Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales fund RECOOP to develop further its work in mental health
Friday, April 8th 2011A three year grant from the Lloyds TSB Foundation means that Liz Ropschitz can focus her experience in the mental health field for the benefit of the older prison population and ex offenders.
Monday, February 21st 2011 - Liz RopschitzA truly participatory creative music event for the older prisoner in HMP Dartmoor receives a Koestler 2010 Highly Commended Award for Singer-Songwriter with the CD ?No Rhyme or Reason?.
Tuesday, December 21st 2010The Lobster Pot is the centre for all men aged over 50 at HMP Leyhill. It is managed by RECOOP (Resettlement and Care of Older ex-Offenders and Prisoners) and developed as part of an organic process in consultation with relevant prison staff ......
Thursday, November 25th 2010 - Liz RopschitzOn 26th October, a Health Marker Place was held in HMP Dartmoor, giving a full day of information and presentations to showcase some of the help and support available to our older prisoners to maintain physical and mental well-being.
Thursday, July 8th 2010 - Francesca Cooney with Julia BragginsThis report is mainly based on a survey of staff in prison establishments throughout England and Wales. The high response rate demonstrates a willingness to share information and improve practice in work with older people in prison.
Friday, July 2nd 2010This table shows the population of prisoners aged 50 and over, by age group and sex, in England and Wales, as at 31st March 2010.
Friday, July 2nd 2010This table shows Prisoners aged over 50 in Prisons in the South West, as at 31st March 2010
Monday, June 21st 2010 - Dr Natalie Mann, University of EssexDOING HARDER TIME? THE EXPERIENCE OF AN AGEING MALE PRISON POPULATION IN ENGLAND AND WALES: SUMMARY OF THE MAIN FINDINGS Dr Natalie Mann, University of Essex Our society is unaccustomed to thinking about older people in terms of their involvement in crime and the criminal justice system. Saturated by stereotypical images of the elderly as frail victims of crime, the criminal experiences of this age group have been systematically ignored. However, the number of male prisoners...
Tuesday, June 8th 2010Information for older prisoners. Claiming state pensions and benefits after you are released. It is important to try and get your pension and benefits claims sorted out before you leave prison if you can.
00 00:00:00-00-0000 - Teri WalkerDue to the success of RECOOP's partnership with HMP Leyhill and services offered to the older prisoners, Teri Walker (Volunteer Cluster Co-ordinator for South Glos and Glos) was offered an opportunity to speak at the National Conference for Board Member.
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Wednesday, May 22nd 2019
RECOOP has been successful in its application to the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation to fund some new development work to help even more older service-users across the country. RECOOP has received funding over three years to develop a suite of commercial ser...
RECOOP projects win Platinum Award 2014 & 2015