DAL 16-21 Protecting Resident Privacy

Carla Erhartic

Facilities should review, revise or develop written policies and procedures to include the prohibition of adult care facility staff from taking or using photographs or recordings in any manner that would demean or humiliate a resident(s). This would include any type of equipment (e.g., cameras, smart phones or other electronic device) used to take, keep or distribute photographs and records through any media including social media.   To read DAL 16-21 in its entirety, click here.