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Care homes briefing 188 – New powers given to fine directors

Providers will be well aware of their obligations in relation to data protection particularly following the coming into force of GDPR.[1] The Information Commissioner’s powers to fine individuals has recently been extended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendment) Regulations 2018.[2] The…

The use of CCTV in care homes – The legal issues

Is the use of surveillance cameras in care homes an acceptable practice? This question has been subject to regular debate in the care home sector and the media, often in the context of cases where care homes have been seen to have failed their…