1. The elderly inmate poses special problems for the correctional system due to the aging process with its attendant physical decrements. 2. Interventions with the elderly prisoner include measures to enhance environmental factors related to security and safety needs, attention to acute and chronic illness behaviors, and emphasis on wellness and preventive care. 3. Mental health professionals can build partnerships with community, state, and national organizations to assist the elderly in their adjustment to prison and foster successful community release programs.
Mots-clés Pascal : Vieillard, Homme, Milieu carcéral, Stress, Violence, Soin, Infirmier, Santé mentale, Nursing, Prisonnier
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Elderly, Human, Carceral environment, Stress, Violence, Care, Nurse, Mental health, Nursing
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0502696
Code Inist : 002B18E. Création : 13/02/1998.