Balancing Privacy and Protection: Surveillance Cameras In Long-term Care Facilities

On January 1, 2016, the¬†Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act became law in Illinois. This law allows audio and/or video recording devices to be placed in nursing home rooms to monitor care provided that permission is granted by the resident. ¬†The abuse and neglect of nursing home residents remains a persistent problem in …

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