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Title: Comprehensive Approach to Addressing the Needs of Aging Prisoners
Corporate Author: Ohio Dept of Rehabilitation and Correction
United States of America
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 39
Sponsoring Agency: Ohio Dept of Rehabilitation and Correction
Columbus, OH 43222
Sale Source: Ohio Dept of Rehabilitation and Correction
770 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43222
United States of America
Type: State Plan
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume describes programs for dealing with older offenders in the Ohio prison inmate population.
Abstract: The document includes statistics and other information about older offenders (aged 50 and older) in Ohio prisons; compares the costs of caring for older inmates compared with younger ones; outlines some of the older inmates’ needs; and describes actual Ohio programs to enhance the safety, security and quality of life for older offenders. The document includes chapters devoted to: (1) The Aging Offender: A Thumbnail Sketch; (2) A Profile of the Older Offender in the Ohio Prison System; (3) Comparing Costs for the Older Offender; (4) Older Offenders: Special Needs (including Medical Issues, Mental Health Services, Recovery Services, Sex Offender Treatment, Services for the Mentally Retarded Offender, Educational Services, Recreational Programming and Case Management); (5) Housing Issues for Older Inmates; (6) Community Supervision and Placement; (7) Staff Training Issues; (8) Outlines of Ohio’s Programs for Older Offenders; and (9) Older Offender Quality Management Team. Tables
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Age group comparisons; Correctional institutions (adult); Corrections; Inmate health; Inmate personal security; Ohio; Older Adults (65+); Older inmates; Prison special units; State correctional facilities
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