New State Bill Allows Camera Placement To Film Resident Care in Nursing Homes

One state is allowing family members to be proactive about nursing home abuse and neglect. Families are now permitted to install cameras in the room of their loved ones to ensure proper care. Questions of goings on could not be answered certainly without having a video of exactly what happened to review.

Cameras have been used by families before to verify what really happens when their loved ones are alone, but not with the consent of the nursing home. With this bill families can fill out a consent form with the nursing home to legally place a camera in the family member’s room ensuring proper care. For more, read the story.


Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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