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Dementia in Prison
An Ethical Framework to Support Research, Practice and Prisoners

Edited By

Joanne Brooke

ISBN 9780367259174
Published December 7, 2020 by Routledge
208 Pages 2 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This innovative volume exposes dementia as a condition that the aging prison population is increasingly facing. Going beyond exploring the need to understand dementia within prison populations, it argues that healthcare workers and prison staff must ensure that prisoners developing dementia during their sentence are identified and supported. Dementia in Prison covers three key areas: • Healthcare services in prison settings and how these affect the rapidly aging prison population, • The human rights of prisoners with dementia, alongside the ethics of healthcare in this environment, • The current state of support for prisoners with dementia and any recommendations for future assessment, diagnosis, and policies. This provocative book will be invaluable to scholars in the fields of public health, criminology and medical sociology as well as nurses and prison staff.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: An aging prison population

Dr Melindy Brown and Dr Joanne Brooke

Chapter 2: Healthcare provision in prison

Dr Joanne Brooke

Chapter 3: Dementia

Monika Rybacka

Chapter 4: Dementia in prison

Dr Joanne Brooke

Chapter 5: Human Rights in prison and dementia

Dr Joanne Brooke

Chapter 6: The ethics of healthcare in prison and demenntia

Dr Lydia Aston

Chapter 7: Research in prison

Monika Rybacka and Dr Joanne Brooke

Chapter 8: Ethical framework for research in prison

Dr Joanne Brooke

Chapter 9: Recommendations

Dr. Joanne Brooke

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Joanne Brooke 0000-0003-0325-2142 is a Professor of Nursing, and Director of the Centre of Social Care, Health and Related Research, and the Institute for Dementia and Culture Collaborative. Joanne is a qualified Adult Nurse and Chartered Health Psychologist. Her main areas of research include topics related to equity of care and hard to research groups, acute, community and prison care and support for people with dementia, delirium, stroke, and explorations of the implementation of theory into practice to provide evidence-based care, and elements of undergraduate curriculum development with regards to dementia, delirium, research and transgender health. Joanne supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students, including both PhD students and those completing a Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology.