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Posts tagged "Nursing Home Surveillance"

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

Tomball Hidden Camera Scandal Sparks Nursing Assistant Termination

The town of Tomball, Texas has been sent reeling after the daughter of 93-year-old Ethel Teno planted a camera in her mother’s room and captured her mother’s physical and verbal abuse by a nursing assistant who worked at her nursing home. The Tomball hidden camera scandal has drawn the attention of news outlets and the … Continue reading Tomball Hidden Camera Scandal Sparks Nursing Assistant Termination

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