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Unmet needs and service gaps

Adults :: Offenders :: Unmet needs and service gaps

The prisons undertake an assessment of their performance using the Prison Health Performance and Quality Indicators. The results for HMP Rochester and HMYOI Cookham Wood indicate that there are some unmet needs and service gaps that require development.

HMP Rochester


• Improving services for the management of chronic disease and long term conditions
• Developing prison dental services
• Developing services for older adults
• Improving services for those with learning disabilities
• Implementing the Care Programme Approach Audit
• Developing health promotion
• Improving health services in accordance with the Equality Act and Human Rights Act
• Increasing service user involvement
• Developing corporate governance and information governance
• Working with providers to plan the healthcare workforce

HMYOI Cookham Wood


• Improving health services in accordance with the Equality Act and Human Rights Act
• Implementing alcohol screening, intervention and support
• Developing services for children and younger people
• Improving services for those with learning disabilities
• Developing health promotion
• Improving communicable disease control services