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Covert care camera guidance approved by Care Quality Commission

by admin | 19th November 2014

Covert care camera guidance approved by Care Quality Commission

Guidance for people who install hidden cameras to check on standards of their own or a relative’s care has been approved by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The information covers the issues of privacy and dignity that should be considered before taking the step of using a covert camera.

The guidance is expected to be published in the new year.

The care regulator says it neither encourages nor discourages camera use.

It added that it does look at footage which is brought to its attention

Information is also being published for care providers on what they need to take into account if they are thinking of installing hidden or visible cameras in their homes.

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BBC News UK – 19 November 2014

Page last updated: November 19th, 2014 at 4:30 pm