HM Inspectorate of Prisons: Report on HMP Shotts Inspection 12-16 February 2007

DescriptionFull inspection report of HMP Shotts
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Official Print Publication DateAugust 2007
Website Publication DateAugust 15, 2007

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Contents

1. PREAMBLE

2. CONDITIONS
2.1 Population
2.6 Accommodation Areas
2.24 Exercise Areas
2.29 Catering
2.44 Canteen
2.46 Clothing and Laundry

3. SAFETY
3.1 Escapes, Absconds and Physical Security
3.3 Supervision Levels
3.7 Escort Handover Procedures
3.9 Admission and Induction Procedures
3.21 Suicide Risk Management
3.23 Violence
3.26 Night Duty

4. RESPECT
4.1 Relationships
4.4 Equality and Diversity
4.8 Searching

5. CONTACT
5.1 Family Contact
5.5 The Visits Room
5.7 Information
5.8 Searching
5.9 Communications

6. ENTITLEMENTS
6.1 Legal Rights
6.6 Management of Disciplinary Proceedings
6.12 Religious Observance
6.17 Prisoner Complaints Procedure
6.19 Management of Segregation

7. ACTIVITIES
7.1 Learning, Skills and Employability
7.13 Library
7.14 Other Out of Cell Activities

8. HEALTHCARE
8.1 Health Services
8.16 Addictions

9. REINTEGRATION
9.1 Integrated Case Management
9.12 Interventions to Address Offending Behaviour
9.17 Progression
9.19 Partner Organisations
9.24 Preparation for Release

10. GOOD PRACTICE

11. RECOMMENDATIONS

12. ACTION POINTS

ANNEX 1 Sources of Evidence

ANNEX 2 Inspection Team

The Scottish Ministers

In accordance with my terms of reference as HM Chief Inspector of prisons for Scotland, I forward a report of a full inspection carried out at HMP Shotts between 12-14 February 2007.

Six recommendations and a number of other points for action are made.

signature of ANDREW R C McLELLAN

ANDREW R C McLELLAN
HM Chief Inspector of Prisons

May 2007