
  • 5.30 Prisoners with short sentences left to serve should be provided with relevant education and accredited training
  • 5.35 ROTL and vocational courses should be offered to help prisoners develop their employability in PE-related areas of work
  • 5.31 Prisoners should be able to gain accredited vocational qualifications in all work activities
  • 5.34 Recreational gym should be scheduled so that it does not disrupt the core working day
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  • 5.40 Prisoners being assessed for HDC should have their resettlement needs reviewed prior to their release and action should be taken to address outstanding issues
  • 5.29 Prisoners’ understanding of career progression routes should be improved and tailored to support the men’s successful resettlement
  • 5.42 Where practical, the prison should accredit the work skills achieved by men undertaking ROTL
  • 5.28 The Offenders’ Learning and Skills Service (OLASS) and prison provision should be subject to appropriate quality assurance arrangements
  • 5.39 Formal re-categorisation should only take place following an evidence-based decision to return a man to closed conditions indefinitely
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