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Nanny cams in assisted living and memory care
Privacy issues. In the case of a NH for example, most LO's are sharing a room with another NH resident. If you are thinking about using one check your state laws before proceeding and investing in a system.
MC and other non NH facilities may permit these devices, (IL, AL etc).
Also, I read up on some nanny cam products and as I recall an IP addresswas needed. IP addresses were needed because the nanny cam would be using the internet/wifi connection belonging to the NH. It's unlikely that the NH or other facility would provide that let alone any passwords.
I am no tech so I am reporting what I recall. Recollections are fuzzy because it was many years ago. Read the instructions of any nanny cam first -
Their are spy cameras also. They come in the form of ink pens, clocks etc. They are meant to go unnoticed. Again, as I recall, IP address and/or wifi connection was needed.
Sorry, been to many, many places and although I am not always a trusting person I cover that base by not have things of value at my mom's place. I keep tabs on her things the best I can, but there is no way I am going to worry about stuff at this point in her life.
Mom's care has been well and I use her body language, etc. as a gauge as well as my observations. I am around often so my advise is if you aren't trusting of the facility, be there more and see what is going on. If a nanny cam is that important, put one in, but I would much rather be enjoying my day and not spying on mom or her caregivers. Just my opinion.
I'm with Allalone2day!!!!!
Use of cameras in skilled nursing differs from state to state aka state laws. To my knowledge there is no federal protection permitting all nursing homes to allow cameras, nanny type or otherwise.