The cost of the cameras fall on the families, the cameras can't take still photographs, and facility staff needs to be notified first.According to ABC News, between the years of 19, one in three nursing homes in the USA were cited for more than 9,000 instances of abuse.Elderly advocates say having video evidence can help bring that number down.
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His home surveillance camera caught what he and his wife missed: the same black, H3 Hummer passing their driveway four times in less than five minutes.
Two minutes after the Hummer's last pass, the thief walked onto the porch and took the packages."If you see any suspicious vehicles following a UPS truck or Fed Ex truck or you see a car non-stop circling around a certain neighborhood or a street, going back and forth at a slow rate of speed like they're checking out a house, please get that license plate and call us immediately," Mc Guire said."No one would expect an elderly (person), whether or not it's a disguise, it sure looks like it's just an elderly woman to me," the victim said.
“But ultimately, the abuse was captured, and that outweighed a lot of those concerns.”Inspired by the case, a Charleston state senator introduced a bill last week to make it clear that families have electronic surveillance at their disposal in gauging loved ones’ quality of care. The measure would require state-licensed facilities to inform residents and their relatives of the tool.
It also devises criminal penalties for anyone who interferes with the equipment, known colloquially as “granny cams.”It’s a law that has been discussed before in South Carolina, but it never gained traction.