HMP Dovegate, Regimes

Gymnasium:There is a large well equipped gym and  5-a-side foottball pitches. The prison allocated each prisoner with at least 2 1hr gym session each week.

Chaplaincy:The chaplaincy deals with all main stream faiths with a mixture of full time and part time ministers. There is a dedicated place of worship with Christian and multi-faith areas. al with faith specific issues.

Prison Canteen/Shop:The prison operates a system which allows prisoners to shop twice a week subject to the usual constraints of the IEP system. A wide range of stock is held and shopping can also be done via a range of catalogues.

Therapeutic Community:The therapeutic community share many of the main prison facilities such as gym, chaplaincy  and healthcare. In the community ½ day is spent  in therapy groups or community meetings, the other ½ in education or work.

 Medical Facilities: A 24- hour primary healthcare facility operates at the prison with a full time medical officer. There are regular clinics by a dentist, chiropodist optician and psychiatrist.


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