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Good enough for Mum – or Dad

In 1983, Kevin Hickman, a private detective, was asked to investigate a resthome (aged-care facility) fire in Christchurch.

“To me it was crazy, the standards were so poor. The fire was in an old villa and there were four people to a room all with shared toilets,’’ Kevin recalls.

“I thought, what would I want for Mum? I’d want a single room, with an attached ensuite. Not a shared ensuite, because that creates enormous problems.’

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