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Posts tagged "Minnesota"

Minnesota Monitoring Law Allows Remote Resident Surveillance

This month, a Minnesota monitoring law has received some much-needed clarification with regard to its jurisdiction over nursing home residents. After an extensive period of adjustment and compromise, nursing home residents are now allowed to install surveillance equipment in their rooms with some restrictions according to the Star Tribune. The Minnesota monitoring law, officially known … Continue reading Minnesota Monitoring Law Allows Remote Resident Surveillance

Nursing Home Surveillance And Ethical Dilemmas In Neglect Prevention

A significant concern about nursing home surveillance was presented in an article by The Conversation. In their account, A woman named Lisa Papp installed a $199 webcam in her 75-year-old mother, Mary Ann’s, nursing home room. In May 2017, the Minnesota Department of Health ruled that this nursing home surveillance was legal and that the … Continue reading Nursing Home Surveillance And Ethical Dilemmas In Neglect Prevention

Minnesota May Soon Allow Cameras in Nursing Homes

Earlier this month, a Minnesota Senate panel approved a new bill that would allow the use of electronic monitoring devices inside nursing home and assisted living facility rooms.  The bill, which is meant to prevent maltreatment, was proposed amid a rise in complaints of elder abuse, The Star Tribune reported. According to Pioneer Press, the newspaper … Continue reading Minnesota May Soon Allow Cameras in Nursing Homes