Chapter 15. The Quality of Life of Prisoners and Staff at HMP Grendon

  1. Richard Shuker Chartered Forensic Psychologist Head of Psychology lead clinician2 and
  2. Elizabeth Sullivan psychology, PhD, doctoral Senior Research Officer Senior Research Fellow Senior Lecturer non-executive director3
  1. Guy Shefer MPhil, PhD

Published Online: 29 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470661444.ch15

Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice

Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice

How to Cite

Shefer, G. (2010) The Quality of Life of Prisoners and Staff at HMP Grendon, in Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice (eds R. Shuker and E. Sullivan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470661444.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    HMP Grendon, UK

  2. 3

    University of Bedfordshire, UK

Author Information

  1. Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470990551

Online ISBN: 9780470661444

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Keywords:

  • life quality of prisoners and staff at HMP Grendon - Measuring Quality of Prison Life (MQPL) and Staff Quality of Life (SQL) surveys;
  • focusing quality of prisoners and staff lives at HMP Grendon;
  • research methodology and context - general survey and staff SQL survey;
  • MQPL and Standards Audit Unit - administrating surveys;
  • data reading and scores - MQPL and SQL dimension mean scores and discussions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why Focus on the Quality of Life?

  • Methodology and Context of the Research

  • The Administration of the Surveys

  • Reading the Data

  • Findings

  • Discussion

  • Some Initial Explanations: Safety, Inclusion, Staff Attitudes

  • Conclusion

  • References