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Correctional Health Care: Addressing the Needs of Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Terminally Ill Inmates

Accession Number: 018735
Media Type: 
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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 Justice Institute Survey-Managing the Needs of Aging Inmates and Inmates With Chronic and Terminal Illnesses; site-visit reports; and site visit checklist.

 

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