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New Ill. Law Will Allow Families to Record Nursing Home StaffVisitors and staff would be alerted to cameras through signs at a facility's main entrance and also at the door to a room.
Sponsor of "Granny Cam" Bill: "It's About the Vulnerable""I hope he doesn't veto it, because this bill is about protecting frail and vulnerable seniors," - Illinois Rep. Greg Harris
Illinois Legislature Sends "Granny Cam" Bill to GovernorIllinois saw more than 100 cases of neglect, abuse or financial exploitation of seniors in nursing homes in 2014.
Ill. Moves Closer to Allowing Cameras in Nursing Home RoomsThe measure, which now moves to the Illinois Senate, would allow families to pay for installation of video equipment in residents' rooms.
House Postpones Vote on Nursing Home CamerasThe House committee postponed voting on a bill that would allow nursing home patients to place a camera in their rooms.
Bill Proposal Prompts for Cameras in Nursing HomesNursing home patients in Missouri could have an additional line of defense under a new bill moving through the House.
HIPAA, Wiretapping Laws Pose Legal Questions for Nursing Home CamerasThe fact that the systems would be controlled over the Internet has also raised concerns about hackers.
Illinois Lawmakers Will Soon Consider Cameras in Nursing HomesRep. Greg Harris says the Illinois bill would allow nursing home residents and their families to install recording devices in their rooms.
Nursing Home Organization Responds To KMOX InvestigationThe comments by the Missouri Health Care Association come in response to a KMOX investigation Friday which showcased dozens of area nursing homes.
Documents Outline Deficiencies At Local Nursing HomesAllegations of rape, physical and verbal abuse, and neglect fill the pages of nursing home inspections released Wednesday.
Analysis: Veterans Homes Get Money, Others Lose ItMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon visited every veterans nursing home in the state to tout a new law providing a funding source for the state-run homes.
Abbott Laboratories Agrees to Billion Dollar Settlement Missouri will receive $1.9 million and Illinois will receive $20 million under the$1.6 billion dollar settlement.

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