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Physical Intervention Training – Protecting your workforce through Maybo®

As Australia’s leading security company, MSS Security has unrivalled experience in protecting some of the nation’s most high profile sites, including those in the health sector. Many years of experience allows MSS Security to appreciate the diversity within healthcare as well as the unique challenges it provides when recruiting and training security officers. With this understanding,…

9 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia

Correctional Healthcare

Current challenges confronting correctional health services

According to a story reported by the ABC, a recent report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare "indicates Australian prisoners have much higher rates of mental and physical health issues than among the general population". This report also stated that "37% of prisoners about to be released said their health was a lot…

5 Aug 2013, by Informa Australia

Community Healthcare | Correctional Healthcare

Case Study: Radio as a tool for health promotion

‘It’s not unusual to use radio as a tool for health promotion’ and ‘Radio for prisoners isn't that unusual either “.   So what’s unique about The Jailbreak Radio Project? Jailbreak  is a radio program for prisoners with a strategic health agenda.   Funded by NSW Health the Jailbreak Health Project has developed health promotion for radio…

26 Jul 2013, by Informa Australia

Acute Healthcare | Correctional Healthcare

Close-up: Tim Feeney

Tim Feeney is the Executive Director of Transitional Services for Youth and Families in Burlington, VT and the Director of OB2L in Albany, NY. In these roles Tim has assisted numerous agencies in the development of system-wide changes in order to provide sustainable, high quality, and cost-effective education and rehabilitation services. For 20 years he…

23 Jul 2013, by Informa Australia

Correctional Healthcare

Addressing gaps in correctional services in healthcare

The annual Correctional Services in Healthcare conference addresses current gaps, promotes multidisciplinary care and analyses what is needed to improve  the continuum of care into the community. We have made some of the presentations delivered at the 2012 event available for download. "Out of Sight, Out of Mind" - People with an Acquired Brain Injury in…

1 Jul 2013, by Informa Australia

Community Healthcare | Correctional Healthcare

Correctional services need better mental health support

The article below was taken from Adelaide Now.   A DETAILED study of health services in South Australia's prisons has outlined improvements needed to better support inmates. The SA Health report, completed by PricewaterhouseCoopers and released today, recommends changes to prison health services and recommends improvements to mental health support for prisoners in the state's…

5 Jun 2012, by Informa Australia
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