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Background: absolute numbers of older prisoners and their proportion of the total prison population are increasing. They have multiple health and social care needs that are prominent on entry into prison. No previous studies have identifed older prisoners’health and social care needs at this crucial point Objective: to examine unmet health and social care needs among older men entering prison and their links with depressive symptoms.
O'Hara, K. et al. (2016) Age and Ageing, 2016 ; 45 : pp. 158–163 doi:10.1093/ageing/afv17