“It is no coincidence that our latest social epidemics- altzeimers, mental disability, adult and child abuse allow court enforcement of services for huge and increasing private profit.
Think about the millions already made in deals which, Graham Rowan, a wealth coach, described as ‘the hottest investment sector of the decade’.
How could such a sector be cash strapped ? Do hedge funds, or indeed anyone, invest in a cash starved sector ?
And think of how this money is made, on the backs of old ladies in cardigans, who should be helped to live at home with their families, not forcefully medicated and hidden in misery from society for profit.”
Some months ago I’d seen a sign go up on a slightly dilapidated Victorian house – Alzheimer Nursing Home
And driven past its silence most days, wondering about the lives inside.
I saw no one through its windows.
Short plump ladies in blue overalls went in and out .
Once a white aproned man stood smoking outside and a black suited lady alighted a 4 by 4..
But no residents were to be seen
Then last week a tall older lady sprinting along the road caught my eye.
Without bag, or key .dressed in a spotlessly white cardigan and patterned, belted polyester dress, her neat dyed auburn curls freed in the breeze.
Her face ecstatic.
Appearing to embrace not just the air, sun and trees, but the euphoria of freedom.
Rarely had I seen such a look of joy and expectation.
Later I realised she was most likely a resident.
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