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Doing time: health care in the criminal justice system

01 December 2010

Nursing Older People


Prisoners over the age of 60 are the fastest growing age group in prison, but they face isolation and discrimination because their specialist health, social and...

Assessment and management of older prisoners

30 April 2012

Nursing Older People

A&S Science

People over 60 make up the fastest growing age group in prison, but their specialist health and social needs may be difficult to accommodate on general wings. The...

Prisoner peer caregiving: a literature review

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Aim Aim To explore the role of prisoner caregivers in providing peer social care to older prisoners and to identify methodological information and challenges to...

Peer social support training in UK prisons

11 October 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Aim To undertake a service evaluation to assess the effect of peer social support training using two separate learning programmes, which were designed to assist...