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Document 026051
Aging Prisoners: A Crisis in Need of Intervention
By Maschi, Tina, editor; Morrissey, Mary Beth, editor; Immarigeon, Russ, editor; Sutfin, Samantha L.. Fordham University. Graduate School of Social Service. Be the Evidence Project (New York, NY); Collaborative of Palliative Care. Westchester and Southern Region (New York, NY).
This white paper is divided into four parts: introduction and overview; public health, mental health, palliative, and end-of-life care issues; criminal justice policies and practices; and interdisciplinary collaboration and community partnerships. Anyone working with elderly offenders should read this report. Chapters of this publication are: “Introduction” by Tina Maschi, Mary Beth Morrissey, Russ Immarigeon, and Samantha Sutfin; “Visualizing the Aging Prisoner Crisis: A Conceptual Model for Po... Read More
12 pages
Document 025212
Balancing Punishment and Compassion for Seriously Ill Prisoners
By Williams, Brie A.; Sudore, Rebecca L.; Greifinger, Robert; Morrison, R. Sean.
Anyone involved with the compassionate release process needs to read this article. The “medical eligibility criteria of many compassionate-release guidelines—which often assume a definitive prognosis—are clinically flawed, and procedural barriers may further limit their rational application” (p. 122). The authors explain how these flaws can be mended. Sections of this article include: the history and rationale of compassionate release; the compassionate release process; medical-related flaws in ... Read More
5 pages
Document 018735
Correctional Health Care: Addressing the Needs of Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Terminally Ill Inmates
By Anno, B. Jaye; Graham, Camelia; Lawrence, James E.; Shansky, Ronald. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Criminal Justice Institute (Middletown, CT); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
An exploratory report regarding the management of aging and infirm inmates is presented. Six chapters follow an executive summary:
  • Introduction;
  • What we know about elderly, chronically ill, and terminally ill inmates;
  • Effective evaluation for identifying the special needs of inmates;
  • Program, housing, and treatment considerations;
  • Ethical and policy considerations for the care of elderly and infirm inmates;
  • And conclusion.
Appendixes include: Criminal Ju... Read More
148 p.
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