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Elderly inmates: issues for Australia

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

Elderly inmates are increasing both in number and as a percentage of correctional populations. This paper examines the types of offenders that comprise the older inmate group within Australian correctional systems, firstly discussing the factors affecting the increase of older inmates in prisons, then examining the various issues which are relevant to Australian correctional administrators.

Cite article

Grant A. 1999. Elderly inmates: issues for Australia. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 115. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi115