While five states have implemented monitoring regulations within skilled nursing settings, two other states are looking to spread these laws into assisted living and other long-term care facilities.
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A wave of new bills about camera regulations in assisted living settings is bringing privacy issues to a head as technology increasingly tracks data and monitors resident in the senior housing industry.
However, there are still some questions about how recordings can be saved and utilized legally, such as in a court of law.
Answers may soon be coming for the states awaiting final ruling on the regulations.
The Utah bill, House Bill 124, also prohibits any assisted living facility from retaliating against a resident, either through sanctions or discharge from the facility, for utilizing a camera or other recording devices under certain conditions.