Helping offenders find a way out of recidivism
Jane Iorizzo Learning disability nurse in Haringey, London
Jane Iorizzo considers ways to reduce reoffending rates among people with learning disabilities who are or who have been in prison
There is a high recidivism rate among offenders with learning disabilities, in part because of inadequate accommodation, unemployment, substance misuse and mental illness. This article presents the results of a literature review into the evidence of recidivism among offenders with learning disabilities and how this can be reduced.
Learning Disability Practice. 15, 5,22-24. doi: 10.7748/ldp2012.06.15.5.22.c9128Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer reviewConflict of interest