Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

crimeHOUSTON: Retirement communities and skilled nursing 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.

1209: A year before a 72-year-old was charged in the slaying of a fellow nursing home resident, he was referred to a geriatric psychiatrist for displaying aggressive behaviour, a jury heard Thursday.

Full story covered in the Governance Weekly.