Navigation Links
Prisons must do more to provide health and social care to growing population of older prisoners
Date:8/14/2013

Prisons and partner organizations must do more to provide health and social care to growing population of older prisoners.

More needs to be done in prisons to look after a growing population of older male prisoners, according to research by The University of Manchester.

The findings, just published by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Journals Library in Health Services and Delivery Research, showed 44% of prisons do not have a policy on the care and management of older prisoners and there was a lack of integration between health and social care services.

Planning for an older prisoner's release from jail was also frequently non-existent leading to their health and social care needs not being met once they were out in the community -- unless they lived in probation-approved premises immediately on release.

Professor Jenny Shaw, from the Offender Health Research Network based at the Institute of Brain Behavior and Mental Health at The University of Manchester, said specialized assessments were required for older patients because they have more complex health and social care needs than their younger counterparts and those of a similar age living in the community.

Earlier studies have shown approximately 85% of older prisoners having had one or more major illness with the most frequently reported health conditions being cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, back problems, respiratory diseases and depression. They are also at greater risk of becoming isolated and are less likely to have social support, putting them at a greater risk of developing mental health difficulties.

The Manchester research, led by Professor Shaw, looked at serving male prisoners over age 60 at all prisons in England and Wales.

It found some positive improvements including that the number of prisons appointing a member of staff to act as an Older Prisoner Lead had increased in recent years. But these staff did no
'/>"/>

Contact: Alison Barbuti
alison.barbuti@manchester.ac.uk
44-016-127-58383
University of Manchester
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Ex-Convicts From Tobacco-Free Prisons Need Help to Stay Off Smokes
2. International Probiotics Association Objects to Media Depiction of AAD/CDD Study, Provides Further Insight to Study Results
3. New ACS NSQIP® Surgical Risk Calculator provides accurate surgical complication estimates
4. New NuvaRing Lawsuit on Deep Vein Thrombosis: Now, AttorneyOne Can Provide Advice
5. Leading Edge Telemedicine Company SecondOpinions.com Provides Solution to Obamacare Challenges for Doctors, Patients and Insurance Industry
6. InventHelp Introduces Device to Provide Optimal Support and Pain-Relief for the Back (SAH-309)
7. Granuflo Multidistrict Litigation Moves Forward: Now, AttorneyOne Can Provide Advice
8. New Lawsuit on Hip Replacement Defects: Now, AttorneyOne Can Provide Advice
9. EPIC LI Selects Netsmart’s myAvatar™ CareRecord™ Solution to Provide Integrated Care, Improved Efficiency and Enhanced Customer Service
10. American Addiction Center's Team of Adolescent Addiction Specialists Provide Key Professional Advice for Parents in Talking to Their Teens About Substance Use
11. CareVoyant, a Leading Developer of Software Solutions for Healthcare Providers, Releases First Home Care App for Windows 8
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... A mathematical model developed by NIH grantees predicts that ... prevent HIV infection via vaginal sex, whereas just two ... via anal sex. This finding helps explain why two ... in women failed to show efficacy. Participants in the ... Truvada and tenofovir (another antiretroviral) for HIV prevention were ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... October 30, 2014 Graphics, coding, typography ... synonymous with the craft of web design and require ... Yet a simpler solution to create a website can ... videos, contact information, customer reviews and Facebook posts all ... "It is the next evolution of how a business ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Five months after their expansion, the ... new branding and a website to accompany their recent ... Mepham’s promotion to name partner earlier this year, Hodgkinson ... Mepham’s name and better reflect their combined litigation expertise. ... decision to implement new branding reflects Hodgkinson Street Mepham’s ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Radio listeners who indicate use of ... impact of traditional radio commercials and have overwhelmingly endorsed ... influence a purchasing decision. , Those are some highlights ... by radio marketing company CRN International. The research is ... of respondents who indicated they have purchased or considered ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, ... Liberia -- one of three West African nations ravaged by ... said Wednesday. Dr. Bruce Aylward, WHO,s assistant director general, ... in Liberia and no increase in laboratory-confirmed cases. He said ... the epidemic may be making some progress, The New ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Model by NIH grantees explains why HIV prevention dosing differs by sex 2Health News:Facebook Websites In Thirty-Seconds 2Health News:Hodgkinson Street Mepham Rebrands 2Health News:CRN Research On Radio Messaging Effectiveness Now Available In Four Specific Product Categories 2Health News:CRN Research On Radio Messaging Effectiveness Now Available In Four Specific Product Categories 3Health News:Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO 2Health News:Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO 3
... is being misused by some men to prevent the growth ... , bodybuilders , who resort to excessive use of steroids in ... abusing anti- cancer drugs like tamoxifen, to prevent breast ... steroids. Although derived from testosterone, an increased level of steroids in the ...
... Professor Jonas Frisén who is at the Karolinska Institutet they ... cells are being produced// by individual intestinal stem cell. The ... The research feels that this might help in the development ... anemia. In most organs of the body, old cells are ...
... business know how to act fast when their reputation is ... patronage and build brand credibility by doing something solid about ... ,Kentucky Fried Chicken, Wendy's, McDonald's and Burger King are all ... adopting healthier means and ways of cooking the food which ...
... to a study it was found that a mutation led to ... a deadly infection called AIDS in humans. // Statistics show ... people in 25 years. The researchers said that the virus appears ... immune system proactive mechanism in apes and monkeys. The study results ...
... brain responsible for sleep regulation has been identified in fruit ... in learning and memory will help to further the study ... research was conducted by scientists at the University of Pennsylvania ... function, very little is known about the regulation of sleep. ...
... been unable to resist the allure of the All India ... Ramadoss// , is no different, in fact only worse in ... to be particularly acute. ,Ramadoss has used AIIMS ... being the photo opportunity during the countrywide doctors’ anti-reservation agitation ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mechanism of Stem Cell Regulation Identified 2Health News:Site of Sleep Regulation Identified in Fruit Flies 2Health News:Site of Sleep Regulation Identified in Fruit Flies 3
(Date:10/30/2014)... , October 30, 2014 ... probiótico LGG contribuye a adquirir tolerancia a la ... alergia a la proteína de la leche de la ... primera infancia. Hasta ahora, la APLV se trataba ... se ha demostrado que es posible adquirir tolerancia ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014  TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it ... and Drug Administration (FDA) on its Abbreviated New Drug ... the generic equivalent to Eisai Inc.,s Aricept® 23mg.  Aricept® ... TWi Pharmaceuticals is preparing to launch the product ... Pharmaceuticals USA , at the earliest ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 29, 2014 Electrodes are devices that ... be amplified to diagnose as well as treat ... medical devices facilitate the detection of chemical reactions ... and neurons of the patients. In addition, few ... alternating current to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Según expertos reunidos en el Simposio Allergy Day 2Según expertos reunidos en el Simposio Allergy Day 3Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, G 2Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, G 3Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, G 4
An adhesive-backed hanger, designed for use where space is limited (fume hoods, sterile hoods, etc.). Sticks to any smooth, dry surface without damage. Resistant to chemicals and UV light....
Four Tiered Pipette Rack. Made for disposable plastic pipettes. Designed for removal of pipettes from the right side. Three tiered and left side removal racks are also available...
... Pipette Tracker is an automated solution ... calibration and performance testing for all pipettes ... directly from any balance Supports ... ISO 8655, DIN 12650, ISO 9000, NCCLS ...
... to configure for gravimetric calibration and is ... method or enter your own parameters (number ... automatically manages the calibration protocol with direct ... to the software, which establishes the calibration ...
Medicine Products: