Mandate support of 2 way talk Cameras in Nursing Homes to combat Isolation Impacts!

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Help Fight Isolation Impacts that Seniors in Long Term Care Homes are facing! This was an easy way to Stay Out yet Stay Involved.

5/8/20: Even after National News coverage by CBC Marketplace Extendicare STILL Refuses Camera.  @Fordnation continues to ignore the Inhumanity of Isolation and denies Seniors access to their Family Care Givers / POA's / SDM's.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/covid-19-long-term-care-granny-cams-1.5553092

Extendicare is denying the setup of a 2 way talk Camera in Residents' Private Rooms!  A 2 way talk Granny Cam is legal in Ontario and we NEED these more than ever due to this Covid-19 Lockdown.  Long Term Care Homes will be the last to open their doors once we get through this....it could be months before you can be with your loved ones.  Please learn all about this in the Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrannyCams/

Please sign this petition to get the attention and support from our government officials to mandate Nursing Homes to support modern technology for families!

1)  It is a basic right as a resident of Ontario to put a Granny Cam in your loved ones room providing they consent or their representative consents on their behalf and that they do not share the room with anyone else or you would need the consent of the others sharing the room.
2)  Audio Recording is legal providing that one party in the conversation consents to the recording....this would be the loved one or their representative. TO BE NOTED: It is illegal to record conversations in the room if your loved one is NOT present at the time. You need to be fully aware of this and respect the law! There are cameras that have the functionality to disable audio recording which you need one of these models (Suggested Camera Model has been provided in the FB Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrannyCams/  as well as step by step instructions on how to set up this)
3)  I have been told from the Ministry of Health that there is NOTHING in the Long Term Care Act referencing audio/video cameras so this is outside their jurisdiction, they can neither help you if you get push back or deny you in support of the nursing home.
4)  This is NOT a valid privacy issue per the Canadian Privacy Act https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/ENG/ACTS/P-21/index.html