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The healthcare of older inmates in the correctional setting

Potter, Emily; Cashin, Andrew; Chenoweth, Lynn; Jeon, Yun-Hee

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Australia, like other western nations, is experiencing a new trend within its prison population - the ageing inmate. This 'greying' of the population presents a unique challenge for the correctional environment. Specific needs of this population may not be well met within a correctional facility due to the physical environment layout and surroundings, restricted health service access and unaccommodating facilities and programmes. This is compounded by limited visits from family and friends....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/17147
Source: International Journal of Prisoner Health
DOI: 10.1080/17449200701520115

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