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Posts tagged "Minnesota"

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