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.

1214: Officials are now snooping through empty homes of elderly nursing home residents looking for bank statements proving their wealth.

The spies are looking for evidence on how much the pensioner can afford to pay for care.

Full story covered in the Governance Weekly.