Correctional Services Canada Online Resources for the Care of Elderly Offenders

This series of relsources and online courses provides a foundation for understanding, recognizing, assessing and managing health care concerns in the Older Offender. you can use the Navigator, below, to fine-tune your search for sagelink.ca material that is relevant to health care delivery the Correctional Services Environment.

The online courses, offered by the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health is available through their Learning website: www.sageducation.ca. Each topic includes short narrated modules that focus on these four themes.  Please note that in order to run these modules, the participants must be registered as CSC staff and must have access to the CSC Media Streaming Server.For more information please contact Krista Fraser, Regional Nursing Project Manager.

Correctional Services Canada Resource Navigator

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?

This document discusses the issues facing the correctional system in addressing the aging prisoner population needs.

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