U.S. Department of Justice

Browsing Documents Related to 'Hospice/Palliative Care'

Share This

Topic Results by Date


Date Title Type
2012
Document preview
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
_blank
12 pages
2011
Document preview
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
_blank
5 pages
2010
Document preview
National Prison Hospice Association
National Prison Hospice Association (Boulder, CO).
Information about and from this organization focusing on hospices in prisons can be found at this website. Points of entry are: about NPHA; information and articles; other resources; and contact information.... Read More
WEB
1 p.
2004
Document preview
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
PDF
148 p.
1998
Document preview
Hospice and Palliative Care in Prisons
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). LIS, Inc. (Longmont, CO); National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Longmont, CO); National Institute of Corrections. Prisons Division (Washington, DC).
Twelve Departments of Correction are identified in this study as providing formal hospice care to terminally ill inmates. A growing number of inmates are dying in prisons, primarily due to the prevalence of HIV infection in prison populations and the imposition of longer prison sentences as a result of tougher sentencing laws. This report discusses those existing hospice programs and outlines the advantages of the hospice approach in the prison environment. ... Read More
PDF
11 p.
NOTE: This may not be a complete listing of documents available for this topic. Only current and publicly available documents are available on our website. Contact our free Help Desk to find out what else might be available for this topic.


General Topics

The documents in our online library have been "tagged" with keywords that relate the major topics they address. You can explore those tags by opening the larger categories listed below. Clicking on a "tag" or topic will give you a list of all the related material on our website. If you are having trouble finding good material, contact our help desk. They have access to thousands of documents not available online.

Administration

Facilities

Funding

Justice System

Misc.

Offender Management

Offender Services

Personnel

Reentry

Special Offenders

Statistics & Research

[+] feedback