Older prisoners need dedicated case manager as numbers grow, new research suggests

Jasper Lindell
Updated May 19 2020 - 2:42pm, first published May 17 2020 - 5:00am
Alexander Maconochie Centre. Picture: Karleen Minney.
Alexander Maconochie Centre. Picture: Karleen Minney.

A dedicated case manager for the fast growing cohort of older prisoners in the Alexander Maconochie Centre could better manage those detainees' needs in an environment largely designed for younger people, new research suggests.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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