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Learning from PPO Investigations - Older Prisoners

Monday 26 June 2017

This report reviews PPO investigations into naturally caused deaths of prisoners over 50. It examines 314 investigations between 2013 and 2015 and offers 13 lessons on six areas where recommendations are frequently made following investigations into deaths in custody of older prisoners. The six areas are healthcare and diagnosis, restraints, end of life care, family involvement, early release and dementia and complex needs.

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