Thank you to everyone who weighed in on this important issue.
I discovered yesterday that the state of Texas has a law permitting video recording in resident rooms. I also found the policy from Texas Health and Human Services which outlines the requirements for obtaining written consent from the resident and roommates.
I agree this issue is controversial for many reasons, and I appreciate the discussion.
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