Prisoners have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of both educational activities such as Book Keeping, Business Skills, Digital Art, Music Production and also vocational training opportunities including Horticulture, Motor Vehicle, Electrics, Painting & Decorating and Carpentry. Work is available in the usual orderly positions including Kitchens, Waste Management, Laundry and Printing.
There is a well stocked library , and an active PE department with a fitness room, sports hall and astro-turf football pitch. The PE staff work with healthcare to encourage a healthy lifestyle for the prisoners.
HMP Ashfield has an Integrated Wellbeing service including mental health, substance misuse and learning disability. This recovery service incorporates detoxification, group work, individual sessions, drug and alcohol awareness, relapse prevention and harm minimisation.
Healthcare: Provided by Bristol Community Health and Hanham Health.