Sunday, December 07, 2014

Video Proposed to Safeguard Nursing Home Residents

One of New Jersey's legislators want to protect nursing home patients by giving them the right to install videos in their rooms to help prevent elder abuse.
Not surprisingly, it has drawn strong opposition from nursing homes, who see it as a violation of residents privacy although that argument seems specious when the request is made by the resident!  The NJ bill is A-3883.

Legislation Would Let Families Record Activities in Nursing-Home Rooms - NJ Spotlight:

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