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30-Jul-2020 21:13

At a minimum, a LTC resident and their roommate have a right to privacy in their room, and their consent to the installation of a granny cam is required.Beyond this, a LTC facility's obligations under HIPAA may be implicated by the installation of granny cams in residents' rooms.Allowing cameras, she said, would “give us peace of mind in circumstances where we can’t physically go to the nursing home.” The Tribune spoke with Kathy Swanson of the Legal Assistance Foundation’s long-term-care ombudsman program, who pointed out it can be difficult to obtain consent when a nursing home resident’s mental capacity is impaired.

Examples are enabling residents to video chat with family members, creating shared calendars that family members may view and investing in software that allows family members to securely text staff, request resident pictures and updates, or even view a resident's activity though digital records that staff members create.Tampering with or obstructing a camera could result in criminal charges.“I’m not advocating for turning anyone’s private life into a reality show,” Madigan said as she announced her support for the idea Monday.Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is backing legislation that would allow families to place recording devices in nursing homes to monitor treatment of their loved ones.Madigan says the bill would require consent from nursing home residents being recorded as well as from their roommates, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Tribune and the Associated Press report.

Examples are enabling residents to video chat with family members, creating shared calendars that family members may view and investing in software that allows family members to securely text staff, request resident pictures and updates, or even view a resident's activity though digital records that staff members create.Tampering with or obstructing a camera could result in criminal charges.“I’m not advocating for turning anyone’s private life into a reality show,” Madigan said as she announced her support for the idea Monday.Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is backing legislation that would allow families to place recording devices in nursing homes to monitor treatment of their loved ones.Madigan says the bill would require consent from nursing home residents being recorded as well as from their roommates, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Tribune and the Associated Press report.Regardless of whether your center plans to allow or prohibit cameras, you should have a clear policy addressing it.