A 60-year-old San Antonio man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly videotaping two women in the bathroom of an assisted-living facility in New Braunfels, according to court documents and the New Braunfels Police Department.
In a move that would give new meaning to Missouri’s nickname of the “Show Me State,” a lawmaker there is sponsoring three bills that would require long-term care facilities to honor resident requests to install electronic monitoring equipment in their rooms.
As a bill that would enable assisted living residents or their representatives to install cameras in their rooms moves through the legislative process in Utah, advocates for providers and residents both agree that it is not the ultimate solution for addressing incidents of theft, abuse and neglect that lead some lawmakers and consumers to pursue such measures in the first place.
Laurel Barrus’ father was 89 and living in a skilled nursing facility when, one night, she said he was left for eight hours without his oxygen.
A proposal to allow residents of nursing homes and their families to put audio- or video-monitoring devices in residents’ rooms has been signed into law.
From police officer body cameras to nanny cams, we are seeing cameras used more and more as a way to help provide accountability.
Two nursing home employees from Lowell, Massachusetts, are accused of abusing residents of the facility and posting videos of the incident on Snapchat.
The number of cases of old people being abuse is climbing. As America’s population grows older, there are more cases of abuse. Creve Coeur police charged a woman after she was caught on camera.