Using cameras or other recording equipment to check somebody’s care

Installing a hidden camera or other recording equipment in a care home or other care service is a big decision. It can affect people’s privacy and dignity. And it can have legal consequences as well. It could help set your mind at ease about the care your loved one receives or even help identify poorContinue reading “Using cameras or other recording equipment to check somebody’s care”

New CCTV guidance for care service providers

Published: 17 July 2018 The care inspectorate have published closed circuit television (CCTV) guidance, which sets out key considerations and our expectations. The guidance takes account of the Health and Social Care Standards and the Data Protection Act 2018. If you use, or are considering using, CCTV in your service, it is important that youContinue reading “New CCTV guidance for care service providers”