OUR NEXT ONLINE SEMINAR – OLDER AGE AND MENTAL DISORDER IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

The population in both prisons and secure mental health services is becoming older.


Date And Time

Tue, 27 April 2021

16:00 – 18:00 BST

About this Event

Meeting the needs of older people with mental disorder within systems and settings that often do not take this into account is challenging.

Our speakers will present current research themes which can inform both public policy and individual care.

Please note that this is a free online event on the Zoom platform. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link prior to the event.

To register for this event please visit the booking page here.

Programme:

16.00: Crime in Mind

  • Professor John Gunn, Emeritus Professor of Forensic Psychiatry , Institute of Psychiatry, London UK

16.10: Dementia and Cognitive Impairment in Older Prisoners:

16.35: Older service users in secure mental health settings: The user experience.

17.00: Responding to challenges in providing mental health care for older prisoners.

17.25: Questions and Discussion:

Discussants:

17.50: Closing remarks:

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