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Timothy Ford Quoted In Skilled Nursing News Article, “‘Granny Cams” Represent Legal Minefield For Skilled Nursing Operators”

November 7, 2018

As seen in Skilled Nursing News/SkilledNursingNews.com, October 31, 2018

For families of nursing facility residents, being able to remotely monitor their loved ones can bring peace of mind during a difficult period. But for skilled nursing operators, families installing cameras in sensitive areas can open the door to a variety of legal problems — including the violation of federal wiretapping laws.
Only 11 states currently have laws on the books specifically allowing the use of so-called “granny cams” in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, but according to lawyer Tim Ford, the momentum is in families’ favor.

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