Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

Our approach to the elderly is a national scandal

Parents are so worried about the behaviour of nursery workers looking after their children that they are installing secret cameras to keep tabs on them. Can you imagine the outrage that would follow this story, if it were true? Yet when, as the Times reports today, the vulnerable people concerned are elderly, then the abuse attracts far less attention.

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Isabel Hardman
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Isabel Hardman
Isabel Hardman is assistant editor of The Spectator and author of Why We Get the Wrong Politicians. She also presents Radio 4’s Week in Westminster.

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