It is pretty good for state prison, although it is best to never get sick while incarcerated as the output is minimal. There is a nurse on staff 24/7, inmates can put in for a doctor visit but might have to pay a small amount from their commissary account as a co-pay.
He will be safe. He will get plenty of medical help and if we know human nature, the other inamtes will make it their business to make sure he is getting better. Inmates make make calls after they have completed the requisite orientation.
InmateAID Rule Number One: don't get sick in prison. The hardest part to get used to is that we consider to be appropriate and what they deem to be appropriate. Medical attention in prison is not great. You can certainly become an advocate by contacting the lower chains to see if you can get some empathy from a counselor or case manager. The next level would be the chaplain and then up to the Assistant Warden and then Warden. The problem with...Read more
Yes, the medical records are the property of the inmate and are allowed a copy. Have him fill out a "cop out" request for them.
Whomever is standing for him in court needs to make the judge aware of his mental state - this is one of his defenses. The judge should order a mental health evaluation if properly noticed. The results will give the judge some idea of how to proceed. If he was indeed involved in a serious crime the better alternative to incarceration for him would be in a mental health facility to help treat his illness.
Normally, the inmates that are under a doctor's care and have a legitimate prescription will get their medicine. There are usually a number of inmates requiring continuation of their meds - and there are provisions for the distribution three times per day.
My husband served time in Augusta medical facility....a lot of ppl there are obviously there for a medical type reason . I don't know why he was sent there ,as his wife of then and now will they tell me if something was medically wrong with him that I don't know about?
The inmates have the same privacy rights as they relate to medical issues as anyone. You will not be able to get any information released to you without a Power of Attorney or a release form signed by the patient.
I was unable to visit my son today- the reason was medically unable to receive visitors. I want to know how he is doing- who do I ask??
You should call the counselor immediately. IF you cannot get anywhere, ask for a case manager or unit team secretary. If nowhere then try the chaplain. If all else fails call the warden directly. As his monther, you will get the information.
I want know if a inmates in Willard drug treatment campus have problem in the foot and can't do exercises and run like everyone can be in trouble? or what action the superintendent take, please what he can do?Thanks
Inmates are able to seek medical attention for any ailment. If it is serious enough to impede their ability to walk, they are given permission to miss their work assignments and are seen by a specialist (available once per month or once per quarter).
Inmates must submit to DNA testing at the request of the corrections officer. In the prison setting, all inmate's DNA is taken and placed in the national database.