(210 ILCS 32/5)
As used in this Act:
"Authorized electronic monitoring" means the placement and use of an electronic monitoring device by a resident in his or her room in accordance with this Act.
"Department" means the Department of Public Health.
"Electronic monitoring device" means a surveillance instrument with a fixed position video camera or an audio recording device, or a combination thereof, that is installed in a resident's room under the provisions of this Act and broadcasts or records activity or sounds occurring in the room.
"Facility" means an intermediate care facility for the developmentally disabled licensed under the ID/DD Community Care Act that has 30 beds or more, a facility licensed under the MC/DD Act, or a long-term care facility licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act.
"Resident" means a person residing in a facility.
"Resident's representative" has the meaning given to that term in (1) Section 1-123 of the Nursing Home Care Act if the resident resides in a facility licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act, (2) Section 1-123 of the ID/DD Community Care Act if the resident resides in a facility licensed under the ID/DD Community Care Act, or (3) Section 1-123 of the MC/DD Act if the resident resides in a facility licensed under the MC/DD Act.
(Source: P.A. 99-430, eff. 1-1-16; 99-784, eff. 1-1-17