Electronic Monitoring in NFs & ALs
Electronic Monitoring in NFs & ALs
Product Code: 1938W

January 1, 2020, brings new Minnesota statutes regarding resident/client authority to place electronic monitoring devices in their nursing facility sleeping rooms and assisted living apartments. This new law applies to all current nursing facilities, boarding care homes, and housing with services settings who operate as an assisted living or have a special care unit. On Tuesday, September 17, Care Providers of Minnesota will present a live online workshop on electronic monitoring in nursing facilities & assisted living. Providers must be prepared before January 1, 2020, with policies, procedures, staff training, access to required consent forms, and more.

Workshop objectives
  • Requirements of providers regarding electronic monitoring devices
  • Requirements of residents/clients/family members regarding electronic monitoring devices
  • Consent and notification requirements, as well as, exceptions to notification
  • Ombudsman’s role regarding electronic monitoring devices
  • Responsibilities regarding purchase, installation, maintenance, Wi-Fi, etc. regarding electronic monitoring devices

Vice President of Member Services, Care Providers of Minnesota
Doug Beardsley has been involved in the field of long-term care since 1982, when he became a nursing home administrator. His experience includes 20 years as a nursing home administrator, three years as a long-term acute care hospital CEO, manager of an in-house LTC pharmacy, and other long-term care related activities. As the Vice President of Care Providers of Minnesota, he is responsible for the regulatory activities pertaining to nursing homes, home care, housing with services, assisted living, and hospice, along with quality improvement initiatives.

Public Policy & Outreach Director, Minnesota Elder Justice Center
Sean has extensive experience and understanding of the complexity of issues facing older adults including abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. Before coming to the MEJC, Sean served as an Equal Justice Works Fellow with the Senior Law Project at Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, and as an attorney with the Minnesota Disability Law Center. He holds a law degree from the University of Minnesota. When he is not working as an advocate for older and vulnerable adults, Sean attempts to keep up with his twin toddlers. 

Original Air Date: 09/17/2019
Length: 92 minutes
Category: Clinical/Regulatory
Discounted member price: 60.00
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