|54 Gaol Road Stafford ST16 3AW|
Governor / Director
|Male Cat. C|
|Mainly double but also single and multiple|
First Night Centre
Chair: Sally Osborne-Town
Vice Chair: Vacant
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|HMP STAFFORD Visitor Info|
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Online Library documents for HMP STAFFORD
Stafford is a category C male training prison.
The present prison was built in 1794 and apart from the period 1916 - 1940, has been in continuous use. There is a prisoner support (vulnerable) wing that holds 84 category C prisoners.
Mon: 08:15, 13:45 & 18:15
Mon: 18:15 - 19:45
HEALTH & SPORTS
Sports available include;
Sessions every day.
Every prison has a Chaplaincy department managed by a Co-ordinating Chaplain and supported by admin staff, other Chaplains and ‘Sessional Chaplains’ (faith leaders who visit for specific services or sessions). The Chaplaincy is considered an important part of the prison structure. When a prisoner arrives at a prison they are usually seen by a Chaplain within 24 hours and are invited to register as a specific religion (if they haven’t already done so) and can change their declared religion at any time.
Full-time Anglican Chaplain. Visiting Catholic and Free Church Chaplains. Part-time Muslim Chaplain. Visiting Jewish, Muslim, Quaker and Salvation Army Chaplains.
Healthcare is provided through South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust who employ a Healthcare Manager and a team of nurses, support workers and administration staff. A variety of commissioned healthcare services are also provided.
NHS Healthcare Information for Stafford
Key for inspection grades
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Scope of the inspection
Summary of grades awarded
Equality of opportunity: 3
Contract Services x5
The following vocational qualifications are available;
Learning aims recorded for Skills Funding Agency OLASS
Art and Design
Cleaning Operators' Proficiency Certificate
Construction Skills Certification Scheme
Diploma in Art and Design
Diploma in Roof Slating and Tiling (QCF)
Employability and Personal Development (Entry 3) (QCF)
ESOL Skills for Life (Entry 1)
ESOL Skills for Life (Entry 2)
ESOL Skills for Life (Speaking and Listening) (Entry 1)
ESOL Skills for Life (Speaking and Listening) (Entry 2)
Food Safety in Catering (QCF)
Hospitality and Catering Principles (Hospitality Services) (QCF)
Introduction to Developing a Personal Learning Programme (Entry 3)
Key Skills in Application of Number - level 1
Key Skills in Application of Number - level 2
Key Skills in Application of Number - level 3
Key Skills in Communication - level 1
Key Skills in Communication - level 2
Key Skills in Communication - level 3
Key Skills in Information and Communication Technology - Level 1
Key Skills in Working with Others
NQF - Level 1, Arts, Media and Publishing (SSA 9), PW C
NQF - Level 1, Construction, Planning and the Built Environment (SSA 5), PW C
NQF - Level 1, Information and Communication Technology (SSA 6), PW A
NQF - Level 1, Information and Communication Technology (SSA 6), PW B
NQF - Level 2, Arts, Media and Publishing (SSA 9), PW C
NQF - Level 2, Information and Communication Technology (SSA 6), PW B
NQF - Level 3, Information and Communication Technology (SSA 6), PW B
NVQ in Warehousing and Storage
OCN Entry Level, PW A, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14)
OCN Level 1, PW A, Health, Public Services and Care (SSA 1)
OCN Level 1, PW A, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14)
OCN Level 1, PW B, Construction, Planning and the Built Environment (SSA 5)
OCN Level 1, PW C, Construction, Planning and the Built Environment (SSA 5)
OCN Level 1, PW D, Construction, Planning and the Built Environment (SSA 5)
OCN Level 2, PW A, Business, Administration and Law (SSA 15)
OCN Level 2, PW A, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14)
OCN Level 2, PW C, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies (SSA 4)
OCN Level 2, PW C, Retail and Commercial Enterprise (SSA 7)
Practical skills/crafts, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14)
QCF provision - Entry Level, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14), PW A
QCF provision - Level 1, Business, Administration and Law (SSA 15), PW A
QCF provision - Level 1, Construction, Planning and the Built Environment (SSA 5), PW C
QCF provision - Level 1, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14), PW A
QCF provision - Level 1, Retail and Commercial Enterprise (SSA 7), PW C
QCF provision - Level 2, Business, Administration and Law (SSA 15), PW A
QCF provision - Level 2, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14), PW A
QCF provision - Level 2, Retail and Commercial Enterprise (SSA 7), PW A
QCF provision - Level 2, Retail and Commercial Enterprise (SSA 7), PW C
Warehousing and Storage Principles (QCF)
Employed: £4.00 - £20.00
OFFENCE FOCUSED COURSES
Family Days Available
Guardian Has To Stay
No of Visitors Permitted
|1 adult and children who meet the criteria|
Story Book Dads/Mums
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP)
Independent Monitoring Board
CLICK HERE - to read the latest IMB reports for any prison.
Click on the year and then select the prison.
Information in this section has been kindly provided by the individual prison and the Ministry of Justice. This is supplemented with information from various government websites, Inspectorates and IMB reports and specialist departments within the Prison Service, government, and regional assemblies/parliaments.
Some of the data is published retrospectively: IMBs/Visiting Committees publish their reports up to 6 months after the end of the reporting period and at different times throughout the year, HMCIP publish their reports up to 6 months after the inspection. Population and performance figures are the latest published but can be considerably out of date.
Please Note: Information is constantly changing: The information on our website is regularly checked but if you have additional information, or if you believe that any of our information is incorrect or any links appear to fail please click on ‘Contact’, below.
Before acting upon any information you are advised to contact the prison directly to ensure there have been no recent changes.
Last Update: March 2012
November 2014 Headlines
A steadily increasing prison population in Europe
Links to the outside
Courts and TV
A risky business
IEP and maintaining innocence
Doing Bird - and why itís not working
Police bail and the innocent
Repatriation to Ireland
The best years of his life
House of Lords debate about IPPs
Month by Month - November 2014
Butler Trust Awards
The Harris Review
Scotland the brave
The lonesome death of Giovanni Cocozza
Inside Drink and Drugs News
More people using drugs
Spotlight - Police and Crime Commissioners
Home Detention Curfew Scheme
From over the wall
Love is my religion
Fair trials - are they still possible
The prison lawyer and the auditor
Parole? Who, what, where and when
Jonathan King writes
New! Volume 5 of
is now available!
A collection of poems by prisoners of all backgrounds.
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