Fractured Care: Health Statistics in Canadian Correctional Institutions

April 18, 2016 -

Fractured Care: Public Health Opportunities in Ontario’s Correctional Institutions highlights research that shows that incarcerated populations have significantly higher rates of acute and chronic physical and mental health conditions compared to the general population. Looking to what other jurisdictions have already successfuly undertaken, it recommends exploring the transfer of health care provision in jails from corrections to the Ministry of Health in Ontario.