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.
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:
- Dr Katrina Forsyth, University of Manchester
16.35: Older service users in secure mental health settings: The user experience.
- Dr. Renske Visser, University of Surrey
17.00: Responding to challenges in providing mental health care for older prisoners.
- Dr Rachel Daly , Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist Oxleas NHSFT
17.25: Questions and Discussion:
- Professor Andrew Forrester, University of Cardiff
- Dr. Amanda Thompsell, National Specialty Advisor, Older People’s Mental Health, NHS England and NHS Improvement.
17.50: Closing remarks:
- Professor Pamela Taylor, University of Cardiff