HMP Bedford, St Loyes, Bedford, MK40 1HG
Tel: 01234 373000
ASC screening using the AQ10 format. Identifies the number of receptions who may be on the spectrum so reasonable adjustments can be made as well as identifying a need for staff training.
HMP & YOI Doncaster, Marshgate, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN5 8UX
Tel: 01302 764329
Implementation of Equality Questionnaire to all new receptions giving them the opportunity to disclose information in relation to a protected characteristic. Equality Manager working with education and identifying prisoners with Dyslexia and HDQ test being carried out
HMP Kirkham, Freckleton Road, Kirkham, Preston, PR4 2RN
Tel no: 01772 675717
Using questionnaires asking offenders about disabilities, learning difficulties and sexuality.
Education screen every offender for Dyslexia and other learning disabilities. I then provide adjustment needs as and when necessary. I have a reply slip that I send out asking if they require any help. I complete care plans for offenders with multiple disabilities needs, mostly mobility problems.
HMYOI Werrington Ash Bank Road
Tel: 01782 463370
Every young person arriving at Werrington is asked to complete a self disclosure on the NOMS disability questionnaire. Any young person disclosing a learning difficulty has this recorded on PNOMIS. During induction every young person is tested for a learning difficulty and those identified as a severe case are referred to the MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding and Health) meeting and if necessary a personal care plan is agreed. Staff writing conduct reports for young people use this information to inform other departments. Governors carrying out adjudications use this information during hearings.