This article discusses how the aging inmate population is growing and how there is a lack of adequate infrastructure and geriatric care in Canadian federal penitentaries. Common health issues include Hepatitis C, Parkinson disease, dementia, cancer, and end-of-life care.

This article explains how there is a lack of health services for aging inmates in Canada particularly regarding dementia, end-of-life care, and community resources.

This thesis explores how the aging body is affected by carceral space and the nature of living within confined spaces. 

This Canadian annual report released in 2017 addresses the aging inmate population and provides health care recommendations for federal corrections, prevention of deaths in custody, conditions of confinement, Indigenous corrections, reintegration, and federally sentenced women.

This article provides information on Canada's aging prison population and significant health concerns that affect the older inmate population.

This article shares the experiences of aging inmates within American federal prisons as well as its financial costs to provide health care.

This webpage gives an overview of medication use by incarcerated women in Canada. Issues of medication access, prescribing patterns and other contextual considerations are reviewed. The use of psychotropic medications and multiple medications in this population is quite high.

This report investigates three research questions: (1) What is the safety of restraints and/or restraining methods for people in custody or in healthcare facilities? (2) What are the evidence-based guidelines for the prevention or management of excited delirium? and (3) What are the evidence-based guidelines for the prevention or management of positional asphyxia?

With older adults increased susceptibility to developing a delirium, it is important to consider the possible effects related to the use of solitary confinement in the correctional setting.

This document provides an overview of issues related to the use of solitary conferment in the Canadian correctional setting. It provides statistics and speaks to issues related to psychological harm and human rights.

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