HM Inspectorate of Prisons: Report on HMP Glenochil Full Inspection 26 April - 2 May 2010

DescriptionFull inspection of Glenochil Prison
ISBN978-0-7559-9537
Official Print Publication DateAugust 2010
Website Publication DateAugust 26, 2010

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In accordance with my terms of reference as Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, I forward a report of a full inspection carried out at HMP Glenochil between 26 April - 2 May 2010.

Seventeen recommendations are made, nine of which are for SPSHQ to address. The report highlights ten areas of good practice. A number of other points for action are made.

HUGH MONRO Signature

HUGH MONRO
HM Chief Inspector of Prisons
25 June 2010

Contents

i KEY FACTS

1. OVERVIEW

2. CONDITIONS
2.1 Outcome
2.2 Population
2.5 Accommodation Areas
2.18 Catering
2.29 Canteen
2.30 Clothing and Laundry

3. SAFETY
3.1 Outcome
3.2 Escapes, Absconds and Physical Security
3.3 Violence
3.5 Supervision Levels
3.8 Escort Handover Procedures
3.12 Admission Procedures
3.22 First Night in Glenochil
3.23 Induction Procedures
3.26 Progression
3.29 Suicide Risk Management
3.34 Night Duty
3.40 Staff Training and Development

4. RESPECT
4.1 Outcomes
4.3 Relationships
4.6 Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court
4.14 Falkirk Sheriff Court
4.26 Equality and Diversity
4.28 Searching

5. CONTACT
5.1 Outcome
5.2 Family Strategy
5.3 Visits
5.10 Communications

6. ENTITLEMENTS
6.1 Outcome
6.2 Legal Entitlements
6.3 Management of Disciplinary Proceedings
6.5 Religious Observance
6.10 Visiting Committee
6.11 Prisoner Complaints Procedure
6.14 Management of Segregation

7. ACTIVITIES
7.1 Outcome
7.2 Introduction
7.4 Access to Learning, Skills and Employability Provision
7.9 Assessment of Needs
7.11 Delivery of Learning
7.13 Prisoner Learning Experiences
7.17 Achievement
7.19 Ethos and Values
7.20 Staffing and Resources
7.23 Quality Assurance
7.25 Conclusion

8. HEALTHCARE
8.1 Outcome
8.2 Physical Environment
8.9 Primary Healthcare
8.14 Secondary Healthcare
8.21 Management of Medicines
8.23 Mental Health Services
8.31 Addictions

9. REINTEGRATION
9.1 Outcome
9.2 Integrated Case Management
9.7 Risk Management Group
9.9 Multi-disciplinary Progression Management Group
9.20 Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Orders of Lifelong Restriction
9.21 Life Sentence Prisoners
9.29 Home Detention Curfew
9.31 Interventions to Address Offending Behaviour
9.38 Community Partnerships
9.45 Preparation for Release

10. GOOD PRACTICE

11. RECOMMENDATIONS

12. ACTION POINTS

ANNEX 1 Sources of Evidence
ANNEX 2 Inspection Team