Clarity on Debate Over Use of Hidden or Visible Cameras to Monitor Care? (BBC News / CQC)

Summary

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is expected to issue guidance in the new year for people wishing to install hidden cameras to monitor standards of their own, their friend’s or a relative’s care. Issues such as privacy and dignity need to be considered.

The official “position” of the care regulator on these matters is understood to be bolt upright; it is inclined to neither encourage nor discourage camera use.

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Reference

Holt, A. (2014). Covert care camera guidance approved by Care Quality Commission. London: BBC News / BBC Health News, November 19th 2014.

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