Behind bars: the challenge of an ageing prison population

A surge in the number of older people with dementia in Australia’s prisons has created complex ethical, legal and medical issues. AJDC covered the topic in this article in our August/September 2012 issue, looking at the challenges and solutions. Alzheimer’s Australia is continuing the discussion with the release of a new paper, Dementia in Prison.

Click the image below to read the full article originally published in the AJDC: Behind bars: the challenge of an ageing prison population by James Baldwin and Jasmin Leete.

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