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Resident and Family Support Council Meeting Review May 25th

Topic:

Electronic Monitoring and Understanding Your Rights

Presenters:

Lawrence Wagner, Region 13 Regional Ombudsman

Julie Lewis, family advocate

Presenters:

Many people are not aware that they are permitted to have a camera in their loved one's room.  During this conversation, the regulations regarding this as well as the personal story of a family member where shared. 

Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act: https://ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=3673

Link for the Camera that Family Member Julie is using:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07QKXM2D3/ref=cm_sw_r_em_api_glt_fabc_SQ70H0E6R5ZMHWF0ZVWK  (this does not constitute an endorsement of this product)

Contact Information:

Lee Moriarty, Deputy State Ombudsman:  lee.moriarty@illinois.gov

Carrie Leljedal, Family member and Il Caregivers for Compromise:  ILcaregiversforcompromise@gmail.com