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.

1224: The government on Friday was slapped with a medical malpractice and negligence lawsuit by the survivor of an elderly Vietnam War veteran who allegedly suffered serious injuries and died after falling twice at a government-run nursing home…

Full story covered in the Governance Weekly.