The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its first set of workplace guidelines directed to nursing homes since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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For years the issue of “granny cams” has been tossed about by the Missouri legislature with every prior effort dying in committee. Times have changed. On May 6th a House bill allowing cameras in nursing home rooms was approved by a Senate Committee.
One of the hardest hit industries during this COVID-19 pandemic is the nursing home industry. Nursing homes are doing the very best they can to prevent their residents and employees from getting this, in some instances, deadly corona virus.
On April 13, 2020, CMS provided additional information regarding transferring or discharging residents based on COVID-19 status.