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.

1220: Several members of the family of a 93-year-old met with a police officer on March 7, to report an elderly woman was being physically abused. Police said the woman is a resident of a nursing home.

Full story covered in the Governance Weekly.