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Long Term Care & Senior Living Blog
February 17, 2016

Will Missouri be Next to Allow Electronic Monitoring Devices in Long Term Care Facilities?

Currently five states – Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Washington have laws requiring long term facilities to allow residents to request monitoring devices in resident rooms. Utah currently has legislation under consideration to allow monitoring, but the Utah legislation restricts the use of such devices to assisted living communities. Now, Missouri is looking at implementing legislation to add Missouri to the ranks of states allowing electronic monitoring in nursing homes.