Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

HOUSTON: 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.

1218: The family of a pensioner who died in respite care at a failing nursing home has launched legal action against bosses after a coroner said staff contributed to her death by being neglectful…

Full story covered in the Governance Weekly.