Regime information for Wayland Prison

The regime provides an extensive range of workshops and training facilities, including Electrics, Welding, Bricklaying, Multi skills, Plumbing, Carpentry, Plastering, Streetworks, BICS (British Institute of Cleaning Science), Industrial Cleaning, Charity Workshop and Motor Mechanics, as well as proactive work towards sustainable development in the Farms and Gardens area. Opportunities exist to improve literacy and numeracy in a large Education Department with good Library facilities. There is also an opportunity to engage with resettlement agencies, such as NACRO (National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders), Move on East and Job centre plus in preparation for release.

Programmes: The establishment deliver the following offender behavior programmes; Thinking Skills Programme (TSP), Resolve (programme for medium risk violent offenders) and Alcohol Related Violence (ARV) 

Healthcare: There is a type 2 Healthcare Centre which provides for a range of healthcare needs throughout the core day.

Drug Strategy: The establishment operates a range of opportunities for offenders to recover from drug and alcohol addiction. A full support service is offered by RAPt (Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust), who work in close partnership with community DIP (Drug Intervention Programme) teams, the Integrated Drug Treatment Service and in programme delivery, through the 12 Step and Healthy Living Programme. The establishment also offers Alcohol Related Violence for hazardous drinkers and a alcohol awareness, delivered by education under the Social and Life Skills agenda. Both AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) operate in the establishment and there are peer supporters available on the recovery wings. Offenders can also reside on a Drug Free Wing, where voluntary regular drug and alcohol testing, combined with increased security, create a safe living environment for recovery.


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