Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

GLASGOW: Retirement villages and care homes imply a level of elevated safety in their commercial pitch to prospective customers.

But evidence is mounting that age-apartheid compounds are increasingly becoming soft crime targets and the care sector is trashing its reputation by doing nothing to effectively counter the growing threat.

1211: A study found more than 88% of staff at five newly-opened homes said they had witnessed or suspected abuse in nursing homes where they had previously worked…

Full story covered in the Governance Weekly.