Senate considering measure that would allow cameras in nursing home rooms

Senate considering measure that would allow cameras in nursing home rooms
NOPD asks anyone with a security camera to register it with the department to help fight crime. Source: Flickr Creative Commons

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Louisiana families could soon monitor treatments of their loved ones who are in nursing homes from the comfort of their own home.

Thursday the full Senate will consider a measure that would allow Louisiana families to install video cameras in nursing home rooms.

Supporters say this will help protect loved ones by increasing accountability, but the nursing home association said this could threaten patient privacy, as live-streamed videos could be hacked.

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